Friday, December 28th 2012 - 07:39 UTC

CFK blames looting and violence on political and union groups interested in destabilization

Argentine President Cristina Fernández said on Thursday evening that the looting and ransacking of supermarkets that killed four people last week were provoked by “political and union sectors” to destabilize her Government.

“There is an instructions booklet for looting, violence and destabilization which has several years’ history” said the Argentine president

“What they tried to do was a decadent version, a cheap copy of what happened in historic moments of the country. This has happened before: looting, violence and destabilization of a Government with a history” she emphasized during a speech at Government House.

The Head of State urged those who are against her administration “to protest in peace, respecting the rights of citizens, without robbing store owners” and “to form their political parties and win elections” but not taking advantage of the needy or the marginalized.

“There are sectors that were not able to gather votes so they have to resort to do this. What happened is a parody of December 19 and 20 back in 2001, when the country was actually on fire. And they tried to do the same in a completely different political scenario” said Cristina Fernandez.

“Let’s suppose that we did not create jobs, that we did not have the universal child allowance or that we did no hand out notebooks … Did you see this happening in any other part of the world? No. People protest because that is a legitimate tool, but looting and the grouping between political and union sectors with poor people has nothing to do with politics or Peronism,” she added.

Cristina Fernandez then made a quick overview of similar looting and rioting in recent years since the country returned to democracy.

“There is an instructions booklet for looting, violence and destabilization which has several years’ history and the first chapter was at the end of the government of then President Ricardo Alfonsín”, said the Argentine president.

“With Alfonsin the involved were political sectors and the Peronist Party, we all know that”, admitted the president who then added that the episodes of December 2001, “leaving aside the errors and horrors of police repression, it was evident that there were organizers behind the violent protests”.

And something similar was attempted on this opportunity but in a social and political scenario which is completely different from then and “even if we had a situation such as in 2001, looting is not spontaneous. It is the articulation of political and trade union sectors with violence”.

“Maybe they think this way they can win elections. They have a right to protest but peacefully without trespassing or abusing rights, and to make it even easier they can organize a political party”, said Cristina Fernandez.

This was the first time the head of state talked about the looting and rioting that extended to several provinces and the main cities of Argentina last Thursday and Friday. She spent Christmas with her family in Santa Cruz, but was briefed extensively on the incidents.

Cristina Fernandez also called on provincial governors regarding law and order. “Having to send the Gendarmerie from one place to another despite the fact that governors have their own police forces is something that needs re-thinking”.

In related news also on Thursday the Criminal Cassation Court confirmed a stay of proceedings on ex-president Fernando De la Rúa over the siege incidents that took place in December, 2001 that saw 30 people die.

The court ruled unanimously that you cannot try to make someone responsible for someone else’s behaviour, when it has been proven that the person was unaware of the alleged power abuse that his inferiors had incurred during the siege.

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1 Anglotino (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 09:14 am Report abuse
You know, when a left wing government starts to scapegoat and blame the unions for its problems, that a swing to the hard and far right is taking place.

CFK's party isn't the National Socialists is it?
2 Conorworld (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 10:00 am Report abuse
She has it wrong. The issue is one that rots the core of Argentine politics. There is no middle ground. No consensus. It's either you're with us or against us and if against us you must be destroyed. This creates a dangerous instability in the country that manifests itself in many ways-coups, riots, looting. Angry rhetoric on all sides makes thing like looting a major possibility.
3 Vuggevise (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 10:07 am Report abuse

Kirchner is a Peronista and, although the uneducated brainwashed masses will deny it, peronism is by definition a die-hard fascist movement, so I'm not sure why you'd express any surprise that the La Plata Whore's façade so transparently betrays its piercingly right-wing foundations.
4 lsolde (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 10:10 am Report abuse
l'm surprised that TMBOA hasn't blamed us for the looting! lol.
5 ElaineB (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 10:25 am Report abuse
@4 Give it time. Some of the bonkers posters on here have already stated it is the work of the British government.

Interesting that CFKC pretty much admits to being involved in 'good' riots against previous government - they were historic - but claims these riots are 'bad' because they are against her. What is a decadent riot?
6 Frank (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 10:55 am Report abuse
'a decadent riot?'
they have them every ten years or so...
7 Steveu (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 11:14 am Report abuse
@5 “What is a decadent riot”

Two possibilities..

1) A riot where they throw champagne bottles instead of beer bottles

2) The rival college punk band to our own in the late 1970's

8 willi1 (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 12:09 pm Report abuse
Former German § 51 Criminal Code - As someone who “has a hunting license,” in Germany was and is known colloquially and stigmatizing who is considered unfit to plead.
These people can do and tell what they want, the other people rub them gently the hair and say: “Yes, crissy. Don´t forget your pills before you go to bed.”
9 Anbar (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 12:12 pm Report abuse
How is CFK saying “its somebody else's fault” news?
10 redpoll (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 12:54 pm Report abuse
“There is an an instructions booklet” Well we know where she got hers. Straight from Shakespeare MacBeth Act 4 ,scene 1
Bubble bubble, toil and trouble....
Chuckle ,chuckle
Particularly recommended reading for snotty. He might learns some new words to fill a vacuum in that semantic arcanum which he hides in his little cranium
11 ptolemy (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 01:02 pm Report abuse
In time the Left often becomes “the hard and far right.”
Anyway, Cristina is looking for new 'enemies of the state.” Doesn't she have enough?
12 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 01:10 pm Report abuse
Not once has this “leader” accepted responsibilty for any of her actions. What kind of a leader places blame on others for all the bad and takes credit for only the positive> HAs she ever heard the say....”the buck stops here?
She is the worst of the worst as a leader. She cannot handle input form others, accept constructive criticism, alter plans midway that seem to be failing.
Plan, impletment, review and modify as needed. Basic of basic concepts of any manager that she fails to possess. She is a one person destructive force.
13 yankeeboy (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 01:16 pm Report abuse
High inflation always brings social unrest. I wonder what the (inflation) tipping point will be? 40? 50?
Gas went up 6% yesterday, 25% for the year so they are still below inflation, I imagine there will be another increase to make up for the difference shortly.
Neither the business or Gov't can pay wage increases above the inflation rate. It won't take long for this to start grinding away at people's daily life.
14 Optimus_Princeps (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 01:36 pm Report abuse
Her pet rodents are already spray painting the city walls with retarded hateful messages against Moyano and the Labor Unions. It's sad really. Considering that the people that did the looting were lazy unemployed Cristina supporters.

Doesn't being involved in a labor union involve actually working? How would he associate people that don't leave their own hovels unless they're waiting in the welfare line or stealing from people's houses?
15 Pheel (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 02:53 pm Report abuse
Waiting for the CCTV footage and other proofs about conspiracies that Think and CFK have referred.
Hope not another (frequent) fairy tale (=“El Relato”) blaming everybody but theirselves.
16 Simon68 (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 03:40 pm Report abuse
13 yankeeboy (#)
Dec 28th, 2012 - 01:16 pm

It already is grinding away at our daily life, Yankee, it has been for about two years, but the effects have become much more serious recently!!!!!!!
17 yankeeboy (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 03:44 pm Report abuse
Simon, I guess you are feeling it more because it is accelerating. I heard all of the products that Moreno put price caps on are no longer being manufactured so there are a lot of bare shelves.
The good part of it is that it can't last much longer. It seems like the general population is finally getting fed up with it. I just wonder what the tipping point will be? Argentinians know how to deal with there problems since they happen about every 10 yrs. I am not sure what would happen in the USA if we had 36% inflation! I am sure it would be ugly.
18 Room101 (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 06:16 pm Report abuse
It doesn't look as though the Unions and others are trying to “destabilise” their government, but are trying to obtain a stable one.
19 ChrisR (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 06:54 pm Report abuse
So where is the Scottish fantasist?

Leaving his ‘whatever’ you could call TMBOA in a sexual sense (what a mental picture that brings up) to deal with this on her own.

Perhaps the Scots have finally committed him under the Mental Health Act.
20 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 07:31 pm Report abuse
“to form their political parties and win elections” but not taking advantage of the needy or the marginalized.

Maybe it's time that KFC / TMBOA / Ol' Turkey Neck / The Harpy took a leaf out of her own book then......
21 British_Kirchnerist (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 07:53 pm Report abuse
Cristina is right, this was a mockery of the legitimate, mass, insurrectionary uprising of 2001, set up by minority interests. There is no real material basis for a mass movement to topple Cristina because the alternative would be a right wing oligarchic government and austerity, therefore the people - and me, ChrisR, in case you're worried! - will stay loyal to the world's most beautiful head of state. If only we had a leader like her in Britain who told the truth and acted in the people's interests; there was actually a great drama on Channel 4 recently about that, Secret State...
22 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 08:35 pm Report abuse
21 British_Kirchnerist

Oh dear god!!! As predicted, you have missed the point!!! I'm getting sick and tired of saying this; Talk to Simon68, you would do well to listen to what he has to say about how the policies of your “ most beautiful head of state” are impacting on the “Ordinary” Argentinian.

This is what happens when the elected government ignores the people that it is supposed to represnt.

Came-moron and his little b*tch Nick Clegg would do well to learn this as well. Before the masses storm, the whitehall and put them to the sword.
23 Anglotino (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 09:10 pm Report abuse
“world's most beautiful head of state”.

We all know that Kim Jong-Un is the sexiest head of state.
24 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 09:18 pm Report abuse
BK is incapabile of making a post without a masterbatory statement os sex in it. Besides, he makes a post based on kowing nothing about what is going on in Argentina. He is a clueless horny, sad little man on the other side of the moon.
25 Anglotino (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 09:39 pm Report abuse
Yeah but I'm gay and her lumpy façade makes me wanna be gayer mate.

But it's woefully obvious that he knows nothing about economics or politics.

Haha I just realised that observation could also be applied to CFK.
26 andy65 (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 09:47 pm Report abuse
@British_Kirchnerist If you are so fond of the botox Queen Crissy may I remind you The Great British Airways flys daily to BAs (unfortunately Aerolines Argentinas does not due to bankcrupsy) the fares are pretty steep but I am sure if you saveved up you could make it I mean whats keeping you from going and being with this chemically henanced dragon, no doubt smelly because she always looks dirt who pretends to be a lawyer
27 Xect (#) Dec 28th, 2012 - 11:21 pm Report abuse
More BK comedy on show I see.

I'm pretty sure he has to be winding you guys up, nobody could say those things in their right mind. And quoting a fake drama as factual must be a windup.

Argentina, failed government, failed leader, failed economy, failed international relations, so essentially its all failed on every level, it really couldn't get any worse.
28 redpoll (#) Dec 29th, 2012 - 12:00 am Report abuse
So Cristina has got one of her toadie judges Dr Silvina Brocamonte (see article by Adrian Ventura in La Nacion of 14.8.2012) to declare the expropiation and summary eviction of the Rural Society from thier legally acquired premises at Palermo So far no mention of any compensation for this illegal eviction from private property and even if its promised it wont be paid
Expect more fireworks from the farmers great and small shortly
29 British_Kirchnerist (#) Dec 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am Report abuse
#23 He's actually not the head of state, his 18 year dead grandad still officially is, and as a corpse probably is the ugliest!

#27 I'm perfectly aware that the story of a courageous British PM in today's world is fiction, more's the pity =(
30 andy65 (#) Dec 29th, 2012 - 12:51 am Report abuse
Blame anyone but yourself love

Kirchner = my way or no way
31 Anbar (#) Dec 29th, 2012 - 12:55 am Report abuse
BK is a joke, even as a sock puppet.

the only alternative to CFK is another peronist style president anyway... as they say the peronists can make life impossible for any non-peronist president anyway, so the only viable president is a peronist...

which = yet more years of shit populist theory that ultimately, inevitably, ends in economic disaster.

WHich is the great shame for Argentina as a nation and means they will likely never recapture the status and success of their early 20th century nation (very pre-peronist)

Argentine is, in the meantime, a tragedy in action.

the BK sort of sock-puppetry support is just a laugh.... (anybody who thinks cfk is attractive is on to a loser in the “My opinion carries weight” categories by default..she's a hag who even maggie-the-milk-snatcher could've given a run for her money...but at least maggy had balls, cfk defo~ doesnt.)

I digress: one day Argentina will get a proper leader who isnt shackled by vote-buying by food-parcelling the poor into block votes.
32 Ayayay (#) Dec 29th, 2012 - 05:18 am Report abuse
@23 LOL
33 Shed-time (#) Dec 29th, 2012 - 04:31 pm Report abuse
'KFC blames anyone in order to increase her time in office, such that she and her cabal of corrupt opportunists have more time to offshore more funds of dubious source. The argentinians lap up the lies', says Mr Obvious.
34 Ayayay (#) Dec 30th, 2012 - 02:27 am Report abuse
@2 agreed. The appreciation of centerdness and stability; and free will, seeing that both sides are right FOR THEMSELVES, as a cultural thing wpuld help alot. It would help US too :)
35 Santa Fe (#) Dec 30th, 2012 - 08:16 am Report abuse
Oh dear, never mind iam sure it's all someone else fault.
I was thinking the vulture funds or the uk??
36 Vuggevise (#) Dec 30th, 2012 - 12:09 pm Report abuse
“most beautiful head of state”

How can anyone in their right mind thing that ugly old hag is in any way beautiful? Oh, that's right, I almost forgot that you aren't of sound mind.
37 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 30th, 2012 - 05:18 pm Report abuse
#31 Anbar you notice that in BK's eyes asslips never errs? Even the greatest leaders in human history have made mistakes, grave mistakes. When asslip kirchner's puppets blindly follow her without serious criticism, the people fall in line, lock,stock and barrel and start down that path called “hitler's highway” because there is no one to see what see is doing and stop her.
And when you never err that makes you inhuman......which explains her Frankenstein looks.
38 lsolde (#) Dec 30th, 2012 - 08:28 pm Report abuse
@36 Vuggevise,
She makes the night-hag, of Sumerian legend, look beautiful!
39 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 30th, 2012 - 10:06 pm Report abuse
anal fissues come to mind

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