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France and Spain rocked by corruption scandals in the political system

Thursday, April 4th 2013 - 22:05 UTC
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French President Francois Hollande has promised sweeping new anti-corruption measures, a day after his former budget minister admitted having had a secret foreign bank account containing hundreds of thousands of Euros. Read full article


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  • John Troll the 3rd


    3rd world corruption, triple dips, nazi-terrorist cells.... Europe “the paradise” keeps getting better and better.

    Apr 05th, 2013 - 02:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    This is the problem with Europe. They prefer to keep their nose in other's people business rather than keeping an eye on those rats there on the ship. The sad truth is, no difference as my country, Holland, it is as corrupt like the rest there in Europe, but they do a good damn job to keep it hidden by brainwashing the people “we're not that high no the list”.

    Apr 05th, 2013 - 03:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • John III (Pope)

    Strange. I was not aware that there is a country named Holland. Where is this country?

    Apr 05th, 2013 - 06:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Not really surprising. The “hereditary” predilection for corruption was transported intact to Central and South America. In certain areas, we can see large amounts of “public” money going missing. Such as the millions that went missing when a certain Nestor Kirchner was “governor” of Santa Fe Province. Or the millions more that went missing when Maximo (The Blob) Kirchner was entrusted with funds to buy new, safe, aircraft for the argie airline. Or the millions more that have gone missing as the “personal fortune” of a certain Cristina Kirchner has increased by 2,700% without any satisfactory explanation. And there are other “questions”. How can a poor Jewish immigrant (Timerman) have a personal fortune in excess of US$1 million? Why is it that “investigations” into the “personal wealth” of argie politicians suddenly get dropped? But, no matter, the “argie” bloggers that post here aren't actually in argieland. They are spread around Europe and North America. Not unreasonably referred to as “sleepers”. As any minds that they “might” once have had are “asleep”. Suppressed in favour of paid-for argie government brainwashing and propaganda. Note how Fido Dildo likes to denigrate his “own” country. No propositions, no explanations, no examinations. Just “”We“ are guilty.” What he means is that slag-happy argieland is guilty, but he can't admit that. Arguably a “guest” in a European nation, he has no hesitation in slagging it off in order to divert attention from the corrupt, queer capital of the world. Argieland. Are you corrupt, criminal, depraved, genocidal, hate-ridden, inept, juvenile, larcenous, mendacious, psychotic, ridiculous, stupid, tyrannical, vicious, xenophobic? Travel to argieland. You'll feel right at home!

    Apr 05th, 2013 - 02:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brazilian

    4. Sound like Argentineans have you feeling insecure about yourself. Queer capital of the world? Congradulations on being a homophobe, very advanced and mature! Sounds like you're against jews tooo. Is is dark there in your closet? Funny how when corruption scandals hit Europe, with it's medieval monarchies and jobless economies, Europeans have no arguments to defend themselves and resort to pointing the finger at other countries. Who was it that lied to his people to invade Iraq and murder countless civilians? Oh yeah, it was Bush and Blair, but apparently you're more worried about if there are gay people in Argentina or not. How infantile and sad, all I have to say to you is: GROW UP!

    Apr 05th, 2013 - 04:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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