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Salta deputy brings his guitar to the Falklands to 'unite people through music'

Monday, December 29th 2014 - 06:49 UTC
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  • Lord Ton

    I believe that singing in public places may be an offence under the Vagrancy legislation - same as begging :-)

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 08:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    Get your catapults ready kids.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 09:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    We don't need to get aggressive- just drive past the arse when we see him -missing him by about 2 inches.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 09:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Redrow

    Never heard of him.
    Next.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 09:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Leiard

    “I will reclaim our sovereignty. ”

    http://www.lagacetasalta.com.ar/nota/10223/politica/se-postergo-viaje-diputado-sierra-islas-malvinas.html

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 10:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    LOL! This is kind of funny. Another ageing rock wannabe desperate for an audience. I am surprised he didn't drag Boudou along .

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 10:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • LEPRecon

    “Maybe he is going to spend his two weeks camped out under the Governors window serenading him.”

    Classic comment by MLA Short.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 10:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • SebaSvtz

    @ 5

    OMFG. I truly thought this guy was trying to do something good and nice to close the gap between both countries. Yet he´s another malvinist.
    Sad.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 10:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • nigelpwsmith

    As he refuses to acknowledge the Falkland Islanders, maybe they should refuse to acknowledge him and refuse him entry to the pubs and bars.

    Let him sing his songs in his hotel room (if the next room doesn't mind) or to the Penguins (though they will probably waddle off), but until he accepts that it's the Falkland Islanders that decide what happens on these Islands, they should refuse to listen to his mewling pleas for sovereignty and tell him to go drown himself.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 12:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • kelperabout

    Totally wrong that our MLa's are allowing this visit to take place knowing the mans agenda . It is for political purpose nothing more. Our Mla's should not be saying to us not to cause any trouble but totally refusing this man entry because by doing so they are insulting the people of the Falklands.
    Islanders need to be careful or we will see a return to being sold down the river by our very own people if we are not doing anything about it. This is not the best choice our MLA's has made and may well one day lead to their own downfall.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 12:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Cruise ConTroll

    I've always known Argentines with the Falklands' recovery agenda had an unhealthy obsession. Now I think many of them have a toxic obsession. Toxic to them and to others. Drones, which I have absolutely no longer any time for except but to jolt them from their pathetic ideological hypnotic-episode.

    I am now also conviced, the words of MLA Gavin Short the icing on the cake, that the Falkland Islanders are racial bigots. Their typically British coaxing of language no longer hides the fact they as a whole accept and embrace genetic supremacy either or naturally occurring Eugenics, or both.

    May the waters indeed separate both entities forever. I hope there is not one interaction between Argentina and the Falklands ever again. Not now, not in 1000 years.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 12:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Vectis

    This could be a great cultural exchange, We could send the Gurkha's to Argentina.
    They would take the hands of friendship from the Argentinians and bring them back to the Falklands.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 12:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @11 TTT,
    As per your last statement- l'll go along with that.
    Only make it 10,000 years.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 12:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • imoyaro

    @11
    “ ...the Falkland Islanders are racial bigots.”

    And you are what, Chopper? A racially motivated homicidal maniac? ;)

    http://i1290.photobucket.com/albums/b521/imoyaro/chopperlaff_zpsrpl58kjd.gif?t=1419770394

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 12:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Cruise ConTroll

    I am open about my beliefs, not a duplicitous talker. Like the British, or the Europeans in general. And by the way, xenophobia is not the same as racism.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 01:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    CCT 11 - Racial Bigots are we? Please give us some examples then?

    How come people from Zimbabwe are keen to come and live here - and they are made very welcome. How come many come and live and settle here from St Helena - from Chile - even some from Argentina- all are accepted as equals here.
    Come on - explain yourself please?

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 01:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Vectis

    His songs will include

    Don't visit me Argentina
    Please release me extradite me
    Gis us 10p mate
    Its a long way to swim home

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 01:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @11. I don't understand how you can accuse Falkland Islanders of being racial bigots. MLA Short quite reasonably refers to the minority of “decent, honest, thinking and hard working Argentines who support our rights to self determination, who have to share a country with those lunatics.” Surely, the message to argies is quite straightforward. If you corrupt, criminal, genocidal deviants don't like, recognise or respect the Islanders, stay away. Don't call the country by your made-up, fantasy name. I wouldn't allow a single argie on to the Islands for ANY reason. Visiting the war cemetery? Not possible. You started the war. Never mind the ”It wasn't us, it was the junta” crap. It was you. And to prove it, you celebrate losing it. Because the British are 100 times better.

    And none of it is either racial or bigoted. Just an official recognition that argies shouldn't be able to defile the soil of the Falkland Islands. That few argies, if any, understand that, if they hope to visit another country, it must be respected. Before you get respect, you have to earn it and give it.

    You don't wander around waving national flags. I'd make any argies that were allowed on to the Islands crawl to the cemetery. Just to remind them what happens to them if they attack British territory. But it wouldn't last long. I'd dig the corpses up, drop them in a container and ship it to argieland. And I'd tell argieland what it contained and then drop it overboard.

    You get respect if you earn it. Argieland earns nothing except contempt. Just using the word 'Malvinas' is disrespectful. Using alternative names for places on the Falklands is even more disrespectful. Grow UP!!

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 02:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Has the argie idiot got an election coming up soon by chance?

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 04:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jmackiej

    Quite funny really, shows how intellectually illiterate Emanuel Sierra is on the issues he purports to address.
    Opening song for him I would suggest being .... “Ive got a lovely bunch of lies”

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 04:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    ”All that said, spare a thought and have sympathy for the decent, honest, thinking and hard working Argentines who support our rights to self determination, who have to share a country with those lunatics.”

    Hmmmmmmmmm. . . . . The arithmetic doesn't work . . . .

    40,000,000 rotting roadkillians
    -10,000,000 indecent
    -10,000,000 dishonest
    -10,000,000 cretins
    -20,000,000 lazy
    -30,000,000 malvinistas
    ----------------------------------------
    -40,000,000 good argentine people

    Using his protocols there is a 100% rotting roadkillian deficit.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 05:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    Right , so he wants to go to the Falklands to tell the locals that the islands aren't theirs and that they are colonial squatters , etc , etc ...
    And then wonders why no one will give him a room for the night ?
    Caradura .....

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 05:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    @12 Vectis

    “This could be a great cultural exchange, We could send the Gurkha's to Argentina.
    They would take the hands of friendship from the Argentinians and bring them back to the Falklands.”

    At the risk of sounding like Conq.,... LOL !!

    @17 Vectis

    Don't forget

    Singin' in the Rain
    Any Old Ironclads

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 06:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    @11
    Oh shut up you sanctimonious fool. We are superior to you, deal with it!

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 07:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DerkeBlake

    @15 Tobi

    “xenophobia is not the same as racism”

    Of course not, the former is fear, the later is hate.
    Unfortunately you have time and again distinguished yourself as a most enthusiastic advocate of both disgusting diseases. You toss around your hyperbole with such disregard as to make anything you say meaningless; your only defense being that “they do it too”; a rationality employed only by small children and the feeble-minded.

    Your undoubtedly noble Jewish progenitors would be most ashamed.

    Derke

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 07:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Cruise ConTroll

    @16

    From Argentina? My arse, don't lie. Treated as spit. But I can't blame you there that's why I have never uttered criticism about Falklander's treatment of Argentines, if anyone had ever noticed.

    That does not mean I cannot make general conclusions about the islander's belief system, which this MLA along many of the other ones have made abundantly clear: they subscribe to an obvious militant strain of Anglo Supremacism. Many posters on this board do also. Just as wicked as the Nazis.

    @18

    Actually that statement you highlight proves my point. Adding such a palliating phrase at the very tail end of a vitriolic rodomontade is typical of those who wish to shield their obvious thoughts in a cloak of “balance and fairness”. Don't work.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 08:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • zathras

    26 Cruise ConTroll (#)

    The People of the Falkland Islands were illegally invanded by People from Argentina.
    They were threatened at gunpoint and due to the invasion 3 Falkland Islander died.
    Naturally the Falkland Islanders wish for Argentina to lave them alone and to stop threatening them.
    The Musician wants to visit the Falkland Islands but pays no respect whatsoever to the Native People, shame on him.

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 10:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @11 Cruise Control
    “ Their typically British coaxing of language no longer hides the fact they as a whole accept and embrace genetic supremacy either or naturally occurring Eugenics, or both.

    Gavin Short:”Having watched Top Gear, I once again thank someones God for every inch of South Atlantic that separates us from the mainland. It's basically what we in the Falklands already knew of their temperament but at least now the world will get to see as well.“

    Also:
    ”All that said, spare a thought and have sympathy for the decent, honest, thinking and hard working Argentines who support our rights to self determination, who have to share a country with those lunatics.”

    Seems to me that Gavin is demeaning the thugs that smashed up cars (perhaps normal latin behaviour according to you?).

    If he is racist why does he define other Argentines as decent, honest and thinking?

    The animosity in the Islands towards some Argentines is created by animosity originating from Argentina-but as it is not in the islanders DNA to wave a white flag, if they are attacked they will counter attack and Gavin is entitled to.

    The attitude of Sierra to ignore the Falkland Islanders is a bit stupid-if he wants to talk to people from the UK-why doesn't he sing in the UK?

    Dec 29th, 2014 - 10:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • big jim

    can I request that he sings “don't cry for me Argentina”
    what worries me a tad is that when he opens his eyes he may not want to go back

    Dec 30th, 2014 - 12:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    “but we are more intelligent/thoughtful/civilised than those who live across the way”

    no doubts this sierra guy is a pobre pelotudo.

    now, with that face, I strongly doubt that short dick can be considered intelligent / thoughtful / civilised.
    he seems to be another isleter with genetic problems....and counting.

    the poor thing should watch the episodes of that crappy top gear show, where the 3 twats mock asians, mexicans and stuff.

    the funny thing is that it seems those 3 twats never looked themselves in the mirror.
    with those teeth, faces, amorphous bodies, etc, they should mock themselves.

    strange sense of humour these twats have.

    Dec 30th, 2014 - 01:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Cruise ConTroll

    I have no problem with the Falklanders being hostile to Argentines.

    So that's it.

    Dec 30th, 2014 - 04:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    @30 Pablo Prostituto

    You have just proven Mr. Short's statements to be true,

    ““but we are more intelligent/thoughtful/civilised than those who live across the way”

    Classic ”own goal“ by Argie ”Brit-Hater Said-drone”, Pablo!!

    LOL !! Nice one, fool !!

    ;-)

    Dec 30th, 2014 - 05:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Benson

    “the funny thing is that it seems those 3 twats never looked themselves in the mirror.
    with those teeth, faces, amorphous bodies, etc, they should mock themselves.”
    They spend a large portion of each show doing exactly that. Why don't you try putting a bit of thought into your posts for once Paul, go on just once.

    Dec 30th, 2014 - 08:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @30 Mr Deaf
    “the funny thing is that it seems those 3 twats never looked themselves in the mirror.
    with those teeth, faces, amorphous bodies, etc, they should mock themselves.”

    You're not very observant are you?

    The Top Gear team spend more time mocking themselves than doing anything else.

    You are spending too much time under a CT scanner.

    Dec 30th, 2014 - 10:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    Captain slow the hamster and the orangutan are all names they give each other.

    Dec 30th, 2014 - 10:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 34 Pete Bog
    “You are spending too much time under a CT scanner.”

    I agree, but they can't find his brain!

    I doubt very much he managed to see it: we wouldn't have the software OR the VPN to access it.

    Dec 30th, 2014 - 10:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @36 ChrisR

    Pablo reckons the Falklands are pretty sparse-Top Gear were driving for miles in Argentina and the road was worse than the MPA road. I wouldn't like to be an Su 24 pilot that has to operate from them when their main runways are put out of action. I didn't spot any houses (though Paul C thinks Argentina is massively populated compared to the Falklands) and the biggest disappointment was also the lack of CT scanners by the roadside or anywhere. I've seen more habitation in the Falklands!

    I take it when Pablo gets scanned the only thing that emerges is bum prints as the machine will mistake that for his brain.

    Dec 30th, 2014 - 11:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    pete
    ”(though Paul C thinks Argentina is massively populated compared to the Falklands)”

    you are not very bright, are you?
    how the fuck can someone think that argentina is massively populated, you nincompoop?
    it has +/- 2.8 million km2 with a population of +/- 42 million, and i am not including those 2000 parasites who are squatting our islets.
    do you know how to do a basic division?
    no?
    not a surprise...another product of the community school of pork stanley...LOL

    Dec 31st, 2014 - 02:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    Pablo CabanaBoy

    70,000 Argentines and NO MRI !!

    Your universities don't even rate in the top 10 of the world, but UK
    and US do.

    Top 100 ?? Yep, many U.S. and UK, and Commonwealth universities - Falklanders have access to all of them.

    Only U of BA hanging on, for you guys...
    how long will that last - economy crumbling ...

    Top 100

    Dec 31st, 2014 - 05:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    Sooo a large empty country with a bucket load of resources yet you still want a set oif islands 400km away

    Dec 31st, 2014 - 08:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @40 Martin Woodhead,
    Finish the sentence, Martin,
    -islands 400km away, which are not yours & you have no moral, legal or historical rights to.
    Thats directed at the malvinistas Martin, not you.

    Dec 31st, 2014 - 10:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monty69

    38 paulcedron

    So to summarise all of your posts, for the benefit of anyone who's not been paying attention:
    ' stupid person takes to the internet and tells people they are stupid. Adds a few random insults to make sure we understand how stupid he is, misuses the word 'islet' for comic effect and then leaves'

    There; I've given you a template. You don't ever need to labour over your idiotic rambling nastiness ever again. You can just cut and paste. Hope this helps.

    Toddlepip,

    M

    Dec 31st, 2014 - 10:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    42
    imbécil
    yes, pretty different from you, conqueror and the rest of the imbeciles of this 4th class site whose messages can be summarized as: let´s bomb them, let´s nuke them, do not let no one alive, etc.

    manga de pelotudos

    Dec 31st, 2014 - 12:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monty69

    43 paulcedron

    If you can find one example of a post in which I said any of those things I'll give you a million pounds and make you king of West Falkland. Can't say fairer than that. Happy searching.

    M

    Dec 31st, 2014 - 12:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 43 POLLY

    I don't mind admitting that I am all for exterminating 15M Peronistas, if only to give the good citizens in Argentina a real chance of making a success of the country: just like it used to be when the Brits were involved.

    How to do it is the only problem that needs solving.

    You know it will be the only way forward.

    Dec 31st, 2014 - 04:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    pc your “other”SN is shining through your hostility. Only one speaks of bombing and nuking RGland unilaterally.
    As for a 4th class site, you seem to post here often.......nice to know that MP can raise your class and intelligence by allowing you to post here as often as you do.

    Dec 31st, 2014 - 05:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    christine
    there is no way that you can hate the ultra k more than me.
    the difference is that i know why i am totally against them.
    and that i am against of “exterminating” them or any other.

    Jan 01st, 2015 - 01:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Barf

    :-)

    Barf

    :-)

    Jan 02nd, 2015 - 04:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    @48 Capt Poppy

    remember @47 is just an arrogant, ignorant, unemployed, unemployable half-wit from “Aryentina ”!!!

    Ha ha ha ... !!

    BTW Poppy,
    Just got back from Wine Country, California.
    Had a personal tour of some of the architectural highlights of Sacramento, on New Year's Day - people I had not met before!

    A spectacular city, and truly wonderful hospitality!

    Your countrymen are such gracious hosts, and you have much to be proud of !

    Jan 04th, 2015 - 04:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Englander

    Argentines want the Falkland Islands because they want to be British.

    Jan 07th, 2015 - 02:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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