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    Crews Repel Boarders as Afican Migrants Try to Storm Channel Ferry

    DOZENS of migrants in Calais have tried to storm a ferry bound for Britain amid mounting calls by France for David Cameron to help tackle illegal immigration across the Channel.

    RIOT police were deployed after up to 100 people breached security and tried to run up the ramp of the cross-Channel ferry.
    Migrants were foiled from getting on board the MyFerryLink-operated Berlioz vessel when the crew raised the ramp and turned a fire hose on them on Wednesday, officials and a witness said.
    A MyFerryLink spokesman said: "MyFerryLink can confirm that an incident took place in Calais yesterday, whereby several migrants entered the port and attempted to board the MyFerryLink Berlioz.
    "The crew took immediate action to ensure the ship's security and the attempt was unsuccessful."



    A spokesman for ferry operator P&O, whose vessel Spirit Of Britain was not stormed, said: "We approached the port and witnessed all the migrants.
    "Our crew remained just in the inner harbour and didn't tie up until we were able to do so."
    One passenger, John Bailey, told the BBC that he saw a large crowd of migrants on the main access road being guarded by French police, some armed with sub-machine guns.
    A Border Force spokesman in the UK said the ramps on the vessel were immediately raised when a number of migrants entered the port, and none were able to board.
    She said: "The incident was quickly brought under control and the French police apprehended all those involved. All freight vehicles inside the port at the time have been rescreened by Border Force."
    The development came amid increasing anger across the Channel at the rising number of migrants flocking to Calais.
    The port town has long been used as a staging post for desperate migrants to try to reach the shores of Britain.
    But recent months have seen a big increase in their numbers and clashes have erupted between rival African migrants.
    The disorder and large influx, mainly from African countries including Sudan and Eritrea, have led the mayor and deputy mayor of Calais to make direct appeals for British help.
    Calais mayor, Natacha Bouchart, this week stoked tensions by threatening to blockade the ferry port in an effort to force Britain to take action.
    She has called for a "strong message" from Britain to deal with the issues faced in Calais.
    The French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve has also reportedly waded into the dispute as he called for British intervention to ease the pressure.
    He is said to have called on Britain to "assume their responsibilities" as he demanded more co-operation to help dismantle people-trafficking networks and called for a round-the-clock British presence in Calais.



    BBC News - Calais migrants foiled as they try to storm ferry



    Seem to recall the Frogs not being too happy last time the English had a permanent presence in Calais...........

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    Your nation will be overtaken as well as the rest of Europe. Europe and the UK are lost. Defending the US is the last hope. Soon we will see ISIS type attacks in Euroland and Cathedrals being converted/blown up. Europe has been overrun and the populace has no will to fight it.

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    The French are the problem as they won't round them up and deport them back to where ever they came from as they should being that they are illegally in France, much easier just to ignore them and let them make their way to Britain and become Britains problem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by buriramboy
    The French are the problem
    What about the Spaniards and the Greeks? They are racist so they shut these people down. No need for PC bullshit. That is why the scum transit through those states

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    "Scum" is a bit harsh. If you were an African, with no hope of earning a living in your own country, and you had relatives in Londonstan saying, "Come on over!!!Everything here is free!!!No need to work...All is paid for by da white man!!!" wouldn't you head on over?

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    ^this is the point. The people themselves are just trying to improve their own lives, fair enough. The problem has been our government policies over many decades that have ruined the nation for the sake of neo-liberal crony capitalist greed...

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    ^Exactly, there's no winning when your government has sold you down the river.

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    ^ on that, we can agree my friend...

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    How awful to be held hostage by your democratically elected government.

    I can't think how you could solve that problem.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Looper View Post
    How awful to be held hostage by your democratically elected government.

    I can't think how you could solve that problem.

    We could always vote in someone in the opposition party (parties) who all attended the same schools and graduated from the same universities.

    I'm sure that will fix it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Looper View Post
    How awful to be held hostage by your democratically elected government.

    I can't think how you could solve that problem.

    Simple i have only ever voted once maimly because its all same same.
    What ever party you vote for its all about them and their party and not about the country and its hard working population.
    Just take care of the bludgers,yeah no fucking way am i voting for that policy.
    Fascists dress in black and go around telling people what to do, whereas priests... more drink!

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    "Give me your tired, your poor,
    Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free;
    The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,
    Send these, the homeless,
    Tempest-tossed to me
    I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"


    And I will give them everything.
    Then wash up on anothers shore,
    To test the waters with my begging bowl.
    Where absolutely nowt is free.
    To discover that pride is king.


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    Quote Originally Posted by alwarner View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Looper View Post
    How awful to be held hostage by your democratically elected government.

    I can't think how you could solve that problem.

    We could always vote in someone in the opposition party (parties) who all attended the same schools and graduated from the same universities.

    I'm sure that will fix it.

    There is an element of truth in that, but mostly it's the retreat of the feckless and lazy who refuse to engage with the democratic process.
    If your position is valid, there is nothing stopping a new popular movement being formed.
    Instead of voting, stand.

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    ^ lead, follow or get out of the way. Is that a democratic process?

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    Quote Originally Posted by longway
    lead, follow or get out of the way. Is that a democratic process?
    Shall we have a vote?

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    ^ would that change anything?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Necron99
    She has called for a "strong message" from Britain to deal with the issues faced in Calais.







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    ^ ^


    History is on your side.

    It hasn't so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Necron99 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by alwarner View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Looper View Post
    How awful to be held hostage by your democratically elected government.

    I can't think how you could solve that problem.

    We could always vote in someone in the opposition party (parties) who all attended the same schools and graduated from the same universities.

    I'm sure that will fix it.

    There is an element of truth in that, but mostly it's the retreat of the feckless and lazy who refuse to engage with the democratic process.
    If your position is valid, there is nothing stopping a new popular movement being formed.
    Instead of voting, stand.
    I completely agree with what you're saying.

    Me personally? I voted with my feet.

    Very rare you'll see me posting anything at all to do with politics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by longway View Post
    ^ would that change anything?

    That's just the sort of lazy fecklessness that has allowed popular government to change from a service that derives it's power from the people to one that dictates policy on the people.
    Don't like your government?
    When was the last time you lobbied your MP?
    Went to a party meeting?
    Endorsed or circulated a petition?
    Stood for office?
    Held or attended a rally?

    You all expect to wake up each morning having done nothing and find a government that completely upholds your views and values.
    Feckless idiots get the government they deserve. And most have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by buriramboy View Post
    The French are the problem as they won't round them up and deport them back to where ever they came from as they should being that they are illegally in France, much easier just to ignore them and let them make their way to Britain and become Britains problem.
    The historic pains of imperialism/colonialism come back to haunt both of this cuntish nations.

    Yet, many can't see the cause and effect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Necron99 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by longway View Post
    ^ would that change anything?

    That's just the sort of lazy fecklessness that has allowed popular government to change from a service that derives it's power from the people to one that dictates policy on the people.
    Don't like your government?
    When was the last time you lobbied your MP?
    Went to a party meeting?
    Endorsed or circulated a petition?
    Stood for office?
    Held or attended a rally?

    You all expect to wake up each morning having done nothing and find a government that completely upholds your views and values.
    Feckless idiots get the government they deserve. And most have.
    The trouble is if we take the USA as an example it is nigh on impossible for a third party to become established to challenge the stranglehold of the Reps and Dems on power and thus get any meaningful change, to a lesser extent in the UK aswell although UKIP are making remarkable progress and showing it can be done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by buriramboy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Necron99 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by longway View Post
    ^ would that change anything?

    That's just the sort of lazy fecklessness that has allowed popular government to change from a service that derives it's power from the people to one that dictates policy on the people.
    Don't like your government?
    When was the last time you lobbied your MP?
    Went to a party meeting?
    Endorsed or circulated a petition?
    Stood for office?
    Held or attended a rally?

    You all expect to wake up each morning having done nothing and find a government that completely upholds your views and values.
    Feckless idiots get the government they deserve. And most have.
    The trouble is if we take the USA as an example it is nigh on impossible for a third party to become established to challenge the stranglehold of the Reps and Dems on power and thus get any meaningful change, to a lesser extent in the UK aswell although UKIP are making remarkable progress and showing it can be done.


    It's one of the quirks in modern democracies that you don't have to be in power nor have a mandate from the people to actually hold power.
    Australian policy at the moment is being dictated by a handful of minor or independent senators whom almost no one actually voted for.
    Very undemocratic.

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    ^ and yet you call it a democracy

    its not a 'quirk' of a democracy its an inherent characteristic of an oligarchy.
    Last edited by longway; 05-09-2014 at 07:07 PM.

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    Crews repel boarders?

    Whaaat?

    Some kind of 'stand off' outside Eton?

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