Homage to Catalonia 2

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Homage to Catalonia 2

Post by eumaas » 04 Oct 2017, 12:30pm

With the general strike, seems like there's going to be an independent Catalonia soon. Heard word that Rajoy is looking to deploy military on top of the thuggish Guardia Civil. Anybody want to stitch some red and black neckerchiefs and continue our replay of the 1930s?
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Re: Homage to Catalonia 2

Post by 101Walterton » 04 Oct 2017, 2:08pm

Let’s address the real elephant in the room, Barcelona to leave La Liga and join EPL?

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Re: Homage to Catalonia 2

Post by Wolter » 04 Oct 2017, 4:09pm

eumaas wrote:
04 Oct 2017, 12:30pm
With the general strike, seems like there's going to be an independent Catalonia soon. Heard word that Rajoy is looking to deploy military on top of the thuggish Guardia Civil. Anybody want to stitch some red and black neckerchiefs and continue our replay of the 1930s?
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Re: Homage to Catalonia 2

Post by Rat Patrol » 05 Oct 2017, 11:20pm

101Walterton wrote:
04 Oct 2017, 2:08pm
Let’s address the real elephant in the room, Barcelona to leave La Liga and join EPL?
On it? :question:
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Re: Homage to Catalonia 2

Post by 101Walterton » 05 Oct 2017, 11:35pm

Rat Patrol wrote:
05 Oct 2017, 11:20pm
101Walterton wrote:
04 Oct 2017, 2:08pm
Let’s address the real elephant in the room, Barcelona to leave La Liga and join EPL?
On it? :question:
On (round) it?

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Re: Homage to Catalonia 2

Post by Silent Majority » 06 Oct 2017, 5:29am

It's amazing the extent that post-Francoism is still Spain's natural go-to. I remember when I lived there, my boss told me that the bureaucracy and civil service is still completely rammed with fascists because its illegal to fire them. They get a kind of tenure after a time.
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Re: Homage to Catalonia 2

Post by Dr. Medulla » 06 Oct 2017, 6:32am

Silent Majority wrote:
06 Oct 2017, 5:29am
It's amazing the extent that post-Francoism is still Spain's natural go-to. I remember when I lived their, my boss told me that the bureaucracy and civil service is still completely rammed with fascists because its illegal to fire them. They get a kind of tenure after a time.
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