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Bloviating Zeppelin: Never Speak The Truth

Bloviating Zeppelin

(in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Never Speak The Truth


Brigitte Bardot spoke the truth in France, so now she's on trial. She said:

Prosecutors asked that the Paris court hand the 73-year-old former sex symbol a two-month suspended prison sentence and fine her 15,000 euros ($23,760) for saying the Muslim community was "destroying our country and imposing its acts".

The reason France is upset? Well, let's see -- nightly car burning, nightly car burning, strikes, nightly car burning -- all by Muslims. And oh yes: France is home to 5 million Muslims, Europe's largest Muslim community, making up 8 percent of France's population. Let's bottom line it: fear. France is afraid.


BZ

11 Comments:

Blogger Gayle said...

Obviously there's no freedom of speech in France, BZ. *sigh* My respect for Brigette has entered a new high! God bless her.

Wed Apr 16, 08:24:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Bloviating Zeppelin said...

One of her issues was the slaughtering of sheep by Muslims, as she is an animal rights advocate.

BZ

Wed Apr 16, 09:45:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Jenn of the Jungle said...

Well wouldn't you be if you were France, scared that is? I mean they have history of being pussies, they have the largest Muzzie population in Europe and they get riots in a bird craps on a mosque.

Wed Apr 16, 02:17:00 PM PDT  
Blogger TexasFred said...

Wow, Bardot's looks went south huh??

Wed Apr 16, 03:15:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Bloviating Zeppelin said...

TF: just slightly. 73.

BZ

Wed Apr 16, 03:44:00 PM PDT  
Blogger TexasFred said...

She didn't age well...

Wed Apr 16, 04:43:00 PM PDT  
Blogger ABFreedom said...

France really does fly that white flag with pride...I don't think any of them remember what their own flag looks like...

Wed Apr 16, 05:07:00 PM PDT  
Blogger shoprat said...

Even if she is no longer the beauty she once was, my opinion of her has gone up a bit. There is some small sanity in the world of entertainment after all.

Wed Apr 16, 05:17:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Mark said...

I like free speech, a lot.

it will be interesting to hear the prosecutors argument in court, a real "truth on trial" moment, that. friggin idiots....

Wed Apr 16, 05:54:00 PM PDT  
Blogger The WordSmith from Nantucket said...

What nonsense! Fined for speaking her piece, which happens to be the truth?

Wed Apr 16, 11:24:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous WMD_Maker said...

A new twist to "Sometimes the truth hurts". Now it hurts in your wallet.

Thu Apr 17, 02:23:00 PM PDT  

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