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Lech Walesa - Germany and Poland should unite


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#1 ckn

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 04:34 PM

Telegraph article - That might not go down too well with some Polish people!


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#2 Phil

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 05:19 PM

He's right about one thing, nation states are an anachronism.


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#3 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 05:38 PM

How do you spell it "leibenstraum"?for the Volk
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#4 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 05:40 PM

Telegraph article - That might not go down too well with some Polish people!

I wonder what Alex Salmond thinks?
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#5 Larry the Leit

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:00 PM

I wonder what Alex Salmond thinks?


Where do you get the notion that Salmond thinks?

I spend a fair amount of time in Germany an Poland on tour with my band. I don't think either lot would welcome this. I've been amazed at the level of abuse that the Dutch dish out about the Belgians, an that the Flemish speaking Belgians about the French speakers etc.

#6 fieldofclothofgold

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:08 PM

Where do you get the notion that Salmond thinks?

I spend a fair amount of time in Germany an Poland on tour with my band. I don't think either lot would welcome this. I've been amazed at the level of abuse that the Dutch dish out about the Belgians, an that the Flemish speaking Belgians about the French speakers etc.

Just a light hearted thought.Lech Walesa is coming up with this proposal just as Salmond wants little Scotland to split from the UK
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#7 GeordieSaint

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 06:15 PM

He is arguably right with this comment:

 

"He suggested that current international systems were now defunct, saying the United Nations and NATO were the “ideas of an old era” and “badly organised”.


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#8 Methven Hornet

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 08:06 PM

Telegraph article - That might not go down too well with some Polish people!

 

I think Lech Walesa is still having a massive strop because the Polish people didn't share his view that he was chosen by God to rule Poland.


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#9 Methven Hornet

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 08:27 PM

How do you spell it "leibenstraum"?for the Volk

 

Leibenstraum? Roughly translated as 'belly room'.

 

I wonder what Alex Salmond thinks?

I've not spoken to him recently, but I'm sure he thinks he has more than enough belly room, thank you very much.


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Posted 24 September 2013 - 08:33 PM

I thought Poland was twinned with Great Britain


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#11 Methven Hornet

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 08:45 PM

Just a light hearted thought.Lech Walesa is coming up with this proposal just as Salmond wants little Scotland to split from the UK

 

At a guess I would say his thoughts would go something like this...

"Self determination for the Polish nation, I am all for it, even if that nation determines that they want political union with their neighbours in the German Federal Republic. But, for pity's sake, DO NOT use the Treaty of Union 1706 as a basis for your new marriage." ;)


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#12 Methven Hornet

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 08:51 PM

He's right about one thing, nation states are an anachronism.

 

He is probably on to something there, but until we can safely come to some other arrangements it's probably best not to create such constitutional monstrosities as Germany-Poland.


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Posted 24 September 2013 - 09:36 PM

He is probably on to something there, but until we can safely come to some other arrangements it's probably best not to create such constitutional monstrosities as Germany-Poland.


If they did away with nation states what would they do about the Eurovision song contest?

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#14 Wolford6

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 05:52 AM

He's right about one thing, nation states are an anachronism.

 

 

Argentina found out that they aren't.


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#15 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 06:29 AM

Germany-Poland.


You mean Prussia

#16 Methven Hornet

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 12:53 PM

If they did away with nation states what would they do about the Eurovision song contest?

 

We'd have songs representing different cultural collectives from around Europe.


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#17 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 01:08 PM

We'd have songs representing different cultural collectives from around Europe.


Now that would be good.

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 01:43 PM

Now that would be good.

Representing the association football fan culture of Great Britain ....... A medley of homophobic and sectarian chanting

Or, more terrifyingly, Chas'n'Dave.


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