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Old 13th November 2018, 09:59 PM   #3321
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
I am partial to a Rioja myself
Where I currently am, locals produce a fine Toilet wine, tarrifs and tax free.
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Old 13th November 2018, 10:10 PM   #3322
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Originally Posted by Dread Pirate Roberts View Post
It's an EU tariff, not French, and the discrepancy is $.25/750mL or less. So I would say it's more about his feelings than any real economic issue.
Can we say "corruption", boys and girls. Let's not forget that he gifted a, what do you call those things....? Oh, yeah,.... a winery. To his kid!
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Old 13th November 2018, 10:31 PM   #3323
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
Because of course NATO was all about defending France against the .... Germans?


Okay, maybe East Germany. He does know that's not a country any more, right?

I doubt he knew it was a country before.
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Old 13th November 2018, 10:44 PM   #3324
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Originally Posted by Ziggurat View Post
The success of McDonald's in France suggests otherwise. And California wines haven't been inferior to French wines for decades.
You know what your right! I was in a Paris Rotten Ronnies last week and two hoodies in there were having a heated debate on whether they should crack open a Bordeaux, say a Ch‚teau Margaux, or just go with Beringer California Cabernet Sauvignon where you can't go wrong.

(in the end they decided not to bother and go and score some Crack instead, another great American export)
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Old 13th November 2018, 10:51 PM   #3325
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Originally Posted by Babbylonian View Post
Sounds like somebody said "no" to Trump's immigrant whore.
jesus, dude. this is out of line.
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Old 13th November 2018, 11:41 PM   #3326
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Originally Posted by TofuFighter View Post
jesus, dude. this is out of line.
Maybe, but it's also 100% accurate.
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Old 13th November 2018, 11:54 PM   #3327
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But they are not inferior. Great wine is made all over the world. Check out a movie called Bottle Shock. It's about a famous wine competition held in France in 1976 where California wines were considered superior to their French counterparts. The Judgement of Paris.

The blind taste test has been repeated and time and time again American wines have proved to be just as good and very often better than the greatest vintages from France.
Just remember the Judgement of Paris led to a ten year long world war that is still remembered more than 2000 years later.
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Old 14th November 2018, 12:39 AM   #3328
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Originally Posted by Babbylonian View Post
Sounds like somebody said "no" to Trump's immigrant whore.
Really poor form, mate. Immigrant as a pejorative? The other term you may have been looking for sex worker. Looking down your nose at people that might fit either catagory is not in line with liberal values. Take a good hard look at yourself.

Like the other Trumps you might brand her as having an overblown sense of entitlement in having someone she disagrees with fired.
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Old 14th November 2018, 12:52 AM   #3329
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Originally Posted by a_unique_person View Post
That the French can't fight.
And what has France ever done for the USA?
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Old 14th November 2018, 01:44 AM   #3330
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Originally Posted by Sideroxylon View Post
Really poor form, mate. Immigrant as a pejorative? The other term you may have been looking for sex worker. Looking down your nose at people that might fit either catagory is not in line with liberal values. Take a good hard look at yourself.
It's almost like some people have no sense of irony...
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Old 14th November 2018, 02:05 AM   #3331
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James Corden got off the best line about the daily fiascos in Paris.

"Poor guy goes to all that trouble to stay dry, then he sees Putin and wets himself!"
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Old 14th November 2018, 03:01 AM   #3332
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur;12501362-- Matlock... Ok, he's a fictional character (and the actor who played him is [HILITE
dead[/hilite]).
No longer a bar to public office in the modern Republican Party. How's that for equal rights!
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Old 14th November 2018, 03:08 AM   #3333
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
How much American wine does he think the French want to drink?
As a vintner I'd point out in fairness that America does produce some very fine wines, in particular from the Napa and Sonoma regions of California, and they sell some really nice single estate wines at far lower prices than equivalent French wines, but of course that's UK prices, wine is much cheaper in France and the French would still primarily drink French wine even if everyone else was giving theirs away free!

Eta: I acknowledge that I should have read on before posting this.
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Old 14th November 2018, 03:12 AM   #3334
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Because they have their own wine and are notoriously snobbish when it comes to inferior foreign types?
This.

Never ever mention the "Judgement of Paris"
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Old 14th November 2018, 04:23 AM   #3335
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https://twitter.com/MichaelCBender/s...41616890388480

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NEW: John Boltonís No. 2, Mira Ricardel, was escorted from the White House moments ago, an administration officials tell ⁦@WSJ⁩. Ricardel was standing just a few feet from President Trump earlier this afternoon.
Paywalled article embedded in tweet, with the headline suggesting Bolton may also be on the way out.
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Old 14th November 2018, 04:28 AM   #3336
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