The law on intelligence, which I mentioned here, was approved by 25 French members of parliament, while five opposed it. So they were 30 to be present when voting a law that affects individual freedoms. 30 when the legislature is composed of 577 members.
Month: April 2015
Günter Grass is deceased
The German writer and literature Nobel prize holder Günter Grass is deceased this Monday 13 April 2015, in a clinic in Lübeck.
Do not worry, the prime-minister is looking over!
We, the French, did not miss the opportunity to mock the United States of America, which, after 11 September 2001, have sunk into an all-out monitoring policy. Fortunately, the French, much smarter than the Americans, are immune to this kind of mislead. Political responses to the terrorist attacks of 7 to 9 January 2015 in Paris is an opportunity to prove it …
Oh! The following warning is needed: French people do not use “not” when being ironic. You will have to do with it. By the way, I am glad you are reading my blog.
There it is, the subject of my first entry to this blog. I wish it was not this one. Unfortunately, given the current situation, it may become a recurring topic for these pages.
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