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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #15 on: June 30, 2015, 09:58:58 AM »

Did you notice the, probably unintended, subtext?

From the way the drawing is made: If the Greek bloke jumps off then the banks will probably take the EU chappie with them.

Honestly, at firstt i haven't noticed, until you pointed it out... Seems the chappie in the cartoon made the same mistake like i did  :innocent:
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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #16 on: June 30, 2015, 05:32:30 PM »
Or, maybe, the subtext is that the banks will keep the Greek gent from falling too far.
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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #17 on: July 01, 2015, 12:57:18 AM »
Or, maybe, the subtext is that the banks will keep the Greek gent from falling too far.

I also thought like Andrew, otherwise the bank's faces wouldn't be so sad. They would be more neutral.
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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #18 on: July 01, 2015, 08:12:06 AM »
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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #19 on: July 02, 2015, 01:44:20 AM »
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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #20 on: July 02, 2015, 02:41:05 AM »
not really a cartoon, but wasn't sure where to post it  :saint:

USA elections teach us not to confuse tyrannical nepotism in Russia with working dynasties and developed democracy in the USA  :8)

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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #21 on: July 02, 2015, 04:24:15 AM »
CNN Evening News: Hong Kong in Brasil, Cambodia in Africa, Ukraine within RF and Donbass Referendum in Pakistan...  :biggrin:


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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #22 on: July 02, 2015, 10:21:45 AM »
Some pretty funny stuff here I thought.

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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #23 on: July 02, 2015, 10:43:25 AM »

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This one would be even more funny if Crimea was in the process of seperating with a Russian tank weighing it down.
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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #24 on: July 02, 2015, 11:17:53 AM »
These are even funnier because they're actually true.
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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #25 on: July 02, 2015, 11:45:04 AM »
Some pretty funny stuff here I thought.



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As Markje points out Crimea is shown as part of Ukraine  :chuckle:

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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #26 on: July 02, 2015, 12:06:07 PM »
Some pretty funny stuff here I thought.



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As Markje points out Crimea is shown as part of Ukraine  :chuckle:
And if you have been there, you'd know that was wrong from day 1 in 1954.
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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #27 on: July 03, 2015, 12:27:33 AM »
It felt OK for the indigenous population, Markje. They preferred being part of UA. The planted population became the majority.

Remember prior to being conquered - like - say, Texas. It was populated by a different people....

I speak as a 'planted one' and appreciate the havoc it can cause, decades later.

How far do we go back to 'right wrongs' ?

Russia agreed Crimea was to stay with Ukraine and signed treaties to that effect. Promised to protect Ukraine in return for giving up nukes...

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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #28 on: July 03, 2015, 01:56:44 AM »
It felt OK for the indigenous population, Markje. They preferred being part of UA. The planted population became the majority.

Remember prior to being conquered - like - say, Texas. It was populated by a different people....

I speak as a 'planted one' and appreciate the havoc it can cause, decades later.

How far do we go back to 'right wrongs' ?

Russia agreed Crimea was to stay with Ukraine and signed treaties to that effect. Promised to protect Ukraine in return for giving up nukes...
That all changed with Violent Maidan, but lets not argue this in this thread. We have been over this many times. Crimea is a happy place now, as it was before annexation. The 2 months before annexation, was the exception and quite different.
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Re: Political Cartoons
« Reply #29 on: July 03, 2015, 02:00:38 AM »
Markje! I accept the maj. will be happier..just not the BS excuses and 'risk' to those living there with 20k plus RU military there...

It kicked up a copy kat attempt in Donbass ...

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