Gecko Gingrich: Argentina says it inherited ownership of the islands from Spain, arguing that British colonists occupied the islands by force in 1833 and expelled settlers, violating Argentina's territorial integrity.What's the Spanish word for "irony"?
simplicimus: Anything of value on these islands?
Walker: simplicimus: Anything of value on these islands?Sheep?
AirForceVet: The English have their faults, but even I'd prefer being under British rule of law as opposed to the squirrelly Argentinian government./Beer's better too.
jackiepaper: and Maggie, over lunch one day, took a cruiser, with all hands...apparently to make them give it back....
AirForceVet: The English have their faults, but even I'd prefer being under British rule of law as opposed to the squirrelly Argentinian government.
unyon: Hey Argentina, if you want the islands back, just go take them. As you've pointed out, London is 14000 km away. What are they possibly gonna do?
BarkingUnicorn: It's all about the oil, of course.
LargeCanine: The Falklands is not even close to Argentina. Nor has Argentina actually ever owned them.
savage_world: So... we can safely assume there's something going wrong in Argentina that the government really doesn't want its populace worrying about?
Saiga410: BarkingUnicorn: It's all about the oil, of course.I did not know there was oil. I thought this was about fishing rights.
Gecko Gingrich: What's the Spanish word for "irony"?
Saiga410: I did not know there was oil. I thought this was about fishing rights.
TheNewJesus: Argentina has great wine, great food, and great women.The UK has beer, I guess?
WickerNipple: I think it's time to petition the White House to demand Canada give us Newfoundland back.
doyner: simplicimus: Anything of value on these islands?Yes. British citizenship.
Paris1127: Walker: simplicimus: Anything of value on these islands?Sheep?Penguins? Kelp? Or is London only ironically loud on its lands of immense loquaciousness?/let the Kelpers decide//not the Argies for them
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