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2 dead as supermarket
looting spreads in Argentina

Associated Press, by Almudena Calatrava

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Posted By:PageTurner, 12/21/2012 8:28:58 PM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Looters ransacked supermarkets in several Argentine cities Friday, causing two deaths and evoking memories of widespread theft and riots that killed dozens during the country´s worst economic crisis a decade ago. Santa Fe Province Security Minister Raul Lamberto described the attacks on stores as simple acts of vandalism and not social protests. Lamberto said two people were killed by a sharp object and gunfire after attacks early Friday on about 20 supermarkets in the cities of Rosario and Villa Gobernador Galvez.

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More Argy mess. It´s going to get worse fast.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/21/2012 9:05:26 PM     (No. 9078662)

Do we await the same fate with our 50.7% president?

"Fernandez was re-elected with 54 percent of the vote last year, but her popularity has declined since she began digging ever deeper into the pockets of the middle and upper classes to finance her populist policies".





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Reply 2 - Posted by: wws, 12/21/2012 10:33:09 PM     (No. 9078731)

Instead of government we had a stage
Instead of ideas, a prima donna´s rage
Instead of help we were given a crowd
She didn´t say much, but she said it loud

Sing you fools, but you got it wrong
Enjoy your prayers because you haven´t got long
Your queen is dead, your king is through
She´s not coming back to you

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/21/2012 10:42:13 PM     (No. 9078740)

Probably, just some disadvantaged youth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: proudsaber, 12/22/2012 12:13:29 AM     (No. 9078806)

Looks like the USA in about 5 to 10 years

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/22/2012 3:04:38 AM     (No. 9078879)

Argentina´s version of Supermarket Sweepstakes.

There´s people in this country dying for a trigger event so they can loot grocery,clothing and electronics stores.

Some thief stole Christmas presents and put them under his own tree.Wonder what Aunt Midge thought when she opened her flabmaster workout kit.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 12/22/2012 4:19:40 AM     (No. 9078899)

#6, Much as I hate to say it, I think it will be a lot less than five years.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: coldoc, 12/22/2012 4:28:19 AM     (No. 9078902)

Coming soon to neighborhood near you.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: provide, 12/22/2012 6:29:15 AM     (No. 9078937)

It´s at least food. Here, our flash mobs loot booze and cigarettes.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 12/22/2012 3:36:34 PM     (No. 9079736)

I cannot laugh at the woes of Argentina. Sra. Kirchner and 0bama share the same economic genius.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Coy860, 12/22/2012 3:42:10 PM     (No. 9079738)

All it would take is unions to pull some funny stuff, and prevent deliveries to grocery stores Nationwide for about 2 weeks.
What do you think they will say when there is nothing in the stores to swipe their EBT cards for ! Yessir, the dumb masses can´t take care of themselves, so they will come to your neighborhood looking for food.

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