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Post time 2019-4-20 21:28:08 |Display all floors
Sieg Heil!

Send the lazy Yellow Jackets to work on the Notre Dame.

Not cheap cheap but excellent Chinese workers.

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Post time 2019-4-20 21:42:50 |Display all floors
I am going to test all of those who have clicked into this thread FREE FREE FREE to see if you've really read that book specifically written for YOU!

That's the least you can do for ME ME ME.

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Post time 2019-4-20 22:30:36 |Display all floors
Here's the proof that we Chinese are very very generous and we are truly truly concerned about the Notre Dame fire.  

As to our Yuan Ming Yuan -- what's that?  Check that world history book for the dummies to see if France and England ever even APOLOGIZED, LET ALONE HELPED US REBUILD the resplendent Yuan Ming Yuan Gardens or sent back any of the stolen treasures.

Compared to the Yuan Ming Yuan, Notre Dame is but a cowshed with a spire.

Here's the proof:

Gesture of support to stunned France would be appreciated, says historian (from CD)

China can lend a helping hand in the rebuilding of Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral, whose spire and roof were destroyed by the huge fire that engulfed the 850-year-old Gothic building on Monday evening, said a historian from Cambridge University.

Alan Macfarlane, a historian and professor emeritus at King's College, said that given China's widely acknowledged engineering and construction expertise, "it would be a very appreciated gesture if the people of China offered their help in whatever way the French thought appropriate to rebuild a symbol for all of our world".

"The Chinese have built the largest airport in the world, a far larger job than rebuilding Notre Dame, in less than three years," Macfarlane said. "They could be of immense help."
President Xi Jinping sent a message of support to French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, expressing sincere condolences to all French people.

Chinese people are deeply sad about the fire, just as the French are, Xi said.
He said he believes that with the efforts of the French people and support from the international community, Notre Dame will be repaired and regain its glory.

The fire broke out around 6:30 pm on the roof of the cathedral, which was covered in scaffolding. The blaze spread quickly and destroyed the wooden interior before causing the spire to collapse.

It took more than 400 firefighters over 12 hours to put out the fire, and the main structure and two bell towers remained standing.

The cause of the fire is still unknown, though officials said it could be linked to renovation work. Investigators were eager to question the workmen in an effort to determine the cause of the fire, according to media reports.

Visiting the scene of the fire in Paris, Macron vowed an immediate fundraising effort to rebuild the landmark, calling for international contributions.

"We will rebuild this cathedral all together and it is undoubtedly part of the French destiny and the project we will have for the coming years … a national subscription will be launched, and well beyond our borders we will appeal to the greatest talent, and there are many who will come to contribute and rebuild," Macron said.

"We will rebuild Notre Dame, because that's what French people expect, because it's what our history deserves and because it's our deep destiny," he added.

Already, two of France's wealthiest men have pledged large donations. Billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, chairman and CEO of the Kering group, which owns fashion brands including Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, pledged 100 million euros ($113 million) toward rebuilding Notre Dame, Agence France-Presse reported.

Bernard Arnault, chief executive of the LVMH group, which owns fashion labels including Louis Vuitton and Bulgari, said he would donate 200 million euros.

Built in the 12th and 13th centuries, Notre Dame, which has received about 13 million visitors each year-more than the Eiffel Tower-is regarded as one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and sits at the heart of the nation's history.

"Its partial loss is a terrible blow to a proud country and to the world more widely," said Macfarlane, the King's College historian.

A woman identified only as Marie, who has lived in Paris for 20 years, said: "This is a monument building that belongs to the story of Paris, to the story of France. ... Notre Dame is our story, our culture, our spirit."

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Post time 2019-4-21 01:29:43 |Display all floors
wchao37 Post time: 2019-4-20 21:28
Sieg Heil!

Send the lazy Yellow Jackets to work on the Notre Dame.

Notre Dame

I truly do not know what the fuss is about and why the French are crying

It's just a building, you know when London was burning down we made a song about it

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Post time 2019-4-21 03:34:14 |Display all floors
1584austin Post time: 2019-4-21 01:29
Notre Dame

I truly do not know what the fuss is about and why the French are crying

You could be right, Old Fellow.

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Post time 2019-4-21 16:02:09 |Display all floors
He was born 130 years ago today -- April 20, 1889.


That could be Hitler.

He started a process in Europe 80 years ago that led to globalization.


That could be the war he started in Europe in about 1939 that eventually brought America, Europe and Asia in a "globalised" war.

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Post time 2019-4-21 17:41:09 |Display all floors

"Its partial loss is a terrible blow to a proud country and to the world more widely," said Macfarlane, the King's College historian.

A woman identified only as Marie, who has lived in Paris for 20 years, said: "This is a monument building that belongs to the story of Paris, to the story of France. ... Notre Dame is our story, our culture, our spirit."


So this British 'historian' at Cambridge is touting the ability of Chinese workers in an effort to entrap them into taking on the arduous task for a pitance.

Boys and girls, what you're witnessing here is a typical cunning Brit in action.

He's urging the Chinese nation to send its much-sought-after skilled workers to leave their families behind in China and spend many years helping France to rebuild their symbol of French culture and Roman Catholicism.

Mind you that this British historian, who of course knows much about the purposeful destruction of Yuan Ming Yuan, has not uttered one word of apology to the Chinese people, and is continuing to feign ignorance of the extreme sensitivity of the matter of Yuan Ming Yuan.  

No, he is not ignorant of what happened to Yuan Ming Yuan when the combined forces of Britain and France entered Beijing in 1860.  He just pretends not to understand its importance in the Chinese psyche, and continues to rub salt into the wound by making such a preposterous proposal.

Yes, Yuan Ming Yuan -- to this day nothing comes close to matching the resplendence of the Garden of all Gardens in terms of not only its architectural construction, but also the millions of art treasures within its confines.

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