Skip to comments.Fight in Taiwan's Parliament (lots of pictures)
Posted on 10/11/2005 7:37:06 AM PDT by Stoat
Taiwan legislators from the DPP and Kuomintang fight in Parliament in Taipei. Lawmakers from the ruling and opposition parties failed to agree on how an independent National Communications Commission, set up to monitor the media, should be formed.
Lawmakers from Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party try to occupy a parliament speaker's seat in a bid to prevent the proceedings of an opposition bill.
Taiwan's parliament is notorious for fistfights, with many lawmakers enjoying the media attention when brawls erupt.
The Legislature reconvened after a holiday to consider the proposal put forward by the opposition Nationalist Party to set up the new media watchdog.
But the debate didn't really go to plan as these amazing pictures show.
Chang Shou-wen, legislator from Taiwan's main opposition Kuomintang, holds his face in agony after being hit in the fracas.
Chang Shou-wen covers his bleeding face after the scuffle. Plackards and boards were used as make-shift weapons in the fight.
"If the left wants a fistfight, bring it on. We have the men and we have the guns."
Yeah, too bad we could not have "addressed" the seven RINO traitors in the Senate that way!! The fillibuster would have been history.
Too bad the Republicans don't have a little of that fight in them. They would probably prefer a sleep off, or maybe a pillow fight.
C-SPAN could offer Pay per View.
Which country is Ann Coulter from? In my Congress, the Democrats say "Boo" to the Republicans and most of the Republicans wet themselves, fall over into fetal position and cry for mercy.
I bet the Dems could kick the crap out of the RINO-filled Congress these days, the GOP has no fight in them anymore.
I was watching CSPAN the other night and over the energy vote, Pelosi was foaming at the mouth, over the vote that was suppose to take five mintues - took over 45 minutes, and as ususal it was due to the GOP culture of corruption. They were like a bunch of 2 year olds then they come out of session to have news conference whinning about the Culture of Corruption. I am surprised someone didn't punch her. I was so mad, my son turned the channel, and kept telling me "she can't hear you" .You just want to go through the screen and grab her by her bony neck and give her a good shaking.
You make an excellent point of course. The context that this quote came from was in the immediate aftermath of the failed pie-throwing effort at Miss Coulter. She was referring to the common citizens and not elected officials.
In retrospect I realize that this was a poor reference for me to use, and if I could edit the thread I would withdraw the post.
My apologies. ((((standing in corner))))))
Are you saying that Hillary could beat up Trent Lott?
Who'da thunk it???
Paging Mr. Bettemen......paging Mr. Bettmen.......please pick up the courtesy phone!!
She may have to throw Ted Kennedy at Trent to knock him over, but I bet she could take out RINOs McCain and Specter with a slap and a stern look.
When I used to watch TV I had a spring operated suction-dart gun that looked just like a Luger. I would shoot it at the screen and sometimes it made me feel better.....for a little while.
At least it didn't damage the TV :-)
Nothing like fighting could ever happen in the US congress - fighting might mess up their $200.00 hair arrangements.
To paraphrase Ann Coulter, "If the left wants a fistfight, bring it on. We have the men and we have the guns."
I love that passage: It reminds me of a saying about always make sure to bring a pistol to a fistfight. Can someone help me here with that one?
LOL... that is what I should do. I rarely watch news anymore, when I do I end up stressing out. At least reading it over internet you don't have to look or listen to these nitwits. Dems have a one view and you can not reason or debate them. What is so funny is how quick they all get the same talking points and go with it until a new slogan comes up.
I've always heard it as "Never bring a knife to a gunfight". but your version works fine also :-)
only if he forgets to cower.
And CSPAN would be pay-per-view!
I got hit in the fracas once, and it doubled me over for an hour.
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