Calls for Americans to boycott Britain over Lockerbie bomber release

Found 24th Aug 2009
Britain last night faced the growing threat of a United States boycott over the release of the Lockerbie bomber.

Campaigners are calling on Americans to cancel trips to the UK and avoid British goods after Abdelbasset Ali Al Megrahi was allowed back to Libya on compassionate grounds.

Internet protesters are even calling on customers to target British banks and oil firm BP.

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I Wouldent Like To Be Kenny Mc ******* Now
SOUNDS LIKE BRASS HOLE

The SNP wanted power.
Now they've got to deal with it...

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good we should ban them all anyway.... till they pay the millions they owe us in congestion charges they are refusing to pay.....

.... cause we never do anything for the U S do we? !!!!!!! :whistling:

Ban the Scots for nicking all our English Tax money for them to play god in their country

gr8h8me;6102926

Ban the Scots for nicking all our English Tax money for them to play god … Ban the Scots for nicking all our English Tax money for them to play god in their country



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To be honest, the American government are the biggest ********* in human history.
Megrahi was jailed for a crime he almost definetly didn't commit and the US know this but still want to mess things up
We should be boycotting US products rather than the opposite, especially seeing as all the sucking up the UK government has done to US like involvement in the Iraq/Afghanistan wars etc

What About Hess The Set Of 2 Faced Yanks

gr8h8me;6102926

Ban the Scots for nicking all our English Tax money for them to play god … Ban the Scots for nicking all our English Tax money for them to play god in their country



ban the english for nicking all our scottish tax money for them to play god in their country

DarkKnight;6102950

To be honest, the American government are the biggest ********* in human … To be honest, the American government are the biggest ********* in human history.Megrahi was jailed for a crime he almost definetly didn't commit and the US know this but still want to mess things upWe should be boycotting US products rather than the opposite, especially seeing as all the sucking up the UK government has done to US like involvement in the Iraq/Afghanistan wars etc



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A crime that was almost certainly in retaliation for the US 'accidentally' shooting down an Iranian passenger plane ( link below for those not familiar with the incident).

How the US has the bare-faced brass I do not know.

en.wikipedia.org/wik…655

so a few less american tourists then? can only be a good thing-95 percent of em dont even own a passport anyway so big deal.

remember the same american intelligence service(and in many cases the same people) who named megrahi as the bomber also produced the infamous weapons of mass destruction dossier to justify invading iraq.

"american intelligence"-only one of those words is true.

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micoo;6103013

ban the english for nicking all our scottish tax money for them to play … ban the english for nicking all our scottish tax money for them to play god in their country



you mean people work and pay taxes in scotland m'ego?:-D

id check that again if i were you lol it wouldnt pay for much

I think he was a scapegoat but you shouldn't condem a people on whats reported about them in our tabloid press............

I doubt the boycott will get anywhere as American tv news and press tend to concentrate on state and provincial stories give relavtively little coverage to report wider international issues which is why quite a few Americans don't even know that Brits are fighting in Afghanistan or were in the Iraq conflicts......

chesso;6103079

+1A crime that was almost certainly in retaliation for the US … +1A crime that was almost certainly in retaliation for the US 'accidentally' shooting down an Iranian passenger plane ( link below for those not familiar with the incident). How the US has the bare-faced brass I do not know.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_Air_Flight_655



100% right, or perhaps it could have been the US who shot down the Panam Lockerbie plane as well to try and play both sides? a bit similar to the Stealth Boat in Tommorow Never Dies.
but did any americans get jailed for life for blowing up a plane full of people? no way, so yes they have no right being against the UK for releasing one guy

did any americans get jailed for life for blowing up a plane full of … did any americans get jailed for life for blowing up a plane full of people?


i think the guy got a medal from george bush snr

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casparwhite;6103105

you mean people work and pay taxes in scotland m'ego?:-Did check that … you mean people work and pay taxes in scotland m'ego?:-Did check that again if i were you lol it wouldnt pay for much



Well at least we know the Scottish tax money isn't going on education in England!!

Why do you think Scotland want to have independence when it comes to paying taxes and public spending? Because Scotland gives a lot more to England monetary wise then they get back

On topic, I think the justice sec should be drug tested cos nobody in their right mind would let a terrorist off like that!!

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Maybe we should do what the yanks did and train and arm the taliban because that was such a good idea.

I know Gordon Brown is a bit of a div, but any country that has Goerge Bush voted in a president not once but twice does not have a clue!!

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lets hope this boycott really takes hold and then we can retaliate by withdrawing our troops from afghanistan. Will save more than the yanks spend!

Americans - Nice but dim

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Paddy Charlie;6103622

Well at least we know the Scottish tax money isn't going on education in … Well at least we know the Scottish tax money isn't going on education in England!!Why do you think Scotland want to have independence when it comes to paying taxes and public spending? Because Scotland gives a lot more to England monetary wise then they get backOn topic, I think the justice sec should be drug tested cos nobody in their right mind would let a terrorist off like that!!


Source?

i think you'll find that is completely wrong!

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Paddy Charlie;6103622

Well at least we know the Scottish tax money isn't going on education in … Well at least we know the Scottish tax money isn't going on education in England!!Why do you think Scotland want to have independence when it comes to paying taxes and public spending? Because Scotland gives a lot more to England monetary wise then they get backOn topic, I think the justice sec should be drug tested cos nobody in their right mind would let a terrorist off like that!!



read the post it was in reply to mate it was all in jest and context was just to the comment made

appears to of hit a nerve with you tho somehow:roll: is there something on your shoulder?:thinking:

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Americans = stooooooooopid

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csiman;6103665

Source?i think you'll find that is completely wrong!



Source? The daily sport page 99!!

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casparwhite;6103667

read the post it was in reply to mate it was all in jest and context was … read the post it was in reply to mate it was all in jest and context was just to the comment madeappears to of hit a nerve with you tho somehow:roll: is there something on your shoulder?:thinking:



No I'm not even scottish or british so haven't got a chip on my shoulder. Just seems a few english users post 6 + 7 (wasn't trying to single casper out his was just last post on it but at least he was joking) do have a chip on their shoulders so I was just putting them right!
Scotland seems to go from being british to just scottish very quick when something goes wrong.

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Paddy Charlie;6103753

No I'm not even scottish or british so haven't got a chip on my shoulder. … No I'm not even scottish or british so haven't got a chip on my shoulder. Just seems a few english users post 6 + 7 (wasn't trying to single casper out his was just last post on it but at least he was joking) do have a chip on their shoulders so I was just putting them right!Scotland seems to go from being british to just scottish very quick when something goes wrong.



there has always been that rivalry mate and i can see that you are not scttish with a name like paddy....which i suppose was the indirect dig at you backing the scotts up....

nevermind tho as i see the point you were making:) its all tit for tat banter at the end of the day

They're just bitter they lost their trade tower.

good we wont have to go to war with em again then will we?
Cant beleive hes free though.

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cherishu2;6104409

good we wont have to go to war with em again then will we?Cant beleive … good we wont have to go to war with em again then will we?Cant beleive hes free though.



sounds like we are gonna be at war with the americans if anyone:-D


bring it, thats something i would join the forces for:thumbsup:

casparwhite;6103105

you mean people work and pay taxes in scotland m'ego?:-Did check that … you mean people work and pay taxes in scotland m'ego?:-Did check that again if i were you lol it wouldnt pay for much


i dont know theres a lot of tax on alcohol and as thats scotlands favourite pattime and only job opportunity once they taxx drugs scots will be paying a lot in tax lol

casparwhite;6104431

sounds like we are gonna be at war with the americans if anyone:-Dbring … sounds like we are gonna be at war with the americans if anyone:-Dbring it, thats something i would join the forces for:thumbsup:


the british forces are better than americans because we have superior training and are adaptable as we dont fund the equipment like usa do they have better weapons but dont know how to use them which is why most of the firing they did in iraq and afghanistan hit our boys instead of the enemies

casparwhite;6104431

sounds like we are gonna be at war with the americans if anyone:-Dbring … sounds like we are gonna be at war with the americans if anyone:-Dbring it, thats something i would join the forces for:thumbsup:



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