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Restored monarchy gains young Germansí support
TheLocal.de ^ | 25 Apr 13 17:32 CET | (The Local/jcw)

Posted on 04/26/2013 11:17:04 PM PDT by Olog-hai

One in five Germans would like to see the monarchy restored, according to a survey released on Thursday. Young Germans were even keener on replacing the president with a new Kaiser. …

Despite swelling support among the young, most Germans still oppose the idea. 51 percent of all respondents said that having a king or queen would cost too much money. Sixty nine percent said they were completely against the idea. …

(Excerpt) Read more at thelocal.de ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Germany; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: holyromanempire; kaiser; monarchy; reich
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1 posted on 04/26/2013 11:17:04 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Wow. Really? No one teaches history any more do they.


2 posted on 04/26/2013 11:32:44 PM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Mind!)
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah, that’s what the world needs: another generation of fired-up Germans.


3 posted on 04/26/2013 11:51:33 PM PDT by tumblindice
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To: vpintheak
Well they should

What was lost has been restored.

4 posted on 04/27/2013 12:45:16 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (RIP Chrissie Amphlett.)
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To: Olog-hai

Anyone remember what was said by George III following the American Revolution? He stated: “ The world has been turned upside-down.” He was talking about the “ancien regime” with monarchs supported by the elites, who were all supported by the labors of the peasants. Some have been working for the restoration of that particular order eversince.


5 posted on 04/27/2013 2:41:24 AM PDT by David Isaac
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To: Olog-hai
They want this back?


6 posted on 04/27/2013 3:28:38 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Oztrich Boy

This makes me smile. I very much want to see the return of the Hohenzollerns.


7 posted on 04/27/2013 3:35:29 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: David Isaac

If the Germans had kept the Kaiser, there would be no Hitler.


8 posted on 04/27/2013 3:36:07 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: David Isaac

Which costs Americans more - the Queen or the current consort to King Obama?


9 posted on 04/27/2013 3:36:58 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: JCBreckenridge

When the Nazis took power, they absolutely forbade the exiled Kaiser to return to Germany & he died in exile in a house provided by his friend, Queen Wilhelmina of Holland.

Kaiser Bill respected Dutch neutrality in WWI. When he died, the occupying Germans placed a guard of honor around the Doorn house. Hitler ordered it immediately withdrawn.

Crown Prince Ruprecht remained a popular choice for monarch well after WWII. Where are his descendants?


10 posted on 04/27/2013 4:40:58 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: tumblindice

“Yeah, that’s what the world needs: another generation of fired-up Germans”

If it kicks Islam out of Europe then that is exactly what the West needs.


11 posted on 04/27/2013 4:53:48 AM PDT by Reaganez
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If it kicks Islam out of Europe then that is exactly what the West needs.

Well the ones they kick out can't come here. America already has too many ragheads as it is.

12 posted on 04/27/2013 4:57:12 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Olog-hai

Heil dir im Siegerkranz!


13 posted on 04/27/2013 4:58:32 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: JCBreckenridge; annalex
Ping to your Monarchy List Annalex.

We sure could use some right now.

14 posted on 04/27/2013 4:59:12 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Sirius Lee

I object to the term “ragheads” as it reflects poorly on Sikhs, who I like quite well.

Regarding the Middle Eastern types who the term is presumably directed at, see tagline.


15 posted on 04/27/2013 5:15:06 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: FreedomPoster

So noted.


16 posted on 04/27/2013 5:32:39 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Olog-hai

My ancestors were poor, but extremely good looking. The men in my family regularly served as male versions of concubines to queens and princesses in Europe. In Germany, the female royalty called them “Der Gross Leibe Panzers”. The male aristocracy had several names for them that all roughly translate to “Randy Sons-Of-B**ches”. The men in my family all have the ability to dress while running from palace guards. We aren’t royalty, but we’ve been as close to royalty as you can get. Vive l’amour!


17 posted on 04/27/2013 6:06:51 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: elcid1970

Not sure, they are in a list somewhere which is being kept. My family were German emigre’s before the First War - never supported Hitler. Were appalled by how it all turned out under Weimar and very thankful they got out.


18 posted on 04/27/2013 6:56:01 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: JCBreckenridge; elcid1970
The current head of the House of Hohenzollern, and pretender to the throne, is Georg Friedrich Ferdinand, Prinz von Preußen, great-grandson of Kaiser Bill.
19 posted on 04/27/2013 8:11:05 AM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: Olog-hai; KC_Lion; La Lydia; Mrs. Don-o; PJammers; sinsofsolarempirefan
One in five Germans would like to see the monarchy restored

...and 4 out of 5 don't have a clue of the horrific lesson Germany received in the 20'th century. It must be the compulsory state-run education doing its numbing work.

20 posted on 04/27/2013 10:32:44 AM PDT by annalex (fear them not)
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