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  • Stasi-Trained Merkel Coddles Jihadi Barbarians....

    10/18/2019 3:12:07 PM PDT · by RArtfulogerDodger · 2 replies
    Adina Kutnicki ^ | 10/16/2019 | Adina Kutnicki
    THERE are certain actions which are borne out of power politics, while others emerge from ideological fixations. Still yet, some are combinations thereof. Said duality is the driving force behind Chancellor Merkel’s rule – her leadership, for almost 15 years, reflects as much. Not only that, as the head of Germany, the 4th largest economy in the world, the heft she wields across Europe (and beyond) is enormous. SO much so, even socialist-leaning and globalist-driven Zuckerberg (in total control of Facebook, the largest social media site on the planet and deemed the world’s most dangerous censor – who is more...
  • Green push for autobahn speed limit fails in Bundestag [Germany]

    10/17/2019 2:57:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 10.17.2019 | kmm, nm/msh (dpa, AFP)
    Germany’s parliament, the Bundestag, has voted against a bill proposed by the Greens that would have introduced a speed limit of 130 kilometers per hour (80 miles per hour) on the nation’s highways. Out of the 631 votes cast on Thursday, 498 voted against the proposal. All members of the far-right AfD and the business-friendly FDP parties rejected the bill, and just two members from each of the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) and conservative parties voted for the proposal. There were only a handful of abstentions. “You’re defending a transport policy from the day before yesterday,” said Cem Özdemir, Green...
  • UK refuses to join EU arms ban on Turkey

    10/15/2019 8:17:38 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 13 replies
    euobserver ^ | October 15, 2019
    The UK will not join other European countries such as France, Germany, the Netherlands and Finland in halting selling arms to Turkey after its invasion in Syria, the Independent reports. The UK was initially also against an EU condemnation of Turkey's military attack, but later agreed to the EU's unanimous position. Because of the UK's refusal to a European arms ban, the EU agreed on stopping arms sales unilaterally.
  • Jumping to freedom. 1961. (an amazing series of 4 clips of escape from East Germany via window)

    10/09/2019 4:17:04 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 4 replies
    imgur ^ | by barenton
    When the Berlin wall was being built, people whose houses were on the dividing line, were ordered to move to the interior. Instead, many opted to escape to Western Berlin through the windows, like this woman. East Berlin police tried to grab her and drag her back, but people on the other side pulled her to safety. At the link - a series of amazing clips from 1961 of people escaping. Here's an example: https://imgur.com/gallery/QbDbVJS 
  • EU cannot accept Turkish "blackmail" -Italian prime minister

    10/12/2019 7:24:38 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 6 replies
    reuters ^ | OCTOBER 11, 2019 | Angelo Amante
    The European Union must not bow to threats from Turkey to push millions of Syrian refugees into EU countries, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday, adding that Ankara should stop its military operations in northern Syria at once. “The EU cannot accept this blackmail. Turkish efforts to welcome in Syrian refugees cannot then become a tool of blackmail for a military initiative that we cannot accept and which must immediately stop,” Conte told reporters. Turkey, which still formally aspires to join the European Union despite mounting EU criticism of Ankara’s human rights record, has been stung by EU...
  • France, Germany suspend arms exports to Turkey

    10/12/2019 6:58:25 PM PDT · by familyop · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva - Israel National News ^ | October 13, 2019 | Ben Ariel
    A number of countries have condemned Turkey's offensive, and Finland, Norway and The Netherlands have already announced that they are stopping arms exports to the country, noted AFP...Trump will sign an executive order expanding the administration's ability to impose sanctions on Turkish officials. Mnuchin said that the executive order does not itself contain new sanctions, but gives Trump the authority to enact them.
  • Pressed by Trump over defense, Germany says can pay more for NATO running costs

    10/13/2019 12:16:14 AM PDT · by Farcesensitive · 16 replies
    Reuters via YAHOO ^ | October 11, 2019 | Sabine Siebold and Robin Emmott
    Germany is willing to contribute more to NATO's running costs as long as other allies also step up to help reduce the United States' share of funding, German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said on Friday. President Donald Trump has long accused European allies, especially Germany, the biggest economy in Europe, of taking U.S. security guarantees for granted and says they need to spend much more on their own defense. With a meeting of NATO leaders looming in December, some allies now see reform of financing for the U.S.-led military alliance as a way to preempt another round of criticism from...
  • EU heading for no-deal Brexit by mistake, Jeremy Hunt warns (Polls favor Boris)

    10/09/2019 5:00:25 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 16 replies
    BBC News ^ | Oct 9, 2019
    Former Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has issued a plea to EU foreign ministers to avoid a "catastrophic failure in statecraft" over Brexit. He has urged them in an open letter to reach a compromise with Prime Minister Boris Johnson while they still can. Delaying Brexit would only increase the chances of a no-deal exit, he warned. "If they think this is bad - just wait until what happens after Boris wins an election," he told the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg in an exclusive interview. Mr Hunt - who lost out to Mr Johnson in July's Conservative leadership contest - has written...
  • _Europe Won't Help, and We’re Not Going to Hold Thousands of ISIS Fighters at Guantanamo Bay

    10/09/2019 12:21:49 PM PDT · by xzins · 50 replies
    CNS ^ | October 8, 2019 | Patrick Goodenough
    The United States for months has been urging European countries to repatriate captured ISIS fighters and their families from northeastern Syria, to no avail, and the U.S. is not about to incarcerate them in Guantanamo Bay, President Trump said on Monday. “We’re not bringing 50, 60, 70 – or even 10,000 people to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “We’re not going to be paying them for the next 50 years – or paying to take care of them for the next 50 years.” He characterized the European response to Washington’s appeals as another example...
  • Boris Johnson: No-Deal Brexit Will Be Angela Merkel’s Fault

    10/09/2019 8:48:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/09/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    To be fair, blame the Germans has proven to be a solid political strategy regarding European affairs for quite a while, and not for no reason. It’s nearly as popular in the UK, historically speaking, as blame the French. And Leo Varadkar might be happy that Boris Johnson isn’t blaming Ireland for the no-deal Brexit everyone knows is coming.But even as much as everyone likes to blame the Germans, this looks like a stretch: An anonymous official in Boris Johnson’s office told broadcast reporters on Tuesday that negotiations with European leaders over Brexit were “essentially impossible” after the British...
  • The E.U. Orders Global Censorship of Comments Calling Austrian Politician a 'Corrupt Oaf'

    10/07/2019 1:02:10 PM PDT · by TBP · 42 replies
    Reason ^ | 10.3.2019 2:15 PM | SCOTT SHACKFORD
    Whatever you do, don't call Austrian Green Party politician Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek a "corrupt oaf" or "lousy traitor of the people" on Facebook. If you do, the European Union (E.U.) has ruled that Facebook can be forced to take your comments down, regardless of where you are in the world. In all likelihood, you have no idea who Glawischnig-Piesczek even is, but you should definitely worry about today's ruling and how it impacts your ability to express your opinions about politicians online. I blogged about this case back in June when the E.U. was first considering it. Glawischnig-Piesczek is a retired...
  • Is Germany moving toward Trump's stance on Iran?

    09/25/2019 5:30:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 09.24.2019 | Christoph Hasselbach
    The German government is generally critical of US President Donald Trump’s politics, especially when it comes to questions of war and peace in the Middle East. Last year, Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that Germany, France and the UK, among others, had struggled to secure and wanted to maintain at all costs. The situation appeared to escalate dangerously after the drone attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia on September 14. Iran-aligned Houthi rebels fighting a Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen have claimed responsibility. The US immediately blamed Iran, even as the Saudi government...
  • Controversial Palestinian rappers banned from performing in Berlin

    09/25/2019 5:52:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 09.25.2019 | Stuart Braun
    A Palestinian rally set to take place Wednesday in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate has caused a diplomatic storm as both the Israeli and US ambassadors to Germany called for a performance by Palestinian rappers Shadi Al-Bourini and Shadi Al-Najjar to be banned. Their pressure succeeded at the last hour with the Jüdische Allgemeine newspaper reporting, just 30 minuted before the rally was due to start, that the Berlin Senate Department for Home Affairs and Sport said it was banning the two rappers from appearing. The spokesperson for the Home Affairs and Sport Ministry, Martin Pallgen, said it would probably...
  • Nigel Farage attacks Guy Verhofstadt after chief Eurocrat 'called for European Empire'

    09/20/2019 5:21:53 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Daily Express (UK) ^ | 10:30, Tue, Sep 17, 2019 | Naomi Adedokun
    Nigel Farage blasted Brussels chief Guy Verhofstadt, for his apparent calls for a “European empire”, telling it straight that the EU is “building an empire”. The Brexit Party leader took to his LBC show after comments by Guy Verhofstadt about a “European empire”. Mr. Farage said: “Andrew Adonis, who of course I’ve spoken to you many times before here at LBC, is really one of the fanatics for ‘Remain’. Even Adonis said, ‘I don’t believe in a European Empire but a free European Union; the world has had enough of empires’. Well, hear-hear to that, Lord Adonis, but that is...
  • The Fable of Edward Snowden

    12/31/2016 5:54:51 PM PST · by Robert DeLong · 58 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Dec. 30, 2016 | Edward Jay Epstein
    Of all the lies that Edward Snowden has told since his massive theft of secrets from the National Security Agency and his journey to Russia via Hong Kong in 2013, none is more provocative than the claim that he never intended to engage in espionage, and was only a “whistleblower” seeking to expose the overreach of NSA’s information gathering. With the clock ticking on Mr. Snowden’s chance of a pardon, now is a good time to review what we have learned about his real mission.
  • In Macron’s ‘Open Borders’ France, more than 90,000 Muslims have lodged asylum claims in 2019

    09/16/2019 5:12:37 PM PDT · by robowombat · 9 replies
    BARENAKEDISLAM ^ | SEPTEMBER 15, 2019
    In Emmanuelle Macron’s ‘Open Borders’ France, more than 90,000 illegal alien Muslim invaders have lodged asylum claims so far this year, tying with Germany SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 BY BARENAKEDISLAM New statistics have revealed that France is now tied with Germany for new asylum applications this year, with over 90,000 mainly Muslim illegal migrant wannabes attempting to claim asylum in France. A document from the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) claims that France has seen a total of 91,372 asylum applications so far in 2019, just 767 less than Germany over the same period, French newspaper Le Bien Publique reports. France...
  • Climate protesters tell carmakers 'the party is over' (only 11.37 years left)

    09/15/2019 1:11:50 PM PDT · by Libloather · 53 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 9/14/19 | Ilona Wissenbach
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt's IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela Merkel's government prepares to unveil climate protection measures. Police in Frankfurt said some 15,000, including many cyclists, took part in the march. Organizers put the number at 25,000 and said that around 18,000 cyclists had descended on the city. Protesters took aim at SUVs, seen by environmentalists as a highly polluting status symbol that has no place in cities. "STOP SUV," "SUV not cool," and "We...
  • The best speech on Brexit -- from a shocking source: A German Member of Parliament

    09/10/2019 8:05:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/10/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    Keep in mind that, according to most of our media (and even more so the European media), we are supposed to regard with fear the German “ultra-right-wing” political party, the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD). Also, keep in mind that we are supposed to believe that the Brexit battle pits Brits against a united Europe that is horrified at their effort to shatter the European Union. But, in fact, the arrogant, unaccountable transnational organizations, of which the EU is a leading example, have served global elites better than ordinary citizens of their constuent countries. Watch this speech in Germany’s parliament, the...
  • Global Alliance of Religions Joins Push for UN Agenda 2030

    About a thousand representatives of world religions and other organizations gathered in Germany in late August to advance globalism and a planetary uniting of religions to promote the United Nations’ so-called masterplan for humanity known as UN Agenda 2030. Critics expressed alarm that self-proclaimed religious leaders were embracing dangerous world “order” ideas totally at odds with liberty and Christianity. The implications are massive. The controversial 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace, backed by George Soros and the globalist-controlled German government and other powerful forces, aimed to unify the world’s religious organizations behind key elements of the establishment’s agenda —...
  • Sweden rejects TRUMP vanity licence plate request

    09/09/2019 10:21:05 AM PDT · by Signalman · 7 replies
    <p>COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Swedish authorities say that a man has been denied a vanity plate with the letters TRUMP because it violated motor vehicle department rules, calling the letter combination “offensive.”</p> <p>The Aftonbladet tabloid, one of Sweden’s largest newspapers, reported Saturday that the man said he “was drunk and thought it was fun to apply” online for a new licence plate with U.S. President Donald Trump’s last name “because the car is American.”</p>