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  • Europe at a Crossroads: 'The Pacifist Streak in German Politics Is a Problem'

    02/21/2017 6:25:55 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Der Spiegel ^ | February 17, 2017 10:27 AM | Markus Becker
    The future of NATO and trans-Atlantic relations will be at the top of the agenda at the Munich Security Conference, which begins on Friday. British political scientist Anthony Glees says that Germany must become a “muscular democracy” and take the lead in Europe. […] “The largest weight is now on Germany’s shoulders. Chancellor Merkel must continue to convince people of the EU’s importance; she must spearhead the effort to redefine the EU. In order to do this, Germany must become a muscular democracy. It needs to shoulder far more responsibility for the physical security of Europe, especially Eastern Europe and...
  • German real estate market overheated, says central bank

    02/20/2017 9:51:19 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 02.20.2017 | aw/msh (Reuters, dpa, AFP)
    German residential real estate is overvalued by up to 30 percent, the central bank warned as part of its monthly report for February, released on Monday. The Bundesbank said the German economy should retain a strong footing in the coming months thanks to high industrial and construction activity, but warned this could not fully account for a recent surge in residential property prices. […] Home prices in German cities rose by 8 percent in 2016 after rising by an annual average of 6.75 percent in the previous six years, according to Bundesbank calculations based on data from consultancy firm Bulwiengesa....
  • Germany Election Frontrunner Schulz Accused in EU Fake Job Scandal

    02/19/2017 5:23:27 PM PST · by davikkm · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHRIS TOMLINSON
    Social Democrat (SPD) leader Martin Schulz could be facing a possible scandal as details have emerged regarding unusual contracts he made for friends when European Union President. The allegations of potential misconduct by the former European Union president revolve mostly around a man named Markus Engels, a long-time confidant of Schulz and his current campaign manager for the German federal elections later this year. According to reports, Schulz gave Engels a lavish contract in 2012 to represent Schulz interests in Berlin, though he was registered in Brussels — allowing him to avoid large amounts of tax, Der Spiegel reports.
  • Merkel says Europe must take MORE refugees and Islam 'isn't source of terror'

    02/18/2017 10:25:16 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 56 replies
    Daily Star ^ | 2/18/2017 | Jeremy Culley
    The embattled leader says Europe has an obligation to take more displaced people from Syria and Iraq. She also said Islam "is not the cause of terrorism" and that combatting extremism needs the cooperation of Muslim countries. In a wide-ranging speech at a Munich security conference, the German chief also vowed to work closely with Vladimir Putin's Russia in the fight with ISIS in the Middle East. Mrs Merkel has come under fire for taking in up to one million refugees amid security concerns and a string of migrant sex attacks across Germany. After the Berlin lorry attack at a...
  • Pence brings Trump's military demands to wary Europe

    02/18/2017 8:11:56 AM PST · by Enchante · 50 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | February 18, 2017 | John Vandiver
    Merkel said Germany is committed to spending more, but will do so at its own pace. Berlin is set to increase expenditures by 8 percent this year and aims to reach the NATO benchmark of 2 percent of gross domestic product in about eight years. “We will do everything we can in order to fulfill this commitment,” Merkel said, adding that a strong Europe is also in America’s interest.
  • Climate Change in Germany Merkel Might Lose After All

    02/18/2017 7:48:22 AM PST · by jonno · 16 replies
    SPIEGEL Online ^ | February 14, 2017 | SPIEGEL Staff
    With just six months until Germans go to the polls, Angela Merkel's re-election is looking less certain by the week. Martin Schulz is a dangerous adversary and his Social Democrats are full of the kind of enthusiasm that the chancellor's party lacks. In November 1998, Angela Merkel gave an interview to the photographer and writer Herlinde Koelbl. It was a moment of uncertainty in Merkel's career, coming as it did just after Chancellor Helmut Kohl, on whose cabinet Merkel had served for seven years, lost that year's general election. Kohl had failed to recognize that Germans had grown weary of...
  • Germany says settlement construction could lead to war [for Israel]

    02/17/2017 5:22:14 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | February 16, 2017, 11:22 pm | Alexander Fulbright
    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned Thursday that continued Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank endangers the possibility of a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians and could lead to war in the Middle East, Reuters reported. “We are concerned that unlimited construction of settlements will … make a two-state solution impossible and could increase the risks of conflicts in the Middle East, including possible war,” Sigmar Gabriel said during a news conference at a meeting of G20 foreign ministers in Bonn, Germany. Despite being one of Israel’s strongest allies, Germany has taken a more critical stance against...
  • Merkel seeks speedier deportations to Tunisia

    02/17/2017 6:00:04 PM PST · by Lorianne · 11 replies
    DW (Deutsche Welle) ^ | 14 February 2017
    In a meeting with her Tunisian counterpart Tuesday in the Federal Chancellery in Berlin, German Chancellor Angel Merkel pushed for ways to encourage rejected Tunisian asylum seekers living in Germany to depart the country and return home. Germany plans to offer stronger support for measures facilitating voluntary return, such as educational incentives and financial support for entrepreneurs. In addition, Merkel emphasized that the German government would seek to deport individuals who refuse to return to Tunisia of their own violition. "We must make it clear: whoever does not choose to return of their own free will then have to be...
  • ‘The eurozone isn’t working’ - Alan Greenspan

    02/17/2017 6:00:13 PM PST · by Java4Jay · 14 replies
    He suggests the inequality is largely down to a north/south geographical divide which means the division between the northern and southern EU countries is too big. The bloc's more prosperous nations such as Germany consistently fund the deficits of those in the south, and that simply can't go on, said Greenspan.
  • The Water, The Spirit and The Blood !

    02/17/2017 8:12:12 AM PST · by Jedediah
    Holy Spirit,Bible, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-17-17 | Bible , jedediah
    Your soreness is a sign of spirit loss , so come drinking my Spirit "For I AM refreshing", and renewal "IS" yours for the taking when you learn to just receive ! So Take on Me through receiving deep within My Blood as your water and My bread as your food for as you truly fast the Earth I shall "restore' all that has been lost and stolen from you for I and The Father work "As One" . "So just agree with Me and all shall be restored to you " as I ( (( Rise Up )) )...
  • German Bishops’ Spokesman Declines Requests for Clarified Guidelines [Catholic Caucus]

    02/16/2017 5:20:52 PM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | February 16, 2017 | Maike Hickson
    On 14 February, Steve Skojec reported on his own attempts to receive, in justice, some clarifications – specific and unambiguous ones – concerning steps now to be taken by the Archdiocese of Newark with regard to the outspoken and conservative Catholic priest, Father Peter West. (My family has known Father West personally and has cherished him for his gentleness and radiant kindness). As it now turns out, however, the speaker for the Archdiocese evaded and then declined to give any further details as to the standing “protocols” and the canonical grounds upon which Father West will now be dealt with....
  • Germany: Merkel’s Refugee Czar Wants Voting Rights for Migrants

    02/16/2017 12:22:13 PM PST · by Java4Jay · 26 replies
    Merkels's commission wants the voting rights for migrants and refugees at par with German citizens in any future referendum.
  • Germany emphasizes importance of two-state solution

    02/15/2017 1:25:31 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 02.15.2017 | mz/sms (AFP, dpa, AP)
    Following comments from the White House that — contrary to America’s long-standing policy — a two-state solution may not be necessary for peace in the Middle East, Germany has insisted that the approach cannot be abandoned. German government spokesperson Steffen Seibert said a two-state solution was the foundation of Germany’s Middle East policy. The head of a German parliamentary committee on foreign affairs, Norbert Röttgen, was quoted by “Die Welt” newspaper as saying “the two-state solution is the only way Israel can remain a democratic and a Jewish state at the same time.” Niels Annen, foreign policy spokesperson for the...
  • Vanity: Cheap WW II Eastern Front Kindle Books

    02/15/2017 9:29:45 AM PST · by C19fan · 20 replies
    Amazon ^ | February 15, 2017 | Me
    If you are interested in the Eastern Front of WW II, the most brutal war in human history, it appears Amazon has several title in the Kindle format at rock bottom prices. The David Glantz two volume history of the Battle of Smolensk is available in Kindle for $2.99 each. Mr. Glantz has taken advantage of the opening of the Red Army archives after the collapse of the Soviet Union. These are documentary style works filled with orders from the Soviet High Command, Stavka, and below to construct the history of this forgotten battle. He goes into detail about the...
  • Security Personnel to Be Permanently Stationed at Cologne Cathedral

    02/13/2017 5:59:38 PM PST · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/13/17 | Nick Hallet
    Cologne Cathedral is to introduce stringent new security measures amid ongoing security fears, with worshippers’ bags being searched and private security drafted in. Cathedral provost Gerd Bachner told a press conference on Saturday that people “must not be afraid” when they visit the building. “We have to do more to ensure safety,” the provost said. However, that personnel should still act “proportionately”. From 1 March, there will be a ban on bringing large suitcases, travel bags, and hiking bags into the cathedral. Kölnischer Rundschau also reports that a private security firm will join the traditional cathedral vergers in policing worshippers,...
  • Thousands Gather in Remembrance of World War II destruction of Dresden

    02/13/2017 4:33:00 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 96 replies
    Dresden's mayor has used the event to remind participants of the brutalities of war, even in the 21st century. During World War II, Allied forces firebombed the German city of Dresden, leaving 25,000 people dead. Around 12,000 people on Monday gathered in Dresden and joined hands to form a human chain in a message of "peace and reconciliation" marking the anniversary of the deadly firebombing of the city by Allied forces towards the end of the Second World War. The act aimed at reminding the participants of the brutal bombing, considered one of the Allied forces more controversial acts during...
  • Angela Merkel to start paying refugees to leave Germany voluntarily

    02/13/2017 9:41:02 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/13/17 | Robert Laurie
    Backtracking If there’s a poster child for the implementation of a disastrous immigration policy, her name is Angela Merkel. By throwing Germany’s doors wide open, the Chancellor has become the face of a refugee free-for-all that has left her country - and much of Europe - in turmoil. Now, Merkel is facing re-election. You can tell it’s not going well for her because, after years of anything-goes rhetoric, she’s trying to backpedal. Apparently, she’s decided it’s time to get rid of a good chunk of the 1.2 million refugees who entered Germany. The problem is (go figure) they’re reluctant to...
  • Famous drag queen poses with Angela Merkel at ceremony to choose Germany's new president (Tr.)

    02/12/2017 5:26:22 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2-12-2017 | Thomas Burrows
    A 6ft 5in drag queen with a shock of bright orange hair stole the show at the ceremony to choose Germany's new president in Berlin. Olivia Jones, real name Oliver Knobel, posed for photos with Chancellor Angela Merkel and brought a touch of glamour to the occasion. The 47-year-old was invited to be among the 1,260 voting delegates by the Green Party. They chose the Social Democrats' Frank-Walter Steinmeier, 61, who described President Donald Trump as a 'hate preacher' during last year's US election, as the new president in Germany. She is famous in Germany for her guided tours of...
  • It’s come to this: Angela Merkel now offering cash for migrants to leave Germany

    02/12/2017 4:06:41 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/17/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    On Friday we talked about new proposals coming from German Chancellor Angela Merkel which made it sound as if she was taking a new and even harder line on deporting troublesome immigrants from her country. There were a few other details in her proposals which were left out of the main headlines however. As it turns out, there are some incentive options on the table for those who took advantage of Germany’s open-door policies but are now not feeling quite so welcome in the shifting political climate of an election year. And when you’re talking about incentives there is...
  • US Vs. Germany Fed Cup Tennis Match Opens with Nazi Anthem

    02/12/2017 3:42:00 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 64 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 2-12-2017 | Staff
    German tennis player Andrea Petkovic said it was “the worst thing I experienced,” and the “epitome of ignorance,” after her Saturday match in Lahaina, Hawaii, against American Alison Riske began with a robust singing of the German national anthem so cherished by the late Adolf Hitler, Das Lied der Deutschen, which opens with the immortal verse, “Deutschland, Deutschland ueber alles” (Germany, Germany above all), and has been banned in Germany since 1945.
  • Horror in Germany as elderly woman on her way to work raped in driveway by foreigner

    02/12/2017 9:11:34 AM PST · by markomalley · 58 replies
    The Express ^ | 2/12/17 | Vickie Oliphant
    GERMANY has been left in shock after an elderly woman was attacked and raped in a driveway by a young foreigner. The 60-year-old woman had left her home in Jena, Thuringia on Friday morning at around 6am on her way to work. But she was followed by a 20-year-old foreigner, who she says spoke “broken” German, and was attacked in the street. He dragged her into a driveway between Am Steiger Street and Philosophenweg Street, where he launched into a brutal attack and sexually assaulted her. Fighting back, she managed to escape and ran out into the street - almost...
  • Haven't they learnt a thing? Merkel’s government 'hoping to bring in 12 MILLION migrants'

    02/12/2017 7:01:08 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 92 replies
    Express UK ^ | 2-11-2017 | Siobahn Mcfadden
    A leaked report from Mrs Merkel's government said Germany would need to take in 12m migrants over the next four decades to keep Germany’s population size stable. But the staggering figures unearthed by the Rheinische Post are only set to infuriate far-right voters who are already reeling after almost 2.2 million migrants flooded into the country in 2015 alone. According to local reports a new report drafted by the Government has admitted the issue of migrant integration is a thorny subject.
  • Hamburg Airport Stops Flights After Toxin Injures Dozens

    02/12/2017 5:21:57 AM PST · by Innovative · 50 replies
    NY Times ^ | Feb. 12, 2017 | AP
    BERLIN — German firefighters on Sunday evacuated hundreds of passengers at Hamburg Airport after 50 people were injured by an unknown toxin that likely spread through the airport's air conditioning system. All flights were halted for several hours due to the evacuation, airport spokeswoman Karen Stein said. "We have cancelled all flight at least until 2 p.m. (1300GMT) and most parts of the airport have been evacuated," she said.
  • Liberal Teacher Takes in Muslim ‘Refugee’, His Friend Finds What’s Left…

    02/11/2017 4:13:20 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 48 replies
    Tea Party ^ | 2/10/2017 | Angry Patriot Movement Staff
    If liberals need more proof about just how important proper vetting is, they need to read this gruesome report about what just happened to a kindhearted teacher in Germany. A German math teacher living in a postcard perfect hamlet wanted to further his desire to aide fleeing migrants. After befriending four refugees while making locations at a migrant center and even opening his home to them, one of them brutally beat him and left him to die in a pool of his own blood. The 55-year-old German-Iranian teacher lived in Celle, a small town near Hanover, Germany. The popular teacher...
  • Clinton sought secret info on EU bailout plans as son-in-law's doomed hedge fund gambled on Greece

    10/17/2016 10:20:17 PM PDT · by tired&retired · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 03, 2016 | Peter Byrne
    Hedge fund manager Marc Mezvinsky had friends in high places when he bet big on a Greek economic recovery, but even the keen interest of his mother-in-law, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, wasn't enough to spare him and his investors from financial tragedy. In 2012, Mezvinski, the husband of Chelsea Clinton, created a $325 million basket of offshore funds under the Eaglevale Partners banner through a special arrangement with investment bank Goldman Sachs. The funds have lost tens of millions of dollars predicting that bailouts of the Greek banking system would pump up the value of the country’s distressed bonds....
  • Germany's Muslim Demographic Future

    02/08/2017 10:57:13 AM PST · by blam · 23 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 2-8-2017 | Soeren Kern
    * Critics of Germany's open-door immigration policy are warning that the recent surge in Germany's Muslim population — which surpassed six million in 2016 for the first time — has already changed the face of the country forever. * The price for reversing Germany's demographic decline appears to be the further Islamization of Germany under the guise of multiculturalism. * With a fertility rate of 1.6 births per woman, well below the replacement rate of 2.1, Germany will require a permanent influx of 300,000 migrants per year in order keep the current population level stable through the year 2060, according...
  • Germans buy Guns Through the Mail ... Oops

    02/08/2017 4:24:19 AM PST · by marktwain · 24 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 February, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Graphic from Zweit Online Hundreds of illegal guns have been sent into Germany through the postal system, with websites offering the service. The following summation was sent to me by a source who compiled it from a number of English language translations. Germany’s largest newspaper is reporting that hundreds of people have been caught buying illegal firearms in order to protect themselves from migrants. The largest of the websites selling guns has been shut down and its user data has been handed over to the police and journalists. According to claims elsewhere in the German media, people who were...
  • Frauke Petry, the New Face of Germany’s Anti-Immigrant Right

    02/08/2017 1:32:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Tablet Magazine ^ | February 7, 2017 | Yardena Schwartz
    Over the last decade, Germany has been the indisputable leader of Europe, with its strong economy, liberal democracy, close partnership with the United States, and in recent years, its dominant role in steering the continent through one catastrophe after another: first the euro crisis and the bailouts of Greece, Spain, Portugal and others, followed by the refugee crisis, which saw the largest wave of migration since the Holocaust. However, as populist movements on both sides of the Atlantic gain ground, the Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) poses a threat to the liberal order in Germany. Founded in 2013 by Euro-skeptic but...
  • 92% Of Left-Wing Activists Live With Their Parents And One In Three Is Unemployed, Study

    02/07/2017 11:24:43 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 41 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 02/07/17 | Dave Burke
    The vast majority of left-wing protesters arrested on suspicion of politically-fuelled offences in Berlin are young men who live with their parents, a new report found. The figures, which were published in daily newspaper Bild revealed that 873 suspects were investigated by authorities between 2003 and 2013. Of these 84 per cent were men, and 72 per cent were aged between 18 and 29. More than half of the arrests were made in the Berlin districts of Friedrichshain, Kreuzberg and Mitte, mostly during demonstrations. A third of them were unemployed, and 92 per cent still live with their parents. The...
  • Shock Poll Sees Merkel Fall Behind Social Democrats for First Time

    02/07/2017 6:48:17 AM PST · by mandaladon · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Feb 2017 | CHRIS TOMLINSON
    A poll conducted after former European Union (EU) President Martin Schulz assumed leadership of the German Social Democrats (SPD) sees the party now ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU). The poll conducted by INSA on behalf of German magazine Bild shows the SPD with 31 per cent of the votes and the CDU with 30 per cent. The poll marks the first time since August 2010 that the SPD has polled better than the conservative CDU, Die Welt reports. The anti-mass migration Alternative for Germany (AfD) managed to hold onto their position as the third most supported party...
  • Leipzig Wall: Trump’s effect in Germany?

    02/07/2017 5:25:27 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 7 replies
    RT ^ | 6 Feb, 2017
    In the German city of Leipzig, locals fearing their security have taken a leaf out of Donald Trump's book. Residents of an apartment complex have put up a five foot (1.60 meters) high fence because a refugee shelter is being built across the street from them. The barrier cost around 20,000 euro. Building fences and walls have been deemed a short-term solution for some across Europe as the continent continues to struggle with the massive influx of migrants. (snip) While Leipzig residents decided to take their security into their own hands, Markovics argues it’s the government that should protect its...
  • Jesus forcast for you[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/06/2017 9:42:32 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    Bible, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-6-17 | Jesus the author of our faith
    You are my children so come spend time with me for now as you enter into worship welcoming in My Spirit of Grace truly Heaven shall open and my angelic army abound around you for you are My holy place as I live in and with you as one abiding together . Allow me to show, yes reveal to you that which are mysteries to others yet make I it known to you for you are my Gideons and we are about to take on a great victory over darkness and this is why my presence in you is expanding...
  • German 'Trump beheading Statue of Liberty' cover sparks criticism [Der Spiegel cover]

    02/05/2017 7:06:54 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies ^ | 5 February 2017 11:09 CET+01:00 | AFP
    German news magazine Der Spiegel sparked controversy Saturday with a cover depicting US President Donald Trump holding the severed head of the Statue of Liberty in one hand and a bloodied knife in the other. The weekly used for its front page an image by US-Cuban artist and political refugee Edel Rodriguez with the Trumpian slogan “America first” next to it. “On our cover the American president beheads the symbol which has welcomed migrants and refugees to the United States since 1886, and with democracy and freedom,” Spiegel’s chief editor Klaus Brinkbaeumer told German news agency DPA. […] Liberal conservative...
  • Wall goes up around America at miniature world in Germany

    02/05/2017 10:31:28 AM PST · by bgill · 41 replies
    keyetv ^ | Feb. 5, 2017 | AP
    A wall has appeared around the United States — at a popular miniature world attraction in the German city of Hamburg. Operators of the Miniatur Wunderland erected the wall complete with barbed wire this week, separating the U.S. display from the rest of the world...Co-founder Gerrit Braun said Thursday the idea for the wall arose after staff discussed whether the U.S. display needed changing to reflect "current developments."
  • Let Go of The World run to JESUS THE CHRIST[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/04/2017 9:41:30 PM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    bible, The Joshuachronicles ^ | 2-4-17 | Bible, Holy Spirit
    There are many of my children that have given up on the world so now I can enter in as their True God and not the things of flesh or calves of gold. Truly as Mt. Sinai I am about to roar and you shall see I AM in control enthroned above all but this is not temporal but eternal and so now as the unholy and unrighteous slaves to rebellion and not servants to The one True God resist and turn away from My Salvation I shall throw the goats out of the city gates and close off Zion...
  • Beware of Anti-Semitism in Germany

    02/04/2017 9:29:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 4, 2017 | Michael Curtis
    Paris did not burn during World War II. Whether it is fact or myth, General Dietrich von Cholitz, German military governor of Paris, is said to have disobeyed Adolf Hitler's orders in August 1944 to destroy the French capital and instead surrendered to Free French forces on August 25, 1944. Cholitz portrayed himself as the savior of Paris, but he was no model of righteousness or humanitarianism. He had taken part in the liquidation of Jews in Russia, had pulverized the city of Rotterdam in spring 1940, and had destroyed much of Leningrad in the siege of the city. Yet,...
  • Germans buying illegal guns to protect themselves from migrant attacks

    02/04/2017 1:44:19 AM PST · by GonzoII · 21 replies
    Westmonster ^ | February 3, 2017 | by Westmonster
    Germany’s largest newspaper is reporting that hundreds of people have been caught buying illegal firearms in order to protect themselves from migrants. The largest of the websites selling guns has been shut down and its user data has been handed over to the police and journalists. According to claims elsewhere in the  German media, people who were buying the weapons come from all different political and socio-economic backgrounds. Many are unaware they are breaking the law and cite rising fears of being threatened by anti-social migrants as the primary reason for their purchase.
  • Germany: ‘Almost All Asylum Seekers Allowed to Stay Permanently’

    02/03/2017 8:17:00 PM PST · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 2/3/17 | Virginia Hale
    Some 99 per cent of migrants granted asylum in Germany are being allowed to stay permanently, according to an investigation by Die Welt published Thursday.Though asylum is granted for a limited period of three years under the Geneva Convention, the newspaper found that 99 per cent of migrants who are granted protection are being allowed to stay in the country indefinitely.< German law entitles migrants who are reasonably well-integrated to permanent residency permits after just three years, a period which extends to just five years for migrants who fail the integration requirements — provided that they are not convicted of...
  • How Fascists Take Power

    02/03/2017 1:29:32 PM PST · by NYer · 40 replies
    Capital Research ^ | February 2, 2017 | Tyler Stone
    Last night, there were violent protests at Berkeley University against guest speaker Milo Yiannopoulos of Breitbart News. Occupy Oakland tweeted “We won this night. We will control the streets. We will liberate the land. We will fight fascists. We will dismantle the state. This is war.” What was so interesting was the “we will fight fascists.” Occupy Oakland, and many left wing groups, appear willing to have a revolution to halt a supposedly imminent fascist takeover of the country.Which begs the question: how do fascists take over?  The answer can be found by looking at the three major fascist...
  • On Earth as it is in Heaven[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/03/2017 9:02:42 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    bible,The joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-3-17 | Holy Spirit
    My orchestra is about to perform its final symphony for as My kingdom has arrived in you now it is time to place My presence upon you My Bride as I did upon Adam and Eve in the garden for truly now you are more than just a garden for you bear the fruit of My Spirit as My Tree of Life for others and so now through you they shall drink in My Living Waters as the woman at the well. Prepare yourself for now My Presence upon you shall be Heaven on Earth . Matthew 6:10 10 Thy...
  • BY MY SPIRIT[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/02/2017 12:36:23 PM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Bible , The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-2-17 | Holy Spirit
    My corpuscles are the youth of your future endeavors in me therefore as you receive communion by My Spirit and declare it in tongues truly I shall overcome the arsenals and attempts of the enemy to thwart My Will in you for you do not work for flesh and blood or a church Made out of Stone nor a shepherd born into sin but it is My Righteousness that saves you in an eternal manner not mankind or a shepherd’s staff and your True charity is to merely do My Will for in these footprints of obedience is where we...
  • System that produced German terror thrives in U.S.

    02/02/2017 1:20:03 PM PST · by fivecatsandadog · 3 replies
    The Counter Jihad Report ^ | 12/31/16 | Leo Hohmann
    Philip Haney, co-author of the whistleblower book “See Something Say Nothing,” explains how a Muslim migrant was able to stay in the country (Germany) long enough to plan an attack that killed 12 and injured nearly 50 at a Berlin Christmas market Monday. This, despite being under surveillance by the German government for months. Anis Amri, a Tunisian national, was allowed to float about undetected by German authorities for more than a year, even though he was a known terror threat who had his asylum bid rejected and had spent four years in an Italian prison for burning down a...
  • Reports: Teen arrested in Vienna had made plans to plant bomb at Ramstein Air Base

    02/01/2017 5:15:20 PM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 2/1/17 | Jennifer H. Svan and Marcus Kloeckner
    A 17-year-old Islamic State sympathizer planned to set off a pipe bomb near Ramstein Air Base but changed his mind because he didn’t want to “kill so many people,” according to media reports. The Austrian weekly newspaper Falter reported this week that the 17-year-old, identified only as Lorenz K, told police of the plan after he was arrested in Vienna on Jan. 20 when an acquaintance reported him to authorities. Falter said it had obtained a transcript of the youth’s questioning. German police and Austria’s Interior Ministry refused to comment on the report. “Report Mainz,” a German television show, had...
  • German church OKs case-by-case Communion for remarried

    02/01/2017 8:42:28 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 1, 2017 11:08 AM EST | Nicole Winfield and Geir Moulson
    Pope Francis’ outreach to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics opens the door to letting them receive Communion, Germany’s bishops declared Wednesday. In a statement, the German bishops’ conference said a document by Francis entitled “The Joy of Love” sets out how pastors can provide “differentiated solutions” to individual cases through a process of accompaniment. That process “opens the possibility of receiving the sacraments of reconciliation and the Eucharist,” the bishops’ statement said. Argentine and Maltese bishops already have issued similar guidelines based on Francis’ divisive 2016 document, which was the fruit of a two-year canvassing of church leaders during two...
  • Trump's point man on trade: 'We envision a more Germany-style economy'

    01/31/2017 4:49:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    CNBC ^ | January 25, 2017 | Matthew J. Belvedere
    The administration of President Donald Trump wants manufacturing jobs to make up about a fifth of the American workforce, said Peter Navarro, tapped by Trump to lead the newly created National Trade Council. Navarro told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Wednesday that part of his job at the National Trade Council is matching the needs of industry with the skills of U.S. workers. "We envision a more Germany-style economy, where 20 percent of our workforce is in manufacturing," he said. "And we're not talking about banging tin in the back room." "We're talking about high technology across the board, whether it's...
  • Germany sends tanks to Lithuania for NATO mission

    01/31/2017 11:37:45 AM PST · by C19fan · 64 replies
    Reuters ^ | Reuters | January 31, 2017
    Germany began sending tanks and other equipment to Lithuania on Tuesday as part of a NATO mission to beef up the defense of eastern Europe and send a signal of resolve to Russia, which has denounced the build-up as an act of aggression. The German army command said it was sending about 200 vehicles, including 30 tanks, by train to Lithuania along with 450 troops, the first of whom arrived last week. The transports would continue until late February.
  • German University Students React to Trump Presidency

    01/30/2017 2:14:47 PM PST · by DallasBiff · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11/11/16 | Mark Chang
    German snowflakes.
  • It Is Amazing!(What you could do when not owned by the Saudis)

    It IS Amazing! (what you can do when you are not owned by the Saudis…) From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory to the righteous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me! the treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea, the treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously. Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth. And it shall come to pass, that he who fleeth from the noise of the fear shall fall into the pit; and he that cometh up out of the midst...
  • 7 found guilty of robbing German churches to finance jihad

    01/30/2017 9:13:31 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2017 11:36 AM EST
    A German court has found seven men guilty of burglarizing churches to financially support Islamic extremists fighting in Syria. Cologne’s regional court sentenced the men to between three years and 6 months, and four years and 10 months in prison for the robberies. Judges say that there’s sufficient proof the men — aged between 24 and 37 — broke into up to five churches and other buildings between 2013 and 2014. …
  • Trump, Merkel agree NATO members must pay fair share

    01/29/2017 9:33:39 PM PST · by Fedora · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | 01/28/2017 | Andrea Shalal
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump underscored the importance of the NATO alliance and vowed to work more closely together to combat terrorism and militancy, the two leaders said in a joint statement on Saturday.Merkel and Trump spoke by telephone on Saturday about NATO, the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, their ties to Russia and the conflict in eastern Ukraine, according to a statement approved by both countries."The leaders recognized that NATO must be capable of confronting 21st century threats and that our common defense requires appropriate investment in military capabilities to ensure all...