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Posts Tagged ‘Germany’

May 17th, 2017 - 12:58 am § in Misc.

Is This Germany’s Le Pen?

Alice Weidel’s involvement with Germny’s right wing Alternative for Germany  is hard to explain.   How can a lesbian woman, Fpmer economist at  Goldman Sachs. raising two children together with her partner even bear the existence of a party that disparages gays and lesbians as an R[...]

May 5th, 2017 - 8:52 am § in Misc.

Lessons for the US from Germany

Workers and unions made modern Germany great The German economy is going great guns thanks to high exports and strong unions.[...]

March 20th, 2017 - 10:18 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy

TRUMPISM of the day: Hosting Merkel

So, sitting next to Merkel was Trump’s expert on trade … his fashion model cum handbag designer daughter. The POTUS told Merkel, “The negotiators for Germany have done a far better job than the negotiators for the United States. But hopefully we can even it out.” Trouble is [...]

January 22nd, 2017 - 11:50 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Warnings to The US From Berlin

Germany’s foreign minister on Sunday predicted turbulent times ahead for the world following Donald Trump’s accession to power in the United States. “With the election of Donald Trump, the world of the 20th century has definitely been overtaken,” Frank-Walter Steinmeier wrote[...]

August 16th, 2016 - 6:58 am § in Misc.

Anniversary of Genocide in Namibia

Chinazor Onianwah When I cited this report in my book in 2008, I was confronted by Zionists who said it was an affront to claim that the massacre of the Namibians was a holocaust. It was a holocaust, perhaps 10th in place after the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade. The Jewish holocaust as horrendous as it[...]

May 9th, 2016 - 8:09 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

German Version of Trumpism

70% of Germans oppose TTIP, survey says Seventy percent of Germans oppose the TTIP trade treaty, according to a new poll. The news comes after France said it is against signing the deal amid a scandal over leaked documents revealing negotiations between US and European officials. May 6, 2016 13:25[...]

December 13th, 2015 - 1:05 am § in Jews, Misc.

Hannukah in Berlin

Last Sunday, a group of Syrian refugee children — along with other Muslim groups in — joined with Jewish groups and German citizens  for a public Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony at the Brandenberger Gate, once the symbol of the division of Berlin into East and West.  Aiman Mazyek, head of t[...]

November 11th, 2015 - 7:18 pm § in Misc.

Germany Legalizes Suicide

Berlin – Germany To Allow Assisted Suicide Yesterday 10:54 AM Berlin – German lawmakers passed a bill Friday allowing assisted suicide for “altruistic motives” but banning the practice in cases where it is being conducted on a “business” basis. The issue is a part[...]

October 19th, 2015 - 12:15 pm § in Politics

Greens Warn against Dangerous Dildos

REUTERS der Spiegel: And you thought it would only make you go blind. Germany’s Green Party is worried about the health risks of sex toys. Dildos and vibrators contain dangerously high levels of phthalates and other plasticizers, which can cause infertility and hormone imbalances, they claim. [...]

October 19th, 2015 - 9:35 am § in Misc.

An Ugly View of Germany

German anti-migrant rally highlights European backlash...  [...]