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  • German town votes to keep controversial bell devoted to Hitler

    02/27/2018 9:13:45 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 27, 2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    A small town in southwestern Germany has voted to keep a controversial church bell dedicated to former Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler. The bell, which is inscribed with a Nazi swastika and words that state “Everything for the Fatherland – Adolf Hitler,” serves as a memorial in a Protestant church in Herxheim am Berg. According to the DPA news agency, the council in the small town voted 10-3 on Monday to preserve the bell, which were widespread during the Nazi era but mostly removed after the war.
  • How Poles Are More Vilified as 'Bestial' Brute Jew Killers Than German Nazis Themselves

    02/25/2018 6:27:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 86 replies
    Haaretz ^ | Feb 19, 2018 | Danusha Goska
    Increasingly, ordinary Poles, caricatured as staunchly Catholic, simple-minded and chauvinistic, are positioned as the quintessential Holocaust perpetrator. That's far more comfortable than blaming 'elite' German NazisTo many observers, not least those who are neither Polish nor Jewish, the highly critical press coverage of Poland's new Holocaust law which seeks to criminalize declaring the complicity of the Polish nation in the murder of Jews in WWII, appears both simple and clear. Poles contributed enthusiastically to the genocide of six million Jews. Poles did so because they are staunchly Catholic, simple-minded and chauvinistic. Right-thinking observers must perpetually goad Poles to drop their...
  • Jesse Owens, a Film Hero once again

    02/25/2018 3:24:01 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 13 replies
    New York Times ^ | Feb 2016 | S. Tillet
    Commissioned by the Propaganda Ministry to film the 1936 Berlin games, Leni Riefenstahl was set to showcase the triumph of German athletes as proof of Aryan physical and intellectual superiority over the rest of the world. But Jesse Owens, who earned gold in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, the long jump and the 4-by-100-meter relay, became the true star of Riefenstahl’s film. The close-up on Owens’s face, the white flare of the starting gun, Owens’s lurch, and then his upright run past his competitors in 10.3 seconds, and the ever-so-close tight shot of a perturbed Hitler. Owens had become...
  • The Harvest is ready now [charismatic caucus]

    02/25/2018 8:22:06 AM PST · by Jedediah · 6 replies
    The time to plow is over for the seeds are bearing fruit for I have gone before you as David in the Valley of Breakthrough . So speak and declare My Words of Righteousness given to all those that believe on Me for "Truly" The Harvest is ready to be brought into the Storehouse That is , "My Kingdom on Earth as it is in Heaven" for "Truly" You "ARE " My Keepers of My Love and ONE True Light EMMANUEL ( God with us ) JOHN 4:34-38 34 Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will...
  • Broadcast to the American People Announcing the Surrender of Germany - May 8, 1945

    02/24/2018 9:59:50 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 6 replies
    Univ of Missouri ^ | May 8, 1945 | Harry S. Truman
    THIS IS a solemn but a glorious hour. I only wish that Franklin D. Roosevelt had lived to witness this day. General Eisenhower informs me that the forces of Germany have surrendered to the United Nations. The flags of freedom fly over all Europe. For this victory, we join in offering our thanks to the Providence which has guided and sustained us through the dark days of adversity. Our rejoicing is sobered and subdued by a supreme consciousness of the terrible price we have paid to rid the world of Hitler and his evil band. Let us not forget, my...
  • Trump: John Kerry May Be The ‘Worst Negotiator I’ve Ever Seen’

    02/24/2018 6:28:11 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 48 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 02/23/2018 | BENNY JOHNSON
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — During his CPAC speech, Donald Trump took a moment to savage Barack Obama, John Kerry and the Iran nuclear deal as the “worst negotiated” deal in history. “We declined to certify the terrible, one-sided Iran nuclear deal,” Trump said to cheers from the crowd. “That was a horrible deal.” “Whoever heard — you give $150 billion to a nation that has no respect for you whatsoever?” Trump asked. “They are saying death to America while they are signing the agreement.” Trump took direct aim at Kerry, who was secretary of state and helped negotiate the agreement...
  • Syria war: UN Security Council truce vote delayed

    02/23/2018 6:51:18 PM PST · by Nextrush · 19 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/23/2018 | BBC
    The UN Security Council is struggling to agree a resolution seeking a ceasefire in Syria and has put back a vote until Saturday. The vote has already been delayed several times since Thursday. Russia wanted changes to the draft that calls for a 30-day calm to allow for aid deliveries and medical evacuations. Western diplomats have accused Russia, Syria's key ally, of stalling for more time. France said failure to act may spell the of the UN itself...... Commenting on Friday evening, US President Donald Trump pointed the finger of blame firmly at Syria and its allies, Russia and Iran,...
  • Winter Olympics: Germany Stun Defending Champions Canada to Face OAR in Men's Ice Hockey Final

    02/23/2018 1:48:40 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    BBC ^ | 2/23
    Germany reached the men's ice hockey final at the Winter Olympics for the first time by beating defending champions Canada in the semi-finals. The 10th-seeded Germans won 4-3 at Gangneung Hockey Centre despite Canada fighting back from 4-1 down at the start of the third period. Germany will face the Olympic athletes from Russia (OAR) in Sunday's final.
  • France and Germany ask Putin to stop Syria attacks (on Efrin)

    02/23/2018 11:30:25 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 23, 2018 / 2:07 PM | Gabriela Baczynska
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday asked Russian President Putin to support a U.N. Security Council resolution calling for an immediate, month-long ceasefire in Syria. The two European Union leaders appealed to Putin -- whose military intervention in Syria gave President Bashar al-Assad the upper hand in the seven-year-old conflict -- to stop bombardments of the rebel-held pocket of eastern Ghouta. Warplanes from Assad’s government forces and their allies pounded the densely populated enclave east of the capital Damascus for a sixth straight day on Friday. “France and Germany call for an...
  • Germany: Mass protests spreading against Merkel and Muslim migration

    02/22/2018 2:33:53 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 16 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 02/22/2018 | Christine Douglass-Williams
    We can only hope it is not too little and too late: Germans are not planning to stop protesting against Angela Merkel and her migration policy. Several demonstrations have already taken place and the next one will be on 24 February…..Most protesters are concerned about how Germany is changing under Merkel and about migrant violence against women and girls. Yet these protests do come years too late. Then there was the sheer irrationality of Merkel’s election win last spring. But freedom-loving Germans can only hope that the old phrase better late than never will prove true in this case. Cottbus,...
  • Turkey Mulls Talks to Avoid War As Russia and U.S. Allies Chant 'One Syria'

    02/22/2018 7:37:19 AM PST · by NorseViking · 16 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Tom O'Connor
    Turkey has raised the possibility of opening a new dialogue with Syria as its supporters threatened to join Kurds in resisting a Turkish invasion in the northwestern district of Afrin. Ankara initially denied Tuesday that a massive convoy of fighters supportive of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad— an ally of both Russia and Iran—entered the Kurd-held enclave and later claimed that Turkish airstrikes turned the incoming forces back. Videos surfaced of pro-Syrian government and Kurdish fighters chanting "one Syria," in celebration of an alliance that Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Wednesday would have "serious consequences" for...
  • CDU spokesman Hardt calls on Turkey to withdraw from Afrin

    02/22/2018 7:48:41 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 2 replies
    ANF News (Berlin) ^ | Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018, 14:25 | ANF BERLIN
    A spokesman for Germany’s ruling Christian Democratic Union called Turkey to withdraw its forces from Afrin on Wednesday. < Speaking to Deutschlandfunk radio Jürgen Hardt said he could only "urge" Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan "to end the operation in northern Syria”. Describing Turkey’s actions against YPG in Afrin as “not proportional” Hardt advised Turkey to “focus on securing the Turkish-Syrian border”. The Turkish government is, therefore "well advised to withdraw quickly from this mission now". The federal government had withheld criticism of the Turkish attacks on Afrin for a long time. On Tuesday evening, the Foreign Office called on...
  • Merkel risks WRATH of Trump as Germany’s trade surplus with US widens AGAIN

    According to the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), Germany exported £44.6billion (€50.5billion) more goods into the US than it imported from there – up from £43.1billion (€48.9billion) in 2016. It is the latest evidence of a growing gap between what Germany has been exporting to the US than it imports there. In 2000, the export surplus was reported to be £12.9billion (€14.6billion) and since the turn of the millennium the surplus peaked in 2015 at £47.2billion (€53.5billion). Last year, the US was largest buyer of German goods with exports from the EU powerhouse totalling £98.4billion (€111.5billion). (please see link, for full...
  • Berlin: Veteran German Actress Hanna Schygulla Criticizes #MeToo

    02/19/2018 2:25:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 65 replies
    The star of 'The Marriage of Maria Braun' and 'Lilli Marleen' says the anti-harassment movement has led to "people touching each other less” and recalls being slapped by director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Iconic German actress Hanna Schygulla (The Marriage of Maria Braun, Lilli Marleen) has become the latest prominent figure to push back against the #MeToo movement. Schygulla revealed that she herself had been the victim of violence while shooting a movie with late German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder, but appeared to side with #MeToo critics. “When I started making films, Fassbinder slapped me in the face and said I...
  • Merkel picks ‘mini Merkel’ and heir apparent for top party role

    02/19/2018 5:45:57 PM PST · by RightGeek · 9 replies
    The Local de ^ | 2/19/2018 | Uncredited
    Angela Merkel on Monday tapped the popular female premier of Germany's tiny Saarland state to take over as secretary general of her conservative party, fuelling speculation the veteran chancellor is lining up her successor. At a joint Berlin press conference, Merkel said she was "moved" that close confidante Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, 55, would take the reins from her right-hand man Peter Tauber at "a difficult time" for their Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party. The surprise reshuffle comes after Tauber said at the weekend he was stepping down for health reasons, and with Merkel struggling to form a new government after a...
  • Far-right AfD now the second most popular party in Germany: poll

    02/19/2018 4:12:44 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 19 February 2018 17:10 CET+01:00
    A poll published on Monday by the newspaper Bild put the Alternative for Germany (AfD) at 16 percent, showing that they are currently more popular than the Social Democrats (SPD). The poll, conducted by INSA, put the AfD at 16 percent, just ahead of the SPD at 15.5 percent. The poll marks the lowest support ever achieved by the SPD, traditionally one of the two major parties of German politics. According to the poll, Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats are the most popular party in the country and would secure 32 percent of the vote were elections to be held tomorrow....
  • Turkey Threatens To Invade Greece

    02/19/2018 10:35:31 AM PST · by blam · 48 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 2-19-2018 | Uzay Bulut
    In an incident that took place less than two weeks after the Greek Defense Ministry announced that Turkey had violated Greek airspace 138 times in a single day, a Turkish coast guard patrol boat on February 13 rammed a Greek coast guard vessel off the shore of Imia, one of many Greek islands over which Turkey claims sovereignty. Most of the areas within modern Greece's current borders were under the occupation of the Ottoman Empire from the mid-15th century until the Greek War of Independence in 1821 and the establishment of the modern Greek state in 1832. The islands, however,...
  • Can the German Navy Be Saved?

    02/19/2018 5:32:24 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Real Clear Defense ^ | February 19, 2018 | John Beckner & Helmoed Heitman
    In a country where good news stories about the military are few and far between, recent years have been kind to the German Navy (Deutsche Marine). Its vessels had been participating with its allies in counter-piracy operations like Operation ATALANTA off East Africa, and its ships have been involved in refugee rescue in the Mediterranean Sea as well as weapons interdiction off the coast of Lebanon. Pictures of German Navy vessels assisting in the rescue of bedraggled refugees portrays the public face of the Bundeswehr in a way no Eurofighter or Leopard 2 tank ever can.
  • Top U.S. officials tell the world to ignore Trump’s tweets

    02/18/2018 11:50:16 AM PST · by Pinkbell · 86 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 18, 2018 | Michael Birnbaum, Griff Witte
    U.S. lawmakers — both Democrats and Republicans — and top national security officials in the Trump administration offered the same advice publicly and privately, often clashing with Trump’s Twitter stream: the United States remains staunchly committed to its European allies, is furious with the Kremlin about election interference and isn’t contemplating a preemptive strike on North Korea to halt its nuclear program. But Trump himself engaged in a running counterpoint to the message, taking aim on social media at his own national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, because he “forgot” on Saturday to tell the Munich Security Conference that the results...
  • “Those people...talk about me as ‘stupid German whore’.”

    02/17/2018 2:17:14 PM PST · by walford · 43 replies
    Vlad Tepes Blog ^ | February 7, 2018 | Egri Nök
    The following is a documentation of an interview with the German artist, activist for the rights of indigenous peoples, and UN advisor Rebecca Sommer, by the Polish website EuroIslam from January 18, 2018. Rebecca used to support Muslim “refugees” in Germany, and describes how her experience made her gradually change her mind over core issues. It is a long text but well worth the read. Please note that there is currently a mistranslation circulating, claiming that she said to she was moving to Poland. This is inaccurate; she said she knows Germans who are moving to Poland.Thanks to Ava Lon for the translation.Natalia...