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  • Germany is in a dangerous state of denial about immigration, Islam and terrorism

    07/26/2016 9:28:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 25 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 25 July, 2016 | Opinion Staff
    n the past seven days, German civilians have come under attack from four men of Middle Eastern or Asian origin. Three have been linked to Isil. The latest incident saw a Syrian blow himself up outside a Bavarian festival after pledging allegiance to Isil. Joachim Herrmann, Bavaria’s interior minister, has suggested that such attacks raise questions about an immigration policy that has seen more than one million migrants enter Germany largely unchecked over the past year, many from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. Raising such questions may appear logical and sensible, but Germany’s debate about migration issues does not always follow...
  • As attacks rattle Germany, Chancellor Merkel finds herself in the spotlight

    07/25/2016 10:23:47 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 30 replies
    dw.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | dw
    The flags fluttering over Germany's parliament buildings on Monday morning were no longer flying at half-mast. But the country was still reeling from several attacks within the space of just a few days, which left several dead and many injured. On Sunday, a man set off an explosive device near an open-air music festival in Ansbach, killing himself and wounding a dozen others. An Islamist motive was "likely," authorities said. This followed a shooting rampage in a shopping center in Munich on Friday, and an axe attack on a train in Würzburg on July 18 by a young man, which...
  • A Syrian Refugee Murders A Polish Woman with Machete in Germany

    07/24/2016 2:41:41 PM PDT · by Matt_DZ_PL · 14 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Updated July 24, 2016 3:38 p.m. ET | Anton Troianovski
    BERLIN—A man in the German city of Reutlingen on Sunday killed a woman with a machete and injured other people before being detained, police there said. The suspect is a 21-year-old asylum seeker from Syria, the police said. The man was known to the police and had been charged in the past with assault, a police spokesman said. He was housed at a refugee shelter in Reutlingen, he said.
  • 'It's their own fault' — Trump slams France and Germany (barf alert)

    07/24/2016 12:08:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    AFP via The Local ^ | 24 Jul 2016 16:40 GMT+02:00
    Republican White House nominee Donald Trump has said that France, Germany and other nations hit by recent terror attacks had only themselves to blame “because they allowed people to come into their territory.” Trump was asked in an interview airing Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to expand on his proposal to suspend immigration from what he calls countries “compromised by terrorism” until vetting mechanisms are in place. “I’m going to be coming out over the next few weeks with a number of the places,” said Trump according to an excerpt of the interview. “We have problems in Germany, and...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Machete-wielding Syrian refugee kills woman and injures two..(Germany)

    07/24/2016 9:41:29 AM PDT · by PROCON · 156 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | July 24, 2016 | JENNIFER NEWTON
    A Syrian refugee wielding a machete has killed a woman and injured two other people in Germany before being arrested by police. The attack happened in the south western city of Reutlingen near a doner kebab stand at Listplatz Square. German media have been reporting that the motive for the attack in the city south of Stuttgart was unclear. Pictures from the scene appear to show the knifeman lying on the ground with blood on his face. Armed police officers can be seen pinning him down to the ground before binding his hands behind his back. . One eyewitness told...
  • Almost half of Germany thinks Merkel should quit over her migrant policy (Flashback)

    07/22/2016 12:56:13 PM PDT · by quesney · 15 replies
    29 January 2016Forty percent of Germans want Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign over her refugee policy, a poll showed on Friday. This reflects a rising dissatisfaction with her welcoming stance towards people fleeing conflict and economic hardship in the Middle East and Africa. Merkel has grown increasingly isolated in recent months as members of her conservative bloc have pressed her to take a tougher line on asylum seekers.
  • Merkel chief of staff: refugees don’t pose higher terror risk

    07/22/2016 1:27:16 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 42 replies
    The Local ^ | 20 Jul 2016
    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Chief of Staff Peter Altmaier said on Tuesday evening in response to the Würzburg axe attack that refugees are no more likely than anyone else to commit terrorist atrocities. All the evidence from the last 12 months shows that the danger of terrorism posed by refugees “is not larger or smaller than that in the rest of the population", Altmaier told broadcaster ZDF. The chief of staff was making the comment after a 17-year-old who had arrived in Germany in 2015 claiming to have fled from Afghanistan, attacked passengers with an axe on a train near Würzburg,...
  • Report: Several killed in shooting at Munich shopping mall (GERMANY)

    07/22/2016 10:28:04 AM PDT · by dragnet2 · 757 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 7/22/2016 | Chris Williams and Jason Hanna
    Seems to be an active situation.
  • Germany: Muslim Migrant Screaming 'Allah Akbar' Injures 21 with Axe-What did Angela Merkel expect?

    07/19/2016 5:39:46 AM PDT · by SJackson · 27 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | July 19, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    Germany: Muslim Migrant Screaming 'Allah Akbar' Injures 21 with Axe What else did Angela Merkel expect? July 19, 2016 Robert Spencer    The latest jihad attack in Germany reveals how difficult it is becoming for the political and media elites to maintain their fantasy-based narrative in the face of reality. An axe-wielding Muslim refugee from Afghanistan stormed a train, screamed “Allahu akbar” and began attacking passengers. This happened, of course, as a result of policies that Angela Merkel aggressively pursued. And as she did so, she must have known that this kind of thing would start happening. What else...
  • Merkel chief of staff: refugees don’t pose higher terror risk

    07/20/2016 6:01:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 20 Jul 2016 10:01 GMT+02:00 | (DPA/The Local)
    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Chief of Staff Peter Altmaier said on Tuesday evening in response to the Würzburg axe attack that refugees are no more likely than anyone else to commit terrorist atrocities. All the evidence from the last 12 months shows that the danger of terrorism posed by refugees “is not larger or smaller than that in the rest of the population”, Altmaier told broadcaster ZDF. The chief of staff was making the comment after a 17-year-old who had arrived in Germany in 2015 claiming to have fled from Afghanistan, attacked passengers with an axe on a train near Würzburg,...
  • 'Democratic order must be respected' in Turkey: Germany

    07/16/2016 8:20:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 16 Jul 2016 11:55 GMT+02:00 | (AFP/The Local)
    Germany said democratic institutions in Turkey “must be respected”, as a military coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was under way, the spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday. “The democratic order must be respected,” Steffen Seibert tweeted. “Support to the elected (Turkish) government,” he added. “Everything must be done to protect human lives.” […] Meanwhile, the German foreign ministry urged its citizens in Turkey to exercise “the greatest caution” and avoid crowds and public places. …
  • Merkel Must Face Trial for War Crimes

    07/15/2016 10:41:03 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 36 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | July 15, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    The UN Commission of Experts identified 1,600 actual cases of rape in the Bosnian War that took place in the former Yugoslavia over a period of years. In Germany, 2,000 Muslim migrants sexually assaulted 1,200 women in a single night in cities across Germany. The former was considered one of the worst war crimes of the decade. Its perpetrators were bombed and then faced war crimes trials. The perpetrators of the latter received a slap on the wrist. In Cologne, Hassan and Hussein were handed suspended sentences. Hassan, who had demanded that a man hand over two women to him...
  • German police kicking in doors and dragging people away for Facebook posts about Muslim violence

    07/14/2016 3:55:58 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 60 replies
    pamelageller.com ^ | July 14, 2016 | Pamela Geller
    This is where it leads when you criminalize speech — it’s a regular occurrence in Muslim countries under the sharia. And so we can expect to see it in Western countries that adhere to speech restrictions in accordance with Islamic law. This is inevitably where it will lead if we surrender to the leftist/ Islamic warmongers. Merkel’s new Nazi regime. It’s why we are suing Loretta Lynch. Yesterday, our law firm AFLC is filed a lawsuit on grounds that Facebook violated Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act under the First Amendment. Section 230 immunity from lawsuits to Facebook, Twitter,...
  • Leaked document says 2,000 men allegedly assaulted 1,200 German women on New Year’s Eve

    07/11/2016 5:55:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 11, 2016 | Rick Noack
    At first, there was complete silence from officials. As rumors spread on social media, police had nothing to say about allegations of mass sexual assaults and other crimes carried out on New Year's Eve in the German city of Cologne. It was only days later that officials reported that hundreds of women were victims of assault in Cologne, Hamburg and other German cities.
  • Merkel's popularity continues to grow with Germans

    07/09/2016 8:50:52 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 40 replies
    thelocal.de ^ | July 9, 2016 | thelocal.de
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s popularity has rebounded after the British vote to leave the EU, an opinion poll showed Saturday, reversing a fall in her appeal caused by the refugee crisis. The poll was the second in a few days to suggest a popularity boost for the German leader.
  • Merkel's popularity continues to grow with Germans

    07/09/2016 10:57:22 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 09 Jul 2016 14:24 GMT+02:00 | (AFP)
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s popularity has rebounded after the British vote to leave the EU, an opinion poll showed Saturday, reversing a fall in her appeal caused by the refugee crisis. The poll was the second in a few days to suggest a popularity boost for the German leader. Saturday’s poll, commissioned jointly by Stern magazine and Die Welt newspaper and carried out by the Forsa market research institute, showed Ms. Merkel’s appeal up two points to 48 percent. “What’s more, three quarters of CSU supporters now back Merkel,” said Forsa director Manfred Gullner, referring to the southern German affiliate...
  • 'YOU'RE FINISHED JUNCKER' Livid Angela Merkel set to 'deal with' gloating Brussels chief

    07/05/2016 4:31:09 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 31 replies
    express.co.uk ^ | Nick Gutteridge
    The fuming German chancellor is planning to wield the axe on the bungling bureaucrat, who is facing calls from across the continent to resign. Senior ministers in Berlin have been dismayed by Mr Juncker's confrontational approach to Britain over the last fortnight and now believe he is "part of the problem". Mrs Merkel is said to be particularly perturbed by the unpopular Commission president using the Brexit result to "gloat" and push for further EU integration. Crowing interviews he has given trying to marginalise and provoke Britain have proved the final straw, and she has now decided to sack him...
  • Angela Merkel 'to oust Jean-Claude Juncker'

    07/03/2016 8:53:07 AM PDT · by Prospero · 26 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 7/3/2016 | Peter Foster
    Angela Merkel could move to oust Europe’s federalist chief Jean-Claude Juncker 'within the next year', a Germany government minister has said, in a sign of deepening European divisions over how to respond to Britain’s Brexit vote. The German chancellor’s frustration with the European Commission chief came as Europe split over whether to use the Brexit negotiations as a trigger to deepen European integration or take a more pragmatic approach to Britain as it heads for the exit door.
  • MERKEL'S WORST NIGHTMARE: Germany calls for Referendum as 'people want to be free of EU'

    07/01/2016 6:46:56 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 43 replies
    express.co.uk ^ | Rebecca Perring
    BELEAGUERED Angela Merkel is facing calls for a referendum to free German people of "EU slavery" in the wake of Britain's sensational decision to cut ties with Brussels. Far right figures in Alternative for Germany have promised to call their own vote if they clutch power in country's general election in autumn next year. A party spokesman branded Brussels a "bureaucracy monster", before adding: "Next year the AfD will enter the German parliament and Dexit will be top on our agenda". They called the vote a Dexit as it stands for a Deutschland exit from the EU. Eurosceptism has swept...
  • There's no way back for Britain, says 'sad' Merkel

    06/29/2016 12:51:56 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 29 Jun 2016 08:46 GMT+02:00 | (DPA/The Local)
    Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the EU summit in Brussels late on Tuesday that she didn’t see any way that the British decision to leave the EU could be reversed. “I don’t see a way to turn it round. This isn’t the time for wishful thinking,” said Merkel. The possibility of avoiding a Brexit was not even raised at the summit, the Chancellor claimed. “The referendum is a clear reality.” […] When EU leaders next meet in September, only 27 will be there, with Britain already shut out. “That is a good next step,” said Merkel. …
  • Sanders worries Trump is benefiting politically from Brexit

    06/29/2016 10:55:34 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 29, 2016 7:14 AM EDT
    Sen. Bernie Sanders is arguing that “the global economy is not working for the majority of people in our country and the world.” Sanders, who hasn’t yet abandoned his presidential campaign, writes in a New York Times op-ed Wednesday that Republican Donald Trump “could benefit from the same forces” that led Britain to vote to leave the European Union. He says that any political advantage flowing to Trump from this market-moving vote “should sound an alarm for the Democratic Party.” …
  • Merkel: Britain can’t cherry-pick Brexit terms

    06/28/2016 2:53:50 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 115 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 28 Jun 2016 16:25 GMT+02:00 | (AFP)
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that the EU could survive a Brexit and warned Britain the union would not tolerate “cherry-picking” in upcoming negotiations on their future relations. “The EU is strong enough to withstand Britain’s withdrawal,” she told the German parliament ahead of a crisis summit of the 28 member states in Brussels. […] “We will ensure there are no negotiations based on the principle of cherry-picking,” she said to applause. “There must be and will be a noticeable difference between whether a country wants to be a member of the European Union family or not.” She added:...
  • Has Britain avoided a ‘European superstate’? It means members give up armies and economic power.

    06/27/2016 5:22:43 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 42 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 6/27/2016 | JOSEPH CURTIS
    Plans for 'a closer European Union' have been branded an attempt to create a 'European superstate'. Germany's foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault today presented a proposal for closer EU integration based on three key areas - internal and external security, the migrant crisis, and economic cooperation. But the plans have been described as an 'ultimatum' in Poland, with claims it would mean countries transfer their armies, economic systems and border controls to the EU. Zaoralek added that the four eastern members had reservations about the proposed common security policy. Eastern members have become increasingly jittery...
  • EU must stop others following Britain out of the door, Merkel warns amid market fears bloc is [tr]

    06/27/2016 6:37:00 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 21 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | June 27, 2016 | Julian Robinson and Associated Press
    EU must stop others following Britain out of the door, Merkel warns amid market fears bloc is 'no longer governable' after Brexit Angela Merkel has said the EU needs to stop other countries following Britain out of the door amid market fears that the bloc is 'no longer governable' after Brexit. The German Chancellor told her conservative party board in a conference call that it was necessary to prevent other European Union members going down the same path as Britain. Merkel is also said to have revealed that international financial markets are concerned the EU is 'no longer governable' in...
  • Look to the unilateral decisions of Obama and Merkel for the passage of Brexit

    06/26/2016 7:33:16 AM PDT · by snarkpup · 10 replies
    Estonian Public Broadcasting ^ | 6/25/2016 | Joseph Enge
    University of Tartu guest history lecturer Joseph Enge thinks that the UK's vote to leave the European Union is both reasonable and rational, and that it should not come as a surprise. Even more, the current criticism of the voters shows that they are right to leave. Yesterday’s vote for the UK to leave the European Union should not come as a surprise. Their decision is reasonable and rational given the unilateral decisions made by President Obama and Chancellor Merkel without consulting or taking account British concerns or interests. Yet, the hue and cry have been falsely and insultingly directed...
  • Obama: EU and Britain both ‘indispensable partners’

    06/24/2016 12:39:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 6/24/16 | AFP
    President Barack Obama, who had warned against Britain quitting the European Union, said Friday that Washington would respect the British voters’ decision to do just that. The US leader said Britain and the European Union would both remain “indispensable partners” of the United States and that the “special relationship” with London would endure. “The people of the United Kingdom have spoken, and we respect their decision,” Obama said, in a statement from his White House office. But, in a nod to Washington’s frustration that its ally has been unwilling to back a European project seen as a cornerstone of Western...
  • Brexit: Who's next?

    06/24/2016 8:51:06 AM PDT · by MNDude · 42 replies
    I am not to familiar with European politics. Does anyone know enough to know which other country or countries may follow suit and declare independence from the EU?
  • Half of Turkish Germans hold Islam above state law

    06/16/2016 3:13:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 16 Jun 2016 17:21 GMT+02:00 | Jörg Luyken
    A wide-ranging new study by the University of Münster shows that Germany’s Turkish community still has very conservative views on the role of religion in society. The survey provides an often contradictory picture of social attitudes among Germany’s 2.7 million people of Turkish origin. A total of 47 percent of the 1,201 respondents said that “following the tenets of my religion is more important to me than the laws of the land in which I live.” But the study also reveals that this viewpoint is much more firmly held by the first generation (57 percent agreement) — Turks who emigrated...
  • Aftermath of Merkel's open door? 70k crimes committed or attempted by migrants in Germany

    06/08/2016 10:05:14 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 12 replies
    UK Express ^ | June 8, 2016
    MIGRANTS in Germany committed or attempted nearly 70,000 crimes in the first quarter of 2016.Germany received over a million migrants last year. And now fears have been raised over national safety in the country after a damning new report claimed asylum seekers attempted or committed 69,000 crimes in the first three months of the year. The report from the BKA federal police showed that settlers from northern Africa, Georgia and Serbia were disproportionately represented among the suspects. Crime numbers of among Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis - the three biggest groups of asylum seekers in Germany - were also high but...
  • 26 women are sexually assaulted at German concert, with victims surrounded by mobs of migrant men

    06/01/2016 8:46:45 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 35 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 31 May 2016 | Allan Hall
    A group of asylum seekers sexually assaulted numerous women at a free concert in Germany at the weekend in attacks similar to those carried out in Cologne on New Year's Eve. Three Pakistani men are already under arrest after 26 women filed complaints that they had been improperly touched, fondled and groped during the festival in the city of Darmstadt. Police have said the number of complainants could rise. Between two and three more men are still being sought by police as victims receive counselling and authorities try to cool down rising tensions against migrants in general. All the complainants...
  • Asylum seekers 'sexually assaulted women at concert in Germany'

    05/31/2016 2:27:05 PM PDT · by russbart · 15 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | Alan Hall
    Three Pakistani men are already under arrest after 18 women filed complaints that they had been improperly touched, fondled and groped during the festival in the city of Darmstadt. Police have said the number of complainants could rise.
  • Police: ‘Migrant Background’ Males Kicked Teen To Death Then Molested His Girlfriend

    05/19/2016 4:49:43 AM PDT · by detective · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 May 2016 | Oliver JJ Lane
    Police have arrested the young migrant male believed responsible for kicking to death a young man this month, and are actively seeking two other suspects after a significant police operation. Germany was shocked by the death of 17-year-old ‘Niklas P.’ last month, who passed away last week, six days after he was attacked by a gang as he walked home from a concert.
  • Muslim worker in refugee camp hailed by Merkel raped at least 30 boys

    05/17/2016 4:29:38 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 16 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 5/14/2016 | Pamela Geller
    And still Der Führer stands with the invaders. It must something in the water that German leaders drink. Angela Merkel is responsible not just for the downfall of Germany, but of the whole of Europe. “Turkey: Muslim worker in refugee camp hailed by Merkel raped at least 30 boys,” By Robert Spencer, May 13, 2016: “The revelation is another blow to German Chancellor Merkel’s attempts to assuage fears over the deal struck with Turkey which will see refugees returned to the country after arriving in Europe.” If that deal is rescinded, it will mean more Muslim migrants in Europe. In...
  • Pig's head found outside Merkel's constituency office

    05/14/2016 2:19:53 PM PDT · by PROCON · 18 replies
    AFP ^ | May 14, 2016 | AFP
    Berlin (AFP) - German police said Saturday they found a pig's head bearing an "insulting inscription" outside Chancellor Angela Merkel's constituency office in the country's northeast. A police patrol discovered the animal's head outside the office in the Baltic sea town of Stralsund in the early hours of Saturday. A spokesman for regional police refused to be drawn on the nature of the insults, saying only that they were directed at Merkel, who was first elected to parliament in Stralsund 26 years ago.
  • Islam doesn’t belong here, say two-thirds of Germans

    05/12/2016 5:56:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 12 May 2016 12:25 GMT+02:00
    The number of Germans who say that Islam is not a part of Germany has risen sharply over the previous two years, a new poll shows. For 60 percent of Germans, Islam does not belong in their culture, with only 34 percent of respondents saying that yes, Islam does have a place in Germany, a poll published by Infratest dimap on Thursday shows. […] The Infratest dimap poll showed that 72 percent of Germans worry that there will be a terror attack in their country, while a quarter of respondents said they don’t believe that will happen. …
  • Dozens of terrorism suspects among refugees who entered Germany

    05/11/2016 6:39:44 AM PDT · by quesney · 37 replies
    German authorities are investigating 40 cases in which Islamic militants are suspected of having entered the country with the recent flood of refugees from the Middle East, the federal police said on Wednesday. That represents a doubling of such cases since January and is likely to deepen concerns about the threat level in Germany, which has not suffered a large-scale Islamist attack like those that have rocked neighbours France and Belgium in recent months. In the past, the German government has played down the risks of Islamic State fighters entering Europe with the tide of migrants, in part to avoid...
  • Two-thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election

    05/10/2016 10:28:47 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 10 May 2016 17:28 GMT+02:00
    A poll published on Tuesday shows that just under two-thirds of Germans do not want Chancellor Angela Merkel to run for office again in elections next year. The poll conducted by INSA for Cicero magazine asked people if they thought Merkel should run for a fourth term and 64 percent responded that she should not. Other polling figures show that if an election were held now, Germany’s two main political parties would barely scrape together 50 percent of the vote between them. …
  • Michael Walsh: Merkel Is ‘Probably the Worst German Chancellor Since Hitler’

    05/09/2016 8:44:35 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 13 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 9 May 2016 | John Hayward
    Michael Walsh, who spends much of the year living in Ireland, tells Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon about conditions in Europe. “I’m in California at the moment, but I’ve lived a great deal of my life in Europe; ten years in Germany, for example, when I was at Time magazine,” Walsh said.  “I went back and forth behind the Iron Curtain pretty steadily, from ‘85 to ‘91. I was there when the Berlin Wall came down, and I was in Russia when Chernobyl blew up, among other things. So my perspective is pretty up close and personal.”...
  • German middle class ‘shrinking as rapidly as USA’s’

    05/09/2016 4:26:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 09 May 2016 12:09 GMT+02:00
    The middle classes in Germany and the USA are both in sharp decline, while top earners on both sides of the pond reap the rewards, a study by the German Institute for Economic Research shows. The number of Germans counted as belonging to the middle classes sank by six percent between 1991 and 2013, the study released on Friday found. The trend in the Federal Republic closely matches a similar drop seen in the USA over the same period. While in Germany people from all migrant backgrounds were most likely to have fallen out of this income group, in the...
  • The Sacrifice Of The Wicked...gender 6

    The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind?(Proverbs 21:27)The Religious Dimension to What the Godless Left Is doing to the West…. For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother’s righteous. Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you.( I John 3:11-13)The biblical Cain, turned away from God. He would not come to God...
  • Most Germans don't have any Muslim friends

    05/06/2016 5:48:05 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 06 May 2016 08:51 GMT+02:00 | (DPA/The Local)
    Almost two-thirds of non-Muslim Germans don’t know any Muslims personally, a new survey has showed, casting light on increasing unease over the religion’s place in society. The YouGov poll for press agency DPA found that 62 percent of people said that they didn’t count a single Muslim among their close personal friends. […] Public anxiety about Islam has led to increasing calls from politicians in recent weeks to police the religion and its followers. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) called recently for state surveillance of preachers in all mosques to make sure they weren’t spreading radical ideas. …
  • Foreign Policy Shift: Skepticism of German-Israeli Friendship Growing in Berlin

    05/03/2016 6:33:51 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Der Spiegel ^ | April 29, 2016 – 06:38 PM | Ralf Neukirch and Christoph Schult
    Top Berlin officials are becoming less inclined to unconditionally support Israel. With the two-state solution increasingly unlikely, there is concern that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is “instrumentalizing” Germany’s friendship. […] “The perception has been growing in the German government that Netanyahu is instrumentalizing our friendship,” says Rolf Mützenich, deputy floor leader for the Social Democrats (SPD) in parliament. The SPD is Merkel’s junior coalition partner and Foreign Minister Steinmeier is a leading member of the party. Mützenich says it would be a welcome change if the Foreign Ministry and the Chancellery were to rethink the relationship with Israel. “Israel’s current...
  • Obama In Germany: Merkel Is On ‘Right Side Of History’ By Destroying Europe’s Borders

    04/25/2016 4:29:33 AM PDT · by detective · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 24, 2016
    US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a joint pitch Sunday for deeper transatlantic trade in the face of mounting opposition, vowing to complete a vast US-EU trade pact that could spur much-needed economic growth. After talks in the northern town of Hanover where tens of thousands marched Saturday against the planned deal, Obama said the world’s largest trade pact could be finalised by the end of the year.
  • The Grandest Usurpation – Obama and Angela Merkel Talk Trade and Immigration… ($500 trillion)

    04/24/2016 4:33:28 PM PDT · by GilGil · 11 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/24/2016 | Sundance
    Global trade is approximately $75 trillion annually. However, the Wall Street derivatives market, which are essentially bets placed within this entire financial construct, now account for more than $500 trillion. $500,000,000,000,000.00 Let that number, $500 trillion, sink in….. Seriously, just pause and think about how much is currently being bet (the derivatives market) on these grand deals. When you begin to fathom the scope, you begin to see the stakes in this 2016 presidential race.
  • Obama praises Germany for accepting Syrian refugees

    04/24/2016 11:21:58 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 24, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    Under fire at home for his program to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees this year, President Obama said Sunday that he is “proud” of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the people of Germany for accepting far more migrants from the war-torn country. In response to a reporter’s question noting that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has called Mrs. Merkel’s open-door refugee policy “insane,” Mr. Obama defended her at a joint press conference in Hannover, Germany. “In Europe, she is on the right side of history on this,” Mr. Obama said. “I’m very proud of her for that and I”m very proud...
  • Thousands of trade deal foes rally in Germany on Obama visit eve

    04/23/2016 9:20:55 AM PDT · by GilGil · 7 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 4/23/2016 | Deborah Cole
    Hanover (Germany) (AFP) - Tens of thousands of opponents of a proposed transatlantic trade deal poured onto German streets Saturday on the eve of a visit by US President Barack Obama. A loose coalition of trade unions, environmentalists and consumer protection groups in the northern city of Hanover said they drew a crowd of 90,000 to a march and rally outside the city's opera house. Police mobilised a large force to keep the peace and put attendance at 35,000. Obama's trip -- to open an industrial technology fair and hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European leaders --...
  • Turkey Arrests over 100 in Probe of U.S.-Based Cleric and Erdogan Foe Fethullah Gulen

    04/22/2016 7:20:13 AM PDT · by george76 · 3 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 19 Apr 2016 | John Hayward
    Turkish police made a hundred arrests across Istanbul and nine other Turkish provinces connected with a wide-ranging investigation of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen. Gulen, 72, currently lives in Pennsylvania, but is considered a powerful “arch-foe” of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as the Rudaw news service puts it. Gulen “runs an international Islamic network of schools, businesses, media outlets, and charity organizations from his exile home in Pennsylvania” and is “believed to be deeply influential in the Turkish judicial system and police,” according to Rudaw. In fact, he is so influential that Erdogan has accused him of trying to...
  • Erdogan: The World's Most Insulted President

    04/20/2016 7:06:55 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | April 20, 2016 | Burak Bekdil
    Since Erdogan was elected president in August 2014 he has sued at least 1,845 Turks for insulting him. Now his judicial challenges have been exported to Europe. Angela Merkel's decision to allow Böhmermann's prosecution hardly complies with the European culture of civil liberties. Now the Turkish journalists and artists will even suffer more." — Rebecca Harms, co-chair of the Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance at the European Parliament. The trouble is, the more Erdogan realizes that his blackmailing works, the more willing he will be to export his poor democratic culture into Europe. Merkel has set the wrong precedent...
  • Number of people needing state help in Germany at record high

    04/19/2016 6:34:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 19.04.2016 | 19.04.2016
    On Tuesday, Germany’s Federal Statistics Office released figures showing that 1.038 million people were receiving basic security benefits at the end of last year — the highest number since the benefits were introduced in 2003 and 3.5 percent more than in 2014. Anyone over the age of 18 who is unable to work more than three hours a day under normal working conditions, and those whose age pensions are inadequate to live on, are eligible for the benefits. The statistics office reported that more than half of the recipients — about 536,000 people — are senior citizens, while around 502,000...
  • German Comic In Turkish President Erdogan's Satire Row Suspends TV Show

    04/17/2016 7:24:04 AM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    | Agence France-Presse ^ | April 17, 2016
    A German comedian whose satirical poem about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has unleashed a bitter row about freedom of speech has decided to suspend his own TV show, he announced on his Facebook page on Saturday. Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday authorised criminal proceedings sought by Turkey against the popular comic Jan Boehmermann who could be convicted under the rarely-enforced section 103 of the criminal code -- insulting organs or representatives of foreign states. Merkel's decision has appalled rights bodies such as Human Rights Watch which on Saturday called on the German authorities to defend freedom of speech "even...