Skip to comments.Germany’s racial tensions spill on to the streets of Chemnitz
Posted on 08/31/2018 10:39:08 PM PDT by aquila48
Michael Kretschmer, prime minister of the German state of Saxony, knew he was entering the lions den. But even he looked unprepared for the boos, whistles and catcalls that greeted him in Chemnitz, a city boiling over with rage and hurt.
Addressing a town-hall meeting of locals reeling from the murder of a 35-year-old man in the city last weekend, Mr Kretschmer insisted they should have distanced themselves from the rightwing extremists who hijacked their peaceful protest over the killing, which authorities suspect was carried out by a Syrian and an Iraqi.
Its not a good thing to be in a demonstration where people are giving the Hitler salute, he said. Then it is time to say: We will have nothing to do with those people.
The reaction was furious. You are making out that the worst thing that happened was the Nazi salute, one man retorted. The worst thing was that a bloke got killed.
Chemnitz, Saxonys third-biggest city, has become a symbol of the relentless rise of the hard right in Germany. At a series of demonstrations this week, young men in black hoodies chanted Germany for the Germans and Foreigners Out.
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Germans dressed as Crusaders in a parade (32 seconds):
One of the most underreported stories in U.S. media, thanks to both Aretha Franklin & John McCain passing at roughly the same time.
MSM have turned the McCain funeral into “The Neverending Story.” At least, until Saturday, when hopefully that’ll be it.
Irregular war is coming...
Sorta like leftists, here...
The burial of McCain will NOT be the end of the Saga—then they will release the video he made demanding Trump resign for his Russian contacts. He will spout and sputter on his Trump hate that will be parroted all over by the MSM. St. McCain will not end his rage at the grave. He is the ultimate October surprise to...A) Get Republicans to Not Vote in November & B) Get the Blue wave—Then impeach Trump (or tie him up so he will be a failed president they can unseat for an Obama puppet). Their plan will not work.
The NAZI salutes are not helping their cause. Oh would Germany return to its Christian roots and rally behind that banner, and not pay lip-service to it.
This is the curse God put on the German people for killing 6 million of His people, and many million more of those grafted onto His vine. They have hardened their hearts to God, and now God has sent locusts among them in the form of Muslims.
I cant stomach the McCain funeral. Its pure soviet propaganda. Like when Brezhnev, Andropov, and Chernenko died
I was watching a news banner go around about this and I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw something like “and there will also be protesters against right-wing violence.”
Then I remembered I was across the street from ABC.
Re: “Like when Brezhnev, Andropov, and Chernenko died”
More like when Lady Diana died.
Except Lady Diana did not actively try to subvert her country’s political system, which is what McCain did for his last 14 years in the U.S. Senate.
Yes, and it won’t be pretty, but I don”t care.
I hope that evil *itch Merkel winds up getting strung up.
I turn off FOX everytime that cover that worm’s funeral.
Not racial tensions. Innocent people sick of rapes, burnings and murders. Won’t do any good. The iron fist of modern-day nazism under merkel will keep them from accomplishing anything.
When it became part of East Germany, Chemnitz was renamed Karl-Marx-Stadt (Karl Marx City). It reverted to Chemnitz following reunification.
Hmmm..... German bloke?
They have Australian diversity?
“...........both Aretha Franklin & John McCain passing at roughly the same time.”...
Oh, did those two pass away recently? Nothing in the news (SARC)
Yeah, you're right.
Here's the larger story, though. The illegal immigration problems in the US have an analog with the whole migration crisis in Europe. (In part caused by Mutti.)
What makes things in Germany downright crazy is what used to be East Germany. Their leaders taught them for years they were superior socialists, and the untermenschen from the decadent West had no business running things. For example, the NVA kept as many of the Prussian military traditions as the Soviets felt comfortable with. The State went on its own language binge, determined to keep Western influences out of German.
Perhaps the largest concern the German government needs to address in the former East Germany are the memories the people have of their government lying to them. Remember, the GDR really was supposed to be the "Socialist Workers Paradise." Instead, the New Class cheerfully wreaked environmental disasters, exploited the workers, and kept comfy estates for themselves. All of this helped to bring down the Communists circa 1990. Many Ossis today have those memories, and do not trust Berlin to do what's right.
One last thing. Socialism as a type of government needs to go into the trash can of history, sooner rather than later. Even Germans cannot make it work.
Like my morning Mitt...
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