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Germany's Delusions Come Home to Roost
intentional national sabotage
As I’ve been writing for almost two decades about Western Europe in General and Germany in particular’s suicidal desire to import unassimilateable numbers of Arab, North African, and Central Asian muslims in to their medium sized country, reading what is coming out of there the last couple of weeks has been almost unbelievable.
Those of us ringing the alarm bells were accused of the most horrible motivations and called the most horrible names for saying what even center-left politicians are grudgingly saying as the hour is late.
I saw the problem in person starting in the late 90s, but then it was mostly Turks and not that out of control. Then a decade later I lived in it where the problem evolved to a much greater number from a greater selection of source nations. It was then clearly a significant issue that was getting worse year by year. In the almost decade and a half since I moved back to the USA to stay, it has only gotten worse from there.
Some blame Merkel, but she only took a raging fire and threw a bomb on top of it all. This was a long running project of the self-loathing left that most Western nations have, enabled by the supine cowardice of the center-right who was too worried they might be called icky names.
Don’t forget, those warning of the problem were called names, some had their pre-Elon twitter accounts suspended or removed, people lost jobs, had institutions and friends disassociate themselves from them, etc. History and logic were on our side, but it did not matter.
But here we are.
Europe and Germany were warned what they were doing was going to either force them to become something they never wanted to be, or to surrender their nations to the force their ancestors spent 1,000 years to keep out.
How do you hold such leaders accountable? I’m not sure, but what was once uncomfortable to fix a decade or two ago, will be painful to fix now - or worse.
Just a sample, here is part of an interview with German Chancellor Scholz of the Social Democrat Party (SDP). He is saying some things previously unheard of from any mainstream German politician of the left … and yet in the full interview you can see where he has a mental block to understanding fully how everything he’s believed in since his anti-NATO youth was wrong. That his policies are the problem - his worldview a cancerous mirage.
Read in whole, it is an interesting case-study of delusion. Here’s the interesting parts;
Scholz: The Holocaust was a crime against humanity, and humanity includes all of the people who live on this planet. What we witnessed in Israel on October 7 was a horrific, murderous, inhuman terror attack perpetrated by Hamas against innocent Israeli citizens – against children, women, the elderly, against peaceful participants at a dance festival. That is seen as terror everywhere in the world.
DER SPIEGEL: There are apparently people here in Germany who don’t see it that way. On German streets, particularly in Berlin, there have been violent anti-Semitic protests in recent days. How is that possible in a country that has vowed to "Never Again" allow this to happen?
Scholz: Such acts are reprehensible. And yes, we have committed ourselves to "Never Again." That is why we must decisively stand up to all those who chant anti-Semitic slogans, who burn the Israeli flag, who unashamedly celebrate the death of those killed in the Hamas terror attack. They are all crimes that must be punished.
DER SPIEGEL: In recent days, however, it was possible for these crimes to be committed publicly.
Scholz: The police and judiciary are fighting against it. Because we cannot and will not tolerate this. The authorities responsible for public assemblies must ban rallies where there is a threat of such crimes being committed.
DER SPIEGEL: What is your message to those who demonstrated their hatred against Israel on the streets?
Scholz: That has no place here. The deeds of Hamas were inhuman and barbaric, nobody can be allowed to celebrate them. Particularly not in a country whose history is inextricably bound to the Shoah.
Next you have an interview with the opposition leader, Friedrich Merz of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU);
Most Germans consider immigration from Muslim countries to be a danger. According to a recent survey, 71 percent see this as a security risk. What do you say?
This number doesn't surprise me. There has been no shortage of warnings in recent years. They have been largely ignored by politicians. But we shouldn't make the mistake of generally denigrating all people of the Muslim faith as dangerous. Respectful cooperation based on shared values is essential for social cohesion. At the same time, those who do not adhere to the rules of coexistence must receive a clear answer.
Were the Islamic associations' responses to the terror against Israel clear enough?
I don't want to list all the associations; here too, you can't lump them all together. But the one, for example, who calls itself the “Central Council” of Muslims in Germany, probably based on the choice of words to the Central Council of Jews, lacks clarity.
How should German politicians react to this?
Either this “Central Council” of Muslims can still find a clear language, or it is no longer a political conversation partner.
Should Germany accept refugees from the Gaza Strip?
No. If there are refugees, then they are initially an issue for neighboring countries. Germany cannot accept any more refugees. We have enough anti-Semitic young men in the country.
Women can't be anti-Semitic?
Look at the demonstrations. The acts of violence come almost exclusively from young men. We have reached a point in Germany where society is starting to think about everything that has been done wrong with immigration in recent years.
Read it all and you can see that even with all he says, he just doesn’t get it. He also isn’t looking at the USA where the majority of those at pro-Hamas demonstrations are women. The mainstream center-left and center-right political leaders in Germany remain - even with movement towards the truth - unable to recognize the fire they’re sitting in.
Anyway … if that is the center-right leader, the German people and the alternative to the SDP/Greens, the support for the Alternative for Germany (AfD) will only grow.
What pull factors do you mean?
For example, the German social benefits, which are very high compared to other European countries. Then there is the pull effect that is triggered by the migrants who are already there. A good one percent of the Afghan population lives in Germany today, that's 400,000 people. Today, three and a half percent of the Syrian population live in Germany, which is more than a million people. We have to rethink our migration policy, but also our integration policy. This is inevitable. I very much regret that it is immigrant anti-Semitism that has led to this realization. But we are at the point where there is no other option.
There were also suggestions from your party to change the European legal framework. Thorsten Frei, First Parliamentary Managing Director of the Union parliamentary group, has called for an abolition of the individual right to asylum, and your parliamentary group vice-president Jens Spahn has questioned the Geneva Refugee Convention. Both remained individual votes. Why?
As a group as a whole, we have not yet formally adopted these well-founded positions on the matter, simply because they cannot contribute to a solution in the short term. We must act now. We have to see that we can achieve a significant downward correction in the numbers by spring.
Either he does not understand what he is facing, or he does but is too afraid to say it clearly.
More than likely he is what we used to call - and still do now and then - a “Chamber of Commerce” conservative who is mostly interested in keeping low-wage jobs at lower than market wages to maximize shareholder value, cultural costs be damned, with masses of unskilled labor that privatizes profits while socializing costs both monetary and cultural.
Nearly two-thirds of all German citizens want the country’s federal government to impose a ban on migration from predominantly Muslim nations, a damning survey has revealed.
Polling conducted by INSA on behalf of the Bild tabloid newspaper showed that 61 percent of respondents now advocate refusing any more migrants from Islamic countries with many explaining they no longer feel safe in their own country and believe an increasing number of new arrivals despise German society.
A majority of voters from every political party except for the German Green Party supported a ban on Muslim immigration.
The survey was conducted amid the ongoing pro-Palestine demonstrations witnessed in several German cities following the Hamas terror attack in Israel on Oct. 7 and the retaliatory measures carried out in Gaza by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
German newspaper Bild publishes 50-point migrant manifesto amid rise in social tensions fueled by mass immigration
The document reminds new arrivals that “non-believers” don’t exist in Germany, and urges migrants not to marry children or stone women for adultery
A total of 60 percent of respondents admitted the ongoing protests, attended by large numbers of foreign nationals sympathetic to the Hamas cause, concern them, while 77 percent of Germans believe that a growing contingent of the country’s migrant population resents German society and Western values.
Where does Germany find itself in 2023? Where did their mainstream party leaders take their nation?
After migrant parent pressure, Anne Frank daycare center to be renamed - report
The renaming is part of a broader concept that aims to celebrate the diversity of the children attending the daycare center, according to Andreas Brohm, the city's mayor.