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THE COMING BATTLE OF BERLIN…

Geopolitical fallout from the wave of anti-globaloneyism that appears to be sweeping the West continues. In just the last week, we've seen the House of Commons in the U.K. vote overwhelmingly against the "remoaners," i.e., against the Europhiles who want to sabotage the BREXIT vote; M. Hollande has indicated he will not run for the French Presidency again; Nicholas Sarkozy was crushed in early primaries within his own party for another stay in the Elysee; Dutch opposition party leader Geert Wilders was convicted of "discrimination" by a Dutch court in what can only be viewed as a purely political attempt to derail him; Marine Le Pen's party in France has a strong position in the polls as France heads into an election year, and Europhile Matteo Renzi suffered a crushing defeat in the Italian constitutional referendum.

But at the center, as the old pre-war song goes, of all these upcoming battles is Berlin, as outlined in this very significant article that was shared by Mr. V.Z.:

The ‘Battle of Berlin’ Will Be Last Stand of Globalism

Chancellorin Merkel has squandered her once mighty political capital over the immigration (and southern European austerity) issues with such a reckless abandon that one can only wonder whether or not she engineered it. The short answer is, probably not, for she now shifting positions faster than the particles in the hadron collider(but Merkel's PhD is, after all, in quantum chemistry, so it's not surprising); yesterday she issues encyclicals about Muslim female attire being inappropriate for Germany (I was under the apparently false impression that the dress code had been abandoned in 1945), and today she lectures Germans on how they should all "integrate" into her multicultural paradise (and the last time I looked, I don't recall Lederhosen were standard apparel in Libya, Turkey, or Syria, but I digress).

Now, stop and ponder that one for a moment: you're a German, and being lectured by your furchtlose Fuehrerin on integrating into your own country! No wonder so many Germans are chanting Merkel muss weg! (Merkel must go!) One can hardly blame them. We haven't seen such a disconnect between a politician and average people since Darth Hillary.

But behind the scenes, as this article points out, a big political battle is looming, and the stakes are globaloneyism and the "Europrojekt" itself. Frau Merkel has been shuffling her cabinet in hopes of staving off a rejection at the polls in next year's coming German elections. The problem is, she now faces stiff opposition from her coalition partner's party, the Social Democrats, and from former EU "parliament"(in quotations, because of course it has no real power) President Martin Schulz:

European Parliament President Martin Schulz is quitting his job in Strasbourg and aiming for higher office in Berlin. Schulz, who, in 2003, was likened by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to a Nazi concentration camp guard, appears ready to take the helm of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) in a gambit to prevent Germany from joining the ranks of the anti-European Union nations in Europe.

Schulz, sensing that Angela Merkel, Germany’s Europhile Christian Democratic Union (CDU) chancellor, is in political trouble even as she announced plans to run for a fourth term in 2017, is striving to eventually take over the reins of the SPD from Merkel’s coalition partner Sigmar Gabriel. For the time being, Schulz will be happy to assume control of the Foreign Minister portfolio from the SPD’s Walter Steinmeier, who opted to become Germany’s ceremonial president.

Schulz returns to Berlin as a politically-wounded politician. The EU Parliament was about to reject Schulz for a third term as president. The European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, the often-inebriated champion of a federalized Europe and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, threatened to resign his own post if Schulz was rejected by the Strasbourg assembly. Schulz, sensing defeat, opted to continue the fight for a united Europe as a member of the German Bundestag and a member of Merkel’s «grand coalition» between the CDU and SPD.

Worse, for Merkel, is the opposition within her own party:

However, the lukewarm-at-best coalition supporter of Merkel, Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer, may harbor plans to challenge Merkel for chancellor. Seehofer is a fierce critic of Merkel’s migrant policy that opened Germany’s borders to over a million mainly Muslim refugees from war zones in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Africa. Merkel, Schulz, and Gabriel continue to support the open-door migration policy even as German voters. Seehofer has crafted an anti-migration alliance with leaders of neighboring Alpine countries, particularly Austria. Austrian Freedom Party (OVP) presidential candidate Norbert Hofer, who is opposed to the EU and Merkel’s migrant policy, recently expressed his own views of Merkel during a presidential election debate with his pro-EU Green Party opponent. Hofer said Merkel «inflicted considerable damage on Europe when she opened the borders to refugees and, as a result, hundreds of thousands of refugees, including terrorists, have moved through Austria».

Seehofer has more in common with the Austrian Freedom Party of Hofer and its leader Heinz-Christian Strache than his supposed political ally Merkel. The only thing that continues to bind the anti-migrant Seehofer to the open borders champion Merkel is the rise of Germany’s nationalistic counterpart to the OVP, the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. The anti-migrant AfD has eaten away at CDU-CSU support across Germany, with Bavaria being a notable exception. The AfD has won seats in ten state assemblies and risen to 15 percent support in political opinion polls. This «marriage of convenience» between Seehofer and Merkel may be coming to an end as the Bavarian Prime Minister sees an opportunity to challenge Merkel for leadership of the CDU-CSU union and lead an anti-migrant conservative coalition to challenge the Euro-fanatic Schulz on the national stage.

As the article also points out, Herr Seehofer has sought international alliances with anti-globaloneyist forces elsewhere, reaching out not only to Hungary's Viktor Orban but also to the transition team of President-elect Trump. The stakes are high for all concerned, and the article concludes - in my opinion correctly - on the following note:

If Seehofer can take over the chancellorship of Germany from the discredited Merkel, there will be a final battle against globalization and the EU in the halls of power in Berlin. This battle will pit Seehofer and his anti-migrant and anti-EU allies against the forces led by the «concentration camp guard» Schulz. That political struggle will determine not only the future of Europe but the entire world.

So, how is Merkel to save her Chancellorship? (Herewith my high octane speculation of the day.) She must, if she is to survive, abandon the Darth Hillary approach of not listening to her own "basket of German deplorables", which for Merkel now apparently includes all Germans opposed to her policies, particularly on immigration, but move to embrace their concerns as a part of her policies and agendas, and not just rhetorically. In other words, she stands at a crossroads, but also has a tremendous opportunity, to embrace those concerns, for by making them her own, she can in the process, refashion the entire EU and even reform the globaloneyist vision itself. If she does not do so, even if she should win, her government will be a weak and probably short-lived one at that. If she does do so, however, the ripple effects in the rest of Europe, particularly in Austria, Italy, France and other countries chafing under the influx of Islamic immigration, will be almost immediate and far-reaching, and she could emerge from the process with her halo not only firmly back in place, but all nicely shined and polished. And she is a clever enough politician to do precisely that. Berlin, in other words, may not be the Mittelpunkt der Welt as the old song has it, but it's still the Mittelpunkt of Europe.

Here Merkel's political instincts will be in direct opposition to her ideological proclivities, but the opportunity is there to reshape the European vision if she reaches out in a genuine fashion to the growing opposition, which may indeed be the only way to save the European project.

Will she do so? At this juncture it's difficult to tell, with her statements shifting positions faster than photons. She will attempt to move her rhetoric gradually to the right in hopes of repairing the damage she has already done to herself and her coalition. But she must match that rhetoric with actual action prior to the German election, otherwise, my bet is, the Germans will not buy her rhetoric any more. And with Schulz now maneuvering within the Social Democratic Party, she must do something to distinguish her Europhilia from that of Schulz, and the only way to do that is to reach out to the growing opposition, and incorporate their concerns into an entirely different approach to Europe.  The bottom line: the Second Battle for Berlin is coming, and it's going to be a big one, with high stakes.

Rhetoric will not be enough; lecturing the German people will not help. Only real action will. And there must be real action, the concerns of the opposition in Germany must be addressed, or otherwise, it is not going to go away, but only grow.

See you on the flip side...

 

 

 

 

 

22 thoughts on “THE COMING BATTLE OF BERLIN…”

  1. If I was a betting man I would bet that Merkel will double down and go with the “blame Russia” for all the problems in Germany. She’s an ideological neo-con fanatic and she just can’t help herself. I’ve watched her many years and I just don’t see her changing her beliefs. She will take only rhetorical action against the immigrant wave but will do nothing to stop it.

    On another note I have a bone to pick with you Joseph. By repeatedly calling her Darth Hillary you do real injustice to Darth. After all Darth Vader did see the light, re-entered the positive force and threw the emperor into the pits of hell. You will not see HRC come around to the force. She will be evil until her end.

  2. Berlin is no battle; that city and country was taken out generations ago and is the very model of modern major globalism. Merkel is just there to issue tranquilizers if the German Volk ever dare try to rise up again from its carefully prepared multiculti, PC, cultural suicide grave. And so will her successor, a perfect globalist stooge for the job being that pompous caviar Marxist, Shulz.

    Just a glance at any “fake news” website shows that the real battle is going on in Washington. And it is epochal. From CIA factions screaming blue about Putin on one extreme to the Catwoman puppet on the other, I see no indication that the losers will allow Trump to assume power. The system, which is now nothing more than a perfectly oiled matrix of cushy systemic corruption, will not be allowed to be disturbed. They just don’t care anymore if their accusations are patently absurd; they will not be denied, and they are not budging from that pig trough without a real fight.

    This will ramp up to crisis shortly.

    1. I have to agree that the Marxist/Bolsheviks are leading Germany just like here for the last 8 years by someone who is completely made up. There is not a single thing about the Marxist that is real, having lived in Illinois and keeping up on it when I was out of state. Please, he was not a professor of constitutional law and probably would not even know how to spell it. He was a lecturer put there by the ayers, dorns, pritzkers(yeah bankers) and other hard core Bolsheviks. Forget about the fairy tales of Nazis we here on the history channel by former cia agents and some schmuck that supposedly killed vin laden(bushs’ buddy). And can you imagine Sweden is concerned about an invasion from Russia and it would be funny if not so tragic. You can’t make up this stuff. laugh. Garibaldi and my great granddad must be rolling over in their graves at the sight of Italy. Sorry, they deserve it. My rant for the month.

  3. Robert Barricklow

    In today’s culture human consciousness is in the video screen world; it is literally being constructed by these ubiquitous screens[which don’t screen for truths; but scream lies & half truths]. They’ve become people who talk mostly, or only with each other, about images or impressions they encounter from this video/screen world. Some may not fully grasp it; but you can bet your last nickel, that those in control DO. This digital media of communication available to our cultures, are a dominate influence on the formation of our culture’s intellectual & social perceptions.
    Now combine this new technologies with the Nazi-tested Reichsfunk-Gesellschatt, with the whole 21st political string-pulling apparatus available to those at today’s commanding heights, and that media black-magic cauldron is capable of smelting an entire nation’s people into a single mass consciousness. As Albert Speer said/By means of an attention infrastructure we could reach the minds of an entire nation, whether they care for it or not.
    What choices do those screens give the minds that view them? The answer you give answers your most elementary type of freedom – the freedom to choose between choices. The most direct & obvious way authoritarians abridge freedom is to limit or discourage or ban outright/certain choices.

    1. Robert Barricklow

      Another, is to sell a new faith[a market fundamentalism] by actually displacing individual thought and all its conflicting impulses.

    2. “an attention infrastructure”

      That is very well said. A slightly-different twist on words, with profound insight…

        1. Fantastic Robert. Mainstream Media is Dead.
          This kind of obvious bias just shows how the 4 big families/banks/oil producers/media giants try to control the population. Just look at how many new members to this site since Election. (which is great – hi everyone) No one trusts it anymore.

  4. As I see it, Merkel is stuck between a rock and a hard place – but not the visible ones. Merkel is ‘owned’ by the US, which is ‘owned’ by the shadowy actors behind the international banksters. So, her choice is between the end of her life (literally) and the end of her life as a politician. If she ‘betrays’ her REAL overlords to save her political career, she is a ‘dead (wo)man walking’ – in whatever form that takes. In one way, I feel sorry for her…

    (The other ‘solution’ I just thought of is the usual massive 9/11-style incident. This would throw the (s)election into the wind. Interesting times, next year…)

  5. The answers here are simple. it’s either Trump’s fault, or its Putin’s fault. Or, maybe
    it’s Geert Wilder, Marine Le Pen, Nigel Farage for all the bad things happening to the Establishment these days. Just name whomever is attempting to derail their Plan and you have the Deplorable of the Day.

  6. All we can hope for is that Chaos r Us reign may be coming to a end. May Putin Trump and the real adult politicians of Europe be able to undo this mess and bring a end to the vilifying of Russia. And they be able to bring about a true European Union once and for all.

    1. Under May’s stewardship as Home Secretary the UKs borders were amd still remain leakier than a sieve with immigration rising to there highest levels. In a nutshell, she failed in her role as HS yet she has ascended to PM – failure being rewarded. She was also against BREXIT and has been continually stalling in triggering article 50 as if buying time for something to prevent it from being invoked.

  7. I think the globalists have certainly gotten themselves in a pickle. But why let the Euro project crash and burn when it can be repaired with… ice, and lots of it. What I suspect may be at play in Europe and globally is a new scheme so audacious, so dastardly it could hardly be on anyone’s radar, not even Vladimir Putin or the good doctor. What if the globalists intend to trigger a magnetic pole shift and in the process bury Europe under a mile of ice as it becomes the new North or even South Pole? As we endlessly conjecture what is the real function of CERN and why are the elites so interested in Antarctica, I think the real answer has escaped us because none of us are so diabolically insane as to even think of such a mad scenario. In short, the globalists will use CERN to trigger an Earth pole shift which will swap the positions of Europe and Antarctica, in effect turning Antarctica into the new temperate and habitable Europe and Europe into the uninhabitable, frozen Antarctica. (New Zealand will also be effected drastically and that is why I am shorting their stock and bond market and hoarding wool).

    How ironic that soon all of Europe will be climate refugees. Will they be transplanted to Antarctica? Doubtful as probably just the European globalists will resettle there in order to finally have an opportunity to rule a continent unopposed. The rest of Europe, certainly the ungracious majority, will be left to the mercy of the rest of the world to allow them in as immigrants. My, how the worm will turn. Will they be welcome with open arms in those countries who just previously the Euros shunned their misfortunate refugees? If Europeans do get accepted into Muslim nations, I would imagine the cruel joke would be to make them convert to Islam and submit to Sharia law. I can just taste the irony. Or perhaps the vacant Chinese mystery cities were built with the European climate diaspora in mind? I guess now the Chinese citizen can have some leisure time while the Europeans slave away in the oppressive Chinese sweat shops.

    And many millennia from now, as future explorers and scientists investigate the Euro-polar ice sheet, boring holes and digging tunnels, will they come across CERN below the ice and wonder what this ancient technology was used for? Will they think it is alien or will they attribute it to an advanced or possibly stupid and crude ancient civilization, one that would dangerously tinker with Earth’s magnetic field just so a few demented egotistical souls could rule over a continent in an undemocratic, mercantilist fashion?

    1. Considering the rise of the national populist movements across the globe, we can’t rule out that the native inhabitants of Antarctica aren’t having their own rebellion against their elites who may very well also be globalists and certainly have invited immigrants from other continents to settle on Antarctica, clearly disturbing the local environment and more than likely undermining the native Antarctic customs and culture which the locals have preserved for thousands of years. Maybe the visit by John Kerry was an attempt by northern hemisphere globalists to prop up an embattled Antarctic globalist government in danger of a pitchfork mob? I can only imagine the indignation I personally would feel if a foreign religious leader landed on my shores and started sprinkling me with his “holy” water, handing out bibles, and giving sermons about his schizophrenic god.

    2. I’m still in the camp that holds out the SLIGHT possibility that Frau Merkel could be a great German patriot who has fallen on her sword for the good of the German volk. By accelerating the globalist plan to bury European culture and genetics with foreigners, she has in effect made it obvious and now possibly stoppable before it is too late. The male approach to national German problems has clearly been a failure. This female covert approach may be the safer and more benign remedy. If Frau Merkel retires to a sleepy East German village to write her memoirs, hike and nordic ski, instead of settling in some big globalist cosmopolitan center in Europe or the US, I will suspect that she has done her valiant duty to the Fatherland despite the damage to her reputation and legacy.

    3. VB, the good and bad effect of this website is that I have to take your elite/CERN/poleshift scenario and go “Hmmm.” Thanks.

      An alternate poleshift scenario:

      What if WHO we believe is in charge is not really in charge? Perhaps, the ancient ‘advanced human’ civilization under the ice/ground in Antarctica is just tired of that state of affairs. A long-term version of the seasonal affective disorder (SAD) symptoms…

      What if these ‘folks’ have decided that it is their turn at the equator? So, they have been ‘infiltrating’ the PTB in order to bring-about that shift. CERN may ultimately not be elite-controlled…

      “Hmmm” in return (grin)…

      1. Now that is interesting speculation goshawks. Or what if Earth itself, as a living entity, likes to get a little Sun and warmth on different parts of it’s body from time to time? Too much ice in one spot for too long and that part of the Earth starts to go numb.

  8. Even so, if Merkel is shifting positions faster than the particles in the hadron collider, what will that matter. After so much humiliation in the workplace, public places, all but in your home, the autochthonous peoples are out for blood not reconciliation.

    So, will the perpetrators of rape all of a sudden be found and send to prison? Will “Sharia law” be openly condemned and forbidden to be displayed on the streets and at the neutral workplaces. I mean I have to appear on the workplace no crosses allowed or other trinkets that betray my faith.

    The workplace is a very good barometer and as long Muslims can come to work covered from head to toe, can pray on their mats every 5 minutes don’t talk about equality and same rule appliance in so-called guaranteed neutral workplaces where everyone behaves “neutral” except Muslims.

    I mean the only thing that is missing is a form of Saudi police flailing or beheading someone publicly in the streets. All the rest is already in place.
    So why oh why should I believe politicians that have betrayed my culture for over 20 years all of a sudden have a change of heart?

    1. Great points Neru. We are headed down the same path in the ussa and at the rate of reproduction and the strategically placed seeds, we’ll be overrun in 20-30 years. Glad I won’t be here but grandkids and g grandkids will be.

  9. Methinks this should have been done while the barbarians were at the gate. Now that you have wheeled the “Trojan Horse” in and supported the “invasion” with its foreseeable results and ignored the plight of your own people over the demands of those barbarians, it may be a little late. Somehow I get the feeling that this all too publicized circus was to keep everyone’s attention focused elsewhere while more nefarious dealings were going on in the background, which appears to be the case here in the USSA with this years “selection”.

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