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Angela Merkel visits international arms-dealer & ‘Merchant of Death’ David Cameron in London- by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Emil Hoogensteyn

Thursday, November 8th, 2012
Angela Merkel -

 

The gap between the UK and the rest of the Europe is widening.

The Conservative government of David Cameron -in future to be referred to ‘arms-dealer merchant of death David Cameron’ – have threated to torpedo the upcoming EU budget summit and ostensibly the visit yesterday by German Bundes Chancellor Merkel was supposed to mediate this.

It must have been some awkward discussion because [...] Continue Reading…

“Don’t blame the messenger” – Merkel visits Athens later today – by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Emil Hoogensteyn

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
Pull up those PIGS!- OTA-Berlin

Exactly one year ago this blog published a picture of a very large poster which was produced to oppose the bank-bailout which were then being planned in the EU and satirizing the state of affairs – Merkel and French President at the time -Sarkozy – pulling the strings.

These so-called PIIGS countries are the scapegoat, or have become the sacrificial lamb in the [...] Continue Reading…

Germany elects new President – pastor Joachim Gauck becomes new German Bundespräsident – We wish him well – by blog contributor Mr Emil Hoogensteyn

Sunday, March 18th, 2012
Pastor Gauck -foto Wikipedia - source J. Patrick Fischer

Pastor Gauck -foto Wikipedia – source J. Patrick FischerAs was expected a majority of the German Bundestag/Parliament , the judiciary and the state legislatures elected former DDR activist pastor Joachim Gauck as Germany`s new German Bundespräsident.

Gauck, who enjoyed the backing of the major large parties, received 991 of the 1,232 ballots cast and the Linke`s Partei candidate Beate Klarsfeld got a respectful [...] Continue Reading…

With some help from ship-jumping FDP, ‘Mr Clean Gauck’, pastor Joachim Gauck becomes President of Germany – criticism has just started – ‘No Gauck’ and ‘NotMyPresident’ are starting to be seen on German social media – by blog contributor Mr Emil Hoogensteyn

Monday, February 20th, 2012
Pastor Gauck -foto Wikipedia - source J. Patrick Fischer

Pastor Gauck -foto Wikipedia – source J. Patrick Fischer It has come to light that Gauck described the ‘Occupy-Wall-Street’ movement as “unspeakably stupid” after people had demonstrated against the power of unfettered global financial markets.

The dream of a world where one can get rid of the bond markets is a ‘romantic notion’ he said and that it was impossible [...] Continue Reading…

Demonstration and meeting in Berlin today/Sunday to honor Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two Berlin revolutionaries – by contributor Emil Hoogensteyn

Sunday, January 15th, 2012
Rosa Luxemburg - Wikipedia -Her death made it easier for the Nazis to gain power

Epitaph 1919  – by Bertolt Brecht
Red Rosa has also now disappeared
Where she lies is unknown
Because she told the truth to the poor
The rich have hunted her out of the world.

Epitaph for Karl Liebknecht – by Bertolt Brecht
Here lies
Karl Liebknecht
The fighter against war
When he was struck down
Our city still continued to stand.
Epitaph for Rosa Luxemburg – by Bertolt Brecht
Here lies buried
Rosa Luxemburg
A Jewess [...] Continue Reading…

2011 United Nations Climate Change Conference – ‘Harper-Canada’ part of Global-warming problem – not the solution and becomes one of the environmental ‘bad guys’ – ‘No to Kyoto’ is easy and opportunistic – Germany and EU think Kyoto is not strong enough! -commentary by Mr Emil Hoogensteyn

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

 
Delegates from around the world including Germany and the European Union reached a last-minute deal on climate change in South Africa, and agreed to extend the Kyoto accord by five years. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_United_Nations_Climate_Change_Conference

However, Canada’s environment minister Peter Kent has announced that his country will withdraw from the Kyoto protocol – and basically told the rest of the world that they, the Canadian Government know [...] Continue Reading…

Berlin September Elections – Mayor Klaus Wowereit – ‘Can stop recent surge of the Germany’s Greens party in Berlin’ commentary by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Mr Emil Hoogensteyn

Saturday, August 13th, 2011
Berlin coat of arms

 
 

Coat of Arms of Berlin – from Wikipedia
Berlin mayor Klaus Wowereit said last week he was certain he could stop an apparent recent surge of the Germany’s Greens party in Berlin and win a 3rd term – leading the country’s biggest city-state in the upcoming regional city/state election in September.

Germany is made up of 16 different provinces or Länder – sometimes translated [...] Continue Reading…