Jörg Baberowski in der Basler Zeitung
Warum ist es eigentlich so schwer, die Welt mit den Augen anderer Menschen zu sehen? Sind die Abwehr der illegalen Einwanderung in Ostdeutschland und der nationale Selbstbehauptungsanspruch in den ostmitteleuropäischen Ländern wirklich ein Ausdruck rechtsextremer Gesinnung? Menschen, die über Jahrzehnte gezwungen wurden, gegen ihren Willen die Regierung zu preisen, die Wirklichkeit zu leugnen und an Wahlen teilzunehmen, die nichts zur Wahl stellten, reagieren empfindlich auf jeden Versuch, sie zu bevormunden und sie zu zwingen, das Lied der Tugendwächter zu singen. Sie verlangen, selbst darüber entscheiden zu dürfen, in welcher Welt sie leben und mit wem sie sie teilen wollen. Nichts ist schlimmer als das Gefühl, den Verhältnissen ohnmächtig ausgeliefert zu sein und von überforderten Politikern zurechtgewiesen zu werden, die viel verlangen, aber nichts zu geben haben.
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With the European Union in disarray, there’s a lot of confusion and misinformation about the open borders within Europe. e.g. why people claiming to be refugees are streaming across borders.
One thing must be clear: The Schengen Agreement is separate to the European Union. Visa-free travel between nations that are signatories to the Schengen Agreement applies only to citizens of the respective signatory countries. Click on the map to be taken to the official web site.
i.e. If you’re not a citizen of a country signed up to Schengen, you will need a visa to cross any of its borders, external and internal. Continue reading
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Tagged EU, Germany
Following on from an earlier blog post
The US-EPA, politicians, presstitutes and activists pretending to be journalists regularly conflate different types of tailpipe emissions. They wouldn’t do it if they were trying to inform the public. Instead they only try to persuade it.
Steve Milloy addressed the fanatic tailpipe sniffers in this article on Breitbart.
MIT researchers are claiming that Volkswagen’s diesel emissions shenanigans have killed 60 unidentified Americans. They further claim that unless VW fixes the emissions problem by the end of 2016, another 130 unidentified people will bite the dust. This is all nonsense.
Warwick Hughes takes yet another look at the absurd mismanagement of water supply to the capital city of Western Australia.
He clearly illustrates, using the rainfall figures for the catchment areas, that the efficiency of catchments has been degraded since the 1990’s.
Water Corporation persists in using Perth rainfall figures to justify why there is less streamflow into the reservoirs; but none of Perth’s rainfall runs up the hills to the streams running into the catchments.
It seems that successive State Governments and Water Corporation have done nothing more than “managing” the problem towards its ultimate outcome; resulting in the dams being entirely ineffective and the population having to pay dearly for less and less potable water.
Follow the link to Warwick’s full article.
If there is no physical evidence required for prosecution; simply an allegation of a possibility of harm in the indefinite future, then you’ve built yourself a happy tyranny.
Consider the following piece of satire. It incorporates only 4 deliberate inventions of fact.
Coming soon: Bibliography of facts
Update 2016-02-15: Followup article with reading list.
An Editorial of the Las Vegas Review-Journal says that NOAA goes into global hiding:
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the country’s taxpayer-funded scientific authority on all things sea and air, is behind new research that bolsters the assertion that the planet is warming. A growing body of recent research has identified a warming “pause,” or at least a slowdown in temperature increases, over the past 15 years. These data have hurt the arguments of climate change defenders, who insist that urgent, sweeping government action is needed to slow down global warming. Because warming already has slowed without such Draconian action, costly new regulations clearly aren’t needed at all.
Image source NOAA Via Breitbart
NOAA is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States of America has been promoting the notion of catastrophic climate change produced by man-made emissions of CO2 gas by burning carbon-based fuels.
Mike Hasler who blogs as Scottish Sceptic has been keeping his finger on the quickening pulse of NOAAgate. It looks like some funny business going on with how NOAA is arousing data before presenting it to the people who need to make decisions based on the results.
Here’s a summary of the story so far: Continue reading
Change of scenery: A blog entry in German.
[Ich schreibe selten auf deutsch. Rechtschreibefehler bitte entschuldigen.]
Würde die Bevölkerung im Allgemein das verstehen, hätten die Bangemacher weniger Brennstoff. Etwas Wahrheit.
Pierre Gosselin reported at NoTricksZone:
Professor Blasts German Renewable Energy Policy! “Based On Naivety, Ignorance, Ideology, Illusions, False Incentives”!
Germany’s online business news magazine WirtschaftsWoche (business week) here has an interview with Professor Gonde Dittmer (right), who claims Germany’s transition to renewable energies so far has been a grand failure. The title of the WirtschaftsWoche piece:
“Doubts over the government’s climate policy. The true aim of the Energiewende is not environmental protection.”
An illusion…not a single kilogram CO2 saved
Dittmer, a professor of mathematics and electrical engineering, tells WirtschaftsWoche that all the solar and wind energy installed so far has not saved a single kilogram of CO2 and that these renewable energies are not green at all.
… Huge tab for the public …
… Absurd …
He also believes that the electric cars will be a folly because much of the energy gets wasted and that they would only further burden the current supply system.
Follow the link for the whole article.