March 24, 2019

Socialist Success

Where in the world can one find a success story for socialism. My first thought was Germany since they seem to be the anchor of the European Union but their unemployment rate is still near 8.0%, and debt to GDP is about 80 percent. Under Obama we have reached a record high of 69% and […]

Oops: Germany Almost Bombed Beijing with Dead Satellite

Via Der Spiegel: Last October, the German research satellite Rosat plunged into the Bay of Bengal, more than 20 years after it had been launched into orbit. But had it remained aloft for just seven more minutes, it would have landed in Beijing instead, new calculations show. It was a proud day for German science […]

Santa is Drugging Girls in Germany

Via AP: BERLIN — A man dressed as Santa drugged a 15-year-old girl at a Berlin Christmas market over the weekend — the latest such attack that has seen holiday revelers left either sickened or unconscious, police said Monday. At about 10 p.m. Saturday the suspect approached the girl and her friend at Berlin’s downtown […]

The ‘Pirate Party’ Wins in Germany

Via Der Spiegel: As Berlin election results came in on Sunday evening, sweaty members of the Pirate Party danced arm in arm beneath a disco ball at popular club in the city’s Kreuzberg district. The smell of marijuana spread through the informal party, where guests made their own sandwiches and drank bottled beer. “I can’t […]