Gates of Vienna News Feed 12/14/2018

According to reports, French President Emmanuel Macron had a helicopter on standby in case he needed to flee the presidential palace during last weekend’s riots in Paris. Meanwhile, a “Yellow Vest” leader said that the demonstrations will continue this weekend until all of the protesters’ demands are met.

In other news, an American student named Sarah Papenheim was stabbed to death in her apartment in Rotterdam, allegedly by her male roommate. The suspect fled the scene, but was later caught and arrested.

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Thanks to Dean, Dora, MB, Reader from Chicago, SS, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Who is AKK and Where is She Taking the CDU?

The CDU (Christian Democrats) in Germany recently elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to succeed Angela Merkel as party leader. In the following report JLH draws together material from various German-language outlets to help non-German readers understand what the change in leadership portends.

Who is AKK and Where is She Taking the CDU?

by JLH

The new leader of the party and successor to Angela Merkel is not well-known outside (and to some extent inside) Germany. Here is some background from different (MSM) news sources.

While Die Welt speaks of the “cultural catastrophe” of Merz’s defeat, the article below clearly approves of “AKK.” The triumphant feminist satirization of the “old boy” network of the past certifies the (male) author’s sympathies. The theme seems to be that a major problem neutralized by Merkel’s rule was “toxic masculinity.”

From Der Spiegel:

CDU under Kramp-Karrenbauer — the end of the Union[1] (as we know it)

Nightmare of all manly men — the election of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer brings the CDU irretrievably into the present; even though AKK is, if anything, more conservative than Friedrich Merz and Jens Spahn put together.

by Stefan Kusmany
December 10, 2018

So, are you already a member of the CDU? No? Why not? Could it be you haven’t heard yet? It is now a democratic party! Not just true to the constitution (it always was) but — this is new — genuinely super-pluralistic, even internally. Anyone who followed the gripping electoral battle for the leadership, a competition of three extraordinarily able candidates, could see that. As every CDU functionary can attest without a further thought, they all deserved the position. It was great the way the battle was waged. Fully transparently. A real decision about direction.

That is what actually happened last Friday in Hamburg — a decision about direction. And it has been made, after a strenuous contest. With Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer’s close victory, the CDU is irretrievably changed. Better said: with the non-election of Friedrich Merz. It has finally arrived in the present. There can be no going back.

The Hopes of the Lords and Masters

The return of Friedrich Merz was a seductive call from the past. It affected the movers and shakers, not just in the CDU, but all over the country, like a dose of Viagra. Traditional manly men are turned off by Angela Merkel, not just because of her refugee policy, but also because of her political style. They cannot stand her reserve, her refusal to provoke or be provoked. Their revenge was supposed to come on Friday.

For reactionary authoritarians, the social conditions before Merkel are an almost forgotten goal. When you could still pound the table. When a pact was a pact, sealed with beer and schnapps. When no one interrupted. When a decree instilled fear, not amusement.

Their great time had seemed to be behind them. Now, here was the chance to shape the future according to the rules of their glorious past. The perpetual shadow chancellor, Wolfgang Schäuble, was pulling the strings in the CDU. Only late in the game did he strike the supposedly decisive blow with the interview in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Meanwhile, BILD was backing Merz with enthusiasm. The Handelsblatt saw the apocalypse of the CDU written on the wall, if he wasn’t elected: “Merz or Downfall.” Its former editor wrote by podcast and print as if he had been paid to do it: “Merz must become chancellor.” Roland Koch, long forgotten by the new generation, sent a breath of the Andean Pact[2] wafting through the SPIEGEL.

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Jordan Peterson on Global Warming

Lots of people won’t like his answer:

Obviously, we at Gates of Vienna – Baron the mathematician and statistician, and Dymphna who has looked at clouds from both sides now – are not fans of imposed “consensus”. The kind of consensus that, unless you agree with it, makes you thuggishly deplorable.

Good for you, Dr. Peterson. I almost didn’t watch you on this video because I thought you’d be predictable. I should know better by now, eh?

Why Did Angela Merkel Push so Hard for the UN Migration Pact?

The video below is a German commentary on the UN migration pact that was originally posted on the channel “Ebola — Virale Lügen”. According to the commentator’s analysis, the pact was at least partially designed to retroactively provide legal cover for Chancellor Merkel’s opening of the borders in 2015, which otherwise was illegal under current EU laws.

Many thanks to Oz-Rita for the translation and subtitling:

Video transcript:

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Angela Merkel Acknowledges the Binding Nature of the UN Migration Pact

Martin Hebner is a member of the Bundestag for the AfD (Alternative für Deutschland, Alternative for Germany). In the following video Mr. Hebner addresses questions to Chancellor Angela Merkel about the UN migration pact, which Germany signed last week in Marrakesh. In the back-and-forth of their exchange, Mrs. Merkel tacitly admits that the pact she signed is legally binding on the signatories once it is confirmed by the UN General Assembly.

Many thanks to MissPiggy for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

Video transcript:

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Tommy’s Report on 9 December Rally

TR sent out an email today with his report on the Brexit rally, plus a clever, brief video:

Without your support there is absolutely no way we could have made a success of our Brexit rally last week; how grateful I am for your belief and commitment to these movements goes far beyond what words can describe. I was overwhelmed by the genuine heartfelt passion shown for both the issue at hand and the country as a whole. We can all hold our heads high in that we achieved what we set out to do, which is send a stark message to our government that we are watching their every move and we will not allow our democratic rights and freedoms to be dismissed!

We can also revel in the fact that the mainstream media and the establishment are scared. They have been out in force to somehow portray people demonstrating one of the biggest betrayals in British democracy as extreme!?!

Yes, it does get boring being constantly labelled; however, the mainstream media continually persist in shooting themselves in the foot. Every mainstream media outlet published that only 1,500 to 2,000 turned up but in the world of social media we continually expose them as blatant LIARS again and again!!

For those of you who want to fully understand how much propaganda and LIES are pushed out by the media and establishment CLICK THE VIDEO BELOW

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The background music was inspired, and the speeded-up motion allows you to see the numbers and mood of the crowds. In his comment section on that video, TR says:

“If you ever wanted an example of how much the media and establishment LIE to you it is this video. Every mainstream media outlet reported that only 1500 to 2000 people turned out in protest at the Brexit betrayal when in fact Tens of Thousands turned out as can be seen in this video! The Main stream media are the enemy of the people and report what they want you to hear rather than the truth.”

A commenter, Bill Borrett, said:

“I don’t know how the march was organised. But I am sure the route was assigned so no cameras could pick up the full scale of it. It was a very long and winding route to Whitehall, going around the back via Victoria. Whereas the counter-demonstration was permitted to march down Regent’s street and then down Haymarket into Trafalgar Square. Why was a preferential route given to a counter-demonstration, when you can only organise a counter-demonstration once a demonstration has been organised?”

Here’s a video explaining the Remainers’ views. Notice they were the ones who got violent.

A Soros Rent-a-Riot Comes to Budapest

This was the report from Fox News yesterday:

Hungary: Anti-Govt Protesters Confront Police at Parliament

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A few thousand anti-government protesters confronted police Thursday night outside Hungary’s Parliament, temporarily retreating when officers used pepper spray and tear gas to drive them back.

After marching through parts of downtown Budapest, some of the protesters returned to Kossuth Square and despite calls for the rally to remain peaceful, threw bottles and smoke bombs at officers in riot gear guarding the neo-Gothic national legislature. Police said two officers were injured.

Our Hungarian correspondent CrossWare sends the following report to give you a fuller picture of what is happening in Hungary — how outside forces are arranging for domestic disturbances in an attempt to destabilize the Orbán government.

A Soros Rent-a-Riot Comes to Budapest

by CrossWare

As the UN rushed to vote on accepting economic or all kinds of migration as “human right”, and the EU parliament voted (again — going against its own rules) to give an automatic visa to any migrant who just asks for it, another front opened against the nationalist forces who would like to preserve their way of life and keep their culture: The Globalists launched yet another salvo against Hungary, because Viktor Orbán is the unofficial head of their nationalistic opposition in the coming EU elections.

As usual they do not attack openly, but hire George Soros’ “Rent-a-Riot” service and use the small number of opposition parties: liberals, socialists (crypto-communists) and national socialists — the Jobbik party, who have now thrown away any pretense of opposing globalism and openly joined with the rest of the lefties. Also some anarchists and Antifa joined their crowd, including some so-called “teachers” (they are really agitators) from the recently kicked-out Central European University (CEU) and some foreign NGO representatives.

Altogether there were about 2,000 people, in a city of 1.7 million and a country of 10 million.

They met in the Kossuth Square, which is in front of the Hungarian Parliament building. They tried to burn down the country’s Christmas tree, and they partly succeeded with some of the presents, which were for poor and disadvantaged kids: sleds and such. The rioters burned those down, then started throwing smoke bombs at the tree and the police cordon.

In the meantime they screamed slogans such as these:

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Gates of Vienna News Feed 12/13/2018

In strong terms, Pope Francis condemned Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Strasbourg. Meanwhile, His Holiness also called for urgent action to stop climate change.

In other news, homicides in London have risen to their highest level in ten years during the period since Sadiq Khan became mayor.

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Thanks to AF, Dean, Dora, Frontinus, Insubria, MB, Reader from Chicago, Red Mike, SS, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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The Strasbourg Mujahid Gets His 72 Virgins

Chérif Chekatt, the alleged killer of three people (or two, or four, depending on which news report you read) in Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Strasbourg, was shot to death this evening during an exchange of gunfire with police in Strasbourg.

Mr. Chekatt’s motive for the attack is still completely and utterly unknown. Authorities admit they are frankly baffled.

OK, so I made that last part up, but still…

Below are excerpts from a Fox News report on the dénouement in Strasbourg:

Cherif Chekatt, France Gunman Who Opened Fire at Christmas Market, Is Dead, Reports Say

Cherif Chekatt, the gunman who killed multiple people Tuesday at a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, is dead, local reports said Thursday.

A wide-scale manhunt for the suspect had been ongoing since the shooting earlier this week. Three people were killed in the attack and several others injured, police said.

The National Police of the North, in a translated tweet, thanked the public for their reports which helped “find the wanted individual.”

It was posted along with an earlier tweet from law enforcement that included a photo of Chekatt.

The suspect was killed in a shootout with law enforcement in Strasbourg after he opened fire on police, a top French official told The Associated Press. The suspect was armed with a pistol and a knife, a local police official told the outlet.

Before opening fire on the Christmas market in Strasbourg on Tuesday, Chekatt, 29, yelled “Allahu Akbar,” Paris’ public prosecutor said, in the first official statement that pegged the shooting as an Islamic terror attack. Chekatt escaped the scene in a taxi.

Police detained at least five people with alleged ties to Chekatt during raids Tuesday morning, but Chekatt, wanted on an attempted murder charge in relation to a botched robbery, wasn’t home, senior Interior Ministry official Laurent Nunez told France-Inter radio.

Here’s a brief snip from a French news report (can’t remember where I picked it up):

Cherif Chekatt, l’auteur présumé de l’attentat de mardi contre le marché de Noël à Strasbourg, a été tué par la police jeudi soir dans le sud du quartier Neudorf.

My translation:

Cherif Chekatt, the presumed perpetrator of Tuesday’s attack at the Christmas market in Strasbourg, was killed by police Thursday evening in the south of the Neudorf district.

The following video (recorded yesterday) shows excerpts from the reaction to the Strasbourg attack by an official spokesman for the French government. Many thanks to Ava Lon for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

Below is the response to a colleague in the European Parliament by an Italian MEP for the Lega Nord named Angelo Ciocca. Many thanks to FouseSquawk for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

Video transcript #1:

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Gates of Vienna News Feed 12/12/2018

French authorities are appealing to the public for help in finding Chérif Chekatt, the suspected gunman who killed two people and wounded thirteen others yesterday in Strasbourg. Hundreds of police officers and soldiers are searching for Mr. Chekatt in France and Germany. The gunman is alleged by eyewitnesses to have shouted “Allahu Akhbar” during his murderous spree. He had been arrested 27 times in the past for crimes in France, Switzerland, and other countries. The motive for his rampage is still unknown.

In other news, a 17-year-old Afghan culture-enricher was arrested while trying to flee Austria after he allegedly murdered a 16-year-old Austrian girl.

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Thanks to Dora, Insubria, MB, Reader from Chicago, SS, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

Notice to tipsters: Please don’t submit extensive excerpts from articles that have been posted behind a subscription firewall, or are otherwise under copyright protection.

Caveat: Articles in the news feed are posted “as is”. Gates of Vienna cannot vouch for the authenticity or accuracy of the contents of any individual item posted here. We check each entry to make sure it is relatively interesting, not patently offensive, and at least superficially plausible. The link to the original is included with each item’s title. Further research and verification are left to the reader.

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The Mills of the Gods Grind Slowly, But They Do Grind Exceeding Fine

Seneca III wrote this piece in anticipation that Prime Minister Theresa May would survive today’s no-confidence vote in Parliament, which she did.

The Mills of the Gods Grind Slowly, But They Do Grind Exceeding Fine

by Seneca III

RIP the Conservative Party. Born in its modern form out of the 1832 Reform Act under the guiding hand of Robert Peel it, in a fit of collective madness, suicided on the 12th of December 2018.

Having produced two of the greatest Prime Ministers of the modern era it became oblivious to the necessities of good governance, put its hand on its heart, felt its wallet then voted to sustain in office what is arguably the most treacherous, asinine Prime Minister of our time and long before.

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust it will be, because that is all it became fit for in the end.

Concurrently, the whole of this present (and recent) Parliament(s) is the most wretched collection of self-serving traitors, liars, unconvicted criminals, freeloaders, sexual deviants, washing machine salesmen and morally destitute poseurs assembled in the Palace of Westminster since 1653, and it is immaterial which way or how they vote, abstain, waffle, equivocate, delay and butt-cover hereafter. The United Kingdom will be neither united, a Kingdom nor sovereign and free any longer.

For over two years, month after month, day after day they have stood and pontificated, wallowing righteously in a sea of vacuous platitudes and imagined threats whilst dragging the House and this nation deeper into a Slough of Despond than even Bunyan could have imagined. Most of them cannot deliver a coherent speech without the use of copious notes, and even then their verbal incontinence (in the main, nothing more than rancid vomitus) is painful to the eye and ear of those who have steeled themselves to watch and listen.

History will record this collection of political dwarves as unfit for any purpose other than their own enrichment and the survival of themselves and their comrades in the Globalist International; they are totally without virtue and ridden with vice. My dog has more integrity and sense of patriotism than they; he would not refuse to address the grievances of his pack nor their will as expressed through a referendum, and would not sell them to the Euro-Globalists for thirty pieces of euros (or tins of dog food) and a seat at High Table in a canine Brussels or Socialist International.

Barely any of this two-legged “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others” parliamentary rabble could lie straight on the rack, never mind present as anything resembling pillars of rectitude. Betrayal is their watchword, and the adulation of their acolytes and (EU) paymasters their bread of life. However, bear in mind that if May & Co sign us up to the UN Immigration Pact, as is looking more and more likely, then the whole Brexit debacle, however it turns out, will be of no long-term importance as Muslim psychopaths from all over the world together with feral sub-Saharan primitives will soon flood in to finish us off once and for all.

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Wolfophobia Auf Dog Island

Below is the German translation of “Wolfophobia On Dog Island” by Matthew Bracken. Many thanks to MissPiggy for undertaking the lengthy job of translating it.

Note: Even though this post is in German, this is still an English-language blog, so please comment in English. Or, if you want to leave a comment in German, please follow it with an English translation.

Wolfophobia Auf Dog Island

von Matt Bracken

Nun, ihr jungen Welpen setzt euch und hört einem alten Hund gut zu, der so alt geworden ist weil er kein Dümmerchen war. Zappelt nicht herum und passt gut auf, denn manche Leute werden euch etwas anderes erzählen. Sie haben ihre eigenen Gründe und ich habe meine, ihre sind falsch und meine sind richtig. Nachdem ihr die wahre Geschichte über die Wölfe von Dog Island gehört habt, werdet ihr verstehen weshalb ihr diese nie vergessen solltet. Ich war dort, und folgendes ist passiert. Hört auf rum zu zappeln und passt auf.

Damals, bevor die Wölfe kamen, gab es viele Ausstellungshunde auf Dog Island, genau wie heute, aber in dieser Zeit waren die Standard Poodles für alles verantwortlich, denn aus irgend einen Grund wurden sie für ihre Klugheit geehrt. Und im Gegensatz zu den meisten Ausstellungshunden, waren die Poodles Genies, das muss ich ihnen lassen.

Angeblich war das der Grund weshalb sie dafür verantwortlich waren, dass das Hundefutter geteilt wurde, dass die Schüssel mit Wasser gefüllt waren, und ähnliches. Und trotz ihr albernes Fell, konnten die Standard Poodles sehr gross werden, also waren sie keine Schwächlinge. Und natürlich liebten es die Ausstellungshunde, dass die Poodles für alles verantwortlich waren, denn sie gaben ihnen Hundefutter obwohl sie nicht arbeiteten. Wenn ihr das glauben könnt, die Ausstellungshunde hatten fast jeden überzeugt, dass sie gefüttert werden sollten, nur weil sie so gut aussahen und weil sie die Morale der anderen erhoben. Und die Poodles waren mit diesem Schwachsinn einverstanden und fütterten die Ausstellungshunden für nichts außer gut aussehen.

Und der Haupt Grund für diese verrückten Umstände war, dass Apollo, der Anführer der Poodles, ein Meisterschwindler war. Er konnte sie richtig gut an der Nase herumführen, so gut, dass die Arbeitshunde sogar mit seinen Ideen einverstanden waren z.b. die Ausstellungshunden zu füttern obwohl sie nicht arbeiteten.

Natürlich, damals wie jetzt, wir Arbeitshunde leisteten die ganze Arbeit auf Dog Island während Apollo und die andere Poodles das Sagen hatten. Sie erzählten uns, dass die Spezialität ihrer Rasse die Denkarbeit war und deswegen müssten sie täglich unsere Arbeit steuern. War ja alles in Ordnung, solange wir alle genug zu essen und trinken hatten. Es hat uns trotzdem geärgert, dass die Ausstellungshunde für nichts tun, zu fressen bekam.

Dennoch haben wir, Arbeitshunde und Ausstellungshunde, auf eine Sache einigen können, dass keine Wölfe Dog Island betreten dürfen. Wölfe und Hunde waren Feinde, und so war’s einfach.

Wir alle wussten über die Wölfe auf Dog Island bescheid. Wir konnten sie hören. Ihr störendes Gebelle, wie sie kläffen, fiepen und vor allem wie sie den Mond anheulten, auf ihrer eigenen Insel die etwas weiter draußen und Flussabwärts lag. Gelegentlich fiel ein streunender Wolf in den Fluss oder wurde ins Exil getrieben. Manchmal versuchten sie auf Dog Island zu gelangen, aber wir würden sowas niemals erlauben. Das war immer eine der wichtigsten Regel überhaupt. Keine Wölfe. Niemals.

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The Green-Antifa Synergy, Part 2

The following video is the second of two parts (part one is here) showing excerpts from a Green Youth rally in Germany in the summer of 2017, not long before the September elections.

Two leaders of the Green Party, Cem Ozdemir and Katrin Goering-Eckardt, were in attendance at the event. Their faces are circled in the screen cap above, as is a logo with the Antifa (“anti-fascist”) flag — the event seems to have been a joint enterprise for the Green Party and the Antifa groups.

Watching this video (and editing the transcript) was excruciating. MissPiggy said having to listen to it while translating was “like fingernails on a blackboard”.

I can imagine a special chamber in the inner region of Hell that looks like this venue: a dingy brick wall spray-painted with graffiti, the Antifa banner, and earnest speakers spouting the multicultural multigendered multimaniac Green ideology, on and on and on, FOREVER.

Sheesh.

Many thanks to MissPiggy for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:

Video transcript:

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