Three Girls Raided by the Corona Stasi

The following video gives an account of a police raid on three young ladies in an apartment in Bavaria. Evidently this was a COVID-related operation, and the girls’ “crime” was that people from three different households had gathered in a single domicile. It took a task force of twenty police officers to subdue these dangerous criminals.

It’s hard to tell for certain, because their faces are blurred, but I think the story is being told by at least two of the three victims of the raid.

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling:

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“There is no Difference Between Islam and Political Islam”

The following video shows excerpts from Muslim protest at the French embassy in Stockholm last Friday. The man who is interviewed couldn’t be clearer: there is no such thing as “political Islam”. He evidently agrees with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan — Islam is Islam, and that’s it.

Gary Fouse, who translated the video for subtitles, provides these background notes:

The name of the speaker is Imam Muhsin Asinger, who is interviewed by Samhällsnytt. He then speaks to his followers in what seems to be a combination of Swedish and Arabic. The interview and the Koranic chants are in Arabic with Swedish subtitles, which I translated into English.

Many thanks to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling:

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The Reset to End All Resets

To paraphrase Hermann Göring*: When I hear the word “sustainable”, I reach for my Luger.

The term “Great Reset” is causing such a buzz in the deplorable fever swamps of the intertubes that even the august New York Times has been compelled to mention it. Just in order to dismiss it as a “conspiracy theory”, mind you; but still, they had to pay attention to it.

Yet how can it be a conspiracy theory when it is featured on the website of the World Economic Forum?

The originator of the phrase is Dr. Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the WEF, which is a sort of country club for absurdly wealthy globalists. Dr. Schwab’s treatise on the topic —posted last June on the WEF website — is entitled “Now is the time for a ‘great reset’”. Its subtitle riffs on Rahm Emanuel: “In every crisis, there is an opportunity”.

Two current crises provide the subtext for the opportunity to impose the Great Reset. One is the Wuhan Coronavirus, and I’ll get to the other one in a minute.

First: Dr. Schwab lays out the rationale for taking advantage of the unprecedented opportunity provided by COVID-19, saying that “the world must act jointly and swiftly to revamp all aspects of our societies and economies, from education to social contracts and working conditions. Every country, from the United States to China, must participate, and every industry, from oil and gas to tech, must be transformed. In short, we need a ‘Great Reset’ of capitalism.”

There are many reasons to pursue a Great Reset, but the most urgent is COVID-19. Having already led to hundreds of thousands of deaths, the pandemic represents one of the worst public-health crises in recent history. And, with casualties still mounting in many parts of the world, it is far from over.

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Left unaddressed, these crises, together with COVID-19, will deepen and leave the world even less sustainable [this is where my Luger left its holster —BB], less equal, and more fragile. Incremental measures and ad hoc fixes will not suffice to prevent this scenario. We must build entirely new foundations for our economic and social systems.

Dr. Schwab intends a thorough overhaul that will fix the global system once and for all. He tells us that “populations have overwhelmingly shown a willingness to make sacrifices for the sake of health-care”, out of which arises the golden opportunity that will allow the bumpkins and hayseeds to be gulled into global governance — for their own good, of course.

The Great Reset agenda would have three main components. The first would steer the market toward fairer outcomes.

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The second component of a Great Reset agenda would ensure that investments advance shared goals, such as equality and sustainability.

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The third and final priority of a Great Reset agenda is to harness the innovations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to support the public good, especially by addressing health and social challenges.

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The Attempt to Domesticate Islam in France

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced his intention to tame Islam in France, in much the same way that the Catholic Church has been tamed since 1789. He is evidently looking for something along the lines of the control of Tatar Muslims in Czarist Russia. I say, good luck to him — he’ll need to be as ruthless as the Czars were in their suppression of Tatar zealots, and in the process throw out the EU’s rulebook on human rights.

Many thanks to Gary Fouse for translating this article from France24:

Islam in France: The CFCM presents Emmanuel Macron an imams’ council project

November 19, 2020

The French Council of Muslim Worship (CFCM) was received by Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace Wednesday. At the request of the President, its leaders proposed to him a project for a national council responsible for supervising the training of imams in France.

On Wednesday November 18 the leaders of the French Council of the Muslim Worship presented Emmanuel Macron with a project for a national imams council. The head of State had asked them to create a body responsible for designating imams in France, stated the Élysée [presidential palace].

The chief of State has also asked them to write up, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, a “charter of Republican values”, to which the CFCM and the nine federations that make up the CFCM will commit themselves.

He gave them two weeks to return and present this charter to him, stated the Élysée, confirming the information from Le Figaro and Le Parisien.

The charter, the President requested, must affirm the recognition of the values of the Republic, specifying that Islam in France is a religion and not a political movement, and stipulate the end of interference or affiliation with foreign nations.

The objective is specifically to put an end, within four years, to the presence in France of 300 foreign imams sent by Turkey, Morocco and Algeria.

Stop the ambiguities

Since his speech on separatism and radical Islam at the beginning of October, and again after the murder of Samuel Paty and the Nice attack, the head of state increased his pressure on the governing bodies of Islam in France to fight against foreign influence, radicalization, and political Islam.

On Wednesday, he received the leaders of the nine federations that compose the CFCM for the fourth time since the start of the school year, according to the Élysée Palace. The president let them know that several of these federations are taking ambiguous positions on the subjects discussed, and that they need to stop these ambiguities.

Among these nine federations, representatives of one large part of the Muslim religious community — three of them — do not have a “Republican vision”, such as Milli Görüs, a Turkish (national), and the Muslims of France, (formerly UOIF, Union of Islamic Organizations in France), the Élysée revealed. “If some of them do not sign this charter, we will apply the consequences,” the president warned, who “took note of their proposals.”

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The Mysterious Crime of Andreas Noack

This is a follow-up to my two posts from earlier today. We’re still no closer to knowing what Dr. Andreas Noack did wrong that caused him to be raided by the Bavarian police.

Many thanks to MissPiggy for translating this article from article from RT:

One day after the amendment to the Infection Protection Law in the Bundestag, a video went viral in social media which shows a police raid. What was it about?

It’s about the YouTuber Andreas Noack, who has attracted attention in the past with crude theories on topics such as artificial intelligence, health, minerals and nutrients.

While the chemist was making a livestream, you can see police storming the premises. The incident is said to have happened on Wednesday evening.

In the meantime, the police of Middle Franconia confirmed via the short message service Twitter that the police operation had taken place, but pointed out that it was “not directed against the operator of the livestream”.

Andreas Noack is said to live in the district of Fürth and to have been critical of the Coronavirus measures in the past. Because of the amendment to the Infection Protection Act being passed in the Bundestag and thousands protesting against it near the Reichstag building, speculation quickly arose in social media on Thursday that the police deployment might also have something to do with Noack’s criticism of Corona policy. However, the authorities denied this. It was pointed out that the operation had “no connection to Corona”.

Was the Corona Gestapo Raid a Fake?

Long-time readers know that on those rare occasions when Gates of Vienna gets fooled by a hoax, we own up to it. Posting a correction or retraction is painful medicine to take, but necessary.

Some sites (I don’t want to start an intramural food fight, so I won’t be more specific) just remove the bogus post and never mention it, as if nothing had happened. But I can’t do that; it just doesn’t sit right. When I get snookered, I let my readers know.

In the wee hours of this morning I posted about the raid on Dr. Andreas Noack during his livestream. A few hours later a reader emailed me to say this:

Hi Gatesofvienna Team,

about your newest post “Livestream of a Gestapo Raid”, i’m afraid it is not very clear, maybe not entirely fake, but look here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53_ViCbetJo

Since the linked video was in German, I had to consult the German Desk to find out more about it. They looked into it, and here’s a summary of what they found:

The original unlisted video is on the channel of the man in the little box in the lower right-hand corner, who calls himself Jabba.

Jabba attacks Dr. Noack and says his story is [bovine excrement]. He’s really rude, and says the doctor can’t prove there was an actual raid. He says there would be documents.

But the police raid was real. The police confirmed it.

It was reported in at least one article that a special police unit raided his apartment. This is an article from Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten: Video: Police raid on YouTuber during live broadcast on the Internet

During the video Dr. Noack holds up the only document he has from the incident, which is a report from the paramedics who were called to the scene. Some people in the comments paused the video and looked at the document he was holding up, and could see that it states he was arrested and then handed over to the paramedics.

Dr. Noack is an alternative doctor, i.e. a real doctor who treats patients with alternative therapies. Someone in the comments suggested the raid was about vitamins, but a poster in the comments writes: “Das war ja die USK, dass Unterstützungskommando aus Bayern, also war das mit Sicherheit nicht wegen Vitaminverkauf.” (“That was the USK, the support squad from Bavaria, so it was certainly not because of the sale of vitamins.”)

Someone also writes that due to the new Corona law, the police can enter anyone’s residence at any time for any reason. (Die Polizei kann in D jetzt leider ohne Dokumente, Richterliche Verfügung in jede Wohnung kommen dank neuem Gesetz.)

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Livestream of a Gestapo Raid

A German health expert named Andreas Noack was arrested yesterday during a livestream broadcast when police raided his apartment. Some notes on the incident:

Dr. Andreas Noack is one of the most famous and popular experts when it comes to nutrition, nutrients and health. He was rumored to be under investigation for not complying with German COVID-19 lockdown laws, but some speculate there could be more to it. The arrest came after the German Parliament passed the new “Infection Protection Law”.

The translator includes these observations:

This is how must have felt when people’s homes were raided during the Nazi era. I really did not expect to live in a time that I had only heard about from family, schoolteachers, books, and old Hollywood movies.

I stand chastised.

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling:

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Geert Wilders: “A Monster Called Islam”

Geert Wilders, the leader of the Party for Freedom (Partij voor de Vrijheid, PVV) in the Netherlands, recently spoke at a debate in the Tweede Kamer (lower house of the Dutch parliament) about freedom of speech, in the wake of the beheading of Samuel Paty in France. The video below shows excerpts from Mr. Wilders’ remarks.

Many thanks to C for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling:

The accompanying article from the RAIR Foundation:

Geert Wilders Slams Dutch PM: ‘You Have Imported a Monster Called Islam Into Our Country’

The Dutch House of Representatives held a debate on freedom of speech at the request of Party for Freedom (PVV) leader, Geert Wilders after the beheading of the French teacher Samuel Paty. Wilders slammed the open-borders policies of the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte for “importing a monster called Islam into our country, which has put our country in danger.”

Geert Wilders, who is thought of as, “The Donald Trump of The Netherlands”, opened the parliamentary debate with a summary of the islamic attacks and threats in recent weeks. He also addressed the call by Amsterdam’s imam, Yassin Elforkani, who just two weeks after the murder of Samuel Paty, began demanding the criminalization of insulting Mohammed. A petition was even launched by his fellow Imam, Ismail Abou Soumayyah insisting the government to adopt sharia blasphemy laws. The petition has currently been signed more than 125,000 times.

Once again, Wilders told the Dutch legislatures to enact his five point plan to tackle what he deems the biggest danger to their society,

“Islam is the poison of our society. We imported a sample. I’ve been warning about it for twenty years. How many more victims have to fall before the penny falls until we realize that this terrible Islam does not belong in the Netherlands?”

Wilders’ plan asks the government to; “recognize that Islam is a violent ideology”, close the borders, “dismantle institutions of Islam”, lock up and deport all muslims threatening violence — along with their sympathizers, and have schools and media “show Muhammad cartoons”.

The PVV leader sent a clear warning to sharia-adherent Muslims who refuse to assimilate into the Netherlands, leave he demanded — go to an Islamic country,

“for all the Muslims in the Netherlands who do not respect our freedom, our democracy, and our core values, who find the rules of the Quran more important than our secular laws….get out! Leave for an Islamic country. This is our country. Not your country, but our country. This is the Netherlands.”

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No Vaccine, No Work

The time of mandatory COVID vaccines is rapidly approaching in most Western countries; you can smell it in the air.

The video below is a precursor of what lies ahead. The process begins with intensive shunning and shaming of vax-skeptics as propagated by the media and the chattering classes. By the time the legislation is written and the mandate finally becomes official, it’s almost an afterthought — by then all the compliant drones know that anyone who doesn’t wear a mask or get the vaccine is a heartless doubleplus ungood person who doesn’t care if people die.

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

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Coronanews from Bavaria: The Corona Pope

The Querdenker movement is the group that organized last summer’s mass demonstration in Berlin against draconian COVID restrictions. The following article describes the efforts of the Bavarian government to rein in the influence of Querdenker in Bavaria.

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for translating this article from Politikstube:

Corona Pope Söder wants to review the Querdenker “lateral thinkers”

According to the Bavarian Minister-President Markus Söder (CSU), the protection of the constitution should deal more intensively with the radical elements in the “Querdenker” movement. He was very worried about their commitment to the Corona measures, said Söder to the Münchner Merkur.

The Querdenker (lateral thinker) has become “increasingly sect-like”. CSU chairman Söder spoke of an “isolation of arguments and a radicalization in bubbles.” “Everyone should take a close look at who they are demonstrating with,” warned Söder. “A growing conglomerate is developing of right-wing extremists, Reich citizens, anti-Semites and absurd conspiracy theorists who even accuse politics of Satanism.”

The protection of the constitution must “take a close look at what is developing”. Many of the groups involved in the demonstrations wanted “another state”.

Dr. Wodarg: “I Think This Vaccination is Really the Pinnacle of the Crime”

Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg is a German physician, pulmonary specialist, and epidemiologist. He is also a former politician for the SPD (Socialist Party). He was an early and outspoken opponent of the draconian measures taken against the Wuhan Coronavirus, which has earned him the opprobrium of a number of people on the Left.

In the following video Dr. Wodarg (the white-haired gentleman with a goatee) discusses the latest COVID news, which concerns the establishment of what appear to be mass vaccination centers at airports and other large facilities.

Many thanks to Hellequin GB for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling:

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Coup d’État in America: A Limey Viewpoint

If you overturn democracy then America will become just another part of the brutal undemocratic world and if that happens nothing will ever, ever be the same again.

Here’s a view of what’s happening in the USA right now from Paul Weston, a tea-drinking, roast-beef-eating, pub-crawling Brit.

Actually, scratch the pub-crawling — Britain is currently suffering under a lockdown of the utmost malignancy, and I think the pubs are closed again. One can only hope that off-licences are considered essential businesses, as ABC stores are here in Virginia.

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All Quiet on the Western Front

At least it was quiet one hundred and two years ago today, when the armistice was signed and the guns fell silent.

The Western Front seems far from quiet today, especially here in the USA, where the frenzy of political vitriol has reached an unprecedented pitch. I’ve never experienced anything like the verbal artillery barrage that is currently underway in the wake of the Election to End All Elections. What with enemies lists, calls for the arrest of politicians, and the expressed desire to render one’s political opponents unemployable, it seems that the doughboys have stepped up from the duckboards onto the parapet and are awaiting the order to march out through the wire into No Man’s Land.

I don’t know where all of this is heading, but it won’t end well. The rhetoric being employed, especially by the Left and the Democrat Party, has all but burnt the bridges leading back to some form of “bipartisanship”. This appears to be total war, with no taking of prisoners, and no option but unconditional surrender on the part of one side or the other.

And it’s not just here in America. While we’ve been preoccupied with mail-in votes and pallets of ballots, Britain has plunged headlong into full-blown totalitarianism led by the wild-haired Führer Boris Johnson. Under pandemic rules — and this is true of any country caught up in the Coronamadness, not just the U.K. — there can be no liberty, no civil liberties, no constitutional rights. The citizen has no choice but to obey the ukases of the all-powerful State, which has empowered itself to do anything it deems necessary to keep everyone “safe”.

What a strange time to be alive in!

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I continue to be a mask-resister. Whenever I can possibly get away with it, I enter business establishments without wearing a mask, regardless of any sign they might post on the door. Yesterday I shopped maskless at a Food Lion. I noticed just four other people without muzzles — two teenaged girls, one man of about forty, and another man somewhat older.

Sometimes I have an urge to go up to other dissidents and ask them why they aren’t wearing the mandatory face covering. Is it for medical reasons? Or just on a whim? Or principled resistance?

But I’m a severe introvert, so I never ask.

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A small wave from the larger political storm broke into my own personal space a couple of days ago. As most of you know, I was shut down by PayPal (clearly for political reasons) right after I started my summer fundraiser back in August. I started looking at alternative payments services, but haven’t settled on a particular one yet.

Two months ago I signed up for one called Stripe. After going through the trouble of setting everything up, I decided that it wasn’t what I needed. I don’t remember exactly why, but it was probably because it offered no way of creating a “donate” button with a single link to a payment form.

I hadn’t thought any further about Stripe since then, but on Monday I got an email from them out of the blue:

Hi Edward,,

I’m writing to let you know that we are no longer able to accept payments for GOV after 2020-11-12. After a recent review of your website and account information, we’ve found that your business presents a higher level of risk than we’re able to work with. Specifically, your business is in violation of our Stripe Services Agreement, section A.7.b (“Restricted Businesses and Activities”) [0].

Additionally, we request that you remove any references to Stripe on your site, including any code, such as API keys and any plugins [1]. We can provide you with two days to switch to a new provider. After that, you won’t be able to accept additional charges on your account, but we will continue making transfers to your bank account until you receive all of your funds [2].

If you believe we have made an error in this determination, or have since removed violating content, please let us know.

Regards,
Stripe

Since I wasn’t planning on using Stripe, none of this mattered to me. However, just to get an idea of how the rules are enforced against political dissidents, I drilled down into the legal bumf on the Stripe website.

As a matter of interest, the referenced Section A.7.b of the Stripe Services Agreement says:

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George Orwell Sends His Regards

The German government is attempting to take another step that will bring it that much closer to achieving the full totalitarian state. And all because of COVID-19 — when a pandemic is underway, citizens must give up even their most fundamental rights.

Hellequin GB, who translated the article below, includes this introduction:

Will they shoot you, if they think you’re infected and you refuse to be forcefully tested for the “VIRUS”?

According to the German constitution, physical integrity is a fundamental right of all people. In Germany it is part of the Basic Law (Article 2.2). Both the physical and mental health of a person is considered to be part of physical integrity. Social well-being is not included.

But with this new law that has been proposed… will there be a return to the “good old days” of Dolfi, the unsuccessful painter from Braunau in Austria and his merry band of murderous sycophants? If you remember from your history lessons in school, they had those special “health care” facilities in which the “patients” wore those striped pyjamas, and they took really good “care” of them, all the way into the mass grave.

I know, since one of my grandfather’s older brothers had been taken by the authorities to one of those homes for the mentally challenged, and miraculously died within six months of pneumonia, in JULY. My great-grandparents never received his body for burial.

So my question still stands: With this newly proposed “law”, will they shoot you if you don’t comply?

The translated article from Politikstube:

Infection Protection Act as self-authorization — Greetings from Orwell!

Alice Weidel: The corona policy of the federal and state governments abuses the Infection Protection Act as a substitute emergency law in order to restrict citizens’ basic rights and freedoms and to circumvent the rights of parliamentary participation. Well-known constitutional lawyers criticize this emphatically and clearly; courts recently overturned a number of inadequately justified blanket measures.

The governing coalition is responding with a maneuver that is hard to beat in audacity: It wants to expand the Infection Protection Act to include detailed and comprehensive authorizations to act.

This is not only intended to formally legitimize the already enacted restrictions and others on fundamental rights that are probably still in the drawer, including their insatiable thirst for surveillance.

Any right to debate or even to take legal action would also be nipped in the bud. The surveillance state is within reach.

The “Draft of a Third Law for the Protection of the Population in an Epidemic Situation of National Impact” presented by the Union [CDU and CSU] and the SPD, which was on the agenda today in the plenum of the German Bundestag, reads as if it were taken directly from George Orwell’s 1984. In particular, the newly-inserted paragraph 28a of the Infection Protection Act provides for hard and unacceptable restrictions on a whole series of central fundamental rights.

Distance requirements and mask requirements, exit and contact restrictions in private and public spaces, prohibition or restriction of leisure, sport and cultural events, compulsory closings, trade bans and travel restrictions constrain, among other things, the fundamental rights of the person (Article 2 paragraph 2 sentence 2 GG), freedom of assembly (Article 8 GG), freedom of movement (Article 11 paragraph 1 GG) and the inviolability of the home (Article 13 paragraph 1 GG).

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