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A short review of today's PEGIDA Dresden rally

Published by carolyn on Mon, 2016-03-21 23:11

It's cold and cloudy, with occasional showers in Dresden, as Pegidans gather in Theater Square on March 21, 2016.

Watch the livestream replay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n92nMa61Fvs

6:45 pm: Lutz Bachmann opens the meeting and makes fun of Bavarian CSU (Christian Social Union) leader Horst Seehofer, to the delight of the listeners.

He says Pegida is neither xenophobic nor hostile to immigration. However, they want quality rather than quantity. He therefore calls attention to the third Dresden thesis and proceeds to read all ten to applause from the crowd.

7:00 pm: Ed Utrecht from Holland is the next speaker. He reported on the sedition trial of Geert Wilders, which has just started in Amsterdam, and praised Wilders for telling the truth about "this idiotic ideology of Islam" for 11 years under constant threats on his life, calling Wilders a hero.

Leaked AfD party program sounds too good to be true

Published by carolyn on Sat, 2016-03-19 23:19

Election poster reads "Enough is enough! Saxony-Anhalt votes for AfD", in Magdeburg, Germany on March 11, 2016 (AFP Photo/John MacDougall)

An Alternative für Deutschland party program has been leaked which, if even partly carried out, will be the best thing to happen to Germany since 1933. Here are the main points, according to reports:

  • A return to “national” values in Germany. It “sees the traditional family” as the only model which can reverse the country’s declining birth rate. To this end the party pledges to take steps to ban abortion and make divorce more difficult. In addition, German families which produce children should be rewarded with financial incentives.
  • End the provision of state benefits for single-parent mothers because they are a burden upon taxpayers and a disincentive to healthy family life. “The AfD is against the state financing the self-chosen single parent life model,” the manifesto says. It also advocates an end to the funding of state-run kindergartens, and favours young children remaining at home to be looked after by a parent.

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Lutz Bachmann's comments at today's Pegida rally

Published by carolyn on Mon, 2016-03-14 17:39

Pegida founder Lutz Bachmann wants to turn it into a political party.

Watch it here

Lutz Bachmann opened the rally at 6:45 p.m. He reads PEGIDA's official statement on yesterday's election. [Edited automatic translation - may be some errors]

We hereby congratulate the AfD on their grand performance in all three state elections. This success is a clear signal to the policies of the Merkel government and hopefully the beginning of a change in policy towards a policy for our own people.

As you can see by the turnout, the AfD and of course PEGIDA managed, by tireless educational work, to inspire some of the people who were lost as voters long ago, to come back and participate in politics.

German voters make drastic changes in three state parliaments

Published by carolyn on Mon, 2016-03-14 11:45

Frauke Petry led her party, Alternativ für Deutschland, to a great victory yesterday against the established political order in Germany.

AfD anti-immigrant party takes second and third place in German elections in three states

The party that is considered the biggest loser in the elections is Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

Alternativ für Deutschland surprised on the upside by getting 15.1% of the vote in Green Party/CDU stronghold Baden-Wüttemberg in Sunday's state election, beating out the SPD (Social Democrats) to give it the 3rd largest number of seats in the B-W legislature.

Remember Volker Beck? He was caught with crystal meth and resigned several political offices

Published by carolyn on Wed, 2016-03-02 23:42

Volker Beck is a long-time member of the pro-migrant, far-left Green Party in Germany. I previously wrote about him here.

Along with being an open homosexual and an ardent past supporter of liberalizing "sex-with-children" laws, Beck has also been an ardent supporter of a "liberal drug policy."

On Wednesday, it was reported in daily Bild that authorities found crystal meth in Beck's possession. In a statement, Beck said:

"I have always represented a liberal drug policy. In regards to the charges that have been leveled against me, my lawyer in due course will give a statement to the prosecutor."

Pegida Dresden rally today in the Neumarket Square - watch live

Published by carolyn on Mon, 2016-02-29 10:43

It was raining snow during the entire demo; in the second half, after the walk, umbrellas were covered with white snow. Nevertheless, it was a very long march line.

Livestream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hb6g3nYcQc8

For pictures and coverage: https://www.facebook.com/pegidaevdresden

I won't be able to translate the timeline of events today. But I will give just a brief outline. Feel free to write comments about it on your own.  More>

PEGIDA Dresden has a rainy, but still large rally

Published by carolyn on Mon, 2016-02-22 17:58

A steady drizzle did not deter a large turnout for the Monday PEGIDA Walk.

The Livestream video can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3IhMgUrAQY&app=desktop

Timeline translated from The Epoch Times

6:30 It's raining in Dresden, a constant drizzle. Speakers: Tatjana Festerling, Sigfried Däbritz and “Ed the Dutchman” who was arrested yesterday in Holland for wearing a pink plush hat with pig's snout and face. He was still wearing it in Dresden! Another guest speaker is Lothar Hoffman, former head of the police union in Saxony-Anhalt.

One banner seen: “People, wake up already!”

6:45 Siegfried Däbritz opens the rally

Can you believe this?

Published by carolyn on Tue, 2016-02-16 01:00

100,000 Invaders in Just 40 Days

The mass nonwhite invasion of Europe has increased in tempo, with around 100,000 invaders entering Germany in the first forty days of 2016 alone, according to figures released by the Bavarian federal government.

They are called "colorful"? If Germans are given information and pictures like this, I don't know how they're not storming their city and town halls.

Read more at The New Observer, a great website.

PEGIDA Dresden rally today - another big crowd

Published by carolyn on Mon, 2016-02-15 11:07

Livestream from the Neumarkt and Frauenkirche (Church of our Lady) 

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swsJt4anIRM

From The Epoch Times:

Speakers: Siegfried Däbritz, Agnes from Hungary, Manuel from Erzgebirge and Tatjana Festerling

6:50 Siegfried Däbritz opens the rally with a "minute of silence" for the victims of the air raids on Dresden 71 years ago. It is quiet as a mouse. "Never again war!" Däbritz ends the minute's silence.

Before rumors can get started, he says: "Lutz is sick, he is coming back, but it's all good. Get well soon, Lutz! "

"If we do not manage to stop the influx, the other problems will be quite small," says Däbritz with respect to the coming migration stream in spring.

The Merkel plan is to forge a "coalition of the willing" to import daily over 600 refugees from Turkey by plane. (Resistance-calls)

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