Archive for the Politics Category

Thoughtcrime in France – like 1984

Convictions in France for visiting radical websites. I don’t approve of visiting such sites; but being convicted just for thoughts […]

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Polizei sagt: “Flughafenregeln sind albern”

Bei der Sicherheitskontrolle am Flughafen Düsseldorf musste ich Haarspray wegschmeißen. Begründung: "Die Flasche erscheint größer als 100 ml" (es war […]

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Verdienen Lokführer genug? Ja! #GDL und #Weselsky verantwortungslos!

Um selber einschätzen zu können, ob der aktuelle Bahn-Streik gerechtfertigt ist, habe ich mir mal den Gehaltsspiegel der Lokführer angeschaut […]

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Edward #Snowden Bust in Brooklyn Park (just for a few hours…)

Very cool: Activists erected a Snowden-Memorial in a park in NYC – police is furious and took it down quickly.

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Economist: “The only way to feel good about American democracy is to set it beside Brussels”

The Economist gets a new Editor, the quote above is from John Micklethwait, the outgoing one in his leader The […]

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FDP, Rest In Peace

Really? New colors for the FDP (liberal party of Germany)? It’s sad, it used to be a party for entrepreneurs […]

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Viel zu leicht davongekommen: Abmahnanwalt Urmann

Geldstrafe, Verlust der Lizenz und 80 Sozialstunden? Der Kerl gehört hinter Gitter! Und das hat er noch nicht mal wegen […]

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Insane: mother jailed for letting 9-year old play alone

The Economist has a special on helicopter parents. Unbelievable: “In South Carolina this month Debra Harrell was jailed for letting […]

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Finally: climate realism instead of climate skepticism #economist

Climate change: In the balance | The Economist http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21600080-new-report-ipcc-implies-climate-exceptionalism-notion

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Germans requesting asylum in USA for not being allowed to home-school in Germany

Lexington: The home-school conundrum | The Economist http://www.economist.com/news/united-states/21600122-meeting-german-christians-who-claimed-asylum-america-home-school-conundrum

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