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Old 14.03.2016, 13:23
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"I have no idea why Merkel's rating bumped up a few points."

Because for most Germans, refugee policies are low on their agenda and also low on their day to to day issues.
Basically most of them do not care
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Interesting results from the German regional elections.

Firstly there was a very high turnout; up to 70% in all three areas.

The AfD had a very good day winning 61 seats, clearly the refugee effect.
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Old 14.03.2016, 14:11
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Lest we forget
It is still the case that more Germans voted for the CDU than for any other party.

As I wrote "Basically most of them do not care"; less than 20% actually voted for the AfD.
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Old 14.03.2016, 14:22
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It is still the case that more Germans voted for the CDU than for any other party.

As I wrote "Basically most of them do not care"; less than 20% actually voted for the AfD.

So in your view, how many need to vote AfD before you are prepared to admit that there is a significant level of dissatisfaction?

If 20% votes for something, you tell us that's nobody.

If 30% vote for something, like the SVP, you are telling us that's bad.

So there must be quite a narrow band in your awareness where totally insignificant tips over into a big problem.
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Old 14.03.2016, 14:27
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Considering the party is only 3 years old- they are doing quite well, and their numbers are surging - for better or worse.
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Old 14.03.2016, 14:34
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It is still the case that more Germans voted for the CDU than for any other party.

As I wrote "Basically most of them do not care"; less than 20% actually voted for the AfD.
Are you a journalist for New Statesman? Some splendid delusion here.

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics...refugee-policy
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Old 14.03.2016, 14:38
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Are you a journalist for New Statesman? Some splendid delusion here.

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics...refugee-policy
So old Kretchy was praying for the health and well-being of Merkel was he?

And maybe also praying that he would reign over her for a long times and that he would send confusion over her foes?

Sounds like Germany's new national anthem.
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Old 14.03.2016, 15:32
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So in your view, how many need to vote AfD before you are prepared to admit that there is a significant level of dissatisfaction?

If 20% votes for something, you tell us that's nobody.

If 30% vote for something, like the SVP, you are telling us that's bad.

So there must be quite a narrow band in your awareness where totally insignificant tips over into a big problem.
I did not make either of those statements
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"showing a brown dude doing a white lady is acceptable, but the reverse would be offensive? " You have not looked at the link have you!
No, I hadn`t. I just saw the "cover of the book" - and not being in the market for sex education did not see the relevance of clicking on symbols for further enlightenment.

However, have now gone and taken an in depth look at your link and find, yes, you are correct, it is mixed couples.

Much like picking up a book to read - having judged it by its cover - and then finding the story is not what is pictured on cover. Misleading.

Anyway, still, the point of the whole story is ......... Europeans are the laughing stock here. They also forgot to portray and instruct that farmyard animals are not sexual objects, nor are human children (unless the children part is hidden deeper in the story, I did not have time to peruse the entire block of demented Germanic thought production).
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Re: Arab gang assaults in Germany

Another mass groping at a swimming pool in Oberhausen, Germany:

'Eight asylum seekers aged between 18 and 21 from Syria and Tajikistan have been arrested after three girls aged between 11 and 14 were molested at a swimming pool'

Links in German-
http://m.welt.de/vermischtes/article...egrapscht.html

http://www.presseportal.de/blaulicht/pm/62138/3275003
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Old 14.03.2016, 18:30
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Another mass groping at a swimming pool in Oberhausen, Germany:

'Eight asylum seekers aged between 18 and 21 from Syria and Tajikistan have been arrested after three girls aged between 11 and 14 were molested at a swimming pool'

Links in German-
http://m.welt.de/vermischtes/article...egrapscht.html

http://www.presseportal.de/blaulicht/pm/62138/3275003
Eight? What percentage is that of the total?
Tajikistan? Really?
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Old 14.03.2016, 18:36
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Re: Arab gang assaults in Germany

And they only molested three girls, out of over 40 million German females.

What's the problem?
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Tajikistan? Really?
Are you implying that people from Tajikistan could not come up with such a thing as going to Germany and applying for asylum?
Lol just lol
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Eight? What percentage is that of the total?
Tajikistan? Really?
If you read the articles you'll see one was from Tajikstan and seven were from Syria
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Old 14.03.2016, 23:36
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Are you implying that people from Tajikistan could not come up with such a thing as going to Germany and applying for asylum?
Lol just lol
You mean that well known civil war in Tajikstan that finished a decade ago?
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Old 14.03.2016, 23:40
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Are you a journalist for New Statesman? Some splendid delusion here.

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics...refugee-policy
Not only the New Statesman but also now the Guardian "German elections: the candidates who backed Merkel's refugee stance – and won" source.

Quote "According to a poll by Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, majorities of 55% and 60% in Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate supported Merkel’s management of the refugee crisis,"
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You mean that well known civil war in Tajikstan that finished a decade ago?
People apply for asylum using all sort of stories (who knows what a Tajik can use these days). If they have no chances of staying there legally they will use this loophole. I have written on another thread that EU should loosen a bit their regulations and accept non-EU who would come as economic immigrants, the asylum system is abused because there are no other ways unless highly qualified.

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I'm genuinely stunned that people are still intensely debating this with marton despite his willingness to pick and choose or ignore facts as he pleases. You are never going to convince him of anything on this topic that contradicts his own view, so what this boils down to is do you just like wasting your time in pointless circular arguments? He is trolling you all beautifully and you are either oblivious or uncaring to that fact. Oh well, it's your time I guess!

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Old 15.03.2016, 14:16
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Swiss judge approves extradition of illegal migrant back to Austria to stand trial for murder.

http://www.thelocal.ch/20160314/swis...ported-austria

What puzzles me though is why/how an au pair was living in a flat of her own? As part of the au pair regulations she's supposed to live with her host family. Or was the term au pair simply being applied loosely by the news media?
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Old 15.03.2016, 16:22
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I'm genuinely stunned that people are still intensely debating this with marton despite his willingness to pick and choose or ignore facts as he pleases. You are never going to convince him of anything on this topic that contradicts his own view, so what this boils down to is do you just like wasting your time in pointless circular arguments? He is trolling you all beautifully and you are either oblivious uncaring to that fact. Oh well, it's your time I guess!
I see a parallel here between Switzerland and Germany.

From time to time in Switzerland there are "anti-foreigner" referendums. Usually the people in urban areas vote against such because they have daily contact with foreigners and consequently no problem.
On the other hand people in country areas who have little contact with foreigners have fear of the unknown and support such referendums.

Similarly people in Germany who have daily contact with refugees have no problems.
People here who have little or no contact with refugees have fears which are stoked by posting the rare and sensational stories about refugees. These stories do not apply to 99%+ of the refugees.

I remind you from the Guardian "According to a poll by Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, majorities of 55% and 60% in Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate supported Merkel’s management of the refugee crisis".
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Similarly people in Germany who have daily contact with refugees have no problems.
People here who have little or no contact with refugees have fears which are stoked by posting the rare and sensational stories about refugees. These stories do not apply to 99%+ of the refugees.
You do realize that in Baden-Württemberg, there were exactly two voting districts where AfD came out strongest party.

One of those was Mannheim, a city that prides itself on being so cosmopolitan and where its' a rarity to hear German spoken on the street.

The other was in Pforzheim, a city with 47% Ausländer

Rural areas mostly voted CDU and the rich suburban belts voted Green.

But sorry. I must stop feeding the troll.
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