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Old 04.07.2021, 14:04
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Neue Volkspartei



Hoi Zamme! What a story from yesterday.

I went to wash the car at a place near home. I was waiting for the automated wash (few cars in the line) when someone arrived in a SUV with the rear windows covered with posters. The posters were a cartoon making masks look like diapers, text in Schwiizerdeutsch.

The car looked ridicule and I was reaching for my phone to make a photo when the driver got off the car. 1m90 or so and the build of a boxer, so I decided to not take a photo of him hahaha. The guy started to distribute sheets to the young guys (less than 20) washing their cars and I was ignored.

My turn for the wash arrived and put on my mask to enter the little room when you pay and activate the robot. I got what you could describe as a hate look from the big guy. I guess my mask triggered the anti-mask activist.....crazy people. Then I found in a table in that room the sticker (photo above). One of the young guys may have left if there.

nicht links, nicht rechts der Wahrheit verpflichtet translattes to neither left nor right committed to the truth. a motto you can expect from a religion, not a political party. The reading is quite entertaining, the victim mentality is pervasive. https://www.neue-volkspartei.ch/

So, there's people out there triggered by other people wearing masks, writing texts against fascism, and trying to start a new party in CH. What's going on? We are moving on some people seem to be stuck in the past.
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Old 04.07.2021, 14:25
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Hoi Zamme! What a story from yesterday.

I went to wash the car at a place near home. I was waiting for the automated wash (few cars in the line) when someone arrived in a SUV with the rear windows covered with posters. The posters were a cartoon making masks look like diapers, text in Schwiizerdeutsch.

The car looked ridicule and I was reaching for my phone to make a photo when the driver got off the car. 1m90 or so and the build of a boxer, so I decided to not take a photo of him hahaha. The guy started to distribute sheets to the young guys (less than 20) washing their cars and I was ignored.

My turn for the wash arrived and put on my mask to enter the little room when you pay and activate the robot. I got what you could describe as a hate look from the big guy. I guess my mask triggered the anti-mask activist.....crazy people. Then I found in a table in that room the sticker (photo above). One of the young guys may have left if there.

nicht links, nicht rechts der Wahrheit verpflichtet translattes to neither left nor right committed to the truth. a motto you can expect from a religion, not a political party. The reading is quite entertaining, the victim mentality is pervasive. https://www.neue-volkspartei.ch/

So, there's people out there triggered by other people wearing masks, writing texts against fascism, and trying to start a new party in CH. What's going on? We are moving on some people seem to be stuck in the past.
The more things change, the more they remain the same....
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Old 04.07.2021, 15:07
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Re: Neue Volkspartei

No matter what flag you run up the pole someone will salute.
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Re: Neue Volkspartei

The freedom in this country and energy of people to sincerely get up from their comfortable places and work and campaign for what they believe in - is encouraging and reassuring. It's democracy.
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...but not as we know it, Jim
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Old 04.07.2021, 16:15
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Re: Neue Volkspartei

I don't get the picture - is it someone in lederhosen running away?

Not sure what they're trying to convey with that.
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The freedom in this country and energy of people to sincerely get up from their comfortable places and work and campaign for what they believe in - is encouraging and reassuring. It's democracy.
ROFL

A brief look at their website tells you all you need to know. Let's let the electorate decide what role these "freedom fighters" are going to play.
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No matter what flag you run up the pole someone will salute.
The history of the 20th Century shows that many people will salute any flag, as long as it's on a mast.

Just look at how ex Nazis became communists overnight, and how communists suddenly became democrats.

There are theories that say you only need to genuinely win about 15% of the people for a cause (if that) and the people who opportunely jump onto the bandwaggon will give you a majority.

Look at all the woke stuff etc.
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Old 04.07.2021, 18:36
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Re: Neue Volkspartei

Basically it's Switzerland's version of Alex Jones, Martin Widmer, at his usual tricks of trolling and baiting people.

After the SVP (slightly more convincingly than usual) disowned him he's probably feeling lonely and needs some more attention; why not set up a political party to try and gain some credibility.

Or he's afraid of everyone who's threatening to sue him for defamation and thinks a political party may offer legal cover.
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Old 04.07.2021, 18:41
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Re: Neue Volkspartei

Could possibly be a clone of Germany's newest party

https://diebasis-partei.de/
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Old 04.07.2021, 18:55
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Basically it's Switzerland's version of Alex Jones, Martin Widmer, at his usual tricks of trolling and baiting people.

After the SVP (slightly more convincingly than usual) disowned him he's probably feeling lonely and needs some more attention; why not set up a political party to try and gain some credibility.

Or he's afraid of everyone who's threatening to sue him for defamation and thinks a political party may offer legal cover.
Well, the new party has at least 2 members. Mr Widmer and another random guy in Aargau.
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https://diebasis-partei.de/
What is it?
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Re: Neue Volkspartei

Martin Widmer, the founder of the Neue Volkspartei, claims to be neither left nor right. His program is an interesting assortment of beliefs such as:

https://www.neue-volkspartei.ch/programm

- reduction of political salaries
- higher taxes for the rich
- a minimum wage defined by regions
- more transparency on how the Bundesrat votes
- more focus on integration, especially for teenagers
- fairer reporting by SRF
- more transparency regarding political donors
- a maximum of an 8 year term for the Bundesrat
- focus on politically motivated sea-rescues of illegal immigrants
- equality, especially among the retired
- linking charities with democratic development and the agreement to return immigrants
- keeping governmental costs to a minimum
- a minimum use of genderising (my word)
- stricter punishments for crime
- truth in reporting corona statistics and declaring false statistics as crimes


Interested? Join the party with membership dues of 10, 25, 50 or 100 per month. https://www.neue-volkspartei.ch/mitmachen

I'd sure like to know what that money is actually financing.
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I think they don't know themselves yet.

But their party website has lots of pretty pictures of smiling people doing nice things.
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I'd sure like to know what that money is actually financing.
Cut out the blurb in between and you have your answer.
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Cut out the blurb in between and you have your answer.
And they want you to buy propaganda material to distribute!

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So, there's people out there triggered by other people wearing masks, writing texts against fascism, and trying to start a new party in CH. What's going on? We are moving on some people seem to be stuck in the past.
What's going on is there are new parties popping out of nowhere lately (the pandemic is a catalyst) and I'm not surprised in the least there's one in CH too.

Nothing to be worried, as long as they'll have a bellow 10% support.
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There are new parties poppin' up everywhere at all times. That is a healthy, democratic thing, so I like the fact that people have a choice. Instead of a two party bs system, or one party even more bs system. If people go for it or not is irrelevant for me, as long as they can choose on their own, after they do their homework. Or not.
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