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What a tunnel... Aug. 31st, 2016 @ 02:41 pm

The Star Wars That I Used To Know Aug. 22nd, 2016 @ 10:26 am

The unneeded burden Aug. 18th, 2016 @ 07:40 pm
In a recent NYT interview, Trump warned he'd change things in NATO if he became president, the US likely refusing to defend those NATO members who refuse to fulfill their commitments to the alliance, namely investing at least 2% of their GDP into defense. His works may've caused a slight panic in some East European capitals, where it was interpreted almost as an outright rejection of the infamous Article 5 of the NATO code, which says any attack on any member automatically means a collective military response from the whole alliance. Now analysts also believe a possible Trump presidency would mean the money NATO member countries would have to pay would increase, which could mean another Trump idea could become fact: reducing the number of NATO members.

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W:O:A. And so it begins! Aug. 4th, 2016 @ 10:17 pm

Pokémon conscription Aug. 2nd, 2016 @ 10:04 pm

Facebook globetrotters Jul. 29th, 2016 @ 01:55 pm

Re: money/ethics in politics Jul. 28th, 2016 @ 12:35 am
First off, Trump has said he admires Putin. Strong leader who knows what he's doing, and one who doesn't shy away from doing what's "right", no matter the consequences. Whatever "right" might mean - to me this sort of approach seems rather fascist-ish (to use another label we like to ascribe to Trump), but that might just be me.

It's not just about them admiring each other - there's the issue of money in politics...

Being a hot dog is the new non-mainstream Jul. 27th, 2016 @ 03:14 pm

How much longer? Jul. 25th, 2016 @ 09:04 am
Ich bin Ansbach, Reutlingen, München, Würtzburg...

You reap what you sow.

Time to prosecute Frau Merkel?

All hail the Sultan almighty! Jul. 20th, 2016 @ 04:34 pm
If it hasn't become patently obvious by now what Erdogan has been after in the wake of the purported "coup" (which most people, both within Turkey itself and abroad now seem to be convinced was a false flag, intended to untie Erdogan's hands for a mega-crackdown), then I don't know when it would.

Oh, and it has all started unraveling pretty fast, eh?...
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