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Merkel Calls For Countries to Abandon Sovereignty in Chilling Speech

Shades of authoritarianism abound this week in the EU.

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There certainly are a whole lot of “-isms” being thrown around in the world’s political dialogue these days.

Fascism, socialism, racism, patriotism, nationalism…the list goes on.  The idea behind the fervent marking of our political enemies with these “isms” is simple:  They seem impenetrable and immovable.  They sound like set-in-stone character traits that can’t be washed away with meaningful dialogue or a well-timed epiphany.

This absolutist view of politics is causing a great amount of tension the world over, with heads of state arguing with one another via the media over whose “-isms” are more appropriate.

One of the most egregious schools of thought in this world of classification is globalism, or the idea that sovereignty and freedom should be tempered by the will of the world at large.

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Worse still – one of Europe’s most powerful leaders is touting the idea fervently, still, to this day.

ANGELA Merkel has suggested countries should be willing to give up control over their own affairs and let organisations such as the European Union have more power in a veiled swipe at Brexit, as the German Chancellor threatens to derail Britain’s exit from the bloc.

She told the event, titled ‘Parliamentarianism Between Globalisation and National Sovereignty’: “In this day nation states must today – should today, I say – be ready to give up sovereignty.

Merkel’s comments come just weeks after a brief war of words erupted between French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump over the ideas of patriotism and nationalism, with the two feuding both via Twitter and in-person.

 

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Media Hysteria over Omicron Variant? | Schaftlein Report

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Media Hysteria over Omicron Variant? | Schaftlein Report
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Topics:
1) A new variant becomes public after WHO announcement – Still learning about it – Numerous spike mutations but Doctors report mild symptoms
*When Trump closed travel to China he was called Xenophobic – Biden implements travel ban restrictions and not a word is said
**Japan closes their borders
***Democrats dream/lie of ZERO Covid evaporates as Dr. Fauci claims Covid will not be eradicated
2) Democrats face backlash over bail reform – NYC man arrested 3 times in 36 hours
3) Homicides in Deep Blue cities of Philadelphia 501 new record since 1990, Chicago 738, Baltimore 308 and Washington DC highest since 2003
*NYC launches insane program to pay young criminals $1,000 per month for good behavior
**Mobs vandalizing stores across the country continued over the holiday weekend
4) In good news department, 2.45M people flew on Sunday a new high since the beginnings of the pandemic in early 2020
5) With Biden approval in the 36% to 40% range, the Left is considering abandoning him after the 2022 midterms and plan to challenge him from the left if he decides to run
6) Leftists student organizations at Arizona State University demands Kyle Rittenhouse be banned – These organizations are as follows:
Students for Socialism who want to end capitalism
Students for Multicultural Solidarity who want a safe space from White Supremacy
Students for Justice for Palestine
College Republicans have requested these organizations be suspended for leading a harassment campaign
7) No progress on resolving the Debt limit set to be reached around 12-15, while Democrats continue to push $1.75T monstrosity

https://rumble.com/embed/vnd28i/?pub=4 Media Hysteria over Omicron Variant? | Schaftlein Report ———————— Topics: 1) A new variant becomes public after WHO announcement – Still learning about it – Numerous spike mutations but Doctors report mild symptoms *When Trump closed travel to China he was called Xenophobic – Biden implements travel ban restrictions and not a word is said **Japan closes their borders ***Democrats dream/lie of ZERO Covid evaporates as Dr. Fauci claims Covid will not be eradicated 2) Democrats face backlash over bail reform – NYC man arrested 3 times in 36 hours 3) Homicides in Deep Blue cities of Philadelphia 501 new record since 1990, Chicago 738, Baltimore 308 and Washington DC highest since 2003 *NYC launches insane program to pay young criminals $1,000 per month for good behavior **Mobs vandalizing stores across the country continued over the holiday weekend 4) In good news department, 2.45M people flew on Sunday a new high since the beginnings of the pandemic in early 2020 5) With Biden approval in the 36% to 40% range, the Left is considering abandoning him after the 2022 midterms and plan to challenge him from the left if he decides to run 6) Leftists student organizations at Arizona State University demands Kyle Rittenhouse be banned – These organizations are as follows: Students for Socialism who want to end capitalism Students for Multicultural Solidarity who want a safe space from White Supremacy Students for Justice for Palestine College Republicans have requested these organizations be suspended for leading a harassment campaign 7) No progress on resolving the Debt limit set to be reached around 12-15, while Democrats continue to push $1.75T monstrosity

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Bannon Testimony has DOJ Spooked, with Department Pushing to Silence Media Magnate

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While some Democrats have applauded the boldness of the select committee investigating January 6th, there are undercurrents of concern about the group’s actions beginning to surface.

For starters, their willingness to call some of the right wing media’s most potent orators to the witness stand, where they will almost certainly befuddle and obliterate those who seek to do harm to their reputations.

In other words:  Subpoenaing Roger Stone, Alex Jones, and Steve Bannon is likely an exampled of the committee biting off more than they can realistically chew.

It seems as though the Department of Justice agrees with this assessment, and they are taking action to prevent the Democrats on the committee from embarrassing themselves.

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Prosecutors have accused former President Donald Trump’s ex-adviser Steve Bannon of attempting to try his criminal case through the media instead of in court and have asked a judge to limit what Bannon can release publicly throughout the case, according to a new filing in DC District Court.

Bannon is trying to convince a judge not to bar him and his lawyers from sharing documents he receives from the Justice Department with the public before his trial.

The DOJ prosecutors said in the filing Sunday some of those records must stay private while the case is pending, because they include internal communications between congressional staffers and notes of FBI interviews with witnesses who could testify against Bannon at trial.

The DOJ would rather work in darkness.

“Allowing the defendant to publicly disseminate reports of witness statements will have the collateral effect of witness tampering because it will expose witnesses to public commentary on their potential testimony before trial and allow a witness to review summaries of other witnesses’ statements recounting the same event or events,” the prosecutors wrote on Sunday.

The move reeks of cowardice on behalf of the Biden administration, and flies in the face of transparency and understanding.

While some Democrats have applauded the boldness of the select committee investigating January 6th, there are undercurrents of concern about the group’s actions beginning to surface. For starters, their willingness to call some of the right wing media’s most potent orators to the witness stand, where they will almost certainly befuddle and obliterate those who seek to do harm to their reputations. In other words:  Subpoenaing Roger Stone, Alex Jones, and Steve Bannon is likely an exampled of the committee biting off more than they can realistically chew. It seems as though the Department of Justice agrees with this assessment, and they are taking action to prevent the Democrats on the committee from embarrassing themselves. Prosecutors have accused former President Donald Trump’s ex-adviser Steve Bannon of attempting to try his criminal case through the media instead of in court and have asked a judge to limit what Bannon can release publicly throughout the case, according to a new filing in DC District Court. Bannon is trying to convince a judge not to bar him and his lawyers from sharing documents he receives from the Justice Department with the public before his trial. The DOJ prosecutors said in the filing Sunday some of those records must stay private while the case is pending, because they include internal communications between congressional staffers and notes of FBI interviews with witnesses who could testify against Bannon at trial. The DOJ would rather work in darkness. “Allowing the defendant to publicly disseminate reports of witness statements will have the collateral effect of witness tampering because it will expose witnesses to public commentary on their potential testimony before trial and allow a witness to review summaries of other witnesses’ statements recounting the same event or events,” the prosecutors wrote on Sunday. The move reeks of cowardice…

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