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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.

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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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Joe Biden a Victim of Democrat-Style Elder Abuse

Outside of the U.S., particularly in Russia, China, and Iran, Biden’s accelerating dementia is more than obvious.

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“Democrats’ uncompromising lust for power and residual rage from their 2016 election loss is on full display through the cruel and immoral exploitation of President Joe Biden.” At the rate Joe Biden is declining, as evidenced by his recent spate of monumental gaffes on CNN and other video footage, along with his daily rambles, mumbles, non-sequiturs, and outright psychobabble, it’s anyone guess as to how much longer his handlers, his wife and family, and the sycophantic press can continue to provide cover for him.  Outside of the U.S., particularly in Russia, China, and Iran, Biden’s accelerating dementia is more than obvious. Even nine-year olds know. Wait, you say! Each day for a couple of hours, he gets to play ‘president of the USA.’ How can that be elder abuse?  Causing Harm to An Elderly Adult “Elder abuse is an intentional act or failure to act that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult,” based on guidelines from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “An older adult is someone age 60 or older. The abuse often occurs at the hands of a care giver or a person the elder trusts.” Are you listening Jill Biden? “Victims often have to decide whether to tell someone they are being hurt or continue being abused by someone they depend upon or care for deeply,” the CDC states. “Elder abuse is common. Abuse, including neglect and exploitation, are experienced by about 1 in 10 people aged 60 and older who live at home.” Home can include the White House. What are the harmful effects of elder abuse? The National Council on Aging reports that elders who have been abused have a 300% higher risk of death when compared to those who have not been mistreated.  To Exploit and Rule…

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Pelosi, Capitol Police Now Bickering Over ‘Orders’ to ‘Arrest’ the Mask-less

This is getting embarrassing for Nancy…

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Thankfully, the latest COVID-19 stunt by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi only took a few hours to unravel this time around. Pelosi, who has been pushing the GOP’s buttons on mask mandates for months now, used the CDC’s recent guidance adjustment to bring the facial coverings back to the House floor.  This prompted protests from a great many Republicans, and Pelosi subsequently threatened to have the Capitol Police start arresting folks who wouldn’t comply. The Capitol Police were not exactly on board with that idea. https://twitter.com/CapitolPolice/status/1420810728387264517?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1420810728387264517%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2Fpolitics%2Fcapitol-police-ordered-arrest-staff-visitors-not-wearing-masks A response from the speaker followed. Pelosi’s office said she did not order police to begin arresting people because it’s not within her power. “The speaker of the House does not control the U.S. Capitol Police,” Pelosi spokesperson Drew Hammill told Fox News.  “We were unaware of the memo until it was reported in the press.” The embarrassing incident comes amid a flurry of criticisms of Pelosi’s handling of the Congressional mask policy, and likely marks yet another milestone in the decline of Nancy Pelosi’s speakership.

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