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March 20, 2017

What is The 21st Century American Verband Nationaldeutscher Juden

What is/was the Verband Nationaldeutscher Juden?

It was the Association of German National Jews founded in 1921 by Max Naumann. It was a conservative group that supported the National People's Party, a national conservative and monarchist party (It was an alliance of nationalists, reactionary monarchists, völkisch, and antisemitic elements, and supported by the Pan-German League)
By 1933, they supported the Nazi's. Their organization wrote in 1934:

"We have always held the well-being of the German people and the fatherland, to which we feel inextricably linked, above our own well-being. Thus we greeted the results of January, 1933, even though it has brought hardship for us personally."

The Association wanted the total assimilation of Jews into the German Volksgemeinschaft, self eradication of Jewish identity, and the expulsion from Germany of the Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe.[3] Naumann was especially opposed to Zionists and Eastern European Jews, the former he considered a threat to Jewish integration and to be carriers of a "racist" ideology serving British imperial purposes, while he saw the latter as racially and spiritually inferior.

In 1835, Naumann was arrested by the Gestapo and sent to Columbia Concentration Camp. He was released about a month later. He died of cancer in 1939. His organization was disbanded in 1935 by the Gestapo

They opposed Jewish boycotts of German businesses and issued a manifesto in 1934 that stated Jews were being treated fairly in Germany

This kind of reminds me of the Log Cabin Republicans and their leader Gregory T. Angelo who considers Trump pro-LGBT and doesn't consider Sessions anti-LGBT.

March 9, 2017

South Korea: At 11:00 am KST/JST the Supreme Court will deliver impeachment verdict

It's been 3 months and 11 days, but the Court is ready to hand down it's verdict on Park Geun-hye's Presidency. The Court has announced that Friday at 11:00 am local time, they will deliver the verdict
It takes 6 sitting justices to decide the Assembly's Impeachment was valid. Normally there are nine sitting justices. But, in January one retired. So, the margin becomes thinner. The need to get the decision out quickly is made greater with the pending retirement of another justice which would mean they'd need 6 of the 7, instead of 6 of 8 to render their decision.

This whole situation has captivated much of the public as the weekly Pro-Impeachment populace have turned out in numbers over half-a-million or more (no matter the weather) in Gwanghwamun, Seoul holding rallies, the sheer number of the wealthiest Korean families that have been caught up in the bribery allegations, the splitting of her party into two factions, the seeming end of former UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon's political career under a dark cloud and the center of this universe of corruption, greed and political malfeasance, a close confidant of President Park who it appears used her influence with the President to extort millions of dollars and intimidate others into giving her what she wanted

I'll be glued to my computer here
I hope she goes

March 7, 2017

Billl Donohue sinks even lower (and you thought that was impossible?)

Tuam babies horror is “fake news” says Bill Donohue of the Catholic League

He says not to believe the Commission of Investigation, don’t believe the Irish government, don’t even believe the Catholic Bishops, who have just reacted with “shock” and “shame” at the discovery of “significant human remains” at the former Mother and Baby Home at Tuam, County Galway.

Only Bill Donohue of the Catholic League in New York knows the truth – the same kind of "truth" Holocaust deniers might approve of.

He says it is all 'fake news,' nothing to see, no one to be held to account over 800 dead children in a Mother and Baby home in Tuam, County Galway.


Unlike Donohue, the Bishop of Limerick, Brendan Leahy (who was representing Catholic Bishops at the Citizens Assembly in Dublin at the weekend) also believes the Commission’s report is true: “We’re all as shocked about this as everyone else…” he said. “We hang our heads in shame, but it brings us back to the fact that this is what we want, to promote a culture that really does care for life before and after birth.”


From Irish Central

What has been discovered in Tuam?

Last Friday, the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes announced that “significant” quantities of human remains had been found buried under the site of a former institution for unmarried mothers run by the Sisters of the Bon Secours in Tuam, Co Galway. The remains belonged to children aged from about 35 foetal weeks to two to three years. The news was greeted with widespread revulsion. Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said it was “very sad and disturbing”, while the commission itself said it was shocked by its own discovery. On Sunday, Archbishop of Tuam Dr Michael Neary said he was “horrified and saddened” by the news.

What is the Commission of Investigation in to Mother and Baby Homes?

The commission, chaired by retired Circuit Court judge Yvonne Murphy, was set up in February 2015 after a Galway-based historian, Catherine Corless, published research that revealed death certificates for 796 children at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home with no indication of their burial places. The commission has been tasked with investigating 14 Mother and Baby Homes, as well as four so-called “County Homes”, that operated across the State at different times between 1922 to 1998. Under its broad terms of reference, the commission is looking at living conditions, care arrangements, infant mortality, burial arrangements, vaccine trials, illegal adoption, social attitudes and women’s pathways in and out of these institutions


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