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So it begins: German politician stabbed in the neck

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posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 11:50 AM
It appears to have been done by a right-leaning German citizen. She is from Köln and a member of Merkels party.

Henriette Reker - an independent candidate supported by Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party - was wounded in the neck in the attack on Saturday. Local police said Ms Reker, 58, was "stable, but not out of the woods". Officials said the attacker may have targeted her because of her role in looking after refugees in the city

It is surprising as these types of attacks are very rare in Germany. Seems like one of the first risings against the refugee crisis. What do you guys think will happen in the future?

edit on 17/10/15 by asen_y2k because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 11:57 AM
a reply to: asen_y2k

The Germans have been bending backwards for decades making amends for the war.

I like Merkel, but she needs to recognize enough is enough. There will be more backlashes against her open door policy when the perception is that it is detrimental to Germany's future.

Where the line should be drawn is up to the German people-I sure don't know where that line should be-, I hope this gives her pause....

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 11:57 AM
Tensions will run higher and there will be more incidents like this?

A Nationalist perty will start gaining support and German's opinions will become more and more divided on the question of immigration?

It's inevitable isn't it?

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 11:59 AM
sure that was wrong and no better than a jihadist assault.

on the other hand germany's course right now is nothing but suicide and i can imagine not everyone agrees with that.

the open arms policy meanwhile reached africa. prepare for some million refugees more and some billions more of debt, germany!

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 12:00 PM
a reply to: asen_y2k

What do you guys think will happen in the future?

The right wing extremists will grow in number and become more vocal.

I wouldn't trip though. How many seats do they control in Parliament?

They need someone like Hitler to rise to any height at all and thats never going to happen. Germany is far too smart for that…

I'd be more worried about their involvement in NATO operations like, for instance…

Ex drone operator blows whistle on Germany

“Ramstein is enabling us to fly in countries where there is no declared warzone as well as declared warzones,” he said. “What does that it mean for us as a country, what does it mean for the German people as a country? Because if they accept the fact that we have used drones in illegal war zones and that’s ok then that makes them complicit in all the strikes we’ve messed up.”

A stabbing? Big damn deal.
edit on 17-10-2015 by intrptr because: spelling, additional

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 12:00 PM
a reply to: asen_y2k

I don't know if there are mental health issues but that's a mental looking knife. Funny choice, unless that was what was at hand.

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 12:05 PM
I don't pretend to know much about German politics, I have enough trouble following the politics in my own country...

How much political intermingling has been accomplished since reunification between eastern Germany and western Germany?

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong... But isn't there a large minority far right political movement in the east? Certainly they're bound to be anti-immigrant, as well as anti-Muslim, along with their usual anti-Jewish rhetoric...Or so I would surmise.

An event like this could spur a movement that would/could result in one or more being elected to office.

I could also be very wrong...Wouldn't hardly be the first time.

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 12:21 PM
a reply to: seagull

You would be surprised. xtremism-surges-country.html

Actor dressed as Hitler on the streets of Germany tells how people begged him to bring back labour camps and posed for selfies with him as right-wing extremism surges in the country.

The reaction horrified the actor, who revealed to the Guardian how he was made to feel like a 'pop star' when he arrived at the Brandenburg Gate.

'People clustered around me,' he said. 'One told me she loved me, and asked me to hug her. One, to my relief, started hitting me.'

Older people began pouring their hearts out to him, often voicing extremist views.

'Yes, bring back labour camps,' one person says to the 'dictator' in the film.

Masucci, best known as a stage actor, also told German daily newspaper Bild about his mixed feelings while shooting the unscripted scenes with people on the street.

'During shooting, I realised: I didn't really have to perform - people felt a need to talk, they wanted to pour their hearts out to a fatherly Hitler who was listening to them,' he said.

'I found it disturbing how quickly I could win people over. I mean, they were talking to Hitler.'

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 12:47 PM
a reply to: asen_y2k

A lady running for mayor in France, I do not remember the city, was likewise knived today;
edit on 17-10-2015 by tony9802 because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 02:20 PM
As has been said many times on this site ...

The vast number of seemingly very fit young men? coming in with

the immigrants, and displaying very aggressive behaviour, as seen

on many news channels when held up at borders, will when they

don't get what they want riot and cause all types of mayhem.

Hope they have enough police and prisons to cope with it all!!

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 03:11 PM
a reply to: asen_y2k
What will happen in the future? OP? What silly question is that? Someone stabs a government official and... what do you wnat me to think? All I can confidently say is if those against immigration think violence will resolve the argument then they're the ones who deserve to be deported.
edit on 10/17/2015 by jonnywhite because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 03:32 PM
a reply to: asen_y2k

Merkel is done and her political party. She has left the door open for the SPD.

Watch the next election..... BIG MISTAKE

This will be Merkel's downfall.

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 04:59 PM
a reply to: DeathSlayer


They're a bit right, or so, of Merkels party?

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 05:02 PM
a reply to: infolurker

I call Bs, the older folk here are as likely to want Hitler back as oh I dunno all the guns in the us being turned into the govt with no problems tomorrow morning.

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 06:01 PM
I've said before half seriously that allowing so many refugees to flood Germany at once might be a conspiracy to provoke a right wing backlash or and overthrow the government to reistablish the third Reich or something along those lines....

Either way its stupid to allow such vast numbers into a country in such a short period of time, especially when they're not from the same continent, don't share the same believe, have the same values or even speak the same language.

It's too much of a strain on the society. What to expect in the future? Who knows, but a lot will happen. This stabbing is just one in a whole series of incidents that will inevitably follow. And it will only get worse as we move into winter. Expect more violence, and civil unrest.

Who's to blame?
Who really knows?

But let's ask the better questions.

Why are the international authorities incapable or unwilling to crack down on the people traffickers?

Why isnt more being done to safegaurd refugee camps and accommodate people in their own or neibouring countries?

Why are no politicians either in the ME or the EU or the UN or the US or ANYWHERE coming forward with long term strategies for the refugees. They can't all want to stay in foreign countries forever, especially as life will probably be almost as bad for many them here as in their home countries because of how many there are.

They are sitting aimlessly in refugee camps across Europe in their hundreds of thousands, with nothing to do all day except wait for some beurocratic solution? Why are WE not encouraging them to organise? While in the west they have an amazing opportunity, safe from persecution to MOBILISE themselves into a political body, a GOVERNMENT IN EXILE, like the Tibettans. WE could help them and give them legitimacy and support to REFORM their homeland.

But this isn't happening? Why are western politicians sitting on their hands, happy to let these millions on their doorstep and in their camps sit doing nothing with no prospects of idea of a future in these foreign lands, and no outreach from authorities?

There needs to be action, and it needs to be soon otherwise war will just spill over into another continent, and that shouldn't be allowed to happen.

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 06:08 PM
a reply to: intrptr

Well according to you they aren't really "right-wing extremists" they are just criminals and we are being manipulated into thinking they actually stand for something outside their own personal gains. A good double speak, glad I caught it but this is typical behavior for people who fall in the hate America first crowd.

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 06:29 PM
a reply to: asen_y2k

The problem is one that most of us have realized from day one.

Only an idiot or a covert planned induction of chaos, would result with an open door policy for asulym seekers being encouraged to over run the borders all at one time.

What kind of coordinated effort do you call this madness.

Wake up. We are all being corralled, and we all will soon be culled.

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 06:40 PM
a reply to: TechniXcality

Personal gains? Terrorists, that's right! They actually kill people, nearly all dirty tricks involved. NSU maybe? I don't mean bikes, nope.
Besides from that intrptr has a brought up a few valid points, no Double-Speak involved as far as I'm concerned.
America is none of our business here, it's all about the Gullible Fritz as it seems. My turn then, innit? Enjoy the ride!

Now, for your consideration:

Halfway actual numbers:

Right-wing incidents are still more prevalent: The German Interior Ministry reported recently that the far-right accounted for most politically motivated crimes with 17,042 acts in 2013, down 3.3% from 2012. The vast majority of those crimes were not of violence but of "propaganda," such as displaying the swastika or other banned symbols. Violent crimes by these groups dropped less than 1% to 837.

Jump in left-wing violence in Germany 'alarming'

Actual sh!t:
Neo-Nazi Arsonists: Officials Concerned by Growing Far-Right Networks

Right-Wing Extremist Violence in Germany

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 06:50 PM
a reply to: PublicOpinion

Yo public opinion put down your sword stand down, in another thread of mine intrptr said that Muslim extremists do not exist that they are just criminals and extremism is all a spin specifically Muslim extemism. Yet here he is saying that right-wing extremism exists.

for your viewing pleasure

I'm challenging that belief, I apologize for the lack of context, but it is infact double speak period end of story.
edit on 17-10-2015 by TechniXcality because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 17 2015 @ 07:42 PM
a reply to: TechniXcality

As thou wish, Syrecality! Yes I had some issues believing what I saw. And yes, kinda redeeming moment right now. We didn't loose you... yet!

Thanks for the update and have a great evening!

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