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Merkel grimaces after Trump says ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ and wiretapping claims

American Mirror, A moment after Trump uttered the words — and Merkel received the translation — she sighed, her face went tight and she appeared to shake her head. Did the Syrian refugee-loving German Chancellor Angela Merkel grimace after President Trump linked terrorism to radical Islam? During a joint press conference in the White House

German magazine sparks furor with image of Trump beheading Statue of Liberty

German weekly magazine Der Spiegel sparked controversy at home and abroad on Saturday with a front cover illustration of U.S. President Donald Trump beheading the Statue of Liberty. It depicts a cartoon figure of Trump with a bloodied knife in one hand and the statue’s head, dripping with blood, in the other. It carries the

Angela Merkel is destroying Europe

M.B. Dougherty, Germany thought it could assimilate newcomers. It believed it had done so before, having absorbed Turkish “guestworkers” during the 1960s and 1970s. But there are notable differences between Turks and the current refugee wave. Turkey had already undergone significant secularization. This new wave of migration into Germany is showing signs of developing some

Putin’s barking dog take center stage at media interview

Ahead of his visit to Japan later this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin brought his dog Yume into an interview with Japanese journalists, and the large Akita breed made sure she as well as her master were well heard. Putin gave an interview to Nippon Television and Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper in Moscow on Tuesday, accompanied

Jackie Gingrich Cushman: Wow, What a Change in Direction

Jackie Gingrich Cushman, Reality has set in, Hillary Clinton is (mostly) out of the news and President-Elect Donald Trump has been named Time Magazine’s man of the year. Ignore the snarky line labeling him ” the President-elect of the divided States of America.” What a difference a month and an election make! Stocks are up,

Trump named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

Time magazine named President-elect Donald Trump as its Person of the Year Wednesday, citing his long-shot election victory as the reason for the award. “It’s a great honor. It means a lot,” Trump said in a telephone interview on NBC’s “Today” show.  The magazine’s managing editor, Nancy Gibbs, said that the choice of Trump this

Lame Duck Obama to anti-Trump protesters: March on

President Obama, speaking at a press conference in Germany, passed up the opportunity Thursday to tamp down the anti-Donald Trump protests back home — urging those taking part not to remain “silent.” The president fielded a question on the protests during a joint news conference in Berlin alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel. “I suspect that

Britain pressured for quick EU split as Brexit impact begins

Britain was under pressure on Saturday to set out a quick timetable for a divorce from the European Union after the country’s historic vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world. Global stock markets plunged on Friday, and sterling saw its biggest one day drop in history after Britons voted by 52-48 percent

Angela Merkel to Attend Secretive Bilderberg 2016 Meeting

Paul Joseph Watson, Left and right unite to denounce undemocratic lobbying confab. Chancellor Angela Merkel has been invited to attend the 2016 Bilderberg conference in Dresden, Germany, the annual meeting of elitists which some accuse of being a secret cabal that manipulates world events. According to a German language Huffington Post report, which cites the

German leader: US spy reports serious, if true

 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that if reports that a German intelligence employee spied for the United States are proven true, that would be a “clear contradiction” of trust between the allies. The comments marked Merkel’s first public remarks on the arrest last week of a 31-year-old man suspected of spying for foreign intelligence

5 Things The Obama Administration Had No Idea The Obama Administration Was Doing

John Hawkins “I wouldn’t be surprised if President Obama learned Osama bin Laden had been killed when he saw himself announce it on television.” — Jon Stewart What’s the point of having a President who learns about everything his administration is doing from the newspapers, just like everyone else? When do you start to ask,