“We are RECLAIMING our country,” Alice Weidel, the Alternate For Germany(AFD) co-leader, roared at the enthusiastic crowd in Oranienburg, likening Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to East Germany’s former authoritarian regime. In Canada, Justin Trudeau doesn’t “reclaim” our country–he SELLS our country.
Upon seizing control of Canada in 2015, by what percentage did PM Trudeau and Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen increase Family Reunification quotas in Canada? Answer: 400%.
Merkel stressed that “Germany has a special interest and a special responsibility in European unity succeeding” as she voiced regret Friday at Britain’s departure, citing Europe’s 20th century history of wars.
Opinion polls in other EU countries show majorities in favour of leaving. Ominously, the British vote galvanized far-right and anti-EU movements in France and Germany, the EU’s last two remaining powers, which will have tricky national elections in 2017 due to the rise in anti-establishment sentiment.
But we firmly believe, even if such serious crimes cause us deep sorrow, in the continuation of our open, tolerant life,” Merkel said at German-Chinese intergovernmental consultations in Beijing.
The decade-old rivalry has been reignited by tensions over how to deal with the rise of far-right party Alternative for Germany (AFD) and Merkel’s open door refugee policy.
He called Merkel a “chancellor-dictator” to applause from the crowd and said Germany’s mainstream parties were pursuing a policy of “human flooding”, an “attempt to gradually replace the German people with a population coming from all parts of the earth”.
“Above all, the saying ‘Islam doesn’t belong in Germany’ makes it clear that populism, defamation and the promotion of prejudice persist,” he said.
Martin Schulz, the German president of the European Parliament, fears the 28-member bloc will crumble under the to political unrest caused by the migrant crisis.