Deutschland säuft Ischias

Als Juncker mal wieder über den Platz gewobbelt kam fragte ich mich, warum ist das nicht Merkel, und wenn sie es wäre, würde die BRD dann endlich aufwachen. Aber Merkel ist eine derart stocknüchterne Spaßbremse, die kann man sich besoffen gar nicht vorstellen. Bei ihrer Politik und dem was die Deutschen und Europäer politisch korrekt finden fragt man sich allerdings, ob die nicht alle dauerbesoffen sind. Dehydriert bin ich eigentlich nur am Morgen nach dem Umtrunk 😉 Continue reading Deutschland säuft Ischias

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Wir liebten die Freiheit nicht genug

And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin’s thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt! If. If. We didn’t love freedom enough. And even more – we had no awareness of the real situation.. We purely and simply deserved everything that happened afterward.” – Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008), 1970 Nobel Prize winner for literature. From: ‘The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956′, Parts 1-2 of 6, 1973, Chapter 1: “Arrest”. Continue reading Wir liebten die Freiheit nicht genug