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Tribalism Returns to Europe


Is Europe's adventure in international living about to end?

At Potsdam, Germany, this weekend, Chancellor Angela Merkel told the young conservatives of her Christian Democratic Union that Germany's attempt to create a multicultural society where people "live side by side and enjoy each other" has "failed, utterly failed."

Backing up her rueful admission are surveys showing 30 percent of Germans believe the country is overrun by foreigners. An equal number believe the foreigners come to feed off German welfare.

Merkel had in mind the Turks who came as gastarbeiters, guest workers, in the 1960s. Some 2.5 million now live in Germany.

Arabs and East Europeans have come more recently. One survey puts the Muslim population at 5 million.

"Multikulti is dead," says Horst Seehofer of Merkel's sister party, the Christian Social Union of Bavaria. He wants no more immigration from "alien cultures." Turks and other Muslims are not learning the language, he contends, not assimilating, not becoming Germans.

Awareness of deep differences with Turkish neighbors became acute for Germans when, grieving in solidarity with America after 9/11, they learned that Turkish sectors of Berlin were celebrating Islam's victory with barrages of bottle rockets.

Like all of Europe, Germany grows nervous.

This summer, Thilo Sarrazin, who sat on the Bundesbank board, published "Germany Abolishes Itself," which sold 300,000 copies in seven weeks. Sarrazin argued that Germany's Muslim population is intellectually inferior and unable or unwilling to learn the language or culture, and mass immigration is destroying the nation.

No rightist, but a stalwart of the socialist party, Sarrazin was forced out at the Bundesbank. Half his socialist party stood by him.

Across Europe, there is a resurgence of ethnonationalism that is feeding the ranks of populist and anti-immigrant parties that are gaining respectability and reaching for power.

Austrian nationalists triumphed in 2008 when the Freedom Party of Joerg Haider and the Alliance for the Future of Austria together took 29 percent of the vote. The Swiss People's Party of Christoph Blocher, largest in Bern, was behind the successful referendum to change the constitution to outlaw minarets and prohibit the wearing of burqas.

Hungary's Jobbik Party, which to the Financial Times "sits squarely in Europe's most repulsive arch-nationalist tradition and which blames Jews and Roma for the hardships of other Hungarians," pulled 17 percent of the vote this year and entered parliament with 47 seats, up from zero seats in 2006.

The Sweden Democrats just captured 6 percent of the vote and entered parliament for the first time with 20 seats, joining right-wing folk parties in Norway and Denmark.

Geert Wilders, a rising figure in Dutch politics, was charged with hate speech for equating Islam and Nazism. In June, his Freedom Party swept past the ruling Christian Democrats, who lost half of their strength in parliament. "More security, less crime, less immigration, less Islam — that is what the Netherlands has chosen," said Wilders.

In France, President Nicolas Sarkozy — one eye on Jean-Marie Le Pen's National Front, the other on the 2012 elections — rejecting cries of "Nazism" and "Vichyism," is dismantling Gypsy camps and deporting Gypsies to Romania. Milan is now following the French lead.

What is happening in Europe partakes of a global trend. Multiracial, multi-ethnic, multicultural nations are disintegrating.

Russians battle ethnic Muslim separatists in the North Caucasus. Seventy percent of Americans support an Arizona law to identify and expel illegal aliens. Beijing swamps the homelands of Tibetans and Uighurs with Han Chinese. India fights secession in Kashmir, Nagaland and the Naxalite provinces.

"Wars between nations have given way to wars within nations, " said Barack Obama in his Nobel Prize address.

Ethnonationalism tore Mikhail Gorbachev's Soviet Union and Josip Tito's Yugoslavia into 22 separate nations, and is now tugging at the seams of all multi-ethnic states. Globalism is in retreat before tribalism.

But the awakening of Europe's establishment to the shallow roots of multiculturalism will likely prove frustrating and futile.

With her fertility rate below replacement levels for 40 years, projected to remain so for the next 40 years, Germany will lose 12 million of her 82 million people by 2050. Her median age will rise eight years to 53, and 40 percent of all Germans will be over 60.

Germany's problem is insoluble. She is running out of Germans.

Yet if her welfare state is to survive and her industries are to remain competitive, Germany will need millions of new workers.

Where are they to come from, if not the Third World? For not one European nation, save Iceland and Albania, has had a birth rate for decades that is not below zero population growth.

Baby boomer Europe decided in the 1960s and 1970s it wanted La Dolce Vita, not the hassle of children. It had that sweet life. Now the bill comes due. And the bill is the end of their tribes and countries as we have known them.

Old Europe is dying, and the populist and nationalist parties, in the poet's phrase, are simply raging "against the dying of the light."

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Posted by: cathy jones
Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:50 AM
“Old Europe is dying, and the populist and nationalist parties, in the poet's phrase, are simply raging ‘against the dying of the light.'"
Patrick J. Buchanan
Extinction of the nation-state concept is on the table, as nations of the globe contemplate their future under a fractional reserve banking system, based on usury. They are finally starting to realize that perhaps it would be better to go after the blood-sucking robber barons who have enslaved their countries through usury, except this time around, no one nation will play politically incorrect fall guy, as all countries are beginning to fathom that what is at stake is more than simply a demographic question.
It is the choice of freedom or slavery, which now fires the collective imagination of these countries, which see their own struggle for future national existence, mirrored by another.
Why else would Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warn the United States of America of going down the dangerous road of socialism?
Americans now trust his words, more than those of their own “president.”
These nations are collectively beginning to cast their gaze to the true cause of their national misfortune, and it is a ruinous economy determined by a central molesting bank. This is the breeding ground for national eclipse at the hands of inassimilable cultures, for it is by the behest of these bankers that the guest worker is enabled to breach a nation's borders, during a time of war for its national survival.
Perhaps Europe--most particularly Germany-- can throw off the politically correct revulsion toward the Lebensborn concept and adopt the one good thing--besides rocket science technology--the Nazis invented. Certainly the Mexican invaders of the Western Hemisphere and the Muslim invaders of the Eastern--and Western-- Hemisphere have no qualms in adopting the prosecution of conquest through the Lebensborn model, to eclipse the self determination of the people of the host nation.
Germans are now asking themselves the hard question of whether they wish to see a new flowering of Western Civilization through German youth, or whether they will submit to the Muslim Lebensborn movement which is swallowing their culture and their country and that of Great Britain.
France is finally coming to its senses regarding the danger of national and cultural eclipse.
The non-white invader has established the paradigm and it is Lebensborn, accompanied by genocide in Rwanda, Cambodia and other locales of the Third World--including Mexico, which is rapidly becoming the “Beheading Capital” to vie with Middle Eastern cultures.
Exclusive blame is meted out to the white race, as if white people somehow hold a monopoly on hate crimes.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder seems to think so, but he gets no respect--not even from the New Black Panther Party.
Why do nations like China and Japan remain racially homogeneous and insular and if that model works for them, why not for white nations? Who elected the white man Master Zookeeper?
These guest workers are not waiting for the host culture to help them to “emerge from the shadows,” but rather they seek to drag mankind back to a barbarous weltanschauung, which condones honor killing, ritual decapitation and stoning of and throwing acid into the faces of women, to disfigure them.
Why should advanced industrialized nations any longer endure the chaos and Medieval mindset, which seeks to draw mankind away from the light of the new millennium?
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel only recently stated that Germany's future will include Islam as a vital national component. Now she is calling this Muslim presence a failed experiment, all in the same week! What caused the overnight flip-flop? Could it have been the same road to Damascus which caused a man named Saul to convert into a devout Saint Paul? Was it John McCain's conversion in the face of overwhelming evidence contrary to his traditional belief that Mexican border breachers are “all God's children, even when they institute a crime wave to terrorize the citizens of Arizona with rape, robbery and murder?”
Old Europe may have been dying previously, but it is quite obvious there is an emerging awareness on the part of all industrialized nations that foreign interlopers and third world alien cultures cannot be amalgamated and are NOT good for the national life of any host nation. This may signal a new resolve of concerted effort toward procreation of the native culture, rather than letting an alien graft become the whole family tree.
The European nations--America included--have begun to fathom that if the American bison can be brought back from the brink of extinction, so can the white race. Nations are no longer alone in their vision, as they see a universal pattern of chaos coming from so-called “immigration” to their collective shores. This is the equivalent of a “neighborhood watch” program for the affected countries.
If history has taught mankind anything, it is that there is NO proverbial “melting pot,” when the alleged “immigrant” willfully fails to assimilate, in favor of absorption of the host. This is warfare in the modern age. It is NOT a hearkening back to days of yore, when the republic was young and the population being melted into America was ninety percent white composition. Blacks were easily assimilated as they are of the same culture and have been part and parcel of the American patrimony.
America never evolved as a multicultural tangle of squabbling nationalities or “dual citizens,” for that matter. This model was a fiction, promoted by the importer of slave labor, just as is the notion that America belongs to the world and not the American people exclusively.
The grand question to be determined by all nations is whether they will hold their own purse strings and national self-determination, in the face of the onslaught from the Third World. Will these cultures remain viable and indicative of true diversity, or will they mirror the corporate paradigm which forces Mom and Pop business off the block?
In short, what is transpiring is the abandonment of white guilt for the sins of the forefathers. Rather than throwing the baby out with the bath water, these white cultures are coming to grips with what is and what is NOT in the national interest of their respective nation-states, with no guilt and certainly no apologies--especially after the lessons learned from the murder of Theo Van Gogh, 47-- the great grandson of art dealer Theo Van Gogh and great grandnephew of the famed Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh--
in Holland and the explosive devices triggered on Spanish railroad cars by “guest workers' from the Middle East. Add to that the beating and rape of Scandinavian women by Muslim “immigrants,” and one begins to get the complete picture as a harbinger for the future of “multicultural” societies.
Lebensborn has become a meaningful concept and NOT one to be shunned, just because the Nazis thought so highly of it. This new adaption of an old concept has become vitally necessary in the face of the obvious fact that alien cultures are actively seeking to fill any vacuum in the native birth rate of the host with their own spawn.
Making children is now perceived as one of the true faces of modern warfare, as promulgated by none other than the Mechistas of the Mexican occupation army and their generals, U.S. Marxist college professors:
"Go back to Boston! Go back to Plymouth Rock, Pilgrims! Get out! We are the future. You are old and tired. Go on. We have beaten you. Leave like beaten rats. You old white people. It is your duty to die. .. Through love of having children, we are going to take over." --Augustin Cebeda, Brown Berets.
"We have an aging white America. They are not making babies. They are dying. The explosion is in our population... I love it. They are shitting in their pants with fear. I love it.",”We have got to eliminate the gringo, and what I mean by that is that if the worst comes to the worst, we have got to kill him”--Professor Jose Angel Gutierrez, University of Texas.
What do the Red Chinese tell Americans beyond their threats to annihilate our country with their nuclear weapons? Was it not stated by the top Chinese military brass that the Chinese are a superior race, seeking the manifest destiny of Lebensraum in America?
The international bankers have introduced the guest worker in both hemispheres of the planet, in order to act as an unwitting third world corporate shock troop. This guest worker, is a destroyer of culture and civilization and is the vanguard of an invading army which comes to supplant the host culture, through an alien Lebensborn. In the United States of America, this stealth invasion by Mexico, manifests as the ubiquitous “anchor baby.”
These bankers have come up with hollow political slogans, like “comprehensive immigration reform” and “amnesty,” as if the problem were distinctly an untenable symbiotic arrangement between the United States and Mexico, when it is really a case of host nation and parasite which feeds on that host. They would have us believe that the problem with open borders is due to a simple oversight in arranging manpower needs of the United States for slave labor from Mexico. These bankers and their bought-and-paid-for politicians call it “Doing jobs Americans won't do.”
Americans know better, when they see an obvious usurper at the helm of government, who has no paper trail to support his claim as leader of this nation. They also see in this alleged “president,” an agent of finance capital, who actually uses the law through the DOJ, against the American people, to thwart their direct action to secure the border.
The Mexican national who comes in the name of La Reconquista, is portrayed as the innocent victim of so much red tape, when Yankee Ingenuity allegedly entirely depends on his lack of a resume and skills. In short, these bankers would have us believe that America is run on slave labor.
And why not? Outsourcing factors of production to hellholes of the Third World will reduce all nations with an advanced standard of living to abject serfdom, in order to prepare them for vassalage to one world government, under the phony storefront of the international bankers; the United Nations. It is called the supranational model, whereby individual nation-states assume a “common security perimeter.” It was formulated by David Rockefeller and promoted by former Mexican president, Vicente Fox, who said:
"In recent years a new International System has been developing, oriented toward the establishment of norms and principles of universal jurisdiction, above national sovereignty, in the areas of what is called the New Agenda...we have to confront ..... what I dare to call the Anglo-Saxon prejudice against the establishment of supra-national organizations." --Vicente Fox, to Club XXI, Hotel Eurobuilding Hotel, Madrid, Spain 5/16/02
It is a Ponzi scheme of magnitude and the worst form of sausage-making law, for that law does not deliver order, but planetary slavery at the hand of an imperium of capital.
The “open borders” crowd is misguided and irresponsible to impose its agenda, in an age of massive infiltration by al-Qaeda operatives. Those politicians and media talking heads who call for the multicultural paradigm as a politically correct axiom, are nothing more than jumping jacks and vassals of the elite robber barons, who have used industrialized nations much like a petri dish for a massive social engineering experiment, to clone proles for Big Brother's “New World Order“ of rule by oligarchy.
It is these robber barons who urge Americans to pledge allegiance to the United Nations, while they systematically reduce the nation-state to a human zoo of dumbed-down “world citizens,” who will not question their lot in the new/old feudal order.
The multicultural paradigm is a tool of war for these bankers, who prey on the lifeblood of nations, as a parasite, while they bring in armies of guest workers, to subvert the national life and culture of a people, in order to prepare them for the ascendancy of Big Brother.
"The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is The People vs. The Banks."
- Lord Acton, Lord Chief Justice of England, 1875
"The United Nations is the greatest fraud in history. It's purpose is to destroy the United States." ~ John E. Rankin, U.S. Congressman
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Posted by: T.H. Asgardson
Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:38 PM
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