Lilli Marleen

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As you might see soon, english is not my mothertongue. And since english speaking people are used to others stumble around in their language, I hope I don't make too much of an idiot of myself here. So - my deepest apologies adressed to the English Language for not worshipping her better.

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Arons Israel Peace Weblog
Daddy, Papa & Me
The Lefty Directory
view from the back window of my pickup truck
Hi, I'm black!
Papa Scott
A Fistful Of Euros
The Russian Dilettante
Little Yellow Different

German Blogs I read:

Lyssas Lounge
London Leben
industrial-technology and witchcraft
Anke Groener
Almost a Diary
Beruf Terrorist

Other links:
Social Democrats in Germany
Die Zeit
(a german newspaper)
(the german magazine)
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Roots of English Dictionary
Rautavistische Universitaet



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Sonntag, Mai 09, 2004
One more on torturing
When I see how folks like Ray and his bandwagon in the comments (there are a few voices missing, but that will change once the weekend is over. I'm sure) blow themselves with critisizing the German Media for their double standards and Joschka Fischer for what Cohn-Bendit said (do whatever possible to avoid Bush's re-election), I'm tempted to ask what in their opinion Germany should do? Would you feel it to be appropriate for us to sit down at the feet of this superior nation and listen to the words of wisdom coming out of the mouths of a group of politicians who make most of their money in oil contracts with firms they have to do also in their job as a politician with?
Would you feel it to be appropriate for us to go in ashes as long some - any - US folk deciedes that Germans won't be Nazis or Commies any longer?
Would you feel it to be apporpriate for us to listen to whomever calls himself a journalist and writes lines against "Old Europe" and others?
I bet!
You see, Ray and Rays friends, it isn't done with just condemning something the own military does. As I claimed before, a political responsibility without consequences for the one who claims to have it (here it's Mr. Rumsfeld), is no responsibility but cheap waste of air and time.
Yes, you are right, the german media are one-sided about all this, but who the fuck cares? There are enough folks like you who try to keep on reminding what a great leader the US president is. You do, as if you'd have a higher morale standard, but when one reads what you do, one finds out, you're not a single dip better, even worse, because you pretend to be and do something you always fail miserably.