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Germany is no longer Charlie


Chilloutman

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SO, dawn of Germany is near, and people are surprised when someone want to get out of Union of European socialistic republics

 

http://www.dw.com/en/court-rules-against-böhmermanns-erdogan-poem/a-37490204

 

as would Gromnir state

 

HA! Good fun!

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I'm the enemy, 'cause I like to think, I like to read. I'm into freedom of speech, and freedom of choice. I'm the kinda guy that likes to sit in a greasy spoon and wonder, "Gee, should I have the T-bone steak or the jumbo rack of barbecue ribs with the side-order of gravy fries?" I want high cholesterol! I wanna eat bacon, and butter, and buckets of cheese, okay?! I wanna smoke a Cuban cigar the size of Cincinnati in the non-smoking section! I wanna run naked through the street, with green Jell-O all over my body, reading Playboy magazine. Why? Because I suddenly may feel the need to, okay, pal? I've SEEN the future. Do you know what it is? It's a 47-year-old virgin sitting around in his beige pajamas, drinking a banana-broccoli shake, singing "I'm an Oscar Meyer Wiene"

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It is. Before that, nobody really remembered the law exists at all.

 

No idea what happens next. I guess they will go into revision or something, because the reasoning and what exactly has been banned is very shaky. Also, as far as I've read about it now, the ruling pretty much goes against the other court rulings that happened before in this case.

"only when you no-life you can exist forever, because what does not live cannot die."

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Germany has had long time now law that forbids slandering heads of foreign states. This year they seem to try to abolish that law, but it is still in effect. One main reason for abolishing that law is probably this case.

 Funnily, it did not work when it was Polish president being mocked like 10 years ago, or American president, or name a few more. Suddenly it works when it's Turkey involved, where majority of German muslims are coming from and where that state is blackmailing EU in terms of ME migrants crisis.

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Germany has had long time now law that forbids slandering heads of foreign states. This year they seem to try to abolish that law, but it is still in effect. One main reason for abolishing that law is probably this case.

I feel like I'm missing some information so can you tell me the difference? The comic in the linked OP was charged under the slander law for a poem about a head of state but didn't a magazine recently run a cover of Trump beheading the State of Liberty. What's the difference?

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I feel like you are referring to Charlie Chaplins great dictator, but I don't get how

 

Charlie Hebdo - freedom of press, terrorist attacks, etc.? rings a bell?

 

 

Always good to remember that Ben is young and his point of references are not the same as many of us. Charlie Hebdo was two years ago, and while I am sure he is familiar with it, it probably did not have the same impact if he was 12 or 13.

 

That is something I always try and remind myself in the classroom. My students did not live through 9/11, Columbine, or many of the other major events that shaped the world we live in.

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I feel like you are referring to Charlie Chaplins great dictator, but I don't get how

 

Charlie Hebdo - freedom of press, terrorist attacks, etc.? rings a bell?

 

 

Always good to remember that Ben is young and his point of references are not the same as many of us. Charlie Hebdo was two years ago, and while I am sure he is familiar with it, it probably did not have the same impact if he was 12 or 13.

 

That is something I always try and remind myself in the classroom. My students did not live through 9/11, Columbine, or many of the other major events that shaped the world we live in.

 

 

oh my bad, i though he is 18 or something

I'm the enemy, 'cause I like to think, I like to read. I'm into freedom of speech, and freedom of choice. I'm the kinda guy that likes to sit in a greasy spoon and wonder, "Gee, should I have the T-bone steak or the jumbo rack of barbecue ribs with the side-order of gravy fries?" I want high cholesterol! I wanna eat bacon, and butter, and buckets of cheese, okay?! I wanna smoke a Cuban cigar the size of Cincinnati in the non-smoking section! I wanna run naked through the street, with green Jell-O all over my body, reading Playboy magazine. Why? Because I suddenly may feel the need to, okay, pal? I've SEEN the future. Do you know what it is? It's a 47-year-old virgin sitting around in his beige pajamas, drinking a banana-broccoli shake, singing "I'm an Oscar Meyer Wiene"

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Is that a compliment?

 

Besides, "12 or 13".... -.-

 

14 or 15? It's not really the point, and it isn't a compliment or an insult, just a reminder that we all come from different perspectives, and age is a major part of that.

 

edit: The age was a guess as to how old you were when the Charlie Hebdo massacre happened.

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Refugees welcome...and now please go back.

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4213978/Merkel-offers-cash-handouts-migrants-leave.html

 

I hope this will not break Ben's little heart.

Well Merkel is part of the Conservative party, and they are loosing votes both to the left (especially to Martin Schulz and the SPD, the social democrats) and to the right. She tries to get back the votes she lost, and since she's in the Conservative party, that's easier by going that more right winged protectionist direction. If she tried to get more votes on the left, she'd had to stand up against Schulz, and would at the same time loose even more votes to the nationalist AfD.

 

Schulz is the former EU parliament president. He had to overcome much harshness in his life, but managed to get quite far within the world of politics. Although never having worked in the German government before, he receives increasing popularity amongst voters.

 

Inside the Center left SPD, Schulz is part of the more left wing (of the party). If the SPD is to win the elections and Schulz will be appointed chancellor, he could potentially enter a correlation with the other big left parties in Germany, the ecological oriented Green Party and the socialists (and kinda left populist, although not to the extent the AfD is right populist) party called simply "the left".

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Everybody knows the deal is rotten

Old Black Joe's still pickin' cotton

For your ribbons and bows

And everybody knows

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I don't know what daily mail is an I don't care. The story is legit and is reported in by numerous media.

There are some facts hidden in there that are legit.

The story as presented - including context, implications, and general impression on the reader - isn't.

Therefore I have sailed the seas and come

To the holy city of Byzantium. -W.B. Yeats

 

Χριστός ἀνέστη!

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I didn't read the article. Just assumed it would be a solid article about the issue because it was the top link in google.

Oh well, guess I should only stick to Breitbart then.

 

 

Yes, that sounds like the lesson you should learn here.   :blink:

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I don't know what daily mail is an I don't care. The story is legit and is reported in by numerous media.

There are some facts hidden in there that are legit.

The story as presented - including context, implications, and general impression on the reader - isn't.

I didn't read the article. Just assumed it would be a solid article about the issue because it was the top link in google.

Oh well, guess I should only stick to Breitbart then.

 

similar thinking had a boardie posting joshua goldberg as their source. 

 

the internet is a dangerous place for the lazy and stoopid.  don't be one o' those people, or soon you will be skeptical o' vaccinations, a fan of putin and/or a voter for trump/brexit.

 

 

HA! Good Fun!

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