German Court Reverses Anti-'Nazi-Era' Military Restrictions

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Late on Friday, the BBC reported that the German military will in future be able to use its weapons on German streets in an extreme situation. This ruling, we hope purely a technicality - but clearly warranting some concern as to 'why now?' - by Germany's Constitutional Court, reverses some of the severe restriction on military deployments that were set down in the German constitution after Nazi-era abuses. After WWII, the new constitution ruled that soldiers could not be deployed with guns at the ready on German soil - the court has now changed that (it seems on the basis of terrorist concerns - as opposed to widespread bank runs, populist revolts at bailout-back-downs, or Hollande/Monti/Draghi sending over some boys).

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Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:00 | 2719308 Julian
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Goose step Bitchez!

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:04 | 2719321 macholatte
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The COURT rewrites the Constitution .......... Now where have I seen that before?



Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:11 | 2719331 GetZeeGold
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The next generation of SS will be kinder, gentler......we promise.


Heil Merkel!


....papers please.


Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:11 | 2719339 SWRichmond
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Prison planet, bitches.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:12 | 2719342 GetZeeGold
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I'm sorry.....your papers.....are not in order.


Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:37 | 2719394 American34
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Would you like to know more? ... I'm doing my part!

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 22:21 | 2719528 Precious
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Worry not citizendum, twitter will save you.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 22:22 | 2719532 economics9698
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Does this mean the hunt for the Rothschild descendents can resume?

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 04:49 | 2719939 AldousHuxley
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germany paid off her ww2 debts.


watch out. germany is back again dominating europe. EURO may replace US DOLLAR before world moving to YUAN.

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 05:02 | 2719946 Dugald
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Under the fourth Reich anything will be possible

Im Rahmen des vierten Reiches alles möglich sein wird,


Sun, 08/19/2012 - 22:23 | 2719529 economics9698
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All those Muslims running around you never know what will happen.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 23:35 | 2719705 Divine Wind
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You could not be more correct about the Non Pork Eaters.

In Canada and the U.S., most of our immigrant population at this point in time in history come from Mexico, Central and S. America.

In Europe, their immigrants come from the Middle East and N. Africa.

Germany itself is popular with Turks. Nice people an all, but their cultural baggage conflicts heavily with German society.

The French have it particularly bad. More than 40% of the voting population is of Algerian descent.

As for me, my heritage stretches back to the Slave Pits of Lithuania.


Mon, 08/20/2012 - 09:37 | 2720297 Hi Ho Silver
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France is toast. Even now it burns. Their jizyah is too little too late.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:54 | 2719442 CheapBastard
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"...winning hearts and minds one at a time...."

Tue, 08/21/2012 - 10:25 | 2723646 painlord-2k
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We are working on the way to win minds, but this is the way to win hearts:

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 22:28 | 2719555 Uncle Remus
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Verry interestink.

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 02:24 | 2719866 Joe A
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Papers are inconvenient for rulers. Chips are so much easier.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:21 | 2719355 Xibalba
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Coming to a city near you....

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 00:18 | 2719769 dog breath
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These aren't the droids you're looking for

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 22:14 | 2719501 Anusocracy
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Constitutions won't stop a bullet and they won't stop tyranny.

Since no one has a right to form a government, constitutions are ENABLERS of tyranny.

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 07:32 | 2720057 AngryGerman
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dumbnuts. thats what courts do. thx we have them, otherwise well continue to pile money into the greek, spanish, italian, portugese, and irish holes. i rather wile sth else into them

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 08:52 | 2720177 johnQpublic
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posse comitatus bitchez!

Tue, 08/21/2012 - 11:30 | 2723918 Astraea
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Just read a book called   "Hitler   Democrat."   by Genera; Leon Degrelle.     It could not be more fascinating and I think important.     Hitler was not very much like what we have been told.     What is happening to America now is exactly what happened to Germany - until Hitler took charge!    I really recommend that book.        It is available from American Free Press - or (or net or something.)      We do not need to be ignorant of history.    Actually, it is urgent that we really do know the truth.    "He who controls the pasta contrils the present" - and so forth.      Listen to Geoarge Orwell as a matter of urgency.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:01 | 2719309 FieldingMellish
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Ja mein Führer(ess)!

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:00 | 2719310 BankruptBanker
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Sooner or later the average bloke on the street will realize that fiat money is always backed by a gun. So why not just get guns instead of money?

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:00 | 2719311 Boilermaker
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Phew, for a moment I thought this would be a sensationalized news snippet.


Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:01 | 2719312 realtick
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JF:  Okay. Ask yourself this: The Hadron Collider, okay? You’ve got two huge counter-rotating rings and they’re gonna spin up these particles and smash ’em together. Okay? I find that whole counter-rotating idea really weird, you know, suggestively weird. But the really weird thing to me is: Why is the first Christian Democratic Union Party Chancellor of Germany after Köhl a physicist? [Ed. note: he is referring to Angela Merkel.]

BR:  Hm.

JF:  Did you know that?

BR:  I did not.

JF:  She’s a Ph.D. in physics. [laughs]

BR:  Okay.

JF:  Why is she a Ph.D. in physics?

BR:  A Ph.D. in physics.

JF:  Yeah. Now, you know what a German Ph.D. is like, to get.

BR:  I do.

JF:  [laughs] You know, they don’t hand them out by any means and this, to me... Why is someone like that even in politics, but especially at that level? You know? This is not a Ph.D. in physics becoming premier of Somalia, you know. [laughs] This is a rather sophisticated nation, technologically. So that to me, you know... it’s another little indicator that we have to watch things over there very carefully.


Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:02 | 2719313 LetThemEatRand
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There are an awful lot of these "why now" developments lately in the "just in case we need to kill a bunch of civilians with our military" category.   It seems pretty clear that They know or at least suspect that something big is coming and soon.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:09 | 2719332 Conrad Murray
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December 21, 2012

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:48 | 2719430 TrainWreck1
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Snooki's due date!!!


Sun, 08/19/2012 - 22:05 | 2719471 nonclaim
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Nothing will happen then... and then masses of empty lives that secretly hoped for their misery to end will have to live on... 2013 will be a bad year.

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 07:17 | 2720026 Zwelgje
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many people will stop hoping for a sugar daddy or mommy in 2013. 

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 07:21 | 2720034 Hype Alert
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I just want to know where the party will be on Dec 20th!

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 23:51 | 2719727 Esculent 69
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Why not December 12, 2012 or in other digits 12/12/12.  The triple squadoosh.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:26 | 2719361 CH1
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My guess is that they take the system down after the election and install the new tyranny during the coldest days of winter.

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 00:06 | 2719746 Uncle Remus
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Lord only knows what else they are hiding out there on Jekyll Island.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:38 | 2719397 SpykerSpeed
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Oh yeah, they're gearing up for the bond market tanking.  Baby boomers aren't going to get the retirement they wanted, so it's going to get very ugly.

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 04:15 | 2719919 10mm
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Boomers won't do a God damn thing except pout.Ugly,yes,but not by boomers.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:41 | 2719407 LoneStarHog
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If you are going to be the PERPETRATOR, would you not "know or at least suspect"?

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 22:08 | 2719486 El
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I don't always agree with you, but you have been making an awful lot of sense lately. ;)

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 22:29 | 2719559 Anusocracy
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Probably a preventative measure for when the Constitutional Court rules in favor of the EU doing anything it wants.

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 03:53 | 2719906 Hobbleknee
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Did they put in an order for hollow points too?

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:04 | 2719320 redcorona
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I smell lox.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:07 | 2719326 Jus7tme
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What about Japan, are they not building up their military forces?

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:11 | 2719336 Nikao7
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They will keep them in check with radiation ;)


Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:12 | 2719337 Nikao7
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Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:46 | 2719349 “Rebellion to t...
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Nothing to see here, folks! Move along....

As the preparations unfold on how to kill several million innocents of each nation.  Soon, all they will need is an excuse to put a hot one between your eyes.  I'm not talking cop killers.  The police will soon be disillussioned also.  The military/industrial/bankster/political whore complex is coming soon to monitor,silence you, and take all your posessions.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:16 | 2719351 TheSilverJournal
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Is it game on? The pressure on the system is tremendous. Look at the sharp rise in the 10-year over the last few weeks. The economy floated along as long as the rate of money printing was speeding up or interested rates were falling, and now neither is happening. Either yields are rising due to the bond bubble bursting, or yields are rising on expectations the Bernank will be announcing another LSAP program Aug. 31. Might be a bit of both.

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:31 | 2719379 bobert
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The yield on the ten year has risen 32% since 7/25.

Why has the ultra short 10 year PST risen only by 5% then during the same period of time???

Something wrong with da model?

Sun, 08/19/2012 - 21:26 | 2719360 orangegeek
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Getting ready for primary wave 3 Germany.


When the global momentum to the downside accelerates and unemployment skyrockets, it's going to get ugly....everywhere.


No single region/country/territory will be spared. 

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