Live Webcast From Davos: Opening Of The Annual Meeting 2012 With Angela Merkel

Tyler Durden's picture

The Davos theater, where the only thing that matters is to see and be seen, while wontonly spending someone else's money to hobnob with a status quo elite which is rapidly becoming irrelevant and obsolete, is opening. Watch the Annual Meeting 2012 opening webcast. Most importantly, the guest of honor, Angela Merkel, is here.

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Temporalist's picture

The world just needs more technocrats running things.

GeneMarchbanks's picture

Austerity it shall be. She smells the ending. Technocrats aren't exactly cheerleading what she has said so far...

Mr Lennon Hendrix's picture

She speaks from the corners of her mouth.  She just happens to be motherly (grandmotherly) looking, so it comes off soft.  She wears the same velvet glove as Obama.  Same shit, different head of state.

The Big Ching-aso's picture



Austerity should be, assterity.    Many R gonna get it in the heinie me thinks.

Manthong's picture

These morons need to inject austerity into their meeting schedules... they are all getting together for another summit in just a week.

The entire business new cycle revolves around hopium that hinges on the results of the hopium to be smoked during the the next meeting which is ALWAYS JUST WEEKS AWAY.

Their freaking T&E and event venue budget alone could probably bail out Greece.

NotApplicable's picture

Logic will get you no where in the political world.

Citxmech's picture

Paging Mr. Banzai - how about a pic w/Merkel as one of the Punch and Judy clowns?

Mr Lennon Hendrix's picture

Germans enjoy having her as a head of State?  How about we nominate my kindergarden teacher for Prez?

The Big Ching-aso's picture



I'm wondering what the state of head at Davos will be.

Mr Lennon Hendrix's picture

You've seen Eyes Wide that, but explicitely homosexual.

NotApplicable's picture

Which is why they have these events so often. Gotta make sure everyone is on the same (black-mailed) page.

Eally Ucked's picture

Really, and what your kindergarden teacher would've done in her place? Because your more qualified than your teacher what you would've done in situation like this? Print money, quit EU, sign pact with Russia any other ideas, what it would be?

mirac's picture

I nominate Claudia Schiffer...

Don Birnam's picture

"Champagne wishes and caviar dreams ! Why, these Davos blokes feast upon both daily -- with the world's Middle Class as an hors d'ouvre !"

AC_Doctor's picture

3-4 Tomahawks could make a hell of a difference for humanity.

inkarri9's picture

I don't believe your statement is NDAA compliant.


TruthInSunshine's picture

Davos 2012* - Where The Great Meet To Greet & Beat (Off):

Come for the plans for culling the herd, dividing the carbon-chain energy supply pie, and further insulating the Kleptocracy from harm's way and adverse repercussions stemming from prior sessions of Davos.


Stay for the Bunga-Bunga & Feast.

*The Rothschild Group is a proud sponsor of Davos 2012.

lolmao500's picture

Nuclear tomahawks.

You just need one on a G20 meeting, one on a Bilderberg meeting, one on a CFR meeting, one on the Vatican, one on London, one on Wall Street, one on Brussels, one on Mecca and one on Jerusalem.

Then with all the politicians and religion wiped out, peace can prevail.

trebuchet's picture

ru by any chance working on the iran nuclear programme?

Goldilocks's picture

Ha, Tomahawks for humanity!!! :-/

trebuchet's picture

Merkel is my hero..... aaaahhh

slaughterer's picture

He called her a "tower of strength"

francis_sawyer's picture

that's one butt ugly nag right there...

lolmao500's picture

Sieg heil the Fourth Reich!

JR's picture

The definition of Seig Heil is Hail Victory. Used in this context, 67 years after the end of WWII, Seig Heil can only mean Hail to the Victor, Netanayahu, the Zionist State! Targeting the Germans as tyrannical is the Zionist mantra.

misterc's picture

Angela is a former physicist from a socialist country that ceased to exist.
Academia is her true home country.

Mr Lennon Hendrix's picture

Thus a technocrat and a perfect puppet for the trans-continental Illuminatti think tank power structure.

Manthong's picture

LH,   "She just happens to be motherly (grandmotherly) looking"  (??)

This is how I think of her:


The tank reference fits, though.


distopiandreamboy's picture

Control the media control the minds

slaughterer's picture

<<== Obama

<<== Merkel


Q: Would you rather have Obama's 2012 State of the Union or Merkel's 2012 Davos Speech repeated into eternity in your coffin after you die?

trebuchet's picture


Jay Gould Esq.'s picture

Make mine a cremation, thanks.

Pasadena Phil's picture

Particularly disturbing was the quote about the need for a "new kind" of capitalism, that the "old" capitalism has run its course. Fascism is a form of capitalism and that is what best describes what we have today. Why don't we return to the "old" capitalism that worked well for so long. Let's start with re-instating the Glass-Steagall Act and repealing the Patriot Act.

freakscene's picture

Why? Because that would stop the movement towards Global Government which will provide a vehicle to rob citizens even more easily. Sovereignty is so old fashioned, and 20th century. :)

Bam_Man's picture

Yes, now that the former citizens (now known as "consumers") have been robbed blind and have nothing left of value to be stolen, it is time for a "new capitalism". 

FurQ's picture

Dunno what would be worst- fucking her from the front or fucking her from the back, what do ppl think?

freakscene's picture

Well, if we are going down this road, I'd give her a Boston Steamer.

Fastback's picture

Or spray the bowl, Havana Omelete style.

tekhneek's picture

People actually don't think about that because that's fucking disgusting.

4horse's picture

such entertaining thoughts, of imagined revenge, can of course be of great solace to you as Merkel&Co gangfuck you daily, indifferently, but fucking you for nickels while raping trillions outta every ass like you continually fucked

Everybodys All American's picture

I didn't realize Merkela was from East Germany. She makes alot more sense now. Germany truly is on the road to ruin.

Eally Ucked's picture

So what? Archimedes was Greek and thats why you understand why Greece is in bad shape now?

LouisDega's picture

This is bullish for Apple. I am the watching the video on my Macbook pro, The greatest laptop known to mankind... JMHO. Note: This is not an advertisement. No fee necessary

SheepDog-One's picture

'Economic forum' what a joke, the only 'economics' left at all center around printing more fiat and figuring out how to seize everyones assets (austerity). 

Mr Lennon Hendrix's picture

They have the PhDs there saying how it works (low rates=more exports), they have the financiers saying how it will be implemented and the benefits (more jobs), and they have the "educated" technocrats signing off on it.  The thing is how people around the world act complacently on the issues and problems.  Complacency is an act, by non-acton, and this is the main problem.  The people of the world have Stockholm Syndrome- they love their servitude.  They love their nachos, their football (Euro and American) and think that is all that is needed to enjoy life.  The Fiat Ponzi is the crux of this lifestyle- that something can come from nothing, and forever.  There is no instinct for survival anymore; no immediate nature.  People see no threat to their status quo, other than terrorist boogeymen hiding in their closets and under their beds.  Until the veil that is the Fiat Ponzi is lifted from their face, nothing will change.

pine_marten's picture

I think people are frightened.  That causes inaction as well.

slackrabbit's picture


Tyler please.

Please do not even put the fuckers on your web.

We get enough shit from the MSM interviewing some punk sold out arseholes from the rating agencies or one of the  investment banks on their 'financial channels'

Please don’t give them legitimacy by putting them on here.

e.g. <...and now I will go an interview to Jim Cramer on hot stocks, after the break....>

If not for us, then for Oscar Wilde ....


Please just ignore this whole ***** BS ...



Mr Lennon Hendrix's picture

One must understand the enemy to kill it.