Tuesday, January 5, 2016

European Tinder Box

The Zero Hedge headline is designed to shock: 

Germany In Shock After "Monstrous" Attacks, Rape By 1,000 Men "Of Arab Or North African Origin", Zero Hedge January 5, 2016, http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-01-05/germany-shock-after-monstrous-attacks-rape-1000-men-arab-or-north-african-origin

 ZeroHedge references BBC coverage of the event. Here is an excerpt:

Germany shocked by Cologne New Year gang assaults on women, BBC January 5, 2015, accessed January 5, 2015, http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35231046

What is particularly disturbing is that the attacks appear to have been organised. Around 1,000 young men arrived in large groups, seemingly with the specific intention of carrying out attacks on women.  Police in Hamburg are now reporting similar incidents on New Year's Eve in the party area of St Pauli. One politician says this is just the tip of the iceberg. And there are real concerns about what will happen in February when the drunken street-parties of carnival season kick off.
The women were groped, robbed and one reported rape.

I have a very bad feeling about this story. Organized aggression against women is frightening in many ways. Also frightening is the aggression against nations that produced the immigrant rush, which no doubt includes many traumatized people.

The immigrant situation is a tinder-box. This type of story is the match, whether by accident or design. Race wars are far too seductive despite the proven horrors of their inevitable conclusion.

I very, very much hope that European politicians and publics can dampen the growing fire without compounding the tragic range of human rights abuses that have already occurred.



  1. Unfortunately the word "refugee" brings to mind for Americans the pictures of half starved Vietnamese who were in some case "boat people" who went through horrible experiences in getting to the USA and were often abnormally thin by that time! And they were from a very old and high culture. Now the refugees in Europe are at least in the pictures well-fed young men -- about 70% out of the total are men. Clearly the EU reacted rashly and did not set up a careful screening process and even violated its own rules as to where the refugees were to seek asylum -- the first nation they entered. As far as
    German women are concerned already men are volunteering to escort them . . . and I would suggest the government begin handing out guard dogs who have been well trained and who will not harm anyone who does not threaten their charges. I have a German shepherd who would do a great job. Barring that if I were a German woman I would secure a pistol, learn how to use it, and carry it concealed when I went out. Surely the right of self defense trumps all other considerations such as local laws and whimsical state opinions. After a few refugees/immigrants experienced a few deft dog bits and perhaps a bullet to the gut, word would get around and these men would suddenly begin displaying a chivalrous manner! We have to keep in mind that some if not many of these men adhere to ISIS standards which involve raping and killing young women. Or that is what we have been told by Iraqis and Syrians. It sounds to me likely that many men get an induced psychopathic state of mind from the few that are naturally so endowed. Scary! In any case Arab nations seem to hold women in low regard. A very bad situation for Europe and possibly for the USA.

  2. In my opinion the EU is a rather fascist or plutocratic government that manages some of the time to wear a kind of liberal and humanitarian face. So someone is viewing the immigrants as a financial asset and are willing for the citizens to undergo a great deal of harm if necessary in order to reap the rewards of this latest disingenuous humanitarian affair. So the Germans can work off some war guilt? In any case, by drawing a line and letting the new arrivals know there will be jail time and deportation and that the gov will err on the side of safety for its citizens they will do every one a favor. Otherwise, this thing will fester. Secret gangs will attack Muslims (and probably the weak and innocent ones at that); so many stories will be going around that killing or maiming any Muslim will seem just. Given the current atmosphere this is probably what will happen all over Europe in a few years. At least the Jews will get a break.


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