This is a photo of my famous German grandfather, Karl Schenker, who escaped Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Difficult to imagine what would have happened if he hadn’t.
We are seeing a completely new style of leadership, as President Trump goes about dealing with other countries in his business-like way. No one is very happy about it now that he’s pulling the plug on American funding for so many things around the world.
As we watch the global meltdown play out before us, with one country after another dropping out of the game, all eyes are on Germany. Germany has traditionally played the role of a great leader in Europe, but at the moment it seems willing to do anything to appease the growing Muslim population within its borders.
Going up against the world’s most powerful country is not the way to go, especially since Germany will eventually have to agree with Trump’s move. Other European countries like France would love to see Germany fall, but then Europe would be invaded by Muslims and no one wants to see that happen.
What is really bubbling beneath all this is the rise of the fascist “far-right” parties. Apparently there is a very small Jewish population left in Germany, with the core community being less than 100K. Personally, I don’t understand how Jews can live there at all, especially since my famous grandfather had to escape Nazi Germany in the 1930s.
Granted the national German pride has been repressed for the last 70 years, and the President of Israel and Merkel have gone to great lengths to demonstrate the beautiful friendship between our countries. Well, that German pride is swelling again, except this time we are witnessing it in a global and transparent world.
Since the fall of Germany at the end of WWII the Germans have been very careful about openly expressing their national pride. They gradually had to let in migrants when they were short of manpower and the Turks infiltrated the country. Now they are being augmented by the Muslim migrants, including extremist Muslims, who have a single goal in mind: to make Europe another Islamic region.
With so many Muslim immigrants and the rise of far-right political parties, you cannot expect things to be calm in Germany in the near future.