With so many EU nation members holding national elections in 2017, eg. France, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Merkel's pram may be half empty. Heck, she may not even be around to push it. https://plus.google.com/115485979219209097599/posts/gDb6UUVQQk4
A survey out of Germany found 70 percent in the nation want tighter borders, and almost half want a referendum about participation in the European Union. Angle Merkel in Trouble as 70 Percent of Germans Want Tighter Borders PAMELAGELLER.COM
"Angela Merkel: No national leader and particularly the leader of German people should use this palm down, arm extended gesture. Obvious images of Adolf Hitler create an immediate and visceral fear response in all who see it. Palms down gestures universally generate negative, patronizing and condescending feelings in the audience. Leaders are well advised to use "palms up" gestures to spread feelings of openness, fostering, and supportive attitudes while conveying strong leadership."
Some child brides are living with older husbands in asylum centers in Scandinavia, triggering a furor about lapses in protection for girls in nations that ban child marriage. Authorities have in some cases let girls stay with their partners, believing it is less traumatic for them than forced separation after … Continue reading