Category Archives: Confessions of a Bad German

Maxine Waters crushes a cockroach

And his name is Steve Fucking Mnuchin: Some people have Backpfeifengesicht (a punchable face); Mnunchin has Schuhwerfenkopf (a little German compoundword I just coined, meaning a head you’d like to throw shoes at; Dubya Bush was/is a prime example of … Continue reading

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Donnie poses for selfies with alleged massage parlor madam

Be it known that I say “alleged” only for legal reasons here. My mind is pretty made up as to what sort of person this woman is already: I mean, a gold, rhinestone-encrusted MAGA clutch purse? That is one tacky-ass … Continue reading

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Claas Relotius, Der Spiegel’s professional liar, unmasked by a Spanish journalist

“Saying what’s what”? Not this guy, who won a CNN award on the basis of rank fabrication. I had never even heard of him until today, when a friend on Facebook alerted me to this piece, which I simply HAD … Continue reading

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What is wrong with young conservatives?

It’s almost as if they don’t care about winning YOUNG hearts and minds to their causes, is it? Probably because their causes are literally fascist, and appallingly awful shit, aimed at the aging reactionaries if they are aimed at anyone … Continue reading

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Geddy Lee’s Holocaust survival story

Actually, it’s his parents’ story. And, warning — it will make you cry: And they’re both survivors — of THREE camps, in all. In fact, it’s how they met, as pre-teens. And his mother’s mother is the reason the whole … Continue reading

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German police bust up the KKK

Yes, this is what you think it is. Just a sampling of the contraband that several German state police forces seized in a series of recent raids: On Wednesday morning, there were several raids on suspicion of a criminal organization … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve: Right-wing terrorist car attacks in northern Germany

Bottrop and Essen are towns in northern Germany, not far from where my dad was born and grew up. They are tied to the old heavy industries — coal mining and steel production. And since those have been on the … Continue reading

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AFD…WTF?

What’s wrong with this picture? Plenty. If you can’t tell, here’s a hint from the Berliner Zeitung: Who put a Nazi eagle on the top of a Christmas tree in the AFD party office? Was it someone from the party? … Continue reading

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Legal brothels: Germany’s epic fail just keeps on failing

German police raid a brothel whose name is one helluva lie. It all seemed like such a great idea at first: Legalize prostitution in every way, shape and form in Germany. The idea, or so we were given to think, … Continue reading

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How fascism gets normalized in Ukraine and Wisconsin

Here’s a broad hint: Yup, it’s cult indoctrination. And it starts at a young age. In Germany, it started with the Hitlerjugend, that “youth club” that you had to join, or else. My late dad went with “or else”, because … Continue reading

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