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The art of the deal...Germany stops construction of LNG Terminal and blocks american LNG

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Btw Bad News for you @Tangmo

German foreign Minister Maas says the environment Fond is unnecessary, since He already knows that the new Biden Administration wants better relations with Germany and consultations will follow shortly. But since its a local state solution He doesnt want interfer in it anyways. So far Blinken already told Maas this wont hamper German American Relations any longer.

 

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Thats nice, we can discuss this when the next Pipes are laid this Friday. From this Point on its irrelevant what you do, since the pipeline will be completed, No Matter what. Each day 1.5 km additional pipeline will be placed on the ocean Floor. And when it is done, TÜV will certify it.
Every magic presto item and approach you have dredged up for months on end about NS 2 SK being salvaged as Russia's project against Europe and the USA has been a bust from the beginning. You've pulled a dead rabbit out of an old beat up hat each time a hundred times.

As always in the past and every time, specifics and details are absent from the arbitrary pronouncements in your each and every post asserting dizzily that construction of NS 2 SK is moments away from being completed, all 99 miles of it in the Danish deep water EEZ. Or the paltry stats you do present but only rarely are inaccurate.

You can't say if the Cherskiy is involved for the imminent target date of Jan. 15 or the Fortuna only or both of 'em.

You don't have a completion date.

Fortuna in the German shallow water EEZ where sanctions don't apply laid a half km a day and did only one pipeline stringing instead of the two of 'em because it would have lingered too long on site and risked damaging its retrofitting by not being up to the full job of the moment. So your 1.5 km of pipelaying in the German waters a day by Fortuna is false.


Swedish media fear outbreak of gas war over Nord Stream 2

11 January 2021

Svenska Dagbladet reported today Joe Biden's victory in the US presidential election could lead to an escalation of the gas war. According to the Swedish publication, the Democrat's entry into office does not portend a change in Washington's attitude towards the Russian project. Quite the opposite: Joe Biden is even a tougher opponent than Donald Trump, the journalists stressed in bold print.

The authors of the article recalled that while serving as vice-president, Biden stated that with pipelines along the bottom of the Baltic Sea, Europe 'will become even more dependent' on Russian gas. At the EU level, this issue causes political controversy amid the threat of US sanctions. However, in political terms, the Russian project can count on the continued support of the German government, Economy Today reports.




That is the German government that is increasingly isolated in Europe because of its fanatical pursuit of Russia's Nord Stream while the U.S. goes full on against it and Germany about it. The conflict portends more to come beyond NS 2 SK that will affect adversely the German economy and trade projects.
 
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Btw Bad News for you @Tangmo

German foreign Minister Maas says the environment Fond is unnecessary, since He already knows that the new Biden Administration wants better relations with Germany and consultations will follow shortly. But since its a local state solution He doesnt want interfer in it anyways. So far Blinken already told Maas this wont hamper German American Relations any longer.

While Maas has been wrong about the U.S. and NS 2 SK from the outset it is more German self important fantasizing and self assigned power that does not exist for Germany.

This is Maas third flip flop that I can keep count of saying there will be a deal, then again not and now yes and for sure. Maas is a lousy weathervane and a worse diplomat foreign minister from SPD of course. So of course you and Maas being like minded in your confusion and fantasies you continue to quote him, cite him and give him a credence he does not deserve.

The German media is full of this feel good nonsense and for several weeks as soothing propaganda generated by Russia and designed to keep the German public's confidence in their economy going into the general election later this year.

You still and always need to provide a pipeline operation date that you never provide. Putin says the third quarter which is far enough away to mean the nothing it does mean.

Still.
 
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Every magic presto item and approach you have dredged up for months on end about NS 2 SK being salvaged as Russia's project against Europe and the USA has been a bust from the beginning. You've pulled a dead rabbit out of an old beat up hat each time a hundred times.

As always in the past and every time, specifics and details are absent from the arbitrary pronouncements in your each and every post asserting dizzily that construction of NS 2 SK is moments away from being completed, all 99 miles of it in the Danish deep water EEZ. Or the paltry stats you do present but only rarely are inaccurate.

You can't say if the Cherskiy is involved for the imminent target date of Jan. 15 or the Fortuna only or both of 'em.

You don't have a completion date.

Fortuna in the German shallow water EEZ where sanctions don't apply laid a half km a day and did only one pipeline stringing instead of the two of 'em because it would have lingered too long on site and risked damaging its retrofitting by not being up to the full job of the moment. So your 1.5 km of pipelaying in the German waters a day by Fortuna is false.


Swedish media fear outbreak of gas war over Nord Stream 2

11 January 2021

Svenska Dagbladet reported today Joe Biden's victory in the US presidential election could lead to an escalation of the gas war. According to the Swedish publication, the Democrat's entry into office does not portend a change in Washington's attitude towards the Russian project. Quite the opposite: Joe Biden is even a tougher opponent than Donald Trump, the journalists stressed in bold print.

The authors of the article recalled that while serving as vice-president, Biden stated that with pipelines along the bottom of the Baltic Sea, Europe 'will become even more dependent' on Russian gas. At the EU level, this issue causes political controversy amid the threat of US sanctions. However, in political terms, the Russian project can count on the continued support of the German government, Economy Today reports.




That is the German government that is increasingly isolated in Europe because of its fanatical pursuit of Russia's Nord Stream while the U.S. goes full on against it and Germany about it. The conflict portends more to come beyond NS 2 SK that will affect adversely the German economy and trade projects.

Tangmo, the work in german waters is completed. At friday the work starts in the danish waters and its done by Fortuna. She was equipped with the necessary crane.

Cherky, the other ship on the canary islands. Its all smoke and mirrors. And you dont get it.

The ships switch constantly, go this and that way. Switch of Transponders, reactivate them.

You know what would affect our economy and trade projects? When we show the world that a foreign power can dictate us eneergy projects. That would be the death of us as independend nation.

And thats the very reason why the pipeline will be completed.
 

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Tangmo, the work in german waters is completed. At friday the work starts in the danish waters and its done by Fortuna. She was equipped with the necessary crane.

Cherky, the other ship on the canary islands. Its all smoke and mirrors. And you dont get it.

The ships switch constantly, go this and that way. Switch of Transponders, reactivate them.

You know what would affect our economy and trade projects? When we show the world that a foreign power can dictate us eneergy projects. That would be the death of us as independend nation.

And thats the very reason why the pipeline will be completed.
German energy policy is laid out in the Kremlin with German industrialists who take it to Berlin to be stamped. You do as Putin and the Kremlin Mafia direct Germany to do like it or not and you like it.

And where's Merkel these past months during all the howling and whining in Germany against US sanctions while the Kremlin keeps sending out clunker vessels and tens of millions of euros to your Foundation that Berlin has finally publicly dismissed as FM Heiko Maas had to take time again to pull his head out and say the Foundation is not needed. Even the numbnuts Maas has known throughout that the Foundation is a loser.

Methinks it's possible Merkel may be in Moscow already joining her beer bud the former chancellor Gerhard Schroder to chair the boards of Russian gas corporations to push more gas into Germany and on to Europe using Germany as the distribution control center of the continent's gas supply from the Kremlin Mafia.

It took Schroder three dayze after his election defeat in 2005 to relocate to Moscow and become chairman of the board of the then aspiring Nord Stream AG that is anyway wholly owned by Gazprom but pays Schroder exceeding well and that earns Schroder Christmas sleigh rides through Moscow with Putin.

So next time we see Merkel we'll be able to see the euro signs in her eyes too while she has visions of arriving in Moscow to stay, same as Schroder. I absolutely do not put it past her either. Putin's intelligence bureaus call it what it is, ie, "state capture."

Russia owns Germany Rostocker, you know it and you love it.
 
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Germany the Russia lover and America hater that is owned by the Russian Kremlin Mafia is screwed Rostocker.

As reported today by forexlive.com....


Via Reuters, US State Department told European companies which it suspects are helping to build Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they face the risk of sanctions as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive measures against the project, two sources said on Tuesday.
  • "We are trying to inform companies of the risk and urge them to pull out before it's too late," a U.S. government source said on condition of anonymity.
  • State Department is expected to issue a report [to Congress] by Thursday or Friday on companies it believes are helping the Russia-to-Germany pipeline.

 

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The insurer of NS 2 SK just bailed from guaranteeing the project.

Zurich Insurance AG of Switzerland said on Jan. 13 it will respect US sanctions and comply with them.

Zurich has decided it does not want to be included in the State Department's list of NS 2 SK violator companies that is expected to be presented to Congress on the 14th or 15th. Zurich AG being rather proud did not mention NS 2 SK, choosing instead to say simply that its policy is to comply with US sanctions laws and regulations.

Reuters: Zurich Insurance stresses compliance, declines comment on Nord Stream 2

13 January 2021

Zurich Insurance Group emphasised its compliance standards on Wednesday while declining to comment specifically on the Russia-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. “Zurich has a comprehensive compliance framework in place and is committed to fully comply with any applicable sanctions regulations. We do not comment on specific customer relationships,” the Swiss insurer said in a statement.

The U.S. State Department has warned European companies involved in Nord Stream 2 that they risk sanctions as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive measures against the project, two sources told Reuters. One U.S. source said the State Department is expected to issue a report [to Congress] on companies it believes are helping the Russia-to-Germany pipeline and Zurich Insurance could be listed in the report.



Splash.
 

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This is especially crippling because the Denmark Energy Agency that provides the work permit for NS 2 SK has high environmental standards for the project in the Danish EEZ deep water section of NS 2 SK pipe.

This Danish firm Ramboll that just bailed is the pipeline's environmental consultancy.

DNV GL of Norway quality management and certification that supervised the entire operation had already pulled out due to U.S. sanctions, on Jan. 2.


U.S. sanction threats force Danish firm out of Nord Stream 2 – media

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The prospect of severe U.S. sanctions led the consulting firm Rambøll to withdraw from Russia's controversial natural gas project Nord Stream 2. In the last phase of the Nord Stream 2 project, the Rambøll consultancy eventually bowed to the threat of U.S. sanctions, Politiken reports.

On the Nord Stream 2 site the Danish firm is mentioned as the project's environmental consultancy. It had carried out research on the environmental impact and provided the relevant assessment reports. Rambøll and the Nord Stream 2 operator said they would not comment on the case.

https://www.unian.info/economics/no...n-threats-force-danish-firm-out-11284346.html



Crash.
 
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Germany's Ostpolitik initiated during the Cold War by the Social Democratic Party was the policy to establish better relations with Soviet Russia. Ost means the East in German. The opposite of the West.

Post Cold War, Ostpolitik transmogrified into Germany kissing Russia's arse. At this point however Ostpolitik means the Russian Kremlin Mafia has executed the "state capture" of Germany in the servitude of Putin and the Kremlin Mafia.

The Gazprom owned pipeline has brought "state capture" of Germany by Russia into both focus and high visibility throughout Europe. It's not going well for either Russia or Germany however.


NORD STREAM 2: THE DEAD-END OF GERMANY’S OSTPOLITIK

The fight about the pipeline was supposed to give Germany cause to rethink its foreign-policy. Instead, Berlin is supporting a project that will hurt its credibility.


Big infrastructure projects with European companies stabilize the Putin system because the Russian firms involved in construction are owned by people close to President Putin and generate additional funds with these projects. That strengthens the Putin system, which is based on loyalty through corruption. The economic cost, then, no longer matters. If Nord Stream 2 is built, the Kremlin could take it as a signal to conquer the land bridge between Crimea and the Russian mainland and further expand its military activities at Ukraine’s southern ports. Ukraine would no longer have a way to exert pressure on Russia.


The fight about Nord Stream 2 and the failure of the sitting-it-out policy are symptomatic of Germany’s loss of prestige and relevance on the international stage. The discussions around this project were supposed to give Germany cause to rethink its foreign policy, which currently lacks both vision and long-term strategy. There is nothing less at stake than the question of whether Germany is still capable of leading the EU when it comes to Russia and Eastern Europe policy, and of being taken seriously by Washington on the important strategic questions. Germany and the EU need a long-term strategy for how to deal with corrupt and kleptocratic Russian elites, and for how to integrate into Europe a Russia that is more than Vladimir Putin. For that to work, Berlin needs to be able to negotiate on equal footing, not to support big infrastructure projects that give the current Russian leadership openings to influence and divide the EU. And for that, in turn, it needs to be capable of military action, willing to intervene in the neighborhood and internationally—within an EU or NATO framework if necessary—and to have a clear definition of what responsibility Germany and the EU want to and can take on in this changing world.




German Ostpolitik is a huge success for Putin and the Kremlin Mafia that has executed its "state capture" of the German elites of political economy. The consequence geostrategically is that Russia owns Germany while the EU grows evermore nervous. Which is why it matters not whether it's Trump or Biden, the USA is hammering Germany on NS 2 SK with more US hammering to come on more major issues, to include NATO.
 

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The State Department and US Treasury Dept. have for months been making a list to forward to Congress of companies in Germany and throughout Europe that might continue to be contracted to NS 2 SK and thus subject to sanctions.

The final hunt by the US began Jan. 2nd for the new and punishing sanctions that Trump will implement on perpetrator companies before Jan. 20th. The list is expected to arrive at the White House and to the Congress Thursday or Friday this week so that Trump can leave his mark on NS 2 SK.




US: European Companies Face Sanctions Risk on Nord Stream 2
Reuters

Wed, 01/13/2021

A U.S.-based industry source who has seen the State Department communications said European companies, including German ones, received the inquiries from the Trump administration over the past several months, dating back to October, about their activities relating to Nord Stream 2. The State Department asked the companies in October if they were involved with Nord Stream 2 and whether any work continued after July 15, and the value of any services or support.

On that date, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned investors in Russia’s Nord Stream 2 and Turkstream pipelines they could face sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017. On Jan. 1, the State Department reached out again with an urgent request, the industry source said, asking to set up a call that weekend with the Bureau of Energy Resources to discuss the details of the companies’ wind down activities.



To include German companies Rostocker.
 

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From Anna Mikulska of the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University...


"Germany has not been very receptive to US and some of the Central and Eastern European countries' critique of the pipeline as a way for Russia to exert additional geopolitical influence in Europe," according to Mikulska. "But in this context, US sanctions on the pipeline have worked quite well," she added.

Germany, she went on, has argued the pipeline is very much a market-driven project and has given little attention to the geopolitical argument. "Of course, Germany has a lot to gain from the pipeline, not the least becoming a major natural gas hub for Europe," she added. "That being said I do not see Germany changing its tune," Mikulska went on. "We have seen a significant decoupling of US and German foreign policy in recent years and I don't think it will change at this point."



Germany has become an ally in name only and in ways that have become few and far between.

Europeans and Russia too will understand when the day comes that the U.S. puts sanctions on German companies involved in present and coming projects devised by Putin and his Kremlin Mafia against NATO, EU, Europe and the USA.

Berlin is Putin's Exhibit A of "state capture." Let Russia have the headache of the historical Germans in the present times. Kremlin certainly welcomes 'em with open arms as the two join together to bring on the night.
 

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Berlin is Putin's Exhibit A of "state capture." Let Russia have the headache of the historical Germans in the present times. Kremlin certainly welcomes 'em with open arms as the two join together to bring on the night.
seriously? How brainwashed can someone be?
 

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no clue why there is written Felis Leo - I quoted Tangmo
Correct, you quoted my post yet his name got associated with it. It's a glitch you might consider asking admin about. Maybe admin can preclude it occurring again if it hasn't occurred already in some other instance.

As to your post #887, your falling back to throw brainwashed at me instead of making a substantive reply admits you haven't any substantive reply.

The theme remains, ie, while the U.S. swooping down on NS 2 SK was intended to get Germany to reexamine its foreign policy, Germany has instead dug in its Kremlin loving heels and gone OTT about embracing Russia and turning its back on the United States.

This has had a strong negative geostrategic impact in the USA concerning Germany. You've absolutely been awful about it. So the hammer comes down on you. Indeed, there's a bad moon rising.
 

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The Jan. 15 date for Russia to begin laying pipe in the Denmark EEZ is fast upon us so let's take a look at where we in fact are.

Putin's been saying he'd have NS 2 SK completed in the third quarter while Germany remains mum and continues to lay low. This is despite the German landfall state's dubious Environmental Foundation that is for NS 2 SK exclusively and entirely and as the "Foundation" admits shamelessly. Washington says of course they'll sanction anyone that sells to it or buys from it for NS 2 SK, which Washington will do, to include German companies. The Foundation is bankrolled at 60 million euros by -- surprise! -- the Kremlin Mafia.

Here anyway is from Bloomberg which is the #1 MSM cheerleader globally of Nord Stream from its beginnings a decade ago. Bloomberg has however felt a need these dayze to temper its ebullience over the inevitability and magnificence of Nord Stream...


This schedule “is no guarantee” that one of the Nord Stream 2 lines will come online in the second half of 2021, according to Mateusz Kubiak, a senior analyst at Warsaw-based energy consultancy Esperis. “We first need to see if the pipeline can actually be constructed,” he said, citing challenging weather conditions and U.S. restrictions as some key hurdles to the project. “The second issue is commissioning and certification of the link, it’s still unclear if Nord Stream 2 has prepared an alternative plan for that,” Kubiak said. Earlier this month Norway’s Det Norske Veritas Holdings AS, started a plan to wind down its verification support of Nord Stream 2 after the U.S. added more sanctions targeting the 9.5-billion euro ($11.5 billion) project.


It remains unclear when Nord Stream 2 AG plans to construct the second line of the twin gas link, set to run in parallel to the first one with the same capacity. While the assumed speed of Fortuna’s pipelaying is 0.4 kilometers per day, completing the first line may take longer as it depends on the results of a drilling survey and weather conditions. “My view is that Nord Stream 2 is now focusing on completing only one of the two strings, and the reason might be that another vessel, Akademik Cherskiy, is still not ready to be deployed,” Kubiak said. Germany’s Maritime and Hydrographic Agency is still evaluating the request of Nord Stream 2 to move forward with works in German waters, according to a spokeswoman. The Danish and German regulators declined to comment on the schedule. Nord Stream 2 didn’t immediately respond to Bloomberg requests for comments.




So while Putin says completed in the third quarter the energy expert Mateusz Kubiak extends his skepticism through "the second half of 2021" entirely. Indeed, while Allseas new and modern vessels laid 3.5 km of pipe a day, the unfortunate Fortuna in the German EEZ maxed out at 0.4 km a day.

And that NS 2 AG has nothing to platter out to its chief publicist in the USA Bloomberg should indicate some measure of reality taking hold over there. Danish and German regulators alike have gone mum too. Not much buoyancy evident one could say.
 
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Correct, you quoted my post yet his name got associated with it. It's a glitch you might consider asking admin about. Maybe admin can preclude it occurring again if it hasn't occurred already in some other instance.

As to your post #887, your falling back to throw brainwashed at me instead of making a substantive reply admits you haven't any substantive reply.

The theme remains, ie, while the U.S. swooping down on NS 2 SK was intended to get Germany to reexamine its foreign policy, Germany has instead dug in its Kremlin loving heels and gone OTT about embracing Russia and turning its back on the United States.

This has had a strong negative geostrategic impact in the USA concerning Germany. You've absolutely been awful about it. So the hammer comes down on you. Indeed, there's a bad moon rising.
I already said anything to this topic - I have no fun talking to you because it´s senseless - you only wanna "win" and are not interested in exchange. And why should I do stuff I don´t like in my free time? I was only a little bit shocked how deep your conspiracy tendences reach. Including high pathetic phrases like "to bring on the night"

is "Axis of evil" the next?
 
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I already said anything to this topic - I have no fun talking to you because it´s senseless - you only wanna "win" and are not interested in exchange. And why should I do stuff I don´t like in my free time? I was only a little bit shocked how deep your conspiracy tendences reach. Including high pathetic phrases like "to bring on the night"

is "Axis of evil" the next?
Your reference is to GW Bush of course and the Iraq War operation desert disaster of Rumsfeld and Cheney. Yet you make no reference to Putin, Ukraine, Georgia, Syria, Iran, Navalny and so on. You give the AfD Rostocker a free pass despite his supremacist contortions predicated in ethnicity, genetics, nationality and so on.

So I would paraphrase that all it takes for evil to triumph geostrategically is to kiss up to Putin and Russia the way Germany is doing it on NS 2 SK specifically and in Germany's Ostpolitik broadly and long term.

No Potus would accept this German groveling at the feet of Russia and its embrace of Putin and the Kremlin Mafia and their Russian gas station economy.

I expect Biden and his SecState Tony Blinken to continue to enforce the sanctions while opening dialogue with Germany over its fatal attraction toward Russia, Putin and the Kremlin Mafia. Talking at this point is indeed what Germany is making noises about and needs desperately as Europe looks on at a helpless Germany on the ropes and isolated over NS 2 SK and because of its brotherhood view of Putin and the Kremlin Mafia consistently and long term.

A major point of US sanctions threats against NS 2 SK was to get Germany to sit down and discuss its Ostpolitik and the pipeline as a strategic error package of significant proportions. One can understand Germany not wanting to sit to talk with Trump or the SecState from the WWF Pompeo. It's common knowledge diplomatically Biden and Blinken are radically opposite when it comes to agreements rather than heavy handed deals.

Yet neither Trump nor Pompeo can be accountable for Germany's embrace of Putin and his Russian Mafia for a score of years and that has evolved into Germany's energy and geostrategic policies being made in the Kremlin and taken to Berlin by German corporate industrialists to be stamped. Russian intelligence accurately calls it "state capture."

So it should come as no surprise I anticipate that the U.S. talking with Germany over this will be futile. Because not only does Putin pull the strings in Berlin, the Germans love it because it will give Germany its long sought dominance over Europe it craves compulsively.
 

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You give the AfD Rostocker a free pass despite his supremacist contortions predicated in ethnicity, genetics, nationality and so on.
All the other stuff is CT , but that is a plain lie. You can ask anybody here that I give him contra with all his shit. Show me a citation or please leave me alone. Only in the topic US government bullying you will find few Germans who love that Idea. I oppose him when he writes his racist, swaggerer and fascist stuff.
Since the forum is new I cannot find where I can add in the ignore list. So do me a favor and don´t put your phantasies on me. I don´t like to read you anymore and you have nothing to win with your bla. No one healthy in his had believes that Germany and Russia plan to push the world into "darkness" together - sounds a little bit like this Q annon club that believes Merkel eats children in the underground and only Donald Trump can save the world.
 
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German energy policy is laid out in the Kremlin with German industrialists who take it to Berlin to be stamped. You do as Putin and the Kremlin Mafia direct Germany to do like it or not and you like it.

And where's Merkel these past months during all the howling and whining in Germany against US sanctions while the Kremlin keeps sending out clunker vessels and tens of millions of euros to your Foundation that Berlin has finally publicly dismissed as FM Heiko Maas had to take time again to pull his head out and say the Foundation is not needed. Even the numbnuts Maas has known throughout that the Foundation is a loser.

Methinks it's possible Merkel may be in Moscow already joining her beer bud the former chancellor Gerhard Schroder to chair the boards of Russian gas corporations to push more gas into Germany and on to Europe using Germany as the distribution control center of the continent's gas supply from the Kremlin Mafia.

It took Schroder three dayze after his election defeat in 2005 to relocate to Moscow and become chairman of the board of the then aspiring Nord Stream AG that is anyway wholly owned by Gazprom but pays Schroder exceeding well and that earns Schroder Christmas sleigh rides through Moscow with Putin.

So next time we see Merkel we'll be able to see the euro signs in her eyes too while she has visions of arriving in Moscow to stay, same as Schroder. I absolutely do not put it past her either. Putin's intelligence bureaus call it what it is, ie, "state capture."

Russia owns Germany Rostocker, you know it and you love it.
This one is truly funny
 

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From Anna Mikulska of the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University...


"Germany has not been very receptive to US and some of the Central and Eastern European countries' critique of the pipeline as a way for Russia to exert additional geopolitical influence in Europe," according to Mikulska. "But in this context, US sanctions on the pipeline have worked quite well," she added.

Germany, she went on, has argued the pipeline is very much a market-driven project and has given little attention to the geopolitical argument. "Of course, Germany has a lot to gain from the pipeline, not the least becoming a major natural gas hub for Europe," she added. "That being said I do not see Germany changing its tune," Mikulska went on. "We have seen a significant decoupling of US and German foreign policy in recent years and I don't think it will change at this point."



Germany has become an ally in name only and in ways that have become few and far between.

Europeans and Russia too will understand when the day comes that the U.S. puts sanctions on German companies involved in present and coming projects devised by Putin and his Kremlin Mafia against NATO, EU, Europe and the USA.

Berlin is Putin's Exhibit A of "state capture." Let Russia have the headache of the historical Germans in the present times. Kremlin certainly welcomes 'em with open arms as the two join together to bring on the night.
Or lets take the European view. The US is not anymore a reliable partner, as Merkel said.
What we have seen over the last 4 years and especially the last 2 month and the last week, makes the US the laughing stock of the world.
Pomp said what, who cares, he is known as an Trump idiot.
Armed soldiers patrolling the Capitol, so that there can be a transition of power ?
Uganda.
20 Thousand troops in Washington to inaugurate the next President, really
Zimbabwe
Naturally did Germany decouple itself from the US, as France did, Spain did, Netherlands did, Belgium did, Italy did and so on.
Who would not ?
The US has become a adversary, not a partner and is drifting down into a cold civil war.
The damage the criminal in the White House has done, can not be fixed that easy. The US can not anymore be trusted. That's why the rest of the world has moved away and is building new alliances, left and right, without the US.
Despite Putin and his mafia regime, Russia and Germany have to have a working relation. Cut deals, talk to each other, always have a dialog, trade.
As long as that happens, things are fine.
Russia is stable, Germany is stable, the US is unstable and all it has is 11 aircraft carriers and ?

Besides Germany just finished of its Presidency in the European Council. The most successful in a very long time and you know who is the Head of the EU.
Isolation, give me a break.
The new government in the US has so many domestic problems to deal with, from insurrection, Covid to economy and what so ever. Till they can think about NS 2 it will be finished
 

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All the other stuff is CT , but that is a plain lie. You can ask anybody here that I give him contra with all his shit. Show me a citation or please leave me alone. Only in the topic US government bullying you will find few Germans who love that Idea. I oppose him when he writes his racist, swaggerer and fascist stuff.
Since the forum is new I cannot find where I can add in the ignore list. So do me a favor and don´t put your phantasies on me. I don´t like to read you anymore and you have nothing to win with your bla. No one healthy in his had believes that Germany and Russia plan to push the world into "darkness" together - sounds a little bit like this Q annon club that believes Merkel eats children in the underground and only Donald Trump can save the world.
I'm confident that when you try hard enough for long enough you can ignore my posts. I hope and pray for it because it will save me reading yours. You have zero to say whatsoever.

I'm absolutely clear about Trump.

So now let's you become better aware of Herr Drumpf with the assistance of Deutsche Welle....


What Donald Trump learned from his German grandpa Friedrich Drumpf

Want to understand the phenomenon called Donald Trump and his surprising rise to the top of the Republican presidential field? Then you’d better check out his German roots, Trump biographer Gwenda Blair tells DW.

His grandfather Friedrich Drumpf came to the United States in 1885 which was the height of German immigration to the United States, when he was 16. His family was from Kallstadt, winegrowers.



The rest is notorious.
 

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Actually he was a draft dodger, Friederick, like Bone Spurs and than became a pimp.
Arrested in Bavaria on his return and deported.
 

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Or lets take the European view. The US is not anymore a reliable partner, as Merkel said.
What we have seen over the last 4 years and especially the last 2 month and the last week, makes the US the laughing stock of the world.
Pomp said what, who cares, he is known as an Trump idiot.
Armed soldiers patrolling the Capitol, so that there can be a transition of power ?
Uganda.
20 Thousand troops in Washington to inaugurate the next President, really
Zimbabwe
Naturally did Germany decouple itself from the US, as France did, Spain did, Netherlands did, Belgium did, Italy did and so on.
Who would not ?
The US has become a adversary, not a partner and is drifting down into a cold civil war.
The damage the criminal in the White House has done, can not be fixed that easy. The US can not anymore be trusted. That's why the rest of the world has moved away and is building new alliances, left and right, without the US.
Despite Putin and his mafia regime, Russia and Germany have to have a working relation. Cut deals, talk to each other, always have a dialog, trade.
As long as that happens, things are fine.
Russia is stable, Germany is stable, the US is unstable and all it has is 11 aircraft carriers and ?

Besides Germany just finished of its Presidency in the European Council. The most successful in a very long time and you know who is the Head of the EU.
Isolation, give me a break.
The new government in the US has so many domestic problems to deal with, from insurrection, Covid to economy and what so ever. Till they can think about NS 2 it will be finished
The fascists in the USA are coming into high visibility focus to be addressed and dealt with, unlike in certain countries in Europe that embraced the fascists in their homeland and beyond, thereby taking their countries and the continent down with 'em in a shattering and bloody defeat. We in the USA are already precluding this occurring here by our immediate and effective response to 'em.

Fascists in the USA are uniquely American 21st century fascists, although a number of 'em take historical Germany and its leaders and ideology as their model. The ideology lives on in Germany in the armed forces, the police and among other publics of the German body politic to include elected leaders of Deutschland.

The U.S. National Security Council in the White House and the Department of State do many things in many places of the world -- simultaneously -- as does the Congress when it deliberates and legislates. Much more than Germany ever needs to consider. We do this routinely each day, each year, indefinitely.

Nord Stream II is a priority for the whole of the U.S. government given it is regarded as an issue of national security, the security of Europe against Putin's Russia, and geostrategically. Germany and Russia are being hammered by the United States using sanctions risks against NS 2 SK that were designed initially to get Germany to sit and review its foreign policy of Ostpolitik, ie, kissing Russia's arse. Kissing Putin's arse at the direct expense of the United States and Europe. Germany has rather dug in its heels to hug the Kremlin Mafia ever tighter while they pick your pockets.

This is necessarily a long and drawn out fight so I hope you as a reinforcement replacement have your stock of rations and bandages in order. Because judging by your post you have no ammunition. Same as your arrogant fool predecessor.
 

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Actually he was a draft dodger, Friederick, like Bone Spurs and than became a pimp.
Arrested in Bavaria on his return and deported.
Many Americans are well aware thx anyway for reiterating the known.

It's been noted that Fred Drumpf was not your typical German grandfather who'd been to the USA to make a pile of bucks, return to Germany and then send good German stock over to make a new and constructive life in the USA as is the rule going back to colonial times in America.

The Drumpf/Trumps have always been sleazebag liars, cheats, swindlers and closet fascists finally come out into the open as the fascists they are. They are classic fascists in contrast to their legions of Americans who are uniquely American 21st century fascists. This too shall pass in a young dynamic country that is packed full of history already.

So as the Scouts say, Be Prepared.
 

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Many Americans are well aware thx anyway for reiterating the known.

It's been noted that Fred Drumpf was not your typical German grandfather who'd been to the USA to make a pile of bucks, return to Germany and then send good German stock over to make a new and constructive life in the USA as is the rule going back to colonial times in America.

The Drumpf/Trumps have always been sleazebag liars, cheats, swindlers and closet fascists finally come out into the open as the fascists they are. They are classic fascists in contrast to their legions of Americans who are uniquely American 21st century fascists. This too shall pass in a young dynamic country that is packed full of history already.

So as the Scouts say, Be Prepared.
One problem the US has. No defense against fascits. You can say what you want. Wear a T "Camp Auschwitz, Arbeit macht frei ".

The US has no historical DNA, besides its civil war. Europeans have it.
This is what made this man possible and become the President. European Nations had to go through this, Italy, Spain, France, Germany and so on. It is in our DNA.
The US had smooth sailing. It had never to face it and the consequences.

Good German stock, give me a break. He was sickly, barely got through his apprentice ship and became a pimp and nothing more and his offspring was not much better.
The latest, ruined the US, with MAGA.
He fit the US, we are the greatest, exceptional, God's own country and that Kindergarten, which leaves any reflection of the problems out, MAGA.
The destruction of the US, exceptional, armed troops in the Capitol, which is very MAGA.
 
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