Sehr schön !!! Mehr hier.
Quotenquatsch. Nazis. Multikultimüll. Nazis. Biorübenlügen. Nazis. Macchiato-Mütter. Nazis. Herz für Hartz. Nazis. RAF. Nazis. Klima-Drama. Nazis. Steht im Statut so was wie: “Wenn schlimm, wir Spaß”?
Oder warum gehen taz-Themen immer: Not, Elend, Mord. Totschlag, Krieg, Folter, Genmais, Katastrophe, Super-Gau. Und Nazis. Können tazlerInnen auch was anderes als die Ode an die Opfer? Mal mit Stützen der Gesellschaft reden statt nur mit Stützeempfängern? Wie wär’s mal mit einer Ausgabe mit nur guten Nachrichten?
Via Twitter @NewDeal20: Praise to the Schnitzel Truck: there’s at least one good thing about having a midtown office!
This Schnitzel Truck is roaming New York City and claims to sell Schnitzel. It’s menu lists chicken, pork and cod (???) Schnitzel. This is an insult for any Viennese. In Austria/Vienna you are required to label what kind of Schnitzel you are selling. You can’t just say I’ve Schnitzel on the menu. OK I will ignore the absurd — No Austrian would come up with the idea to label breaded cod as Schnitzel. But a true Wiener Schnitzel is a Calf Schnitzel. If you want to sell a Pork Schnitzel you must say so on your menu by labeling it “Schnitzel Wiener Art” (=”Schnitzel The Viennese Way”) to clarify you are selling the cheap stuff.
Next time I’m in New York be aware! I will pay the Schnitzel Truck a visit and order a Wiener Schnitzel. Afterwards I’m suing him for defrauding me. And I hope in this particular sensitive case there’s no tort reform whatsoever!
But don’t try to explain this someone here. Common German wisdom is, that every nation should run a current account surplus.
Finally! My new super-cool transportation device arrived just minutes ago. The Mo-Bo. I ordered the All-Terrain variety plus Carving Stick. The awesome facts: 20 mph High-Speed in only 4 seconds & only 12m breaking distance thanks to ABS! Who needs a Porsche?
Officially you’re not allowed to use it on the sidewalk. But who cares about stupid government regulations? Hey Angie Merkel: what about climate change and nuclear holocaust? OK. I will train now and then post a video of me cruising to the office. Stay tuned!
Ha … The next headache — brouhaha — for our hysterical right wing US friends. Superman is unAmerican. He wants to renounce his U.S. citizenship. I don’t know what is more of a problem: To have a President born in Kenya or a Superhero raised in Kansas giving up his citizenship? The indispensable right-wing propaganda pamphlet Weekly Standard:
All of these stories work because Superman believes in, and is part of, America. Once he’s a “citizen of the universe” what, exactly, will he believe in? Heck, what does “citizen of the Universe” even mean? Will Superman now adhere to the Tamaran code of honor? Will he follow the Atlantean system of monarchy? Does he believe in liberté, égalité, fraternité, or sharia? Does he believe in British interventionism or Swiss neutrality? You see where I’m going with this: If Superman doesn’t believe in America, then he doesn’t believe in anything. (HT: Guardian)
I’m right now reading the new Superman Sequel “Grounded”: Feeling a responsibility to his adopted homeland, he begins a long journey where he will walk across the United States to reconnect with the everyday people he is committed to protecting. Very interesting from an economic perspective. Once I’m done I must post something about Superman and The Great Recession.
(HT for the post: Bill Mitchell)
I think the birther issue is good for the country. A modern republic needs some simple and unimportant issues to keep its citizens invested in the process. The important issues of our time are far too complicated for the average person, and I count myself in that group. We need a few simple issues so we can be part of the political conversation without hurting anything. The last thing our system of government needs is regular citizens getting involved in Middle East strategy, healthcare reform, the budget, climate change, or anything else that might matter.
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