Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
:-) take it easy, just like Gustav Heinemann did - someone you seem to appreciate. Heinemanns and Brandts SPD were electable, but there was no way any true democratic socialist (read the party plattform of the SPD [Berliner Programm] for what I mean) could give this SPD his/her vote. I am sorry: Hartz IV, Otto Schily.... look where HArtz himself ended up: in a courtroom.

gotta go to bielefeld now...if it exists.

by jandsm on Fri Nov 18th, 2005 at 09:45:53 AM EST
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It is perfectly okay for my prudish leftist friends to remain political virgins. They don't want to get hurt? Fine. Real Realpolitik is bad? Bene.

It's ok to cry.



"The USA appears destined by fate to plague America with misery in the name of liberty." Simon Bolivar, Caracas, 1819

by Ritter on Fri Nov 18th, 2005 at 10:05:42 AM EST
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Ritter, I somehow fail to reconcile this defense of 'realist politics' with your earlier denouncement of Realo Greens :-)

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Fri Nov 18th, 2005 at 01:52:22 PM EST
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