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Should Germany get rid of the word 'fatherland' from its national anthem?
TheLocal.de ^ | 5 March 2018 11:57 CET+01:00 | AFP/The Local

Posted on 03/05/2018 3:34:36 PM PST by Olog-hai

On Sunday, the German government’s equality commissioner made headlines by suggesting that it was time to make the national anthem less macho. So will erasing the word “fatherland” do the trick?

Kristin Rose-Möhring, equality commissioner in the Federal Family Ministry, believes it is high time that Germany changes the wording of its national anthem to make it more gender equal, newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported.

The word Vaterland (fatherland) should be replaced by Heimatland (home land) and the word brüderlich (brotherly) should be replaced by couragiert (courageous), she suggested in an internal government letter seen by the tabloid.

“Why don’t we make our national anthem, das Deutschlandlied, gender equal?” Rose-Möhring reportedly wrote. “It wouldn’t really hurt, and it would befit the recent establishment of a ministry for building and the homeland.” […]

But the German commissioner’s suggestion was slapped down by Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose spokesman Steffen Seibert said she is “satisfied with the current anthem”. …

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TOPICS: Cheese, Moose, Sister; Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: eurabia; europeanunion; eussr; familyministry; fatherland; genderequality; germany; homosexualagenda; nationalanthem; rosemoehring
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1 posted on 03/05/2018 3:34:36 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

This world has gone full on stupid in less than 10 years.


2 posted on 03/05/2018 3:36:46 PM PST by Roman_War_Criminal (This country & world is living on borrowed time (Luke 17:26-27))
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To: Olog-hai

Are there any Germans left?


3 posted on 03/05/2018 3:36:59 PM PST by Reily
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To: Olog-hai

What would Rommel say?


4 posted on 03/05/2018 3:38:22 PM PST by faithhopecharity ("Politicans aren't born, they're excreted." -Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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To: Olog-hai

“Heimat” just opens up another can of worms....


5 posted on 03/05/2018 3:38:35 PM PST by proxy_user
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To: Olog-hai

Nein!


6 posted on 03/05/2018 3:39:21 PM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....Dirty Bob Mueller)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

Now, now, it’s taken longer than that.

On the positive side, there is a Hell, so the people who hate God won’t torment those who love good and truth in eternity.


7 posted on 03/05/2018 3:41:10 PM PST by cmj328 (We live here.)
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To: Olog-hai
Ever notice?

"Über Alles" scans the same as "Allah Akbar".

8 posted on 03/05/2018 3:41:16 PM PST by Salman (I don't do Facebook, and neither should you.)
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To: Olog-hai

I...don’t....care


9 posted on 03/05/2018 3:44:05 PM PST by AppyPappy (Don't mistake your dorm political discussions with the desires of the nation)
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To: Reily

“Reich, wie an Wasser deine Flut,
ist Deutschland ja an Heldenblut!”

The Heldenblut all soaked into the ground at Stalingrad.
It’s not coming back.


10 posted on 03/05/2018 3:45:06 PM PST by Jim Noble (Single payer is coming. Which kind do you like?)
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To: Olog-hai

They have muslime invaders raping and pillaging and they’re worried about this petty stuff?


11 posted on 03/05/2018 3:51:56 PM PST by Bigg Red (Francis is a Nincompope.)
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To: Olog-hai

Germany should get rid of its national anthem, its name and its people.

Except the “immigrants”.


12 posted on 03/05/2018 3:53:49 PM PST by chris37 (Laws don’t prevent criminals from committing crimes. Guns prevent criminals from committing crimes.)
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To: Olog-hai

If Germans won’t defend their wives and daughters, they have no business calling their man-deficient country the “Fatherland”.


13 posted on 03/05/2018 4:04:50 PM PST by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: Olog-hai

Might as well, they certainly had their nutsacks removed.


14 posted on 03/05/2018 4:07:37 PM PST by Salvavida (The Missouri citizen's militia sends its regards.)
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To: Olog-hai

Yes. Replace it with Caliphate.


15 posted on 03/05/2018 4:10:15 PM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: proxy_user

I’ve never even approved of the Department of Homeland Security. Always sounds creepy to me.


16 posted on 03/05/2018 4:11:35 PM PST by BikerJoe
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To: faithhopecharity

Ich gabe auf.


17 posted on 03/05/2018 4:12:50 PM PST by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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To: Olog-hai

Yes and they should replace it with Dar al-Islam; like good little dhimmi’s.


18 posted on 03/05/2018 4:15:23 PM PST by yuleeyahoo (Those are my principles, and if you do not like them...well I have others. - Groucho Marx)
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To: Olog-hai

Thanks to their nutcase imbecile of a Prime Minister, they soon will be able to refer to their homeland as the Muslimland.


19 posted on 03/05/2018 4:17:55 PM PST by CdMGuy
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To: SkyDancer

Ja


20 posted on 03/05/2018 4:18:28 PM PST by faithhopecharity ("Politicans aren't born, they're excreted." -Marcus Tillius Cicero (3 BCE))
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