Delivered as ordered: While the traffic light coalition will do a lot to tear even bigger holes in the financial planning of German citizens through the climate frenzy, the gates are willingly opened for further migration.
by Holger W. Sitter
The traffic light coalition is in office. And of course it is immediately put to the test with new surveys. According to surveys by the ZDF Politbarometer the popularity of the new government falls. Nevertheless, the stable results for the SPD and the “Greens” are interesting, although their indirect taxes are tearing the Germans huge holes in their financial planning. Ok, the traffic light coalition has only been in office for a few days. In this respect, such results will not even begin to reflect the first impressions within the government, but merely have the character of a snapshot. After all, the German people are capable of suffering.
Inflation at its peak, real wages falling
Meanwhile, the pre-Christmas Advent makes it clear: life in Germany is expensive! In November inflation rose to its highest level in almost 30 years. Consumer prices increased by 5.2 percent compared to the same month last year, as the Federal Statistical Office announced. The Wiesbaden authority thus confirmed that a higher rate of inflation was last measured in June 1992 at 5.8 percent at the time. In October of the current year, the annual rate was 4.5 percent. The problem: higher inflation weakens the purchasing power of consumers because they can then buy a lot less for one euro. In addition, there are exorbitant energy costs. Household energy rose by a whopping 22.1 percent within a year. The biggest increase was in heating oil, the price of which doubled within a year. Petrol and diesel cost 43.2 percent more than in November 2020. Natural gas with plus 9.6 percent and electricity with plus 3.1 percent also became more expensive. Without taking into account the artificially increased energy prices through left-wing green politics, the inflation rate in November would have been “only” 3.4 percent. Yes, one must somehow be able to afford green politics, which formulate no less claim than to save the world climate!
Fittingly, real wages have fallen again for the first time in ten years. That must alert the German trade unions. At 1.4 percent, however, the loss is significantly more severe than it was ten years ago. At that time, wages fell by just 0.1 percent, just as they did in 2006 and 2007. The gross average wage increase is 1.7 percent, as shown in the balance sheet just published by the collective bargaining archive of the Economic and Social Science Institute of the trade union-related Hanseatic Union. Böckler Foundation emerges. Consumer prices, on the other hand, are likely to rise significantly faster by 3.1 percent, which results in “an unusually strong real wage loss” of 1.4 percent. Conclusion: the employee hears the signals. Wage policy and monetary policy are currently conspiring against what was formerly known as the working class.
Migration continues to open the door and gate
Meanwhile, Olaf Scholz and the new government want to pave the way for much more migration to Germany. In this respect, one should by no means avert one’s gaze from the Polish-Belarusian border, as the danger of mass immigration is by no means averted. After Merkel’s offered deal to take in 2,000 migrants and have the rest sent back through Belarus failed due to Lukashenko’s indiscretion, it can be assumed that the new traffic light coalition will use the run-up to Christmas to give its voters a “humanitarian” signal on matters open-hearted asylum policy. Only the threat of trouble with the EU’s eastern neighbors – especially Poland and Lithuania – speaks against it. The Lukashenko government continues to trick and uses ice-cold people for their simulation games. Since November 18th, numerous “refugees” have been housed in a logistics center just a kilometer away from the Polish border. The people “temporarily stored” there are currently being supplied with funds from the EU, which has made 750,000 euros available for this. According to Frontex estimates, there are currently around 11,000 illegal migrants in Belarus. Apparently the camp is about to be closed, which inevitably raises the question of what the migrants quartered there will then do? The scenario could repeat itself very quickly. Freezing, aggressive and determined migrants who still want to cross the Polish border into the auspicious “Germoney” on all TV channels at Christmas time. Who doesn’t get thoughtful?
In this sense, what Sejm parliamentary speaker Elżbieta Witek said is absolutely clear: “There are moments in the life of our nation when we forget political interests, hostilities, disputes and, in a spirit of unity and solidarity, the interests of our country have to perceive. We must take care of Poland’s sovereignty together. The security of the Poles is our common and most important responsibility. In the face of an outside threat, that’s all that counts. ” That’s the way it is. Recommended for imitation.
About Holger W. Sitter
Holger W. Sitter has always been a free spirit committed to words. As early as 1987 he took over a “left-wing conservative” newspaper as editor-in-chief from practically nowhere. “Do it better,” was the complainant’s heart and he did as he was told. He then did his classic training at the beginning of the 90s at the WAZ in Essen and Dortmund, then accompanied his favorite club in sports columns for the Westfälische Rundschau for many years and founded the magazine “Gib mich die Kirsche” in 2003, which he led for thirteen years as editor-in-chief . Then politics came and brought him back – first to Düsseldorf, then to Berlin. There he not only participates, but interferes. For Report24, at the beginning of the 20th electoral term, he is now writing about laughing and factual stories about the Bundestag.
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