Not Even China Makes Shots Mandatory

But the Germans just can’t wait to make it happen.

Germany imposes curbs on unvaccinated, to make shots mandatory – Germany on Thursday imposed restrictions on the unvaccinated as it sought to break a dramatic surge in daily coronavirus infections exacerbated by the discovery of the Omicron strain.

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel and her successor Olaf Scholz agreed with leaders of Germany’s 16 states to bar the unvaccinated from access to all but the most essential businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies and bakeries.

German Of The Day: Fliegerbombe

That means aircraft bomb.

Four injured after old WWII aircraft bomb explodes in Munich – Four people were injured when an old aircraft bomb exploded at a bridge near Munich’s busy main train station on Wednesday, police said on Twitter, raising the number of wounded from three earlier.

Germans just yawn about this stuff. Happens too often. My personal favorite from a few years back:

This Is Particularly Shocking

Especially when you consider that there are only about thirty or forty black people living in Germany in the first place.

Black People in German Survey Report ‘Extensive’ Discrimination – Black people living in Germany face pervasive issues with racism and discrimination, according to a survey which marks the first wide-scale effort to tally the community’s experiences.

“The results of the Afrozensus indicate that anti-Black racism is widespread in Germany and anchored in institutions,” a press release of the report said on Tuesday. “There is no area of life in which discrimination and racism are not extensive problems.”

Germany In Full Omnicron Panic Mode

Or will be, very shortly. And is it any wonder?

Because, well, after all… People with the Omicron variant have ‘extremely mild‘ symptoms and haven’t had to be hospitalized yet, says the South African doctor who first reported it.

That can only mean that they died before ever making it to the hospital, right?

Several leading German politicians called on Sunday for tighter restrictions to contain a surge in coronavirus cases as the infection rate hit a new high and fears about the new Omicron variant rose.

German Of The Day: Ungewöhnlich, Aber Mild

That means “unusual, but mild.” You know, like the symptoms of those infected with the latest Covid Omicron variant?

How did the Media Brain Police let this one slip through? Where’s the hysterical spin?

Omicron patients in South Africa are not in mortal danger so far – Body aches, extreme fatigue: these are the mild symptoms – so far known – of South African Omikron infected patients. Cases of the new virus mutant are also increasing in Europe.

And you call yourselves serious news people over there at Der Spiegel? That’s just not enough. Where’s the beef? How are you going to get your customers to panic with that?

100,000 Corona Deaths In Germany!

Shocking? Sad, for sure. But shocking?

But who is dying? Let’s look at the numbers.

Of those 100,000 deaths, the age groups are as follows:

Over 90: 20,895
80 – 89: 44,081
70 – 79: 20,676
60 – 69: 9,339
30 – 59: 4,865
00 – 29: 144 (and you can bet below 25 or so it will be 2 or 3)

Shocking? The hysteria in the media? You’re damned right it’s shocking.

Although Not Necessarily In That Order

German official says everyone will soon be ‘vaccinated, cured or dead.’

Americans have been warned not to travel to Germany as it undergoes its worst-ever surge in COVID-19 infections — one that will leave everyone “vaccinated, cured or dead” by winter, its health minister predicted.

German Of The Day: Gegenteil

That means the opposite.

German state TV in action: An Islamist fires a machine gun in Israel, killing one Israeli and injuring others. Israeli security forces kill the attacker.

What does German state news channel ZDF do? They broadcast: “Israel: Palestinian Shot.”

This is nothing new in “journalism,” of course, whether in Germany or anywhere else. But here you can’t “switch the dail.” Germans are taxed to support these state channels, whether they support them or not.