EU refugee crisis: Merkel’s deportation spin does not add up.

EU refugee crisis: Merkel’s deportation spin does not add up.

Angela Merkel has to be shaken after the events of NYE.  Many questioned her judgement from the start. “How wise is it to allow a million refugees – without even knowing who they are and from regions well-known for persecuting non-Muslims – to roam the streets of Europe”, I wrote four months ago.

Today, we are witnessing the blowback to her disastrous decisions.  The Europe that followed her lead is in complete chaos and their citizens are on the edge as a tidal wave of young Muslim men from violent cultures have taken over their neighborhoods and streets. (This cannot be said of the Visegrad4 nations, who wisely defied her from the start and enjoy peace and tranquility in their streets.)

Merkel has proposed changing German law that will supposedly allow her to deport those asylum seekers who commit crimes.  I am a strong proponent of deportation, but I suspect that this is nothing but useless chatter on her part in order to try to give the appearance that “we can manage it”.

Dig deep and one will find that Angela Merkel’s tough talk on deportation does not add up:

1.  Deporting a thousand or so criminal migrants will be futile if the EU external border is not sealed.  As Merkel “considers” deporting a few thugs from Cologne, another 5-7000 migrants enter Greece daily.  Europe expects another million in 2016 and some predict 10 million could be on their way in the near future.  This is simply not sustainable; one simply cannot let the migrants in first and try to deport later.  Western Europe already has major problems integrating the current Muslims because they simply reject the culture.  Adding new fuel to the fire will only increase the danger for European citizens in the future.  In large numbers, these Muslim newcomers are easily radicalized and easy prey for criminal gangs and terrorists, who have also slipped through the unsecured border. Multiculturalism is a failure in Europe as the mayhem in France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, and elsewhere shows.

2.  Where do you deport a refugee who has no identity?  A large percentage, maybe even the majority, of refugees are undocumented. Many have simply destroyed their identity papers and are lying about who they are.  Most say they are Syrian refugees, who have the best chance for asylum. How can Merkel deport an Iranian migrant to Iran if there is no proof of identity?  This is why it was a colossal mistake to allow any undocumented refugee into Europe in the first place.  Look at the chaotic numbers in Europe, how are they going to sort this mess out?  This is why it is imperative that the border is sealed and illegals are turned back immediately.  There is no other choice.

3. Deportation depends on the willingness of the host country to take back the migrant.  Not easy.  Afghanistan has already sent back a plane to Greece full of Afghan migrants, claiming their paperwork failed to prove they were from there.  What about the governments of Africa, Iran, Syria and Pakistan?  Good luck.  And then there is Erdogan and Turkey, a hub nation where 70-80% of the refugees are entering Europe via Greece.  Erdogan has tolerated and profited from a network of 25,000 smugglers and has already told the EU that he will not allow Turkey to become Europe’s “concentration camp”.  What hypocracy, considering “these refugees” came from Turkey.  It will be difficult for the EU to find other countries who are willing to accept back “their citizens”.  I repeat, any solution to this crisis first and foremost requires sealing the external border.

4.  Human Rights attorneys and advocates.  They will find any card up their sleeve to make deporting a migrant as difficult and time-consuming as possible.  Appeals, etc. can sometimes delay this process for years.  In the meantime, another 5-7000 migrants will enter Greece DAILY!

5.  Courage and will, something Merkel and the EU lack.  The migrants will keep coming until a little force and resistance is applied (see example of Hungary).  I have written about Australia’s Tony Abbott and America’s Dwight Eisenhower extensively.  Abbott simply turned the boats back and quickly solved that problem.  Eisenhower forcefully deported 500,000 illegal Mexicans while another 500,000 quickly self-deported after getting the message of the harsh trip back). Ike had the fortitude not to give the Mexican government a choice in the matter, something I doubt Merkel and Juncker possess.

Merkel knows all of this well; she may be naive, but she is not stupid.  She is trying to keep her vision alive by talking deportation while leaving the border open and sticking to her no limits pledge. She knows this spin on deporting is meaningless, which opens the door to the real division between Merkel and the V4 nations.

Visegrad sees the problem of Muslim multiculturalism in Europe.  They are convinced it will not work because many Muslims reject the culture.  Merkel believes the refugees will accept the culture and that’s exactly why she has no concern whatsoever of millions of migrants entering Europe.  The V4, not interested in fairy tales, has seen the results in Western Europe and believe otherwise.  They have their own vision and are confident with their culture and way of life.

However, Visegrad and CEE nations hold the cards.  Merkel’s No Limit Vision, she believes, will only be accepted by Germany if she can force the other EU nations into a permanent and endless refugee redistribution scheme. It’s up to the V4 to remain united and to defy her on this issue.  For if they do, Merkel will have no other choice than to seal the border and deport, or Germany will explode.

Call her Bluff!

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V4 Report

* Germany 🇪🇺🇩🇪: Angela Merkel’s scheme to link EU money to migration quotas faces stiff opposition from not just Visegrad, but from others as well. Even Luxembourg 🇱🇺 is skeptical.

** Instead of rewarding countries that fight to reduce illegal migration by securing borders and implementing measures to rapidly deport the migrants outside of Europe, the leaders of Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands want to reward nations that take-in large amounts of migrants. This seems odd and counterproductive.

One can only imagine the bribes, kickbacks and corruption that would result from this fiasco, which would only encourage more incentives for the migrants to seek Europe, especially given Western Europe’s lack of will to deport.

- According to the Financial Times, Merkel’s proposal to link EU money to migration policy was roundly criticised by Berlin’s traditional budget allies in Austria and Luxembourg, as well as the EU’s newer members in Central Europe.

Berlin’s proposal to link parts of the large “cohesion funding” budget to measures on migrant relocation provoked a backlash.

The PM of Austria 🇦🇹, Sebastian Kurz, was direct and to the point explaining that the budget should bolster Europe’s external border controls rather than rewarding countries that host migrants. “Solidarity is much more than sheltering refugees,” Kurz said.

Dalia Grybauskaite, Lithuania’s 🇱🇹 president, said cohesion funding was for “better convergence, not for anything else”.

Xavier Bettel, Luxembourg’s premier, said the German plan risked stoking backlash from Europe. “If we link the funds to migration questions, then we’ll be punished afterwards — not by the governments but the people,” he said.

While the V4 Report often disagrees with the PM of Luxembourg, he is absolutely correct. If this measure is forced on Central Europe, the people will punish Brussels and the EU will likely break. This is unacceptable.

However, France is more receptive to the German plan, and is pushing for countries also to consider tying budget cash to a country’s labour market standards and its tax policy.

It’s tax policy? Why would the nation states allow Brussels or Paris to meddle in their tax policies? This is not only “anti-competitive” and ludicrous but represents another step towards federalization.

Clearly, there is no solidarity regarding migration and the issue is very divisive and bitter. The disconnect between the EU West and Central Europe is too deep to solve the migration crisis under the false slogan of “EU solidarity”.

Something will have to give or break.

- On a more positive note, leaders on Friday rejected automatically approving the candidates to emerge from the parliament elections next year. This was the system that brought Jean-Claude Juncker to power as European Commission president in 2013.

The so-called “lead candidate” or Spitzenkandidaten system ties the commission job to the result of the European Parliament elections. This has been criticised for giving too much power to MEPs to decide on one of the EU’s most influential posts.

The V4 Report agrees and would soundly recommend any measure that grants the European Parliament (EP) more power. In fact, we believe the EP must be marginalized and radically downsized. It is a circus.

*** Migration has exposed the flaws of the EU, which is more divided than ever. It has also severely discredited and weakened Merkel’s standing in Europe. She looks finished.

There will be plenty of battles on the horizon but the multicult EU Project seems to be self-destructing. The legacy of Angela Merkel, Matteo Renzi and the arrogant bureaucrats of Brussels will not be remembered well.

They have failed Europe. It’s time to move on.

www.ft.com/content/7d6c1bea-18b3-11e8-9376-4a6390addb44
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* Germany 🇪🇺🇩🇪:  Angela Merkel’s scheme to link EU money to migration quotas faces stiff opposition from not just Visegrad, but from others as well. Even Luxembourg 🇱🇺 is skeptical.  

** Instead of rewarding countries that fight to reduce illegal migration by securing borders and implementing measures to rapidly deport the migrants outside of Europe, the leaders of Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands want to reward nations that take-in large amounts of migrants.  This seems odd and counterproductive.

One can only imagine the bribes, kickbacks and corruption that would result from this fiasco, which would only encourage more incentives for the migrants to seek Europe, especially given Western Europe’s lack of will to deport.

- According to the Financial Times, Merkel’s proposal to link EU money to migration policy was roundly criticised by Berlin’s traditional budget allies in Austria and Luxembourg, as well as the EU’s newer members in Central Europe.

Berlin’s proposal to link parts of the large “cohesion funding” budget to measures on migrant relocation provoked a backlash.

The PM of Austria 🇦🇹, Sebastian Kurz, was direct and to the point explaining that the budget should bolster Europe’s external border controls rather than rewarding countries that host migrants. “Solidarity is much more than sheltering refugees,” Kurz said.

Dalia Grybauskaite, Lithuania’s 🇱🇹 president, said cohesion funding was for “better convergence, not for anything else”.

Xavier Bettel, Luxembourg’s premier, said the German plan risked stoking backlash from Europe.  “If we link the funds to migration questions, then we’ll be punished afterwards — not by the governments but the people,” he said. 

While the V4 Report often disagrees with the PM of Luxembourg, he is absolutely correct.  If this measure is forced on Central Europe, the people will punish Brussels and the EU will likely break.  This is unacceptable.

However, France is more receptive to the German plan, and is pushing for countries also to consider tying budget cash to a country’s labour market standards and its tax policy. 

It’s tax policy?  Why would the nation states allow Brussels or Paris to meddle in their tax policies?  This is not only “anti-competitive” and ludicrous but represents another step towards federalization.

Clearly, there is no solidarity regarding migration and the issue is very divisive and bitter.  The disconnect between the EU West and Central Europe is too deep to solve the migration crisis under the false slogan of “EU solidarity”.

Something will have to give or break.

- On a more positive note, leaders on Friday rejected automatically approving the candidates to emerge from the parliament elections next year. This was the system that brought Jean-Claude Juncker to power as European Commission president in 2013.

The so-called “lead candidate” or Spitzenkandidaten system ties the commission job to the result of the European Parliament elections.  This has been criticised for giving too much power to MEPs to decide on one of the EU’s most influential posts. 

The V4 Report agrees and would soundly recommend any measure that grants the European Parliament (EP) more power.  In fact, we believe the EP must be marginalized and radically downsized.  It is a circus.

*** Migration has exposed the flaws of the EU, which is more divided than ever.  It has also severely discredited and weakened Merkel’s standing in Europe.  She looks finished.

There will be plenty of battles on the horizon but the multicult EU Project seems to be self-destructing.  The legacy of Angela Merkel, Matteo Renzi and the arrogant bureaucrats of Brussels will not be remembered well.

They have failed Europe.  It’s time to move on.

https://www.ft.com/content/7d6c1bea-18b3-11e8-9376-4a6390addb44

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You are so right. In fact, what I think they have done is they have destroyed the EU project. It is truly disintegrating. Falling apart. Merkel, Macron and Juncker's legacy will be as the ones who dismantled the union.

she said wir schaffen dass, maybe thought take the money from others...at least

Europe's leaders lost their mind. The time is soon for countries to decide whether they want to stay in the EU, or not.

Hi guys. Your quote from Bettel is not correct. What he said was that cutting funds will punish people and not governments. He never said anything about people punishing governments as you have interpreted his words. Merkel's idea too seems crazy only on the surface. What she actually means is securing EU funds for Germany's migrant infested regions.

She is intoxicated.

Somebody TAKE this woman OUT of there !! Cant stand her!!! She hates us, european people! She is of course working with Soros plan!! OUT OUt OUT||

She is not even Chanceler yet because she failed to form a coalition so far!!

Kdyby koalice zkrachovala a Makrel by musela nové volby !Toto si přeji a ne aby dále měla hlavní slovo tento novodobý Adolf a vládla dále - nadělala moc škody a ještě nám bude poroučet a škodit stačilo nechci!!!!

stupid german cow

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* Italy 🇮🇹: Video of growing tension in Pisa as March 4th election nears. Violent charges in the late afternoon as police block left-wing, anti-Salvini mob.

The police presence looks too light to us. There should be more to keep the streets safe. The Italian election is getting intense and will be one to watch.

Good luck to Matteo Salvini and Lega Nord

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SCONTRI A PISA Tensione crescente in vista delle elezioni. Violente cariche nel tardo pomeriggio a Pisa. La polizia blocca corteo anti-Salvini
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Mi a szart figyeljünk rajta??? A nemzetközi ballib, Sorosék, az EU, az ENSz, nem engedi, hogy a jobboldal nyerjen! Csak a ballib oldal. Ennyi! Mit figyeljünk rajta????

Why?😤😤😤😤😤😤

What is anti salvini?

tam sa to otoci, ziadni migranti a ti co su pojdu do mora

You Italians do not respect the rule of law. In Poland, the police are not attacking calm protesting people.

Ezaz aprítani a csőcseléket!

aha..the democratic liberals who "accept others"... sure....what is this red flag with star at the end of script?

liberal love and tolerance :D

Úgy látom Pisa nem turista célpont egyenlőre.😕

It is like Trum election, the same modus operandi... Exactly, i bet some open societies are behind these riots......George Soros, as always

Polizziotti bravi, cosi sapra la sinistra defficiente , di che cosa si sta parlando!

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