A Christmas Wish List to the Chancellor of Germany from Ingo Fuchs, 9

Translated from the original Dear Chancellor Merkel, I know Saint Nicholas and Santa aren’t real, so Poppa said I should ask you to help. Here’s my wish list for Christmas. Recently, my school class began a project to learn about government. It is boring for many. But not me – I like it. My Poppa talks… Read More A Christmas Wish List to the Chancellor of Germany from Ingo Fuchs, 9

Germany and Europe to Blame for Dems’ Midterm Shellacking

Senior members of the Democrat party have begun to look for a scapegoat for the horrible results of the 2014 midterm elections. They think they have it. Barack Hussein Obama never had a chance. The midterm elections of 2014 have proved it. The President of the United States of America and leader of the Democrat… Read More Germany and Europe to Blame for Dems’ Midterm Shellacking

Munich’s Gentrification , Revitalization, and Greening Leave Urbanophiles Feeling Down

One of the first things I heard from the Bavarian and German inhabitants of Munich when I first came here in 2000 was ‘Munich is a village of 1.3 million people’. Most seemed pleased with this distinction. After spending more time here, however, I discovered that a large minority of people did not share in… Read More Munich’s Gentrification , Revitalization, and Greening Leave Urbanophiles Feeling Down