Category Archives: Confessions of a Bad German

Nazi brothels: The hidden horror of the concentration camps

A concentration camp identification card from a female prisoner of Ravensbrück, who was sent to work in another camp as a prostitute. The word “Bordellfrau” should escape no one’s notice. Yes, it’s true: There really was nothing beneath the Nazis. … Continue reading

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So. What DO Germans think of Der Drumpf?

What have we here? A poster (in the local dialect!) for a documentary film on the southern German village that gave the world…well, you know who. But what do the locals think of him? If the following article is any … Continue reading

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Silliest anti-Drumpf strategy so far: state-run brothels!

If the above image makes no sense to you in this context, don’t worry. It will after you read this latest bit of lunacy from Switzerland: It took two hours and eighteen minutes before Donald Trump’s name dropped on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Against the “leftist” case for a certain right-wing president-elect

“The end of the world as we know it” — Der Spiegel, not exactly a socialist Chicken Little, callin’ it like it really is. Of all the lame arguments I’ve ever heard, none is a bigger non-starter than “the enemy … Continue reading

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German job centre questionnaire: intrusive, offensive and illegal

A job centre in Germany had single mothers fill out the above sheet before it helped them with any kind of public assistance. The questionnaire asks who the father is, presumably so that he can be hit up for child … Continue reading

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Lügenfresse!

Well, this is disturbing. Apparently the so-called “alt-right” (never mind that they’re not an actual alternative to anything, they’re just the same old chickenshit fascists who don’t like to be called that) has revived an old Nazi term for noncompliant … Continue reading

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The normalized sexual violence of Oktoberfest

Don’t drink the Kool-Aid. Or in this case, the Löwenbräu. I have a terrible confession to make: I’ve never been to Oktoberfest. Not just because I never happened to be in Germany when Oktoberfest is on (because every time I … Continue reading

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Gang of foreigners sexually assaults German woman at Oktoberfest

A few representative pictures of what goes on at Oktoberfest besides eating, drinking and being merry. The hill in these shots is locally known as “Der Kotzhügel” — literally, “Barf Hill”. You can guess why. I knew it, I knew … Continue reading

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All you need to know about last night’s US presidential debate…

…in about a minute and a half: Isn’t this kind of ironic, coming from someone who claims that Mexican and other Latin American immigrants bring in drugs? No, really. It IS ironic, considering who he used to hang with, but … Continue reading

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Headline Howler: A big fail from the Daily Mail

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted a Headline Howler (so many to choose from, LE SIGH), but today, I saw this future classic on Remi Kanazi’s Facebook page: Dear Daily Fail: I am a timid gardener. … Continue reading

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