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Nothing steampunk…

This has nothing to do with Steampunk at all. I just watched this video and in the process nearly died laughing, so I thought I share it with you. A little bit about my background: I worked as a banker from late 1993 to November 1996. The worst years of …

Heroes, Part II

Continuing on the hero theme: News just in: Barrack Hussein Obama is this year’s recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize Well, I guess this is one clear signal to his predecessor and it is one well deserved award. I sincerely hope a few people in the US now get the …

Heroes

You may have noticed, I have a thing for heroes of various kinds and colours. Therefor, I dedicate this entry to the memory of Dominik Brunner. If you do not know the name, look him up. He died for the values he upheld. He was a decent, upright citizen, nothing …

Yet more propaganda

Although this time it’s rather tongue-in-cheek and taken from Inglorious Basterds, one of the best movies of the last 5 years and the best I’ve seen and most fun since The Return of the King. PROPAGANDA! And the whole plot is so weird and the alternate history created so bizarre, …

The Iron Chancellor

111 years ago today, Otto von Bismarck died. A controversial, reactionary but very influential and effective politician. Otto von Bismarck *April 1st,  1815 in Schönhausen; † July 30th  1898 in Friedrichsruh near Hamburg

Let us never forget

The last British soldier who fought in the Great War has passed on. Let us remember. Embedded video from <a href=“http://www.cnn.com/video“>CNN Video</a> Let us not repeat history. And also, let me take this opportunity to remeber the last soldier of the German Army who died: Dr. Erich Kästner, who was …