"We will welcome them on the beaches. We will welcome them in our cities. We will welcome them with blood, sweat and tears. By Jimminy, there will always be a Germany." Angela Merkel's subconscious.According to the president of the European Union, Donald Tusk, the waves of refugees entering Europe may be coming to an end.
"The practical capability of Europe to host new waves of refugees, not to mention irregular economic migrants, is close to its limits," Tusk said at a news conference at the Group of 20 summit on Sunday.
He urged the rest of the world to get on the bandwagon and make the same effort [aka mistake] as he made and take in as many refugees as they can and watch what happens to their economy and national security.
"Only global efforts supporting refugees and their host communities will be able to bear fruit," Tusk babbled on. "That is why we want to encourage our partners to increase humanitarian and development aid, as well as refugee resettlement. We need to address the root causes that force millions of people to leave their homes and seek shelter elsewhere," he added, never once mentioning Islamic terrorism that has been a global plague since Muhammed first married a six year old.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes she saw the possibility of a "positive outcome" to negotiations between Turkey and the EU on a visa waiver for Turks, but thought that it will still take weeks to work.
After she made this claim, she passed the crack pipe to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who took a deep hit, agreed with Merkel that there was still work to be done, and passed the pipe to Chinese President Xi Jinping.
"We should build an open world economy," Xi said to an audience that included President Obama (who chomped at the bit when he saw the pipe), Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May, as well as leaders from South Korea, Japan, India and other governments.
The idea of scrapping visas for Turks entering the EU was to be an incentive for Turkey to agree on a deal to curb the scramble of migrants across the Aegean Sea. The deal is conditional, however, on a host of things such as how it defines terrorism and what constitutes an act of terror--this, to ensure that journalists and academics aren't arrested due to these claims made on them.
China would like to use its status at the G-20 to increase its influence in economically managing the world. Chinese officials say they want the G-20 to take on a longer-term regulatory role, and if China gets everything it wants, we will all be subservient to them.
Global trade growth this year has totally sucked at 2.8%. Leaders at the G-20 warn that they will call for "inclusive growth," a move to defuse pressure to protect local industries by spreading the benefits of "closer global integration to millions of people who have been left behind by wrenching changes," reported the AP.
What this seems to translate to is that the G-20 is calling for total government control of world economies and trade which is a nicer way of saying 'socialism.'
Obama stressed how much he digs that idea when he spoke at a separate news conference with Theresa May.