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The ALTERNATIVE for GERMANY is SHAKING up the STATUS QUO in DEUTSCHLAND!

The Irish Times has a nice short article on the new euroskeptic party in Sunday’s German elections:  The Alternative for Germany (AfD): Three years after the first Greek bailout, their message has struck a nerve with German voters, particularly after German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble conceded in August that Greecewould require a third EU-International Monetary […]

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Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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DER SPIEGEL reports that ALTERNATIVE for GERMANY could WIN SEATS in the GERMAN PARLIAMENT!

Der Spiegel, Germany’s leading journal of opinion (I could hardly read it or the Frankfurter Allgemeine in Deutsch but Die Bild Zeitung was easy to read!) is reporting on the possible surge in the polls for the euroskeptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.  Try this brief highlight: At first glance, the Alternative for Germany’s (AfD) […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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WILL ALTERNATIVE for GERMANY SHOCK the WORLD on September 22?

The openly euroskeptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) has suddenly shown the kind of polling strength that will win it seats in the Bundestag (German Federal Parliament).  Here’s the Economist’s (blog) report: When I spoke to Manfred Güllner at Forsa, a leading German pollster, in March, he thought the Alternative would get maybe 1% at best. […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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MORE and MORE BAD NEWS for CHANCELLOR MERKEL – GOOD NEWS for LIBERTY in EUROPE!

The stellar German magazine Der Spiegel (The Mirror and yes it is a masculine noun!) reports the Alternative for Germany is not going away – and that is bad news for Chancellor Merkel and her governing coalition! For months, the CDU and the FDP have sought to ignore the Alternative for Germany in the hopes […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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NEITHER TWEEDLEDEE NOR TWEEDLEDUM: WHY the PIRATE PARTY grows in GERMANY and ELSEWHERE! THEY are the RON PAUL/LIBERTY MOVEMENT in EUROPE!

I blogged on the German phenomenon of the Pirate Party (Here’s their website in German) earlier this year when they won several seats in the Berlin city state parliament (Berlin is a separate city-state due to the division of Berlin during the Cold War). Well, they did it again:  In the Saarland! Saarland is one […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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WILL GREECE upset the EURO cart? Perhaps Greece SHOULD GET OUT of the EURO!

The sovereign nation of Greece threw the Eurozone in crisis mode (Have they ever been out of it?) with Prime Minister Papandreou’s call for a national referendum on the bailout recently worked out.  Here is the take of the leading German magazine of opinion, Der Spiegel: Greece has stunned Europe by calling a referendum on […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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MIGHT EVANGELICALS TURN TO RON PAUL? YES, REPORTS DOUG WEAD!

When I was trying to convince fellow evangelicals to vote for Ron Paul in 2007-08, I was politely listened to but not endorsed.  Admittedly a fine evangelical was int he race, Mike Huckabee, but it was Paul’s views on foreign policy (and the drug war, too) that was a stumbling block for many evangelicals. But […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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TIME TO ABOLISH OFF SIDES IN SOCCER

The FIFA seems in more trouble than usual:  Accusations of payoffs and good old fashioned “ol’ boy” stuff (we should perhaps be grateful they are still using dollars for bribes today!0 have placed the soccer federation in the news for bad stuff.  Even a name from the past – Henry Kissinger – may be asked […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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YOUNG TURK ALERT! THE WISDOM OF RORY STEWART ON AFGHANISTAN FOR DER SPIEGEL

I wrote two months ago at Virginia Right and Conflicted Libertarian about the Young Turks of the Tory Party – young MPs recently elected to the British Parliament who might have an impact.  It nearly caused me to have a midlife crisis!  But the most prominent of the Young Turks is Rory Stewart.  He has […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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IS THE EURO BREAKING UP? AND THE EU TOO!

Der Spiegel is the leading magazine in Germany.  This story is encouraging and breathtaking.  The Chancellor of Germany said this Thursday: During a speech given during the awarding of the prestigious Charlemagne Prize for furthering European unity in Aachen on Thursday, Chancellor Angela Merkel used strong words to address the current euro zone crisis. If […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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