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    Filed at 10:50 pm under by dcobranchi

    More German homeschoolers. What is with the obsession these “Christian” groups* have with Nazis?

    The Brause family lives in rural eastern Germany near the Polish border. We reported last year that the Youth Welfare Office, the same office used by Hitler to take children from their families during the Third Reich, was granted custody of the children.

    Gratuitous violation of Godwin’s Law– 15 yard penalty and loss of down.

    *As long as these folks (CBN, WND, etc.) keep on putting scare quotes around “gay marriage,” I’m putting scare quotes around “Christian.”

    2 Responses to “CBN=WND”

    Comment by
    Nance Confer
    June 21st, 2008
    at 8:13 am

    Ooooh, good scare quote policy. 🙂


    Comment by
    June 23rd, 2008
    at 4:34 pm

    Well, there are several petitions before the EU parliament by parents (some of them non-Germans living in Germany) who have had their children removed on nebulous grounds by over-zealous Jugendamt employees. The petitioners have asked for the Jugendamt to be declared an illegal organisation, as it operates in a legal limbo, with no supervisory authority and because it is still based along the same lines as it was then – somehow, the Jugendamt was left in place after the war. The link is quite direct.


    I have to say that WND, etc are just going with the information that we feed them, they don’t think it up themselves. Just because this info is picked up by wingnut daily and CBN doesn’t mean it is a load of bull. However this is picked up in turn by the German media, who then think that only fundies homeschool in the USA.

    BTW, I read your blog religiously (whoops) and not just when you write about Germany (though I feel obliged to comment when I think you’ve written something unfair.