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Germans are in favour of body scanners

2 April, 2010 (17:01) | homeland security | By: Aerar

(German version published on 6 January, 2010) According to a poll by Forsa Germans are in favour of the usage of body scanners at airports. More than 60% think the new control measure would be helpful. (German) This was just reported at Focus online. My god, sometimes I am ashamed of my fellow countrymen therefor […]

Internet themes

26 March, 2010 (12:17) | Internet | By: Aerar

(German version published on 28 December, 2009) Like every year there were several themes which has been discussed in the Internet during the passing year. Some of those have been discussed for years now already while others have returned or are completely new. So before the year ends here is a short poll with the […]

Minaret poll

24 March, 2010 (20:18) | abroad, law & order, media | By: Aerar

(German version published on 01 December, 2009) Online polls are a simple and quick possibility to create a set of opinions from a large amount of people. But in case those polls are open, they suffer two drawbacks which limit their credibility. On the one hand the group of people participating is no neutral group […]

Party opinion poll: result

14 September, 2009 (15:34) | editorial, elections, parties, political trade, series | By: Aerar

Since all answer of the parties have been published I want to come to an evaluation of the party opinion poll (the link is leading to the questions and in overview of all answers of the poll). A closer evaluation of the single answers I might do later in another thread. But even now everyone […]


7 September, 2009 (11:49) | elections, parties | By: Aerar

Right in time for the coming election to the German Bundestag the Wahl-O-Mat of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (German) is online again. It contains a catalogue of 38 questions which in the end compares the visitor’s answers with those of the participating parties. The Wahl-O-Mat is meant as a helper for the visitor’s decision […]

Party opinion poll: Allianz der Mitte

1 September, 2009 (14:58) | elections, parties, series | By: Aerar

I tried to make a Party opinion poll and so got from many political parties an answer to four questions which could be read in my original email. Unfortunally there will be no translation of any of the answers, but nevertheless I will publish the link to the German version of the answer. In case […]

Party opinion poll: My letter

30 August, 2009 (22:51) | elections, parties, series | By: Aerar

The following entries belong to this series Introduction text The letter I sent (this entry) The answer of the Bayernpartei The answer of the Allianz der Mitte The answer of the Familien-Partei Deutschlands The answer of the PSG – Partei für Soziale Gleichheit The answer of Die Republikaner The answer of the FDP The answer […]

Party opinion poll

30 August, 2009 (16:47) | elections, parties, political trade, series | By: Aerar

There are alltogether 27 parties who will participate at the election to the German Bundestag at September, 27th 2009. Not all parties have subscribed to all federal states. Therefore there are some parties who can be elected in certain states only. A well-known example is the CSU which can be elected alone in Bayern whereas […]

Boom: unstoppable

26 November, 2008 (12:12) | abroad, economy, finance, media, series | By: Aerar

It is irresponsible how some media try to stop the boom. Two days ago a poll on the economic situation (german) has been published, which stated that one third of all companies would consider to reduce the number of jobs. What was not mentioned in the titles or in some articles left totally unmentioned was […]