Germany takes step closer to gas rationing https://www.bbc.com/news/business-61908998 The country has triggered the "alarm" stage of an emergency gas plan to deal with shortages, Germany's economy ministry said. It is the latest part of a standoff between the European Union and Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. German economy minister Robert Habeck said Russia was using gas "as a weapon" in response to EU sanctions. . . . Never occurring to Germany that gas purchase from Russia could be a threat to German security and economy. Moi Support the Dual Wall Solution! Across an immense, unguarded, ethereal border, Canadians, cool and unsympathetic, regard our America with envious eyes and slowly and surely draw their plans against us.