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Germany Leading From Behind

While going in the wrong direction. With lots of wind in its face.

At one point this month renewable energy sources briefly supplied close to… 133 more words

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Bayern Munich Wins DFB Cup For The 2,397th Time

What a surprise or something. And right here in Berlin, too. And that after another fascinating goalless finish in normal time. I got lucky, though. 99 more words

Helplessness

What Part Of Last Place Don't You Understand?

I think I’m beginning to detect a pattern here. Didn’t Germany get last place at the Eurovision freak show last year, too?

And it’s not like the voting is ever… 77 more words

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Renewable Energy Actually Works In Germany

But only if it stays REALLY sunny and REALLY windy ALL the time. Like even at night.

For those of us who live here, well… Let’s just say that they’re still working on that part. 55 more words

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We Are The One Percent

Whereas in 1990 there were 585,000 soldiers in the German army, this number has now dropped to 177,000. The military budget, meanwhile, currently stands at a little over 1 percent of GDP. 144 more words

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German Of The Day: Spießer

A Spießer is a fuddy-duddy. You know, like those fussy, old-fashioned and traditionalist folks who still insist on burning things down on May 1 in Germany? 86 more words

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Germany To Receive Electroshock Therapy

In another electrifying example of tax dollar waste (or in this case tax euro waste), Angela Merkel’s government has just made a deal with automakers to spend some 1.2 billion euros on incentives to boost sluggish electric car sales in Germany. 99 more words

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