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And They Speak Such Funny Englisch, Too

“It drives me up the wall the way waiters in Berlin restaurants only speak English,” one popular German politician has recently been quoted as saying. In Berlin. 153 more words

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50,000 (2015), 100,000 (2016), 200,000 (2017)...

Do you see a pattern here?

That’s the number of lawsuits filed by refugees in Germany who have been denied asylum here. Germany has increased the number of judges who decide these case to 2,000 but that still isn’t enough to deal with these numbers like these. 60 more words

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German Brains Tick Differently

So let’s tock about it. “Germans Just Love Paying Sky-High Prices for Green Energy.”

Huh? I don’t get it, either. It’s kind of like Angela Merkel’s popularity ratings. 152 more words

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What The SPD Stands For

Stop Paying for Defense, for one thing.

It’s election time, you see. And Germans like to pretend they are pacifists (as the world’s third largest weapons exporter). 104 more words

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German Factory Production Drops Unexpectedly In June

But don’t you worry about that, New York Times. I know how the Germans tick and they’ll be churning out those factories again at full speed in no time. 69 more words

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German Of The Day: Sozialabgaben

That means social welfare contributions. And that comes out to be some 900 billion euros in Germany annually. These are not voluntary contributions either, folks. 70 more words

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Only 41?

Germans waste 41 hours a year searching for parking.

But then you have to add the 37 hours a year fighting with the other German over the parking space and the 23 hours a year you’ll spend trying to fit into the damned thing (parking spaces are… 75 more words

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