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Nervous Germans More Nervous Than Usual For Some Reason

I haven’t been able to decrypt this Deutsche Welle article yet but at least there aren’t that many words in it.

Here are most of them: Disbelief… bad dream… cold sweat… irritation… extremely alarming… dangerous… help of fake news… populist… irrational… awful phantom… concerned… not been very convincing… catastrophic mistake… contempt… inauguration. 10 more words

Germany

Rent A Sozi?

As in rent a social democrat? Sure, OK. But who would want to do that?

I always thought that “social” was code for “here’s something for free.” 58 more words

Germany

Too Big To Fail

And I’m not talking about her weight or anything, OK?

No Plan B, no competitors in sight (who she hasn’t already crushed politically, I mean) and in power since 1953, Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold a news conference this weekend during which she will announce whether she will run for another term as chancellor or not. 46 more words

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And You Thought The Next President Of The United States Was A Real Shocker

It could be worse. You could live here in Germany.

Well at least they don’t let the people vote for their presidents here. This guy, … 170 more words

Germany

Next Brilliant Green Idea Set To Explode In Their Brilliant Green Faces

Having years of experience when it comes to introducing ideas that nobody likes and losing votes and power because of it,  the German Greens now plan to introduce a “wealth tax” to ensure that they will continue to lose votes in the upcoming 2017 election, as well. 112 more words

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Tax Cuts Not Wanted?

In a country that registered a $250 billion surplus last year? That’s what some survey results are indicating here in Germany.

Doesn’t make any sense, right? 61 more words

Germany

The Migrantania Is Unsinkable

And maiden voyage or not, the captain has vowed to stay on course no matter what. Full speed ahead, too.

Hey, what’s that pointy thing sticking out of the water up there ahead of us? 47 more words

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