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German Of The Day: Na geht doch!

That means “works, see?” or “works after all” or “there you go!”

Let me give you an example: Two men who police believe planned an attack in the city of Göttingen have failed in their bid to avoid deportation. 85 more words

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Steinmeier First President Ever To Put Parliamentarians Asleep During First Half Of Swearing-In Ceremony

In a refreshing twist on the rather staid traditions of German presidential swearing-in ceremonies of the past, Germany’s new president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier (SPD), broke with protocol and chose a speech that put a large number of German parliamentarians asleep a mere seven minutes into the ceremony. 58 more words

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German Happiness Hits Record High And Sure The Hell Better Stop Soon

Because, you know, the happy Germans are really starting to piss off the regular, less-than-happy-silent-majority ones (see happy Germans below).

A new study shows that Germans are more satisfied with their lives now than at any point since reunification in 1990. 89 more words

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The German Renewable Energy Revolution Is Not Only Expensive

It. like, doesn’t “work.”

Money isn’t everything when it comes to renewable energy here. It has to effectively cut greenhouse gas emissions, too.

Or it ought to. 83 more words

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Day 55 - Madness

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I took the day off from my primary vocation today so that I could perform in a daytime gig with my cover band.  It was a good day off, and the gig was excellent.   176 more words

Childless Chancellor Concerned About German Reproduction Rate

Distraught by her countrywomen’s rotten reproduction record, childless German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called an emergency demography strategy summit in Berlin.

“What’s with these Luschen… 101 more words

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You Say You Want A Revolution?

An energy revolution? Then pay up front, Germany. It’s going to cost you a zillion dollars and you may not be able to come up with the cash for it later. 49 more words

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