Skip to comments.Germany in figures
Posted on 09/27/2013 11:35:19 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
Germany, which holds federal elections on 22 September, is Europe's dominant country.
Its large and strong economy has allowed it to bankroll the bailouts that have kept some of its neighbours - and the euro - afloat.
The graphics below help explain why it is so dominant, and powerful - and also some of the problems it faces.
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Eventually the German people will get pizzed off. Then look out.
It is coming.
My German wife said all the Turks are already here.
Are these Turk-Turks, or Mannheim-Turks?
There’s a difference, you know.
The fourth times a charm.
I noticed that when I lived there in the very early 70s...they were just getting to the height of importation of Turkish Guest Workers. I could tell one day that would bite them in the ass.
I wonder how many of the Americans are either former GI’s married to Germans, or the children of such unions?
I believe West Germany imported Turk while East Germany imported Vietnamese; when re-unification came about many Vietnamese were paid to leave. Turks don’t get citizenship, but they have a small advantage over others in that they use the German alphabet (with umlauts and such) since their modernization in the 1920s (prior to that they used an Arabic-type alphabet).
Now other “Euro-citizens” probably have preference over Turks (as non-Euro members); the Spanish government has publicly suggested that Spaniards that meet the qualifications emigrate to Germany and send back remittances (like Mexicans). The requirements are fluency in German and a skill.
Germany is resurgent. They are the dominant power in Europe. They make good beer and their factories are clean and efficient. I saw one of their companies featured in “Breaking Bad.” I especially like their pretzels and their big-busted women.