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How Laura Bush’s Father Fought in Germany

May 12, 2008 // Stern - Germany - German

Life in War How Laura Bush’s Father Fought in Germany (Halle) By Nico Wingert Millions of allied soldiers returned home after the defeat of the Hitler regime. Many were unable to speak about the horrors they experienced in Germany. One of those soldiers was Technical Sergeant Harold Bruce Welch – the father of [Read more]

The Secret of Hillary’s Staying Power

May 9, 2008 // Die Welt Online - Germany - German

The Secret of Hillary’s Staying Power Against all odds, Hillary Clinton has fought on – and she has made a remarkable comeback in the Pennsylvania primary. The iron lady of America is persuasive with her absolute will to carry on. A look into Hillary’s family history shows where this characteristic originates. [Read more]

Clinton and Obama – Please Stop!

May 9, 2008 // Financial Times Deutschland - Germany - German

It’s time that the superdelegates end the duel between presidential candidates Clinton and Obama – if Clinton can’t recognize herself that the time has come. There are times in life when you have to make a decision, even if you don’t know whether it’s the right thing to do. You can make a list of pros and [Read more]

Clinton Isn’t Change

May 8, 2008 // Bild Zeitung - Germany - German

With the Democratic party seemingly locked in an unending power struggle, Barack Obama has still found his way back to the victory trail after a loss of form. With his decisive victory in North Carolina and razor-thin loss in Indiana, Hillary Clinton will hardly be able to deny Obama the nomination. [Read more]

Why The Yanks Aren’t Buying Huge Cars Anymore

May 2, 2008 // Die Welt - Germany - German

Chrysler, Ford and G.M. are registering sales losses in the domestic market – Pickups, SUVs, luxury cars – aren’t selling well. The trend also affects German manufacturers. But producers of small, economical cars have gotten a whiff of opportunity. The Big Three are reporting a drop in sales of around 14 [Read more]

Pain Threshold at the Pump Hasn’t Been Reached Yet

May 1, 2008 // Financial Times - Deutschland - Germany - German

“The pain threshold at the pump hasn’t been reached yet.” Newspaper columnists castigate politicians for clamoring after a reduction in the gasoline tax as being nothing but populism. Only when drivers park their cars will the time be ripe for the scenario of the future. "General-Anzeiger" (Bonn): [Read more]

U.S. Federal Reserve Lowers Interest Rate Again

May 1, 2008 // Berliner Morgenpost - Germany - German

US Federal Reserve lowers interest rate again The US Federal Reserve has lowered the lending rate one-quarter of one point to 2 percent. The renewed lowering came in response to continuing turbulence in financial and real estate markets as expected. The Fed however acknowledged the action bore with it the risk of [Read more]
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