New Leak Reveals NSA Spying On Merkel Was In Response To Spying Initiative Against U.S.

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On Saturday a Speigel article reported that the NSA had kept more than 300 files on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which was believed to be a result of the extensive wiretapping scandal that broke last year.  However, this morning The Guardian has released a new set of classified documents uncovered by …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Some Say April Fools Day Originated In Germany

By Darlene Fuchs on Email

Could it be that April Fool’s Day, sometimes called All Fools’ Day, originated in Germany? On April 1, 1530 a meeting of lawmakers was supposed to occur in Augsburg, Germany in order to consider various financial matters. Because of time considerations, the meeting did not take place. But numerous speculators, …

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Angela Merkel Pitches United States Bailout to German Lawmakers

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Note: This posting was an April Fools posting and is not real. /// German Chancellor Angela Merkel held an extensive set of debates with German lawmakers on Saturday on why Germany should provide the United States with a bailout package worth 333 billion euros ($444 billion).  Merkel stressed that approving the package …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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