Newbie from Germany is sending a hello over the Atlantic.

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    As a longterm member of a German vBulletin driven political forum I somewhat got bored with the single-dimensional view of world politics there.

    So I decided to brake the barrier and move over to get a brighter view. I hope that occasional foreign views are welcome here.

    A bit on my person: I am 42 years of age, work as an International Sales Manager for the automotive industry - trying to sell some high quality stuff to you Americans (and your neighbors north and south of the border). I am married, two kids (12 and 16 years) and live close to the good old city of Cologne in the most western part of Germany.

    As I am travelling back and forth between our two countries (returned just Saturday from SC) since almost 15 years in my job four to five times annually and we spend my airline milage almost every year for vacations in the US as well, people here consider me "fully americanized". Well - if that is actually the truth I found the right spot to discuss here...don`t I?
     
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    Hi and welcome.
     
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    Welcome. I was in Germany last year. Very nice.
     
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    Welcome!

    Quick question for you. Since can you tell us what you think of the German Healthcare and Health Insurance system. From my understanding its a dual private and public combination.
     
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    Kraut....really found your Introduction, interesting and truly "thank you" for it. I hope you find what you are looking for here. I am sure many of us will have questions for you, as they relate to your country and traveling experiences and your thoughts on the cultures you have visited.

    ***WELCOME*** Kraut. :D
     
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    Welcome Kraut. I look forward to your perspectives with regards to the US political stage.
     
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    Wow....welcome Kraut!!!
    My real Dad was born in Germany......and so I am half German~
    But I've never been there...........enjoy your time here :)
     
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    Willkommen in der irrenanstalt!
     

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