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Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:30 PM

"President Obama Wants America to Be Like Germany—What Does That Really Mean?"

President Obama Wants America to Be Like Germany—What Does That Really Mean?

at the Atlantic

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/02/president-obama-wants-america-to-be-like-germany-what-does-that-really-mean/273318/

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"America concentrates on the mass market and quantity, but Germany is king of niche markets," says Professor Bernd Venohr of Berlin's School of Economics. That entrepreneurial strategy has allowed these German companies to be manufacturing and export dynamos, providing developing nations like China and India with the high tech precision tools they need to become the mass production factories of the world.

A typical enterprise will focus on making a single, high quality product that is crucially needed by other industrial enterprises, and they are the best in the world at producing it. Many manufacturing SMEs have become world market leaders in their field, dominating the global market in an astonishing range of areas.


-- Tente specializes in heavy duty casters and wheels for industrial uses.


-- Würth is the leading industrial supplier of assembly and fastening materials worldwide.


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applegrove Feb 2013 OP
Drunken Irishman Feb 2013 #1
Scootaloo Feb 2013 #2
Xipe Totec Feb 2013 #3
Turbineguy Feb 2013 #4
DavidDvorkin Feb 2013 #5

Response to applegrove (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:32 PM

1. We drink beer and wear funny clothes?

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:40 PM

2. We already do that

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:46 PM

3. Ambitious and misunderstood

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 09:57 PM

4. HE WANTS US

TO GROW FUNNY MUSTACHES! HE'S A COMMUNIST!

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Response to applegrove (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 10:43 PM

5. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels were both German

Draw your own conclusions.

Also, stock up on tinfoil before the Obama SS confiscates all of it.

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