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No more riding Porsche with social funds  

Posted by Rezwan

While many Germans are living in desperation with no security of their job, their social benefits are also squeezing. Conservative politicians are planning to restrict the generous social benefits by limiting the ability to buy only the cheapest of cars (less than Euro 10,000). After all there is some logic in not paying benefits "to someone who has a brand new Ferrari standing outside their house" (Dirk Niebel of the Free Democratic Party).

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