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Brat wins Republican primary: All rotten fish taste the same

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Politics by on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Brat wins Republican primary: All rotten fish taste the same

Eric Cantor, the powerful number two Republican in the House of Representatives has lost the Republican primary to David Brat, a conservative Tea Party challenger. The big upset is certainly a message from the arch conservatives who see the Republican in Washington as not conservative enough. This defeat doesn’t change anything for the Democrats and […]

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Controversy over Bergdahl’s release: Sometimes you need to sacrifice your beard in order to save your head

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US foreign policy by on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Controversy over Bergdahl’s release: Sometimes you need to sacrifice your beard in order to save your head

The release of a U.S. Army Sergeant detained by the Taliban after five years of captivity has ignited a political debate about how his release was negotiated. We all agree that the Taliban is a terrorist group. Are five Taliban lives worth one American life? Honestly, the United States didn’t have any choice whether to […]

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Maya Angelou’s death: Death is a thief.

Filed in Current affairs by on May 28, 2014 0 Comments
Maya Angelou’s death: Death is a thief.

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On Russia and Crimea: A bad habit is like fire; you can’t play with it and expect not to get burnt

Filed in Current affairs, US foreign policy by on March 14, 2014 0 Comments
On Russia and Crimea: A bad habit is like fire; you can’t play with it and expect not to get burnt

What is happening between Russia and Ukraine was predictable after the Soviet Union disintegrated. By invading the autonomous Republic of Crimea, a republic made of 58% ethnic Russians, Russia is moving toward fusing its people with the same culture and history. It is logical as long as it is the will of the people of […]

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Rand Paul digs up old Clinton-Lewinsky scandal: No matter how far a man urinates, the last drop always falls at his feet

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Politics by on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
Rand Paul digs up old Clinton-Lewinsky scandal: No matter how far a man urinates, the last drop always falls at his feet

Rand Paul, the Senator of Kentucky, sees himself as the GOP candidate for the US Presidential election of 2016 in the wake of Gov. Chris Christie’s Bridgegate scandal. Good strategy or lack of imagination, the Senator is focusing on Bill Clinton. Why is Rand Paul talking about Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky? The Lewinsky scandal is old. Why […]

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Sharon dies: Fake your death, you will know who loved you

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on January 17, 2014 0 Comments
Sharon dies: Fake your death, you will know who loved you

Sharon is dead. The death of the former Israeli Prime Minister was big news but not a surprise considering he was in a coma for many years.  For Israelis, Sharon was certainly a hero. For Palestinians, this man was the evil that caused so much death defending the State of Israel. Nobody is invincible to […]

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De Blasio sworn in as Mayor, New York: If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on January 2, 2014 0 Comments
De Blasio sworn in as Mayor, New York: If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents

The newly elected mayor of New York City has sworn in officially! Can De Blasio keep his promise to end inequality? Bill De Blasio’s campaign was focused on taxing the wealthy more. His answer to poverty sounds very simplistic. The loss of manufacturing in big cities across the US is certainly the root of its […]

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Nelson Mandela dies: The death of an elderly man is like burning a library

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on December 5, 2013 2 Comments
Nelson Mandela dies: The death of an elderly man is like burning a library

Nelson Mandela is dead, long live Mandela! Mandela left us a great legacy. So much has been said about his life and his achievements, from a freedom fighter to prisoner to a statesman. He was certainly a true incarnation of Ghandi’s vision. Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest men of our time, was an inspiration. Here […]

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Iran nuclear deal a mistake: A bad cook also has his/her share of the bad food

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on November 24, 2013 0 Comments
Iran nuclear deal a mistake: A bad cook also has his/her share of the bad food

While I hate to agree with the Israeli Prime minister, who qualified the new deal between Iran and the West over Iran’s nuclear program as an “historic mistake”, I do. Iran resembles a naughty child in time out (embargo), who promises his parents that he will not be in trouble again. The world knows that […]

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Health Secretary Sebelius must get Obamacare right this time: Success in life largely depends on how you handle your failures.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on November 4, 2013 1 Comment
Health Secretary Sebelius must get Obamacare right this time: Success in life largely depends on how you handle your failures.

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) debut has been a fiasco. It is difficult to comprehend how amateurish the administration has behaved in dealing with something that may be remembered as one of President Obama’s biggest achievement. It is true that a child doesn’t walk the same day that he is born; however, this administration has […]

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