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George W. Bush is right : The greatest truth is the simplest one.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on July 14, 2013 1 Comment
George W. Bush is right : The greatest truth is the simplest one.

Bush’s statement this week on immigration reform was right on target. The ex-president told attendees at a naturalization ceremony on Wednesday: “We’re a nation of immigrants, and we must uphold that tradition, which has strengthened our country in so many ways. “I hope during the debate that we keep a benevolent spirit in mind, and we understand […]

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America and immigration: The gourd’s neck cannot be straightened in its old age.

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Politics by on June 20, 2013 0 Comments
America and immigration: The gourd’s neck cannot be straightened in its old age.

US border security is the key to reduce the flow of illegal immigrants coming from Mexico; although, not all the illegal aliens in the US come from Mexico. They come from different regions of our planet. The number of illegal immigrants in the United States  remains unclear. Statistics about immigration estimate the number of the […]

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Chris Christie’s special election: There is a reason why a cock…

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on June 4, 2013 0 Comments
Chris Christie’s special election: There is a reason why a cock…

Governor Chris Christie‘s decision to have a special election this year to fill New Jersey’s vacant Senate seat has made many in his own political party angry. Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey has qualified his decision as “debilitating stupidity.” Seen as a centrist by his style of governing his state, Chris Christie is showing […]

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McCain visits Syria: A dog has four legs but follows only one path

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US foreign policy by on May 31, 2013 0 Comments
McCain visits Syria: A dog has four legs but follows only one path

Senator McCain‘s surprise trip to Syria can be seen as a persuasive move to influence the US government to support the rebels. Syria is a strategic country. The fall of the Assad regime means the asphyxia of Hezbollah in Lebanon. Behind US foreign policy is the protection of Israeli interests. The US is like a big […]

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Michele Bachmann leaving congress: The cleverness of a woman is worse than witchcraft

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Politics by on May 29, 2013 0 Comments
Michele Bachmann leaving congress: The cleverness of a woman is worse than witchcraft

Michele Bachmann, spokesperson of the Tea Party, has announced that she is not running for reelection. She is retiring not because she is tired of politics, but because she is under investigation for campaign finance violations. You may think that those who want to change “Washington” would be better than those in Washington now; unfortunately, it […]

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Weiner declares candidacy for New York City mayor: No matter how long a log floats on the river, it will never be a crocodile

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on May 23, 2013 1 Comment
Weiner declares candidacy for New York City mayor: No matter how long a log floats on the river, it will never be a crocodile

Disgraced politicians are returning to the spotlight recently. In politics, a scandal can be fatal. But some politicians have managed to return from the “grave” to be reelected. Now we have two public figures, one a Democrat and the other a Republican, caught in the most bizarre scandals. The first had an affair with an […]

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IRS targets Tea Party: He who falls victim to his enemies can expect no mercy

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Politics by on May 19, 2013 2 Comments
IRS targets Tea Party: He who falls victim to his enemies can expect no mercy

Recent IRS actions have reinforced conservative conspiracy theories. The irony is that the Tea Party is acting like they got a surprise ice cold shower. The Muslim Americans and Muslim nonprofits that endure worse screening from the IRS do not cry as loudly. We all agree that profiling conservative groups was wrong. This scandal is […]

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Benghazi stain on Obama’s presidency: Every head has its own kind of headache

Benghazi stain on Obama’s presidency: Every head has its own kind of headache

The handling of the Benghazi terror attack by the Obama administration has been a failure. It was naive to think that an American consulate in Libya could be safe. The worst part was to conceal the truth for political reasons. If the truth had known during the presidential election, President Obama would be in serious trouble of winning his […]

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Jason Collins is gay: Truth is like fire: it cannot be hidden under dry leaves

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Marriage, Politics by on April 29, 2013 1 Comment
Jason Collins is gay: Truth is like fire: it cannot be hidden under dry leaves

Being a gay is certainly not a crime. But being gay and Black is like being struck twice by lightning. President Obama’s call of support to basketball star Jason Collins, who just came out publicly, is also a recognition that the world is changing and every one of us should adapt to the new reality. Jason Collins’ decision […]

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The failure of past immigration reform: When weeds invade the land, it means the owner is absent

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
The failure of past immigration reform: When weeds invade the land, it means the owner is absent

A country of immigrants will always be a promised land for new immigrants. America needs to solve its immigration problem. For years immigration reform has failed due to a lack of a political will. Now, a  group of lawmakers has proposed a path for immigration reform. Those who believe that they own the land, the oxygen, […]

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