US presidential elections

Hillary Clinton for President: A drum that is sounded loudly will soon split

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US presidential elections by on August 11, 2013 0 Comments
Hillary Clinton for President: A drum that is sounded loudly will soon split

Hillary Clinton for President is now a slogan. More than three years before the next US Presidential election, the name of Hillary Clinton is back in the news as a potential Democratic candidate and future “Madam President.” It is too soon to project her victory but it is surely wise not to be overconfident that […]

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The failure of Mitt Romney is a warning to the Republican party: The fall of a dead leaf is a warning to the green ones

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US presidential elections by on November 8, 2012 1 Comment
The failure of Mitt Romney is a warning to the Republican party: The fall of a dead leaf is a warning to the green ones

Losing an election is hard. Blaming the loser for failing, especially when it comes from your own political family, makes it even harder. Mitt Romney certainly thought that he had the best team to make his campaign successful. While the presidential front runner is the captain of the ship, he has the responsibility to choose […]

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Republican party loses bid for White House because of exclusion: The teeth that stick together are the ones to bite the meat

Filed in Current affairs, US presidential elections by on November 7, 2012 0 Comments
Republican party loses bid for White House because of exclusion: The teeth that stick together are the ones to bite the meat

The Republican party should drink a cold glass of water and learn some lessons from losing the presidency again. The party of White men, and intolerant of others, they need to learn that winning the US presidency is not a matter of clan, tribe, or race. The winning spirit is to bring everybody together for a common […]

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Governor Romney has nothing to lose: A dead donkey does not fear the hyena

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US presidential elections by on November 6, 2012 0 Comments
Governor Romney has nothing to lose: A dead donkey does not fear the hyena

The last day of a presidential campaign is like a finishing line. Each candidate hopes that he has done enough to secure a victory. The outcomes of this tight election are uncertain. The past has proven that “the greatest country on earth” is unable to organize a fair election. The American electoral system itself is […]

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Christie describes Obama’s response to Sandy as outstanding: He who lives in the attic knows where the roof leaks

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US presidential elections by on October 30, 2012 0 Comments
Christie describes Obama’s response to Sandy as outstanding: He who lives in the attic knows where the roof leaks

Storms bring good and bad news. Sandy has brought a lot of destruction and surprises. As one of Obama’s critics, who could believe that Governor Christie of New Jersey, could describe President Obama’s response to this gigantic storm as “outstanding”? Those who are critical of the role of the government should think again. The government […]

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Trump, Palin, Coulter gaffs: A foolish head weakens the feet

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US presidential elections by on October 29, 2012 0 Comments
Trump, Palin, Coulter gaffs: A foolish head weakens the feet

Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, and and Ann Coulter seem to believe that they own America and have the right to denigrate the President of the United States. Clearly these people have trouble accepting someone different than a White man in the White House. Why don’t they go into exile and come back after the president’s term […]

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Colin Powell endorses Obama: A snake can shed its skin but it still remains a snake

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, US presidential elections by on October 28, 2012 0 Comments
Colin Powell endorses Obama: A snake can shed its skin but it still remains a snake

The controversy over Colin Powell’s endorsement for Obama is a fact of American life. American society is very polarized. It is possible that Colin Powell chose Obama based on his skin color. How many Black Americans voted for Obama because he is Black? Over 90%. Why has Obama had trouble winning the votes of White males? The […]

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Romney and Obama have similar foreign policy views: Languages differ but coughs are the same

Romney and Obama have similar foreign policy views: Languages differ but coughs are the same

The latest presidential debate was not a big surprise. Mitt Romney was the underdog who could not compete against an experienced president in foreign affairs. Both candidates agreed about almost everything, which is not unusual. US foreign policy has been the same, administration after administration. However, last night’s debate also exposed Mitt Romney’s simplistic vision […]

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Obama wins debate: The strength of a man is measured by his ability to stand up after falling

Filed in Politics, US presidential elections by on October 16, 2012 0 Comments
Obama wins debate: The strength of a man is measured by his ability to stand up after falling

It is clear that President Obama came on strong in his second presidential debate. It is unclear if he will score some points in the polls. For sure, the president was very focused. The question is, how many people will fall into the trap of misleading facts? President Obama was able to lift his head […]

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After the first debate, President Obama can’t relax: Do not dispose of the monkey’s tail before he is dead

Filed in Current affairs, US presidential elections by on October 5, 2012 0 Comments
After the first debate, President Obama can’t relax: Do not dispose of the monkey’s tail before he is dead

The first presidential debate went well for Mitt Romney, less well for President Obama. It is unclear if the president was not feeling well, or his mind was on his 20th marriage anniversary, or maybe he underestimated his opponent. It is difficult to say. For sure, this first debate put the president on the defensive. […]

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