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Democrats need to be more assertive: He who is unable to dance blames it on the stony yard

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on December 9, 2010 0 Comments
Democrats need to be more assertive: He who is unable to dance blames it on the stony yard

After winning the extension of low tax rates for the rich known as the Bush tax cuts, the GOP is setting the tone in Washington. Now, they are claiming that there is no time left to debate and vote on the defense authorization bill, which includes the repeal of the discriminatory law “don’t ask, don’t tell.” What […]

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Obama criticized for vacation: Flies’ legs, like the tongues of critics, land on whatever they find

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on August 20, 2010 0 Comments
Obama criticized for vacation: Flies’ legs, like the tongues of critics, land on whatever they find

Why it is that any time the President of the Unites States takes a vacation it becomes the beginning of criticism? We have seen all kinds of complaints about everything from the President’s wife travelling to Spain, the president’s vacation to Maine, and the president celebrating his birthday in Chicago. The latest controversy is the […]

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Ted Stevens dead: The good milking cow is praised after her death

Filed in Current affairs by on August 11, 2010 1 Comment
Ted Stevens dead: The good milking cow is praised after her death

The death of former Alaska senator Ted Stevens is like an earthquake. He was one of the most visible figures in American politics. Who could believe that this man who survived one airplane crash died on another airplane crash? Destiny is just something that we as humans cannot control. The 86 year old had a […]

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Precious Minerals Found in Afghanistan: A wealthy man will always have followers.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 15, 2010 0 Comments
Precious Minerals Found in Afghanistan: A wealthy man will always have followers.

The discovery of valuable mineral resources by US geologists in Afghanistan has been received like a bomb. Afghanistan, seen for many years as a source of opium, a country of wars, and place of poverty is seen now as a country of interest. It is not a secret that under the cover of war, there […]

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Winnie Mandela accuses Nelson Mandela of letting down Black people: The bitter heart eats its owner

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on March 11, 2010 0 Comments
Winnie Mandela accuses Nelson Mandela of letting down Black people: The bitter heart eats its owner

Winnie Mandela, ex-wife of the former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela, is under a lot of criticism for accusing her ex-husband of letting down Black people living in South Africa. Since their divorce, Winnie Mandela has been involved in many controversies and accused of using Nelson Mandela’s image for personal […]

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Massive earthquake hits Chile: If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, Tragedy by on February 28, 2010 1 Comment
Massive earthquake hits Chile: If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.

Definitely, nature is not giving us a break. After a devastating earthquake that struck Haiti weeks ago, another earthquake has struck Chile Saturday and is triggering tsunami that put other nations around the Pacific Ocean in danger. The South American country’s infrastructures are damaged and the number of deaths still raising. I see the world […]

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Democrats losing ground in Congress: Do not laugh at the fallen. You may find slippery roads ahead.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on February 23, 2010 0 Comments
Democrats losing ground in Congress: Do not laugh at the fallen. You may find slippery roads ahead.

Indiana Senator Evan Bayh, a Democrat, is not running for reelection. He claimed that Congress is not operating as it should. While his decision is courageous, many see him as a quitter. Democrats and Republicans tend to blame each other for not achieving what the American people expect them to do: serve them. Quitting is not […]

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Don’t ask, don’t tell: Languages differ but coughs are the same.

Filed in Current affairs by on February 4, 2010 1 Comment
Don’t ask, don’t tell: Languages differ but coughs are the same.

Discrimination is wrong! Discrimination against gays and lesbians in the US military is even worse. In the face of danger, a gay or lesbian service member faces the same danger as a straight service member. A bullet does not discriminate. I have never seen a casket of a dead soldier from Iraq or Afghanistan labeled […]

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Obama vs. GOP: Live together like brothers and do business like strangers.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on January 30, 2010 2 Comments
Obama vs. GOP: Live together like brothers and do business like strangers.

The dirty part of American politics is the division, like a coconut with a big crack in the shell. You lose the milk and it’s almost impossible to put it together again. Consider: Tea Party vs. MoveOn.org Republicans vs. Democrats Blue states vs. Red states Liberal vs. Extremists The constitution of the United States of […]

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The eyes are of little use if the mind is blind.

The eyes are of little use if the mind is blind.

The Nobel Peace Prize won by Barack Hussein Obama has stunned the world. For those who follow  international relations, it is not a  surprise at all. Obama is certainly not a prophet in his own country. Most of his critics come from the US. The criticism comes mostly from his political opponents, the conservatives who […]

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