Tag: America

Obama must pretend to agree on the mosque at ground zero: A chief in the village never sees the devil

Filed in Current affairs by on August 15, 2010 0 Comments
Obama must pretend to agree on the mosque at ground zero: A chief in the village never sees the devil

President Obama is the President of the United of America. President Obama’s support for the controversial idea of building a mosque near ground zero, is “fake” support. He does not have a choice. He does not want to be seen as a divisive president but rather one for unity, respect of minority rights, and freedom of […]

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Happy Independence Day: A man is called a drunkard when he misbehaves, not when he drinks.

Filed in Current affairs by on July 4, 2010 0 Comments
Happy Independence Day: A man is called a drunkard when he misbehaves, not when he drinks.

America is 234 years old today. Happy birthday, America! Independence Day is an opportunity for families to get together and enjoy fireworks, food, and alcohol. Like any other celebration, excess of anything is a bad thing. Accidents happen. Amateurs are injured by mishandling fireworks. Overeating leads to cholic. The worse of all is alcohol, especially when combined […]

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Dorothy Height and Benjamin Hooks Tribute: Angels bend down their wings to a seeker of knowledge.

Filed in Current affairs by on April 22, 2010 2 Comments
Dorothy Height and Benjamin Hooks Tribute: Angels bend down their wings to a seeker of knowledge.

Two icons of civil rights in America have died: Dorothy Irene Height and Benjamin Hooks. Their lives inspired many of us who believe in freedom and equality. Their efforts and fights have paid off. We all agree that equality, justice, and freedom are not easy to achieve. America still has a long way to go. Thank […]

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It is no shame at all to work for money.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, Sarah Palin by on November 17, 2009 0 Comments
It is no shame at all to work for money.

Going Rogue, the well-publicized book of Sarah Palin, the former Vice-Presidential candidate, is out. Depending on which side they are — Democrats or Republicans — Sarah Palin has the right to express her views about her extraordinary experience during the presidential election. Politics in America is biased. The press is biased to the point of […]

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Death is a black camel which kneels at every man’s gate. Sooner or later you must ride the camel.

Filed in Current affairs by on July 19, 2009 0 Comments
Death is a black camel which kneels at every man’s gate. Sooner or later you must ride the camel.

Walter Cronkite, the most well-known and respected figure in the American media, has passed away. For many of us who were not born in the U.S., Walter Cronkite was the image of America for decades. He died at the age of 92. At the height of his career, Cronkite was the most trusted and well-respected […]

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Nothing wipes your tears away but your own hand.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 22, 2009 0 Comments
Nothing wipes your tears away but your own hand.

Health care in America is the debate of the moment. Most Americans agree that there are problems with the existing health care system. Despite his ambitious plan to make health care affordable to the millions of Americans without health care, the president is facing big opposition within his own political party. There is no hope […]

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If man is a river, then woman is a bridge.

Filed in Current affairs, Justice by on May 28, 2009 1 Comment
If man is a river, then woman is a bridge.

The nomination of judge Sotomayor as Supreme Court Justice is certainly the news of the moment. I have been reading about her life and am very inspired by it. From where she was to where she is today, I have say it is a great achievement. She has been nominated not because she is a […]

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A weapon is an enemy even to its owner.

Filed in Current affairs, Economy, Tragedy by on April 5, 2009 0 Comments
A weapon is an enemy even to its owner.

In this tough economic time, violence is on the increase in America. The mass murders lately are a reflection of how bad things are right now. Violence has always existed in America. Weapons are part of the American culture. America is a victim of its own culture. Should Americans complain about having too many weapons […]

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A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness.

Filed in Current affairs by on February 13, 2009 0 Comments
A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness.

President Abraham Lincoln should be celebrating in his grave, celebrating his 200th birthday. Abraham Lincoln is, no contest, one of the greatest presidents of the United States. Blacks were blessed by God to have Abraham Lincoln at a crucial time in American history. Today we are celebrating an African American president because of Abraham Lincoln. […]

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Excuses are always mixed with lies.

Filed in Politics by on February 3, 2009 0 Comments
Excuses are always mixed with lies.

Tom Daschle, President Obama‘s nominee for health secretary, failed to pay $128,000 in taxes. The story is big news and a big surprise to everyone, especially when you think about the position that he held at one point in the American Senate. Definitely, the law makers are not good examples and apply double standards between […]

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