Tag: Arabs

Haitians Still Homeless: A promise is a cloud, fulfillment is rain.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on July 13, 2010 0 Comments
Haitians Still Homeless: A promise is a cloud, fulfillment is rain.

It is disappointing to know that six months after the devasting earthquake that hit Haiti, the suffering is still visible. 1000s of Haitians are still homeless. Many countries promised to help rebuild. In reality, billions of dollars pledged might not come through. The Haitians have no choice to turn their faith to God and Voodoo. As […]

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s rhetoric: A good orator makes us see with our ears.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on February 17, 2010 0 Comments
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s rhetoric: A good orator makes us see with our ears.

When Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks, the West goes crazy. Tension is mounting between Iran and the United States and its allies about the nuclear matter. President Ahmadinejad understands that his words are carefully analyzed by his enemies. Clearly there is a sense of fear over the idea of a nuclear Iran. Iran’s neighbors know […]

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The Army is a school for killers.

Filed in Current affairs, US foreign policy by on November 11, 2009 0 Comments
The Army is a school for killers.

John Muhammad (the D.C. sniper) and Timothy McVeigh (convicted of bombing the Alfred P. Murray Building in Oklahoma, killing 168 people) are connected in one way. They belonged to the military. Despite what they have done, definitely on some level, they are victims of wars. Many of the soldiers who return from war are mentally […]

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The cockroach cannot be innocent in a court where the hen is judge.

Filed in Current affairs, Tragedy by on November 7, 2009 0 Comments
The cockroach cannot be innocent in a court where the hen is judge.

Doctors are trained to save lives, not to take away lives. What happened at Fort Hood, Texas, is a pure tragedy. This painful moment has given an opportunity to those who breath hatred to shoot at anything that is Muslim or Arabic. Many things have been said about Major Nidal Malik Hasan, good and bad, […]

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A secret for two is soon a secret for nobody.

Filed in Current affairs, Strange stuff by on October 24, 2009 1 Comment
A secret for two is soon a secret for nobody.

Mayumi Heene, the mother of the 6 year old boy once feared missing inside a runaway helium balloon, has admitted the whole saga was a hoax, according to court documents released Friday. The couple knew all along that their son was hiding in their house. She and Richard had instructed their three children to lie […]

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Ask for your wife’s advice and then do the opposite.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on September 8, 2009 0 Comments
Ask for your wife’s advice and then do the opposite.

I listened to Laura Bush, the wife of the former president George W. Bush, coming to the defense of President Obama‘s back-to-school speech. At least she has some sense. She sounds like a Democrat who is married to a conservative. Many questions come to mind about this woman: a woman who is clearly intelligent and […]

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No crowd ever waited at the gates of patience.

Filed in Current affairs, Economy, Politics by on July 21, 2009 0 Comments
No crowd ever waited at the gates of patience.

The latest polls show that president Obama‘s approval poll is down compared to three months ago. Honestly, this should not be a surprise because he was elected with such high expectations. He inherited a very unique situation: two wars and an economy in recession. In bad times, people are impatient to see results and all […]

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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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Bribery makes both parties happy.

Filed in Current affairs by on June 13, 2009 0 Comments
Bribery makes both parties happy.

Many people die every year from tobacco-related diseases. In fact, cigarettes are the main cause of preventable deaths. Today, congress sent legislation to the White House granting the federal government the authority to regulate and restrict cigarettes. The FDA will require tobacco companies to reveal the contents of their products. The question is, because the […]

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Blind eyes see better than blind hearts.

Filed in Current affairs, Tragedy by on June 6, 2009 1 Comment
Blind eyes see better than blind hearts.

President Obama became the first US president to visit the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany. He reiterated once again his message to those who denied the suffering of the Jewish people. Seeing the Nazi ovens of the Buchenwald concentration camp in person dwarfs learning about it from a history class or from a book. You […]

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