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Messiah Scott Brown: A bald-headed man will not grow hair by getting excited.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on January 22, 2010 0 Comments
Messiah Scott Brown: A bald-headed man will not grow hair by getting excited.

The euphoria among the conservatives after the surprise victory of Scott Brown in the Massachusetts special election is a delirious happiness. Many in the GOP already see this fresh figure as their next leader, their next presidential candidate. The GOP has the right to dream, especially after a long period in the dark. But the […]

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Obama, Bush, and Clinton rally around Haiti: Once the teeth are together they can crack the bone.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, Tragedy by on January 17, 2010 0 Comments
Obama, Bush, and Clinton rally around Haiti: Once the teeth are together they can crack the bone.

The wretched of the earth, Haiti still is at the center of the news after its tragic earthquake. Sometimes, bad things are good things in the long run. The world is responding to the suffering of the Haitian people. For the first time in its history, Haiti is about to receive millions, maybe billions, of […]

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The same sun that melts the wax hardens the clay.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on November 14, 2009 0 Comments
The same sun that melts the wax hardens the clay.

The announcement by the U.S. Attorney General about the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed being in New York has created a controversy. Many voices on the right and the left have either supported or voiced some concerns about it. Honestly, I am not sure what the motivations are of the Obama administration for choosing New […]

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If a frog leaves the swamp for the mountains, it means it is in danger.

Filed in Current affairs by on November 12, 2009 0 Comments
If a frog leaves the swamp for the mountains, it means it is in danger.

Lou Dobbs, the controversial CNN anchor, is leaving CNN for an unknown destination. Many believe that, based on his extremist views on immigration and his anti-Hispanic rhetoric, he is likely moving to either Fox News, a network channel that shares a lot of his views, or his afternoon radio show. Lou Dobbs has become an […]

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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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No man can paddle two canoes at the same time.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on October 27, 2009 0 Comments
No man can paddle two canoes at the same time.

The opening arguments in the trial of the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was adjourned. He has chosen to boycott his war crimes trial, claiming that he did not have enough time to prepare his defense. This man who has caused so much suffering by masterminding Serb atrocities and ethnic cleansing campaigns against Croats […]

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If you ignore your own relatives you will serve the outsiders.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on October 20, 2009 0 Comments
If you ignore your own relatives you will serve the outsiders.

Senator Burris, the controversial senator who replaced Barack Obama in the Senate, is back in the news. For a long time, he was ignored by his Democratic colleagues. Some even asked him to resign for lying to investigators regarding Rod Bragojevich‘s attempts to sell Obama’s Senate seat. Now Burris is in a position to let […]

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The cultivator is alone, but those who eat are many.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on October 15, 2009 0 Comments
The cultivator is alone, but those who eat are many.

Senator Snowe’s “yes” vote in the Senate Finance Committee was a shock to both liberals and conservatives. At least there are still some people in the Republican party (which is now seen as party of obstructionism) who know why they participate in politics: to serve people. Her vote makes a lot of sense. Her personal […]

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When a plate is covered, its contents are hidden.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on October 13, 2009 1 Comment
When a plate is covered, its contents are hidden.

Pakistan has been hit by a series of bombs in the last seven days, confirming that — despite financial and material support from the US — what appears to be the war on terror by the US is in reality the Pakistani’s problem. The flow of US dollars to support the Pakistani government does not […]

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There is always a winner, even in a monkey’s beauty contest.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, olympics by on October 3, 2009 0 Comments
There is always a winner, even in a monkey’s beauty contest.

Obama and Chicago have lost their bid to host the 2016 Olympics to Brazil. Obama’s rhetoric was not enough to overcome longstanding anti-American sentiment that had been deepening in recent years. The loss of Chicago is a victory for Obama’s political opponents. The shock is huge! President Obama’s failure to bring the Olympics to his […]

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