Tag: corruption

The fly that has no one to advise it follows the corpse into the grave.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, Politics, US foreign policy by on November 13, 2009 0 Comments
The fly that has no one to advise it follows the corpse into the grave.

President Obama is considering four options for realigning U.S. strategy in Afghanistan. The decision is a tough one. Despite the call to send more troops by the Republican leaders, who think that the president is too slow in responding to his Generals request, the president should be cautious. For eight years the US Army has […]

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A man accused of stealing a goat should not entertain his visitors with goat’s meat.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on October 8, 2009 0 Comments
A man accused of stealing a goat should not entertain his visitors with goat’s meat.

The US government is in a very bad position regarding the Afghan government. The US commitment to president Karzai appears shaky after fraudulent elections. Several European governments are expressing serious concerns about his leadership. The flow of money from the US is certainly not helping the people of Afghanistan, but rather President Karzai and his […]

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A man who hides a thorn in his foot earns a swelling.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on September 13, 2009 0 Comments
A man who hides a thorn in his foot earns a swelling.

Eight years after the US invasion of Afghanistan, the US still did not found Osama bin Laden. More and more voices are raising against a war that the Americans are not winning. Slowly but surely, the US army is losing where the Soviets with heavy machinery too had failed. The US is stuck between two […]

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Money can even corrupt the virtuous.

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Politics, Religion by on July 25, 2009 0 Comments
Money can even corrupt the virtuous.

Politics and religion are like salt and water. When you mix them up, it makes a salty water which is not necessarily a healthy solution. A total of 44 people have been taken into custody in New Jersey and New York, as a result of a two-year FBI and IRS probe stretching from the Jersey […]

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Every man is the builder of his own hut.

Every man is the builder of his own hut.

President Obama just visited Ghana, his first visit to Africa as president. The whole continent has been so proud to see a son of an African immigrant become the President of the United States. Africa has high expectations that Barack Obama will help her, to the point of forgetting that he’s the President of the […]

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Money cannot buy off death.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 9, 2009 0 Comments
Money cannot buy off death.

The longest-serving head of state in the world, Gabonese president Omar Bongo, just passed away in Spain. The controversial leader — symbol of French imperialism in oil producing countries in Africa — was one of the richest heads of state in the world. Gabon is one of the biggest oil producers in Africa for a […]

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It is more fun doing evil than putting it right.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on June 8, 2009 0 Comments
It is more fun doing evil than putting it right.

The American health care system is broken. During the presidential campaign, candidate Obama promised to fix the ailing system. His plan to repair what many presidents have failed to repair is ambitious. No matter how good his intentions are, he will face a lot of resistance from politicians of both political parties who are hostages […]

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Where there is no shame, there is no honor.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on April 27, 2009 1 Comment
Where there is no shame, there is no honor.

The presidential election in South Africa is over. The ANC won. Jacob Zuma is going to be sworn in as 4th post-apartheid President of South Africa. Jacob Zuma is one of the most controversial political leaders of South Africa, accused of corruption, raping his friend’s daughter, and denying the existence of AIDS. Zuma is a […]

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The most stupid chicken always challenges the wildcat.

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Obama, Strange stuff by on December 10, 2008 0 Comments
The most stupid chicken always challenges the wildcat.

Life is hard. Life is even harder when you are stupid. The big news in the media is the arrest of the Illinois Governor, accused of trying to sell president-elect Obama‘s Senate seat. Last week, he showed up in Chicago to support a protest by laid-off workers at Republic. He said, responding to the press, […]

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Bribery is the enemy of justice

Filed in Justice, Obama, Politics by on December 8, 2008 0 Comments
Bribery is the enemy of justice

In an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press, president-elect Barack Obama said “Days of pork as strategy are over”. I have to say that he took me by surprise. He has so many challenges ahead, I can’t imagine how he’s going to stop the “legal corruption” tolerated by the American people. Corruption in America is […]

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