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Jesse Jackson, Jr., faces allegations of misusing campaign funds: The death that kills a man begins as an appetite

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, Sex-favor-money by on November 23, 2012 0 Comments
Jesse Jackson, Jr., faces allegations of misusing campaign funds: The death that kills a man begins as an appetite

Jesse Jackson, Jr., has resigned from congress amid speculations about his health issues. However, the troubled congressman was not an angel. A few years ago, he was implicated in a scandal that sent Governor Blagojevich to jail over Senator Obama’s senate seat. Recently, rumors of alcoholism and misusing campaign funds have surfaced. The congressman is […]

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RIP Meles Zanawi of Ethiopia: Death is like a robe that, at some point or another, everyone has to wear

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
RIP Meles Zanawi of Ethiopia: Death is like a robe that, at some point or another, everyone has to wear

The recognition of a great leader is by the way he has a positive impact in his country. Meles Zenawi, the Ethiopian leader who just passed on is one of the greatest leaders of our time. Seen by his enemies as a dictator, others saw him as an intellectual with a vision for economic progress […]

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Akin and “legitimate rape”: You can beat a fool half to death but you can’t beat the foolishness out of him

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, US presidential elections by on August 22, 2012 0 Comments
Akin and “legitimate rape”: You can beat a fool half to death but you can’t beat the foolishness out of him

If there is a conservative who is not sleeping right now, it is Todd Akin of Missouri. His “legitimate rape” remark ignited a firestorm. His comment was clearly a belief, not a mistatement. How in the world are the basic rights of women decided by men? What is the difference between the Mollah of Iran and the […]

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Betty Ford dies at the age of 93: The dying man is not saved by medicine

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
Betty Ford dies at the age of 93: The dying man is not saved by medicine

The death of a public figure such as Betty Ford is big news, not to mention a reminder that, as we get older, we are approaching our own death. Betty Ford died at the age of 93. She had a good life. She will be remembered for the good things that she did to advance […]

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Al Qaeda will retaliate: A kick of a dying horse is more dangerous than that of a living horse

Al Qaeda will retaliate: A kick of a dying horse is more dangerous than that of a living horse

If you cut the head off a snake, the rest is a rope. The death of bin Laden deals a serious blow to Al Qaeda.  Since the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death, there are two type of skeptics: those supporters of Osama who refuse to trust their own ears and those who refuse to […]

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Mugabe’s treatment of farmers like Mike Campbell shameful: Death does not sound a trumpet

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on April 12, 2011 0 Comments
Mugabe’s treatment of farmers like Mike Campbell shameful: Death does not sound a trumpet

Mike Campbell has died. Many of you have never heard about Mike Campbell. This white Zimbabwean farmer was a victim of racism; he was beaten by a Mugabe Black militia group and lost his land. Campbell took President Mugabe to court and won his case, but in a dictatorship, the dictator ignores the law. Mr. Campbell certainly, […]

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Former Israeli President Katsav convicted of rape: The death that kills a man begins as an appetite

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on March 25, 2011 0 Comments
Former Israeli President Katsav convicted of rape: The death that kills a man begins as an appetite

Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav has been sentenced by a panel of three judges in Tel Aviv to seven years in jail for sexual assault and rape. He also has been ordered to pay compensation to his two victims. It is a national embarrassment for the Jewish state. Sexual appetite and power are the worst […]

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Warren Christopher dies at 85: The end of life is death

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Warren Christopher dies at 85: The end of life is death

America has lost one of its best known and respected top diplomats. Warren Christopher died at the age of 85. He was one of the figures that symbolized America during the Bill Clinton administration. Mr. Christopher had a long public service career and worked for peace in the Balkans. Good things do not last forever. Unfortunately, you cannot […]

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America loses last WWI veteran Frank Buckles: The death of an elderly man is like a burning library

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America loses last WWI veteran Frank Buckles: The death of an elderly man is like a burning library

America has lost its last World War I veteran. Not only did he serve in WWI, he also served in World War II and was a Japanese prisoner of war.  Frank Buckles died after his 110th birthday. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetary, but will not be honored in the US Capitol. Common sense […]

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Elizabeth Edwards succumbs to cancer: Death is a thief

Filed in Current affairs, Tragedy by on December 8, 2010 0 Comments
Elizabeth Edwards succumbs to cancer: Death is a thief

Elizabeth Edwards has lost her battle against breast cancer. For many of us who admired her, she is dead physically but her spirit will stay forever among us. She will always be remembered as a great woman. Rest in peace, Elizabeth! As the Bangala of Congo say, “Death is a thief”.  

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