Tag: elections

If you know the beginning well, the end will not trouble you.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 18, 2009 0 Comments
If you know the beginning well, the end will not trouble you.

The news from Iran is dominating the headlines. A revolution in that country can have a big impact in world affairs, from the war against terrorism to a true dream of peace with the West. Like any other revolution, the protests started slow and have been gaining momentum. Nobody can predict what will happen in […]

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Cactus is bitter only to him who tastes it.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 17, 2009 0 Comments
Cactus is bitter only to him who tastes it.

Definitely, the Islamic Republic of Iran will not be the same country after days of successive protests over the disputed election. How can the rest of the world not believe that this election was rigged if all communications have been cut off and all foreign press banned from reporting? It seems that the determination of […]

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Lying and stealing are next door neighbors.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on June 14, 2009 0 Comments
Lying and stealing are next door neighbors.

The elections in Iran are over. President Ahmadinejad was reelected by a big margin. The news was like a earthquake for his political opponents and also for the rest of the world who saw in this election an opportunity for a regime change in Iran — a hope for a more moderate regime. The rumor […]

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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 antelope who is constantly moving will fall in a pit.

Filed in Economy, McCain, Obama, Politics by on November 12, 2008 0 Comments
The antelope who is constantly moving will fall in a pit.

The presidential election is over. Joe the Plumber is not in the news but another Joe is in the news lately: Joe Lieberman. Joe Lieberman is a Democrat who turned independent, broke with his party over the war in Iraq and is a strong supporter of John McCain. Obviously, he made enemies in the Democratic […]

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Only a stranger who doesn’t know the village marries the witch of the village.

Filed in McCain, Politics, Sarah Palin, US presidential elections by on November 10, 2008 1 Comment
Only a stranger who doesn’t know the village marries the witch of the village.

All kinds of speculation are going around about Sarah Palin from “anonymous sources” close to the McCain campaign. Before the elections, she was called a “diva” by one of John McCain’s staff. After losing the election, things seem to have gotten even more nasty: the blame game and all kind of revelations such as the […]

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An old banana leaf was once young and green.

Filed in McCain, US presidential elections by on November 7, 2008 0 Comments
An old banana leaf was once young and green.

John McCain’s conceding speech was one of the most eloquent speeches that I have ever seen in American politics. The two presidential candidates love their country. Clearly their visions were different. After losing the elections, the blame game started. Many people think that John McCain’s age was a problem, that he was less aggressive with […]

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If a child wants to touch fire, let him touch it; he will learn that fire burns.

Filed in Humor, US presidential elections by on November 6, 2008 0 Comments
If a child wants to touch fire, let him touch it; he will learn that fire burns.

Election fever! A Chapel Hill, NC, 9 year old kid was shocked while stealing McCain yard signs. After McCain supporter Shawn Turschak’s signs disappeared, he took steps to protect them by hooking them up to a power source from an electric pet fence. Watch and judge for yourself: Fanaticism can lead to tragedy. For sure, […]

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Only death itself can end our hope.

Filed in Obama, Politics, US presidential elections by on November 5, 2008 0 Comments
Only death itself can end our hope.

Congratulations to Barack Obama for being elected the 44th President of the United States. The country has come so far to be where it is today. But tomorrow is another day — more challenges are coming ahead. America has a reason to keep hope and faith for a better future. As the Berber of Algeria […]

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The hawk spends its day flying when the forest is on fire.

Filed in McCain, Obama, Politics, US presidential elections by on October 22, 2008 1 Comment
The hawk spends its day flying when the forest is on fire.

The McCain campaign is in a serious position of losing the coming elections. According to the latest CNN polls, in some of the states known traditionally as pro-Republican red states that were won easily by President Bush in 2004, John McCain is losing ground, forcing him and his running mate to campaign hard, flying between […]

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