Tag: fear

9/11: Americans’ lives have been changed forever, but life continues: One cannot stop sleeping in fear of bad dreams

Filed in Current affairs by on September 4, 2011 0 Comments
9/11: Americans’ lives have been changed forever, but life continues: One cannot stop sleeping in fear of bad dreams

Quietly but surely, America is facing the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Is Al-Qaeda planning a spectacular attack to “celebrate” their best success against “the country of great Satan?” No one knows. Every year, when we approach the infamous date of 9/11, the fear is symbolized by the controversial scanners that are supposed to prevent more attacks […]

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Bravo to the people of Japan: The brave man is not he who doesn’t feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, Tragedy by on March 15, 2011 0 Comments
Bravo to the people of Japan: The brave man is not he who doesn’t feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear

 Despite being hit hard by a  natural calamity, the Japanese people have demonstrated why they have a reputation for being composed in the face of danger. The latest news of explosions at nuclear reactors that are putting the people at high risk of radiation is making life even more difficult. Stoic as usual, the people of Japan […]

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Matter of time before US loses super power status: The lion’s power lies in our fear of him

Filed in Current affairs, Economy, financial crisis, foreign affairs by on February 11, 2011 1 Comment
Matter of time before US loses super power status: The lion’s power lies in our fear of him

The IMF (International Monetary Fund) has called for a dollar alternative as the world’s reserve currency. That move symbolizes the decline of US power and influence in the world. Like an old lion, the US scares with its name, not by its power, anymore. The rising of China scares many in the US. But the truth […]

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Tucson Highlights Obama’s Risk: The brave man is not he who doesn’t feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, Tragedy by on January 12, 2011 0 Comments
Tucson Highlights Obama’s Risk: The brave man is not he who doesn’t feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

For those of us who worry about President Obama’s safety, the shooting in Tucson is a reminder of the danger that he faces everyday. Having lived in the US for almost fifteen years under three Presidents, I have never seen such a boiling political climate in American politics before. I do believe that the election […]

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Prevent Iran from making a nuclear weapon: When the head of a snake is cut off, the rest of his body is an ordinary rope

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, US foreign policy by on December 3, 2010 1 Comment
Prevent Iran from making a nuclear weapon: When the head of a snake is cut off, the rest of his body is an ordinary rope

The whistleblower site Wikileaks has certainly succeeded in getting world attention. It also helps us to know what world leaders think in the shadows and the way they play a double game between nations on important international matters. So far, the countries of the Arab Gulf are certainly the ones being shamed in their stand against […]

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New York Bomb Scare: A person who is stung by a bee fears a big housefly.

Filed in Current affairs by on May 9, 2010 0 Comments
New York Bomb Scare: A person who is stung by a bee fears a big housefly.

The people of New York are traumatized after a series of terrorism attacks. Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad has increased the panic even more. The RFK bridge was closed because of an abondoned U-Haul truck. A cooler full of water forced police to clear the street and call in a bomb squad. The NYPD bomb squad and […]

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A known mistake is better than an unknown truth.

Filed in Current affairs, Strange stuff by on October 16, 2009 0 Comments
A known mistake is better than an unknown truth.

The whole world has watched the odyssey of the Balloon Boy. As parents, many had chills, feeling the pain and fear of his parents. The good thing is that the boy is fine. Live on TV, people have been speculating, pointing fingers to the child’s parents for bad parenting or wondering if this is about […]

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The person who has not traveled widely thinks his or her mother is the best cook.

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Politics by on August 17, 2009 0 Comments
The person who has not traveled widely thinks his or her mother is the best cook.

Earlier this week, former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin condemned Obama‘s plans to introduce a public heath insurance scheme as an “evil” move that would result in “death panels,” deciding who would live or die. As usual when any American administration has touched the button of health care reform, the conservatives send a rain of […]

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The man who has mounted an elephant will not fear the bark of a dog.

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Politics by on July 24, 2009 0 Comments
The man who has mounted an elephant will not fear the bark of a dog.

Health care reform efforts by the White House are under a firestorm of criticism from the GOP. In reality, this is a war between rich and poor. The more fortunate people are, the more they are likely to not support health care reform. The Republicans are talking openly of their desire to stop health care […]

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It is better to be loved than feared.

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Politics by on May 4, 2009 0 Comments
It is better to be loved than feared.

The Republican party has started the National Council for America, a series of town hall meetings across the US. This initiative shows clearly how serious things are for the GOP. Their goal is to reshape the image of their party: to listen to their base and change the direction of their party. The GOP is […]

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