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Jim Bunning’s Filibuster Ends: An empty sack cannot stand.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on March 3, 2010 0 Comments
Jim Bunning’s Filibuster Ends: An empty sack cannot stand.

Finally, Jim Bunning‘s filibuster of a $10 billion package that extends benefits for unemployed workers and pays for road projects has ended in a deal with the Democrats. He claims his concern is national debt and its legacy for future generations, but his Senate record has shown that he supported most of the Bush administration spending. When […]

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Health care reform: Success is a ladder which cannot be climbed with hands in your pockets.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on December 21, 2009 0 Comments
Health care reform: Success is a ladder which cannot be climbed with hands in your pockets.

The health care reform debate has left the Democratic party fractured despite the announcement by the Senate majority leader that they have reached the 60 votes needed to pass this bill. There is no doubt that they will be politically rewarded at the end of this long and painful war. Howard Dean, the ex-Democratic party […]

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When a chick ignores its mother’s warning, the eagle grasps it for a meal.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on November 5, 2009 0 Comments
When a chick ignores its mother’s warning, the eagle grasps it for a meal.

Both Democrats and Republicans are claiming victory for the latest elections in New Jersey, Virginia, and New York. Regardless of which side you are on, the truth is that when the economy is bad, people reject the political party in power. This election is a referendum on the president, but it is also a referendum […]

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A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.

Filed in Current affairs by on October 25, 2009 0 Comments
A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.

A group of liberal activists just launched a new ad targeting President Obama about  his campaign promises regarding a public insurance option. President Obama and the Democrats are certainly under a lot of pressure.The latest poll shows that 57% of Americans are in favor of a public option for health care. The presidential elections are […]

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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 beggar won’t mind being insulted.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on September 11, 2009 0 Comments
A beggar won’t mind being insulted.

President Obama has accepted the apology from South Carolina Senator Joe Wilson for shouting “You lie!” while the president was delivering his speech to a joint session of congress. The whole point of that joint session was to listen to President Obama’s health care reforms in detail. The aftermath of this regrettable incident has been […]

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A long beard and a rosary will not make you a priest.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics, Religion by on May 5, 2009 0 Comments
A long beard and a rosary will not make you a priest.

According to a new poll by the Pew Forum & Public Life, more than 54% of Americans who go church at least once a week are likely to support the torture of prisoners and think that the use of torture against suspected terrorists is often or sometimes justified. Religion plays an important role in American […]

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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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A woman who offers sex to everyone will get kicked by everyone.

Filed in Current affairs, Tragedy by on April 14, 2009 0 Comments
A woman who offers sex to everyone will get kicked by everyone.

Marilyn Chambers, the famed porn star of the 70s, was found dead in her Santa Clarita home in California. The cause of death is still unknown. Marilyn Chambers was known for her graphic and fearless sex scenes including lesbian, oral, and interracial scenes. At some point in her life she was struggling with alcoholism and […]

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Life is like a ballet performance–danced only once.

Filed in Current affairs, Tragedy by on March 27, 2009 0 Comments
Life is like a ballet performance–danced only once.

America has just lost one of it very remarkable sons: John Hope Franklin. Professor Emeritus of History at Duke University, his death is a big loss for humanity. His life is an inspiration for all of us who admired his work. His death is like a library caught on fire and transformed to ashes. He […]

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