Tag: Nigeria

A man who is trampled to death by an elephant is a man who is blind and deaf.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on September 28, 2009 0 Comments
A man who is trampled to death by an elephant is a man who is blind and deaf.

Despite the tough talk of President Obama and his European allies about Iran, once again President Ahmadinejad and his regime have fired test missiles to show their “muscles” and show that Iran is prepared to head off any military attack. Many questions crossed my mind this morning when I heard the news. Being stubborn can […]

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A man with a cough cannot conceal himself.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on August 31, 2009 0 Comments
A man with a cough cannot conceal himself.

US Attorney General Eric Holder‘s decision to investigate whether the CIA abused terror suspects during the Bush years has once again forced former Dick Cheney to speak out. Not only does he seem very allergic to any investigation about torture, but his attitude shows clearly who was responsible for what in the Bush regime. What […]

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He who does not look ahead always remains behind.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on August 24, 2009 0 Comments
He who does not look ahead always remains behind.

Convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi flew home from a Scottish prison on Thursday, freed by the Scottish government on compassionate grounds because doctors say Megrahi’s cancer will kill him within three months. This decision has generated a lot of criticism from the US and British governments. What creates the fury among the families […]

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Many words do not fill a basket.

Many words do not fill a basket.

Top Israeli and US officials are meeting to discuss the options on the table to engage Iran regarding its nuclear program. We all know that this matter has been in the news for a while. Both sides are not giving any sign of backing up. Iran is claiming that its nuclear program is peaceful. The […]

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A razor may be sharper than an ax, but it cannot cut wood.

Filed in Current affairs by on July 18, 2009 2 Comments
A razor may be sharper than an ax, but it cannot cut wood.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People just turned 100 years old. While many people of color are happy about the election of the first man of color as President of the United States, racial inequalities are still very visible in American society. President Obama‘s speech at the centennial ceremony can be described […]

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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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A bad habit that lasts more than a year may turn into a custom.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on July 9, 2009 0 Comments
A bad habit that lasts more than a year may turn into a custom.

Once again North Korea has deceived the world: more missiles were launched recently. As usual, the UN Security Council has condemned the missile tests by North Korea. What is new? We have seen the same thing over and over. The sanctions do not affect the regime in Pyongyang. This type of behavior is a threat […]

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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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The lion’s power lies in our fear of him.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, Strange stuff by on March 25, 2009 2 Comments
The lion’s power lies in our fear of him.

The Chinese government’s campaign of terror and intimidation toward any country that sympathizes with Tibet seems to be working well. Many voices were raised against Madam Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, when she visited China, because she did not denounce the human rights abuses by the government in Beijing. China is certainly a big player […]

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He who throws a stone in the market will hit his relative.

Filed in Current affairs, Strange stuff by on February 21, 2009 1 Comment
He who throws a stone in the market will hit his relative.

The New York Post apologized to those who felt offended by the cartoon of the two cops shooting the chimpanzee. I don’t understand why the New York Post believes that there are some opportunistic people who are exploiting this situation. I honestly don’t believe that anyone has an interest to benefit from this regrettable incident. […]

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