Tag: Republicans

America is not governable with only two political parties as the debt ceiling debate has shown: The mother of twins is forced to sleep on her back

Filed in Current affairs, Economy, Politics by on August 3, 2011 1 Comment
America is not governable with only two political parties as the debt ceiling debate has shown: The mother of twins is forced to sleep on her back

Americans whine about their politicians, but they have to remember that the politicians are elected by the people, not by God. The debt ceiling debate has shown the weakness of American democracy, the same model that ex-president Bush wanted to export to the world. America is not governable with only two political parties. A budget […]

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Governor Walker can find a better solution: A fly that has no one to advise it, follows the corpse into the grave

Filed in Current affairs, Economy, Justice, Politics by on February 18, 2011 0 Comments
Governor Walker can find a better solution: A fly that has no one to advise it, follows the corpse into the grave

The protests in the Arab world have certainly inspired the people of Wisconsin. The dispute over a controversial budget bill that will affect teachers and public employees has brought thousands of people in the street to protest. American politics is so polarized that the politicians aren’t working together. The Democrats have chosen to hide instead of participating […]

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Republicans waste time on symbolic bill to repeal Obamacare: If you waste time, surely time will waste you.

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Politics by on January 21, 2011 0 Comments
Republicans waste time on symbolic bill to repeal Obamacare: If you waste time, surely time will waste you.

The US House of Representatives voted to repeal Obamacare. It was a symbolic vote by the Republicans to fulfill their campaign promises. Knowing that this bill cannot succeed, they certainly hope for a miracle to happen. What a waste of time and energy.  Clearly there is a  difference between rhetoric and reality. The Republican party has […]

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Dream Act fails to pass: He who lives on hope, dies of starvation

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on December 22, 2010 0 Comments
Dream Act fails to pass: He who lives on hope, dies of starvation

The failure to pass the Dream Act, the immigration law that would give a path to citizenship to thousands of illegal aliens who came to America as children, is a big disappointment for many of us who were hoping to see this complicated situation solved. These children come to America with their parents and have known only […]

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Obama losing support of Democrats? Children of the same mother do not always agree

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on December 13, 2010 0 Comments
Obama losing support of Democrats? Children of the same mother do not always agree

President Obama has been challenged by his own political party members over the compromise tax deal that he reached with the Republicans. While many in his own party think that the extension of the Bush tax cuts favors the rich more than those who make less than $200,000 a year, they think also that the President […]

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Democrats need to be more assertive: He who is unable to dance blames it on the stony yard

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on December 9, 2010 0 Comments
Democrats need to be more assertive: He who is unable to dance blames it on the stony yard

After winning the extension of low tax rates for the rich known as the Bush tax cuts, the GOP is setting the tone in Washington. Now, they are claiming that there is no time left to debate and vote on the defense authorization bill, which includes the repeal of the discriminatory law “don’t ask, don’t tell.” What […]

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Get along and get things done: Witch doctors do not sell their potions to each other

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on December 6, 2010 0 Comments
Get along and get things done: Witch doctors do not sell their potions to each other

Have you been following the political circus in Washington lately? The Democrats and Republicans are already chewing each other up. They are still fighting about whether to extend the Bush tax cuts for all Americans and debating over the unemployment benefits that have expired. In reality, both political parties are sharing power. The American people have sent a […]

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Democrats need to do some self-analysis: A man who is trampled to death by an elephant is a man who is blind and deaf

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on November 8, 2010 0 Comments
Democrats need to do some self-analysis: A man who is trampled to death by an elephant is a man who is blind and deaf

The Democrats are recovering slowly from their bad dream. Critics have said that the Democrats were out of touch with reality. For sure, the expectations of the American people are too high. There is no way even a Republican president could have fixed the economy in two years. The president has accepted his share of responsibility. President […]

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Republicans win the House, Democrats hold on to the Senate: The monkey and gorilla may claim kinship, but the monkey is a monkey and the gorilla is a gorilla

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on November 3, 2010 0 Comments
Republicans win the House, Democrats hold on to the Senate: The monkey and gorilla may claim kinship, but the monkey is a monkey and the gorilla is a gorilla

The American people have spoken.  The Republican party won control of the House of Representatives. The Tea Party won key races in Kentucky and Florida. The Democrats have managed to hold onto control of the Senate. It was a good night for the Republican party. The Democrats must be scratching their heads. It is the law of […]

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Don’t be overconfident, GOP: A razor may be sharper than an ax, but it cannot cut wood

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on October 25, 2010 0 Comments
Don’t be overconfident, GOP: A razor may be sharper than an ax, but it cannot cut wood

Mid-term election fever is high. The polls predict a gain of seats for the GOP and a loss for Democrats. For sure, in a bad economy, the party in power suffers. Two years ago, George W.Bush was blamed for everything. Now, the Democrats can’t use him as an excuse for their collective failure. To be […]

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