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What is bad luck for one man is good luck for another.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs by on November 21, 2009 0 Comments
What is bad luck for one man is good luck for another.

Thierry Henry, the famous French soccer player and one of the best players on the planet, is certainly the most hated player in Ireland after France (with the help of Henry’s hand) eliminated them from the upcoming World Cup in South Africa. As in any other sport, sometimes the referees just miss an important call. […]

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An intelligent enemy is worth more than a stupid friend.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on September 6, 2009 0 Comments
An intelligent enemy is worth more than a stupid friend.

Honestly, American conservatives are going insane! Since America has elected the first man of color, every initiative coming from the White House is subject of controversy. The election of Barack Obama was a miracle for those like me who did not believe that America had reached a level of accepting a non-white man leading the […]

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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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The body is killed by the mouth.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on May 20, 2009 0 Comments
The body is killed by the mouth.

Definitely Joe Biden‘s mouth is a champion of gaffes. Recently attending the Gridiron Club dinner in Washington, Joe Biden told his dinnermates about the existence of a secret bunker under the old U.S. Naval Observatory, which is now the home of the vice president. Honestly, it is not funny that the Vice President of the […]

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Thorns themselves will not harm you–you hurt yourself on the thorns.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, Tragedy by on April 29, 2009 0 Comments
Thorns themselves will not harm you–you hurt yourself on the thorns.

The pandemic swine flu that has killed many people in Mexico and has spread to the United States and other countries all around the world make us realized how small the world is. The irony in this tragedy is how tightly the destiny of Mexico is connected with that of the United States. When Mexico […]

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There is no cure that does not have its price.

Filed in Current affairs, Strange stuff by on April 12, 2009 14 Comments
There is no cure that does not have its price.

More and more, the legalization of marijuana is gaining momentum in the United States. The US already has a serious problem with gun control. Legalization of marijuana means legalization of criminal activities. It is fair to recognize that the use of marijuana for medical use is understandable. But, even with a doctor’s prescription, people will […]

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When you go to a donkey’s house, don’t talk about ears.

Filed in Current affairs, US foreign policy by on March 4, 2009 0 Comments
When you go to a donkey’s house, don’t talk about ears.

Madam Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the eyes and ears of President Obama in her foreign trips. During her visit in China last month, she took a soft tone on Chinese political and religious freedoms. She was under intense criticism from human rights groups such as Amnesty international for not openly criticizing the Chinese […]

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He who does not look ahead always remains behind.

Filed in Current affairs, foreign affairs, Obama, US foreign policy by on January 28, 2009 0 Comments
He who does not look ahead always remains behind.

In his first interview as President of the United States on Al Arabiya, the new president sent a clear message to the Middle East that he is not a clone of George W. Bush. His message gave hope to the Arab world, hope to one day see peace. Tackling this difficult task so early at […]

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Sharing a secret with a rogue is like carrying grains in a bag with a hole.

Filed in Strange stuff by on January 26, 2009 0 Comments
Sharing a secret with a rogue is like carrying grains in a bag with a hole.

Tonight, I watched a documentary on the National Geographic Channel about the famous presidential airplane: Air Force One. Americans are very proud of their technological achievements. However, one thing caught my attention: the details. Too many details. When you think about how many countries and terrorist organizations want to harm the United States of America, […]

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When your beard appears, childhood disappears.

Filed in Current affairs, Politics by on January 23, 2009 0 Comments
When your beard appears, childhood disappears.

After his impressive inauguration, President Barack Obama has announced a series of executive orders to change the way Washington works and to also start the change that he has promised during his campaign. I know that this is the honeymoon with the American people, but it will not last long. Expectations are very high and […]

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