Monthly Archives: October 2012

It Really doesn’t matter, at all

I’m actually a very content man this time round. Last time I was in America covering the elections, I was all for John McCain as I watched the Obama hysteria grip the nation and overwhelm any chance for a Republican … Continue reading

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Ceasefires

Ceasefires appear to be the order of the day. The Syrians and the Rebels are respecting a ceasefire during Eid, And throughtou the warring Muslim world the guns are falling silent.Even Gaza and Israel are respecting a ceasefire. The question … Continue reading

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Early Voting in the American Elections

The American electionas are a never-ending source of delight to me becauae of the inconventionality as when compared to European election day. IT is so full of strategy, techinique and skulduggerry ahead of election day, all devoid of content, that … Continue reading

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Obama and Romney in the Shade of Lindbergh and Ford

The thing about the third debate between Romney and Obama was not only that it was indicative of America’s lack of coherancy whenever it comes to foreign policy because of the latent inability to understand anything that occurs beyond her … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 54

Endless galaxies,  billions upon billions upon billions, of stars…. The European VISTA telescope (in Chile),  has photographed what was thought to be an unremarkable tiny little patch of sky, as big as the head of a pin, a region of … Continue reading

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Assad is getting away with it

Assad is getting away with it. He has masterfully diverted attention to the Turkish border and now to Lebanon, taking the focus off his kidnappings, torturings and murder back home.The new mediator is lost in space. Problem being of course … Continue reading

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The American Presidential Elections II

One just has to roll over and confess that the Americans have got something going for them when one watches the Presidential Debates in the run up to elections, on and off the stage. The Bonhomie is striking. Obviously a … Continue reading

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The American Presidential Elections I

When one watches the Presidential election debates between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, as a European, I am struck by Romney’s superior intelligence and Obama’s social conscience. Romney is an American. Obama is a European. He would do brilliantly as … Continue reading

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An Independent Judiciary

President Mursi in Egypt, that Muslim Botherhood Jew-Hating potential genicidist, has met his match – in the judiciary. Reminds me of Pakistan where the Lawyers and the top politicos are in constant conflict carefully maintaining a status quo and clothing … Continue reading

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The Forbidden Theme

When living in the States I was intensely aware of the fact that everyone had a weapon and acted accordingly, that is to say, politely, while pretending to have one myself tucked away in a shoulder holster. In the current … Continue reading

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