Monthly Archives: September 2012

Just because Michelle Obama looks different from other first ladies, our country is not doomed economically….right?

         So in talking to my friend about Austria, I did a little bit more ‘research’ (awesome) on the country and discovered that the Austrian economy does pretty okay for itself. I admit that I know nothing about economics, except … Continue reading

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Whose home town?

I just became friends with someone from Austria, and after admitting to her my ignorance concerning her country’s history, pre- WWI, I decided to check out the Austrian Times online.    Here’s an interesting article—more so due to the recent investigation in … Continue reading

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Mitt’s Mission

            Mitt loves Anne Romney, as showcased by a picture of Mitt on a French beach in the 1960s released last night. This reeks of salesmanship: an attempt by his campaign to portray their candidate as having a heart, or … Continue reading

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…who Needs more Friends?

                Ansar al-Sharia, the Libyan ‘Islamist militia group,’ a group who was part of the opposition seeking the ouster of Gaddafi during the Libyan revolution/civil war in 2011, denies being behind the attack on the US consulate which resulted in the death of … Continue reading

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…who Needs Friends?

            “The Blind Sheikh,” Omar Abdel-Rahman, the convicted mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing may, supposedly, soon be released from prison and sent back to Egypt. According to The Sacramento Bee, The Blind Sheikh’s release is a priority … Continue reading

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More Rainbow Warriors to Come?

            I didn’t realize the history behind New Zealand’s anti- nuclear stance and rhetoric until it was announced today that the United States was ‘lifting it’s ban’ on New Zealand vessels entering American ports. This sounds awfully backwards, as it … Continue reading

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The Strait of Hormuz and You: Nuclear Arms, Republican Guards and Rabbits

              According to the Tehran Times, On Tuesday, former US president Jimmy Carter, speaking from the ‘Carter Center’ in Atlanta, urged President Obama to seek a peaceful solution to the looming crisis and conflict in Iran.             “Our country’s government … Continue reading

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