Monthly Archives: August 2013

THE SYRIAN TRAGIC OBSCENITY: And the world simply looks on

A year ago, President Obama stated that a red line would be drawn when and if chemical weapons were used in the Syrian conflict. It has happened, twice during the Syrian conflict. First time Assad used said chemical weapons, sparingly … Continue reading

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THE TRUTH ABOUT ATTACKS ON OBAMA : Racism and small minds.

During the last Presidential election, mostly, and in 2008 when Barack Obama first declared his intention to run for the Presidency, there was a movement of so-called “birthers” who spewed a lot of nonsense stating that Obama was born in … Continue reading

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Bill CLINTON DEFENDS RWANDA :”Where were those human rights groups criticizing Rwanda today when Hutus were slaughtering Tutsis?”

It seems it has become fashionable to criticize Rwanda, never mind the incredible progress the country has made in the last 19 years since the Genocide against Tutsi in 1994. So, it is refreshing, and reassuring, when a former U.S. … Continue reading

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UGANDA : Homophobia and bigotry in the Church.

The Anglican Archbishop of Uganda Stanley Ntagali has unashamedly come out against gay clergymen, stating that they do not belong in the Anglican Church. In response I say, homophobia, bigotry and other forms of hatred have no place in the … Continue reading

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SINGING THE BLUES IN HARARE : I feel for Zimbabwe,stuck with Mugabe for another term.

Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe claims he has won the recent presidential election by 61 per cent — never mind that a million Zimbabweans were disenfranchised. This was a rigged election, and a sham. There is no other way to describe … Continue reading

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SILVIO BERLUSCONI : In his own words

Think what you may, Italy’s former Prime Minister, the maverick Silvio Berlusconi, now a convicted felon, never minces his words : he calls them as he sees them. The man has been known to be blunt, colorful, rude, and sometimes … Continue reading

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EGYPT AND DEMOCRACY : Washington has its work cut out.

For over 30 years, the U.S. supported the dictatorial regime of Hosni Mubarak because of his support for the U.S. in the troubled and explosive Middle East. In return for his support, Egypt was given aid annually to the tune … Continue reading

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