Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Presidential Race Seeped In Racism

In one week, the U.S. will elect a president to lead it for the next four years. In the best of worlds, we would be able to predict who that person might be with a degree of certainty and margin of error. But this has not been the case for recent U.S. elections. Lately, they have always been “too close to call.” The fiasco of the Bush V Gore, Florida re-count and the Supreme Court intervention in 2000 to settle on a winner is the perfect example. Who doesn’t remember the faulty punchcard voting machines, hanging chads, missing ballots?
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Monday, October 22, 2012

Selling Their Soul To Feed Their Master

The Lebanese traitors who concern themselves with a foreign master and its survival over their country’s peace and security are the scum.

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Monday, October 15, 2012

The Sheep of Panurge

One of my favorite readings from primary school is the story of “The Sheep of Panurge.” I must have been 9 years old the first time I came across it in class and listened to my French teacher explain with a very serious tone the “moral of the story.”

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Monday, October 8, 2012

My Sad October Memory

I had just moved permanently to the United States and was struggling with a cultural shock: No family, no friends, new job, and a taxing immigration process. Not to mention the personal life of a young independent woman uprooted from the only culture she has ever known to be planted in the vast and overwhelming “land of the free and home of the brave.”

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Monday, October 1, 2012

Netanyahu’s Bomb Goes Awry

Someone needs to tell the Israeli Prime Minister that his old persuasive tactics are in dire need of updating. Between the gigantic political shifts due to the Arab Awakening and our world becoming more transparent and better connected thanks in part to social media turning privacy and secrecy into things of the past, debunking propaganda and its masters is becoming mainstream. Benjamin Netanyahu seems to be way behind on what works and what does not work when trying to scare the UN General Assembly and its member nations, most of whom unsympathetic due to Israel’s track record of ignoring all UN resolutions against it in its ongoing conflicts with Palestinians as well as its other neighbors.

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