Obama’s Inaugural Speech Inspires Change

One year ago, President Barak Obama gave his inaugural address to record crowds. His campaign was run on the promise of hope and change. With the anniversary of his speech upon us, it’s time to reflect on the past years events in order to take stock of where we are in our lives. What has […]

A Review of US Senator Arlen Specter

Arlen Specter is the Senior Democratic Party U.S. Senator from the State of Pennsylvania. We was born is 1930. He was part of the Democratic Movement until 1965, where he then changed his political beliefs to republican so he could then take on the Democratic D.A. of Philadelphia. He was given a Senate Seat in […]

WHAT IS THE REAL RIGHT-WING AGENDA?

Right-wing extremists are the first to wave flags and pretend how much they believe in the Constitution and yet, they constantly whine and complain we can’t trust the government.  Apparently, they were asleep at the wheel during civics class, when the rest of us learned we the people are the government. How many times must […]

CAN CONGRESS BE REFORMED?

Anyone with a thimble-full of political sense can readily determine there is no way to fix America unless the influence of big money is eliminated from the political process.  Any other plan is mainly a big waste of everyone’s time, if we don’t as all-partisan citizens, regardless of religious, political or other persuasion, rise up […]

DOES THE NRA REALLY DEFEND THE 2ND AMENDMENT?

According to the 2nd Amendment of the United States Constitution, “. . .the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”.  The word “Arms” was deliberately capitalized, a common practice at the time used for emphasis.  Since Thomas Jefferson later owned a private cannon, the largest weapon in his day, the term […]

Illogical blame game

People who study current affairs and history can tell us that seldom it is heard that China blamed any nation or super power to interfere in its national affairs. But it is a reality that China too blames other nations but their way of complaining is very straight, decent and effective. Still we remember that […]

Going for Change

When Barrack Obama was elected president things the way we see it has changed for good. What people are trying to grasp as statements without proof regarding the clear obstruction on racism has become tangible by giving the presidential seat to an African American. This time another issue arises in the United States as the […]

DOES THE ACLU REALLY DEFEND THE 1ST AMENDMENT?

According to the 1st Amendment of the United States Constitution:  “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…”  This amendment clearly meant something entirely different to the Constitutional framers than the ACLU pretends it did. Jefferson edited the New Testament while a sitting president and, attempted to […]

Collective Action for Disaster Management

It’s befitting that the issue of disaster management was highlighted at the recent 35th UNESCO general conference in Paris since it served as one ideal platform to remind the world community of the challenges which natural disasters posed and the consequences of inaction. It’s noteworthy that the Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak  […]

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