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Barack Obama’s 2015 Union of the State

First Lady Michelle Obama is looking forward to her husband delivering his sixth State of the Union address. Last night she saw her man sitting down at his desk, reviewing each and every word to make sure his speech tells … Continue reading

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U.S.A. and paid sick leave

Can you believe it that today, anno 2015, still 43 million private-sector workers in the U.S. are without any form of paid sick leave? It is strange that in such a country which says to value the human being so … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 9

More than 40 world leaders, among them German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a few metres away from Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, EU President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, British … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 4

The satirical weekly has courted controversy in the past with its irreverent take on news and current affairs.The attack on the office got word and cartoon victims of the past defending the magazines right to mock or caricature other people. … Continue reading

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2014 Politics in the United States of America

Once more we could see that the United States of America kept making it the most difficult for its president to come to good results. The Tea Party House enjoyed continuously throwing poison pills in the arena and killing any … Continue reading

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Many present American citizens do not want to recognise their Land of hope and glory

The title probably brings in your mind, like it does for me, the great British patriotic song, with music by Edward Elgar and lyrics by A. C. Benson, written in 1902. In the 70s this song was alternatively played at … Continue reading

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Climate change guilty of doing too little

The past decade was America‘s hottest on record. They are seeing more droughts, floods, and wildfires than ever before and these days low temperatures have many blocked.  Though still lots of Americans are not convinced they too should try to … Continue reading

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ISIL will find no safe haven

The world may face an upcoming big counter-terrorism campaign to safeguard the democratic values of all our Western nations. In my previous post Not true or True Catholicism and True Islam I replied to those Americans who consider that IS, ISIS … Continue reading

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Americans honouring Labour Day when Wages are still putting someone below poverty level

President Barack Obama last Saturday in honour of Labour Day reminded workers across the country to not take hard-won labour rights for granted while again calling on republicans in Congress to join with democrats to raise the federal minimum wage … Continue reading

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Anniversary of the 19th Amendment still a long way to go

Today, on the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day. When we look at the work-market we can see that still a lot is not all-right. The day-to-day operations of too many businesses and institutions still don’t … Continue reading

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