The four of them formed President Barack Obama's economic "Dream Team." Nearly every morning, they advised the president of the United States on the economic situation, the markets and the measures to take in the worst financial crisis in nearly a century. Only the Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner, remains. The [Read more]
Russia's refusal to sell Iran S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems acts primarily as a gesture toward the Americans. The official reason for denouncing the controversial decision to sell S-300s lies in the fact that international sanctions were imposed on Iran. However, there's a second, more important reason that is [Read more]
Rahm Emanuel is son of the devil’s spawn. He is an individual who would sell his mother to get a vote.
But no one else matches Mr. Beck with his multimedia wallop, creating an all-pervasive presence that spans radio, television, books, cross-country arena tours and the Internet that has made him the most influential and wealthiest Obama-basher of them all.
Small town Florida pastor Terry Jones went from a nobody to being globally recognized after declaring that he would publicly burn the Quran on the ninth anniversary of 9/11.
Religious conflict is perhaps the most everlasting and passion-inducing topic of discussion in the history of mankind. This year’s 9/11 [Read more]
Prime Minister Naoto Kan recently visited the United States to attend the United Nations General Assembly and President Obama's summit meeting. While the Japanese-American alliance continues to weaken under the strain of the U.S. armed forces’ refusal to relocate the Futenma Air Station, the Chinese premier has also [Read more]
U.S. Congressmen should revisit the history of the Great Depression. They should review the protectionist tariffs that their preceding generation enacted for the sake of self-interest, which resulted in a bitter lesson that harmed all and benefited none.
On September 24th, the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and [Read more]
For Cubans, the blockade’s existence has meant living under limitations to produce, to ensure services to the population and to have restrictions in accessing markets and even saving lives.
The blockade is about to turn half a century old in spite of its rejection by the majority of the world’s countries, causing [Read more]
One of the great mysteries of the Obama presidency to date is the disappearance of what drew voters to him and carried him to the White House: passion.
During the long primary and then presidential campaign, the 44th president aroused a fervor that we had not seen since John F. Kennedy. Upon arriving at the White [Read more]
The North American hegemony was preceded by the British. It is normally accepted that the latter prevailed during the period between the triumph of Waterloo in 1815 and the end of World War I in 1918. The United States’ hegemony, for its part, began in 1945. The time between the two wars constituted a sort of no [Read more]