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September 2012

DNC 2012: The Gay Vote

September 3, 2012 // Macleans - Canada

This is why the 2008 campaign spirit remains very much alive for this year’s LGBT delegates at the DNC. There is only one party, one leader who recognizes their civil rights.

The West Is Also Responsible for Devastation in Syria

September 3, 2012 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

The political upheaval in Syria has recently heated up with frequent and bloody massacres in the capital, Damascus. There are complex underlying internal causes for why the situation has come to the tragic point it stands at today, but at the same time, the heavy interference of the United States, its Western allies [Read more]

Romney, Obama and… Pinocchio

September 3, 2012 // La Presse - Canada - French

On Aug. 8, Glenn Kessler, the lie detector of the Washington Post, awarded a maximum of four Pinocchios to an advertisement from Mitt Romney’s camp accusing Barack Obama of having “eviscerated” the welfare reform promulgated by Bill Clinton in 1992. Did this scathing verdict, upheld by several other “fact [Read more]

US Inaction to Stop Shootings Confounds the World

September 3, 2012 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

A shooting incident occurred in the Empire State Building in New York City during the morning rush on Aug. 24, resulting in 11 people shot, two dead and nine wounded. In the past month, there have been at least six public shootings in the United States. Even in the international scope, this is beyond the pale. It is [Read more]

As If They Saw the Devil

September 3, 2012 // Tal Cual Digital - Venezuela - Spanish

According to the Republican Party, in the hands of Hugo Chavez, Venezuela is a threat to the United States. Mitt Romney’s platform points out that the country has become a narco-terrorist state and an Iranian outpost in the Western Hemisphere, which grants passports or visas to thousands of Middle Eastern terrorists, [Read more]

Do Not Kill On Camera

September 3, 2012 // Rossiyskaya Gazeta - Russia - Russian

The U.S. Department of State has finally realized that not only a civil but also an interfaith war is about to begin in Syria and may spread over the whole region. Meanwhile, in Moscow, U.S. Undersecretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman made clear that Washington finally understood the threats that Moscow had been [Read more]
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