I was concentrating so hard on governing the state of Alaska that I didnt worry much about Iraq.
The Republican national convention is far less glamorous than the show surrounding Obamas nomination for President. The Republicans have chosen to position their candidate with memories of Vietnam and the help of a Democratic party pariah.
The scene is somehow bitter. It is Tuesday evening shortly before 9:00 in [Read more]
Blogging Sex and the City look-alikes and cute stage show props: The candidates need appropriate children for the election. Then a pregnant teenager goes and ruins it all.
The fact that he, as an African-American was even able to get the nomination of one of the two major American political parties is practically a miracle.
Every year America pays $600 billion (400 billion) to oil producing countries. On top of that, there is Chinas economic rise, two bogged-down foreign wars, and now Russia has made its return to the international stage, loudly and aggressively.
The coming presidential election in the United States will take place in the midst of fundamental world political change. The August War in the Caucasus was an unmistakable sign of that. The New World Order announced and implemented by George H. W. Bush at the collapse of the Soviet Union reached its turning [Read more]
People in small villages in the United States dont feel theyre a world power....They know exactly how unpopular the United States is in large parts of the world and they would like to reverse that development.
With her clever and sophisticated convention speech, she left no doubt that the highest priority for all Democrats has to be winning the White House back. But nobody expected that she would praise Obama to high heaven.