Battle for the US Presidency
Democrats Drop in Voter Approval
Republican John McCain is really catching up in the polls. He can benefit from the duel between Obama and Clinton. In the meantime, many Democrats are finding him to be electable.
The long battle for the Democratic presidential nomination is drawing [Read more]
America’s Core – Obstinate, Upright, and Irritable
In the village of Clairton the people love their Browning guns, they attend church regularly, and as members of the National Guard put it all on the line in Iraq. But they’re by no means frustrated by any of that.
It’s a bit cool on this early April [Read more]
"The Democrats criticize his proposal as insufficient and call it the “height of irresponsibility”.
I like the United States a lot even though I no longer like traveling there. They’re now using machines I had previously only seen in the movies, and they’ve replaced the friendly “How’re you doing” with the suspicious “What are you doing here?”
When I arrived in Chicago last week, my fears were [Read more]
Whoever wants to be the U.S. president has to begin the race with the right running mate. Michael Bloomberg can talk to all the camps, plus he’s a good manager.
If Barack Obama is honest about himself he will admit two things: first, that his greatest weakness is his lack of experience in economic matters, and [Read more]
While the Democrats continue to fight each other, the Republican presidential candidate John McCain is already in full campaign mode. He's trying to win with a strong family history, boldness, and military ethic because the party which stands behind him is weaker than the opposition.
Patriotic Americans of all [Read more]
"So what strategy is Hillary Clinton following these days? Is she trying to create a win-win situation, a scenario in which she simply cannot lose, regardless of what actually happens?"
The Vietnam War proves there are no good arguments for the United States to delay withdrawal from Iraq. Withdrawal is already overdue.
I, too, am a 1968 model. I admit it. I’m not as proud of that as I am of being German. Just as it is coincidence that I was born in Germany and grew up in its western part, I [Read more]
"It would be worthwhile to have a look at the experiences of the 500,000 or so soldiers who have been stationed in Iraq so far."
81% of Americans believe their nation is headed in the wrong direction. The public mood hasn’t been this low since the early 1990s.
An overwhelming majority of Americans are more dissatisfied with their country then ever before, according to a recent poll. In a survey by The New York Times and CBS News, 81% of the [Read more]