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Summit Chef Rejects Laura Bush’s Poison Conspiracy Theory

May 4, 2010 // der Standard - Austria - German

The Heiligendamm kitchen was closely scrutinized: Toxicologists found nothing. One of Heiligendamm’s top chefs has rejected former First Lady Laura Bush’s poisoning theory. There were no indications of poisoning during the 2007 summit meeting, Chef Steffen Duckhorn told the newsmagazine “Der Spiegel” in an [Read more]

Opposing the “Circle-the-Wagons” Mentality in Arizona

May 2, 2010 // die Presse - Austria - German

Enraged protest and threats of boycott are resulting due to Arizona’s controversial immigration legislation that gives the police the right to question citizens based solely on suspicion. In January 1986, when Martin Luther King Day was proclaimed a national holiday by the Reagan administration, the state of [Read more]

The Rampant Right Wing

April 22, 2010 // Der Standard - Austria - German

<b>Racists, xenophobes, conservative conspiracy theorists and vigilantes — the political right is gaining strength in the United States.</b> Obama is a Nazi. The U.S. government is planning to build concentration camps. The state only wishes the worst for individuals. Non-white immigrants are being given [Read more]

Drones Instead of Atomic Bombs

April 9, 2010 // Standard - Austria - German

Drones instead of atomic bombs could be the appropriate guidelines for a U.S. government that, quite frankly, relies on cooperation but also does not shy away from enforcing American interests with violence if need be.

Proponents of Reform Fear for Their Lives

March 29, 2010 // Kleine Zeitung - Austria - German

In the United States, the dispute over health care reform is escalating: 10 representatives who voted for the reform already need police protection following murder threats. "You’re dead. We will get you," was the message to a politician. With subtle tactical maneuvers, Republicans are still trying to put a spoke [Read more]
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