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Can an Uninhibited Clown Like Trump Become US President?

January 31, 2016 // Die Presse - Austria - German

Trump, Trump, always Trump. In the U.S. presidential election campaign so far, it's been all about the blonde-haired billionaire with behavioral issues. Donald Trump even dominates a televised debate of Republican candidates when he's not even there. More than once in their discussion, his rivals referred to the [Read more]

Historic Mission: Hillary Clinton’s Second Chance

January 9, 2016 // Die Presse - Austria - German

<i>The chances are looking good for America's first female president. The queen of the Democrats only has to fear Marco Rubio – and Bill Clinton.</i> When, if not now? Hillary Clinton may well have asked that question nine years ago as she confidently announced her candidacy for the presidency in 2007 in a YouTube [Read more]

​​From the Ridiculous to the Sublime

December 14, 2015 // Die Presse - Austria - German

Where else but the U.S. could a teleshopping channel come up with the idea of bringing a gun shop right into everyone's living room? Convenient gun buying on TV – that's just one of the excesses the gun nuts in America have produced. Atrocities like the one in San Bernardino also bring out the worst and the best [Read more]

Crusaders and Pillow Fights

September 18, 2015 // Die Presse - Austria - German

Gun enthusiasts in the United States — in the Bible Belt, also known popularly as God's Own Country — prefer to hold onto the Old Testament principle of “an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” That's the only explanation possible for the name given to a new assault rifle on the market: the Crusader. The [Read more]
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