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An Undiplomatic President

April 3, 2008 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

The NATO Summit in Bucharest US President Bush’s demand for a rapid assimilation of Georgia and the Ukraine into NATO has failed. He was prepared to deceive important allies, but now must feel beaten. Not even that means anything to him. Angela Merkel suddenly finds herself in intense disagreement with the US [Read more]

Bush’s Rainbow Speech

April 3, 2008 // Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - Germany - German

Last week President Bush asked several European journalists to meet with him in order to speak about the upcoming NATO summit in Bucharest. The following dialogue then took place. Bush: “Do people still talk about the rainbow speech? Were you there?” Journalist: “Yes.” Bush: “That was an amazing moment, [Read more]

The Last Months of George Bush…

March 31, 2008 // Rheinische Post - Germany - German

America, a people in the midst of change. A people whose past has caught up with them. For many years, with very few exceptions all Americans have followed their president. All of the decisions of the President were accepted unquestionably by most of the citizens and upheld. Often without even thinking about what [Read more]

Spitzer Case Exposes the American Left

March 30, 2008 // Die Welt Online - Germany - German

Call Girl Scandal Spitzer Case Exposes the American Left American liberals and leftists have certainly made quite a fuss when Republicans have been involved in sex scandals! They find the current case of Democratic New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, on the other hand, to be “tragic.” This hypocrisy shows why the [Read more]

What Our Politicians Can Learn from Obama

March 29, 2008 // Die Welt - Germany - German

Barack Obama gave a speech that is a hit not just on YouTube. It belongs in history textbooks, according to the writer Zafer Senocak. Obama clearly addressed the problems of his nation. Hardly anyone is able to do that here. But we too have issues that deserve a fiery, unifying speech. Everyone has his own favorite [Read more]

Free Trade In Chains

March 26, 2008 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

International trade should be free and fair, because only then can it result in the largest possible profits of wealth for all. That is how most politicians of the world would probably sum up their credo for the exchange of goods and services in the global economy. Woe to him/her who dares to not participate and who [Read more]

Clinton’s Mission to Save Bankrupt Homeowners

March 25, 2008 // Die Zeit - Germany - German

The presidential candidate suggests that the government should buy and resell houses that would otherwise be put up for foreclosure. The tax payer has to fork out. Meanwhile, the markets are doing better. Theoretical demands of some economists are slowly being transformed into explicit political objectives: a major [Read more]

Vacations to USA on Upswing Among German Tourists

March 24, 2008 // Nuernberger Nachrichten - Germany - German

Vacations with a Cowboy Hat: Vacations in the USA on the Upswing among German Tourists Berlin – The dollar is cheap, the mood is great: During the travel fair “IBT” in Berlin, broad smiles and laughter were guaranteed when talking to one of the many agents of the offices for US tourism. After years of [Read more]
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