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Sarkozy Sees Obama as a "Friend"

July 26, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

In an interview with Le Figaro, the French president boasted about being “the only French person who got to meet him.” “Obama?” said the president, “he is a friend of mine..."

A Summer Barbeque? Better with Obama than McCain.

July 13, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

Americans may not have yet decided who to send to the White House in the November elections, but on the question of who they would like to have in their backyard on a summer day to share chit-chat, beer and grilled cutlets they don’t have any doubts: Barack Obama. For 52% of Americans, the Senator from [Read more]

Bush is Going to Beijing for Olympic Opening Ceremony

July 7, 2008 // La Repubblica - Italy - Italian

Washington - The President of the United States will attend the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing on August 8th. This was confirmed by the White House today. Beforehand, Bush’s participation in the opening ceremony was called into question by the Beijing government, in regards to the protection of [Read more]

Borges Blues in Manhattan

June 29, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

Vargas Llosa: “Latin Literature is now born here.” Even though it is less clean now with Bloomberg as the mayor than it used to be with Giuliani, New York continues to be a very fascinating city--the Babylon of the 21st century, a modern Babel Tower, the capital of today’s world. I have been here, in Manhattan, [Read more]

Gore Supports "Finance Obama"

June 22, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

It is the first time that George Bush's formal rival of the 2000 presidential elections has explicitly asked his subscribers for a financial donation, underlining his determination to support, in any way he can, Barack Obama's race to the White House.

When the Wives Become Four: Polygamy in the USA

June 20, 2008 // La Repubblica - Italy - Italian

In some States the practice of Polygamy is spreading, often due to many conversions to Islam. THE exact number of polygamous relationships in America is hard to estimate. According to the Associated Press, in the USA there could be between 30 and 100 thousand polygamous families- in which one man has multiple wives- [Read more]

At Yale, the Clintonian’s Den Supports Obama

June 12, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

“It is better to have one from Harvard than to have McCain” “To be a Yale graduate does not necessarily mean being intelligent”. This sarcastic phrase has been camping under a fixed poster put up next to the post office near Cross Campus, the elite University’s big lawn where the Morse code was invented, as [Read more]

It is Michelle’s Time, a Wife Dressed for Success

June 11, 2008 // La Stampa - Italy - Italian

Always elegant, they compare her to Jackie. But her determination resembles more Hillary’s. Even though at this moment the fact might seem incredible, Michelle Robinson Obama, 44 years of age, a beautiful woman, strong, intelligent and not at all sympathetic, resembles, under many aspects, Hillary Rodham Clinton. [Read more]
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