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Profitable to Claim Obama is a Liar

September 18, 2009 // Aftenposten - Norway - Norwegian

The dollar bills are pouring into the campaign war chest of Joe Wilson, the Republican congressman who yelled “You lie!” during the president’s address to Congress last week. The congressman from South Carolina, who has become a national celebrity in America and a mascot for the conservative part of the media [Read more]

U.S. Troops Ransacked Swedish Hospital

September 7, 2009 // Dagbladet - Norway - Norwegian

<i>The hospital is in Shaniz in the province of Wardak and is run by the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA).</i> Around eight o'clock Wednesday, an American military convoy arrived at the hospital, says Country Director of SCA Anders Fänge to They tied up four staff members and two relatives of [Read more]

Obama in Trouble

August 27, 2009 // Dagsavisen - Norway - Norwegian

While Norwegian politicians are working hard towards the election, Washington DC has taken its recess. This weekend President Obama went on vacation after a town hall tour to save what was his number one issue, but has since become a political nightmare: health care reform. Over the last few days leftist commentators [Read more]

The Lion King

August 27, 2009 // Aftenposten - Norway - Norwegian

He was really an old-fashioned liberal, a welfare Democrat of the Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson type, the kind of people Ronald Reagan called “bleeding heart liberals.”

Is Sotomayor a Racist?

May 30, 2009 // Aftenposten - Norway - Norwegian

<b>Prominent Republicans think the candidate Barack Obama has nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, is a racist.</b> Switch “Latino woman” with “white man” and you have a quote that would be called racist, prominent Republicans say. The quote they are referring to is from a speech judge Sonia [Read more]

A Post-Christian America

May 15, 2009 // Minerva - Norway - Norwegian

The number of non-believers has increased significantly in the last few years, and religion plays a smaller role in American politics. Has the U.S. under Obama started its post-religious phase? Recently, Obama visited Turkey where he tackled the idea that America is a Judeo-Christian nation: "One of the great [Read more]

Rapid Change in the U.S.

April 30, 2009 // Aftenposten - Norway - Norwegian

America is becoming less dominated by white people. In 2042 white people will probably be in the racial minority. Obama’s election is a sign of new times for the USA. If only white Americans had voting rights, John McCain would have been chosen as president of the United States; however, white people comprise a [Read more]
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