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Obama Pushes for Immigration Reform

July 5, 2010 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The president of the United States has proposed regulation for more than 11 million illegal immigrants. The new law has as many detractors among Democrats as Republicans. Yesterday in Washington, D.C., Barack Obama defended the necessity for an immigration law, while the mother of a marine killed in Iraq asked for [Read more]

Gutiérrez and Obama

June 29, 2010 // La Razón - Spain - Spanish

I like Obama. But we all have labeled him the “lighthouse of the free world,” and I’m sick and tired of that brand. Obama called! Quiet, please! Listen devotedly to his Gospel. I’m fine with him giving the OK to the new economic policy of the Spanish government, but if he really is fond of Zapatero, he should [Read more]

Status Quo in Toronto

June 29, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

In Toronto, the results have not been very encouraging. There has been no sign of the urgently needed coordination of the economic policies of the 20 participants.

Thou Shalt Not Kill

June 27, 2010 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

How sad it is that in an age such as ours, there are still some who can believe that murder can be at times gratuitous and at others selective, sometimes abominable and sometimes justifiable, by turns “good” or “bad.”

Zapatero and Obama

June 27, 2010 // ABC - Spain - Spanish

Who was going to tell the young José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, seated as the U.S. flag passed by in the military parade on Spain’s national day in Madrid in 2003, that one day he would be as happy as a little boy with new shoes to receive a call from the president of the United States! … And furthermore, to [Read more]

Adjustment or Reactivation?

June 26, 2010 // El País - Spain - Spanish

Obama and the IMF revive the debate on the rate of spending cuts and public stimulus spending. The Obama effect, concerns about the recovery of the world economy and about economic adjustments in the European zone, intersected yesterday with the rigorous politics defended by the Managing Director of the International [Read more]

This Judge Is a Loser

June 26, 2010 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

Warning to readers: this judge is a “loser.” This judge (Martin Feldman) should be cleaning the beaches and the pelicans of the Gulf of Mexico instead of issuing out “justice.” This judge has, or has had, interests in Transocean and Halliburton, which were the two “allies” of BP in the accidental leak, and [Read more]

A Before and After

June 24, 2010 // El Pais - Spain - Spanish

The damage of the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico is being felt in all areas. Barack Obama has emphasized that there will be a before and after for the energy future of the United States, to be marked by the disaster of the oil platform operated by BP in the Gulf of Mexico. In the two months since its collapse, [Read more]
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