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'Kids Pick' the Next US President on the Internet

October 18, 2008 // FTV News - Taiwan - Chinese

While American voters are electing a new president, not only adults are concerned about the election. Many American children have an opinion about who should be their next president. To understand the preferences of the next generation, a famous American cable television network for children will be holding an election [Read more]

Play the Race Card, Play with Fire

October 15, 2008 // United Daily News - Taiwan - Chinese

When Barack Obama emerged as presidential candidate, observers worried that he may become the first black person to take the office the White House in the history of the U.S. The race issue, a topic that has hardly been touched on in the U.S., will come to surface. As the Nov. 4 presidential election is only three [Read more]

The U.S. Political Map – Culture or Class-based?

October 14, 2008 // UDN - Taiwan - Chinese

Taiwan's political map is divided into two camps, just as the United States' political map is divided into red and blue. Blue represents a state that supports the Democratic Party, mainly on the north-east coast and the West coast, whereas the Republican Party dominates the Midwest and the South. A stereotype [Read more]

Dinosaurs Devour Mice

October 2, 2008 // United Daily News - Taiwan - Chinese

It is said that because dinosaurs had to eat much and there was a lack of food, they finally became extinct. Now, the financial dinosaurs of the Wall Street collapsed one by one in an appearance of the domino effect for the same reason. Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, AIG, Lehman Brothers, WAMU, etc., all dinosaur-like [Read more]

Prevalence of Obesityin U.S. at 27.4%

September 27, 2008 // NOWnews - Taiwan - Chinese

U.S. population of obesity is increasing year by year. According to a recently released survey, obese Americans make up 27.4 % of the total population of the U.S. That's equivalent to 82 million people. The ratio is higher than 26.7 % in 2007. It also means that more Americans have become overweight or obese. The [Read more]

U.S. Misery Index on the Rise

September 15, 2008 // China Times - Taiwan - Chinese

Almost thirty years ago, while President Jimmy Carter confronted the economic recession and rising inflation, the term misery index began to gain public attention. Now, as the presidential election is just around the corner, this almost-forgotten index has become a focal point of topic.
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