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obama-tear

Obama’s War on The First Amendment

The fundamental transformation about which Barack Obama spoke during the 2008 campaign represents nothing less than a total rejection of all the values and traditions upon which the United States was founded, in particular, the first and perhaps...
iraq-war

The Madman and The Iraqi War

It is the war of the sated against the famished, the obese against the emaciated, the affluent against the impoverished, the democracies against tyranny, perhaps Christianity against Islam and definitely the West against the Orient. It is the...
NSA

NSA Under Scrutiny for ‘Orwellian’ Order

The news that the NSA has been collecting the telephone records of tens of millions of Americans is an example of the genuine threat of ‘Big Brother’ governance in the digital era. While it shouldn’t surprise people that the government...
gay and black

Black Pride: Distinct and Emblematic

Black Pride reaffirms our identity. And it dances to a different beat. What started out in Washington D.C. in 1990 as the only Black Gay Pride event in the country has grown to over 35 gatherings nationwide. Each year celebrations start in April...
China Fire

Chinese Chicken Plant Fire

The state owned Xinhua News Agency reports that there has been a large fire at the Baoyuan Poultry Processing Plant in the town of Dehui in Jilin Province, 500 miles northwest of the Chinese capital Beijing. According to the Xinhua the fire...
hay festival

The Joy of Hay

‘The Glastonbury of the Mind’ is how Bill Clinton described the Hay Festival and while I would loathe to describe Glastonbury as mindless, the overt selling point of Hay is its intellectualism. Authors, philosophers, poets, ecologists,...
cross dress

Knickers In a Twist?

Hands up any bloke reading this article whose never worn a dress…Very few hands right?…Right? Well I’m not going to be ashamed to admitting to the deed, having myself done it for a couple of parties at university – that’s...
recession

Global Recession and FDI in CEE

How will the credit crunch of 2007 affect foreign direct investment in Central and Eastern Europe? What if it develops into a full scale recession in the West and especially in the USA? It is instructive to study the effects on the region of...
george bush

Islamic Terrorism is Not Our Main Problem

The problem is cowardly and submissive American politicians. It is not ignorance that drives policies so contrary to American interests, but the shallow, contradictory and self-defeating doctrine of political correctness (PC), which prevents,...
sakia gunn

Remembering Sakia Gunn

This May 11th sadly marked the tenth anniversary of the murder of Sakia Gunn of Newark, N.J. And her murder is mired, at best, by myths and, at worst, malicious intent. Depending, however, on the LGBTQ circles you run in and where you get your...