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President Obama on his visit to Asia has been a trend-changer on many accounts. In a zeal to “strengthen” tied with China, US seems to have stepped in the wrong alley. After US-China released a joint press statement making reference to Indo-Pakistani relations and sending message that U.S. is fine with the idea of a third party intervention in the talks between the two nations (India-Pakistan); officials of U.S. embassy in India, State and Foreign Department are now on an explanation spree.
India on Wednesday reacted sharply to the joint statement. India has always been very critical... (more)
President Barack Obama on his tour to China has approached a very cautious approach. While raising issues of contention between the two nations, he has been subtle in his own right. He agreed to the importance of a stronger China while in a way also asking China to share the burden of being a regional leader.
President Obama today urged Chinese President, Hu Jintao to allow his nation’s currency, Yuan to rise in value following strains over trade between the two economic giants.
Mr. Obama while speaking after a summit in Beijing, made the U.S. expectations public. While voicing... (more)
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According to the U.S. Government website Recovery.gov, these districts all received Federal Stimulus money from the Obama Administration which in turn saved or created jobs as promised by His Royal Highness, Barack Obama. The website was created as a part of HRH Obama’s promise to make the government more accountable and transparent to the people.
Thing is, like everything else that has come out of the... (more)
Today in an announcement that will have significant implications across the spectrum, Eric Holder, Obama’s Attorney General, stated that the master mind and 4 other men tied to the September 11 attack on the U.S. will be tried in civilian court in New York City. This decision which many have expected for weeks confirms the fears of many Americans that Obama and key members of his administration view the horrific event as a criminal matter and not related to a war, and in particular, a war of terror. The Obama administration seems to be unable to define what a terrorist act is and to deal with... (more)
The Republican victory in the Virginia and New Jersey Governor races provided an important clue to the Obama administration about the mood of the American people. Demographic information about the voting results in both states showed clearly that the independent voters who overwhelming helped elect Obama last year decided that the Democratic choices even though heavily financed by the party and provided with Obama’s support did not reflect their positions on the economy, the role of government and the size of the deficits.
The Virginia... (more)
...To reverse sliding poll ratings for Mr. Deeds, the party has brought out the its heavy hitters including Virginia Senator Mark Warner who has been taking a very public and strong position of support on TV ads running frequently throughout the state. There are also indications that President Obama will publicly show his support for Mr. Deeds later this month. It remains to be seen whether all of this will change the tide of public opinion in the state by election date.
Several months ago, both candidates were polling about even. They came to Northern Virginia in August and spoke... (more)
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U.S. SPENDING IN THE MIDDLE EAST:Spent & Approved War-Spending - About $800 billion of US taxpayers' funds spent or approved for spending through mid-2009, including $76 billion requested by President Obama and approved by Congress. U.S. Monthly Spending in Iraq - $12 billion in 2008 U.S. Spending per Second - $5,000 in 2008 (per Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on May 5, 2008) Cost of deploying one U.S. soldier for one year in Iraq - $390,000 (Congressional Research Service) Lost &... (more)
...to destroy a Nation?
"When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic." ~Barack ObamaTake the time to think like the enemy. Would your military strategy be to intentionally strike the Financial District to move the Gold beneath it? Would you make sure that when the financial markets re-opened, enemies of your country could purchase stocks for pennies on the dollar? Allowing for... (more)
So the smart-ass in the White House thinks he wants to extend the school day. Better rethink that idea your majesty, or you're liable to find yourself on the receiving end of a lot of rotten apples.According to the Associated Press, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and HRH Obama think that making kids go to school longer will help them do better on stupid standardized test scores.WRONG!The problem with the American school system is it's run by the government and anything run by the government is a guaranteed failure from the jump.Government schools in America are indoctrination facilities where... (more)
... parts of the world as well. The military leader in Afghanistan gave a sobering assessment of the state of the war. Robert Gates. the Defense Secretary, indicated the week before an open mind to a troop increase only to be followed by Nancy Pelosi saying that the facts do not justify an increase. Obama has to wonder is anything is easy to accomplish in Washington, D.C.
Iran continues to be a big problem for the administration. This week there 2 setbacks to Obama's goal for stopping Iran from building a nuclear weapon. The U.S. envoy to IAEA, the international nuclear watchdog agency,... (more)