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January 13, 2009

Israel: A Strategic Liability For The US?

Aggregated from: Rantings of a Sandmonkey » American politics

Here is an interesting debate between National secuirty experts in the National Journal online, over whether or not Israel poses a startegic liability to the US in terms of global policy. For me it's interesting because middle-easterners always claim that the reason why they dislike the US forie...

December 19, 2008

Bailout logic

Aggregated from: Rantings of a Sandmonkey » American politics

So, let me get this straight: You approve, without review, almost a trillion dollars to bail out the financial companies who created this mess to begin with, and who need the money to cover their bad mortgages. That, you have no problem with. But when the Car industry, whose existence fuels almost 3...

Jindal won’t run in 2012

Aggregated from: Rantings of a Sandmonkey » American politics

The GOP's new poster boy is way smarter than those who run the GOP, and he just proved it by stating that he won't run in 2012. He is giving himself time to prove himself, and he knows that the american public is ready to forgive Obama anything and everything for his first 4 years in office ...

December 14, 2008

Obama and smoking in the White House!

Aggregated from: Rantings of a Sandmonkey » American politics

Come on, at least let the man smoke in the Oval Office. I mean, it's not like he is into cigars. ...

Obama Cartoons in arabic newspapers

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Ta3beer has a collection of Obama cartoons from arabic newspapers. Some of them are negative:   Some are appallingly racist    and some are positive and self-critical at the same time:   American Obama –His father is an African migrant who abandoned him in his childhood. ...

November 5, 2008

Where do we go from here?

Aggregated from: Rantings of a Sandmonkey » American politics

Watching the news channels in the US this morning, I am both amazed and amused by their inability to deal with the Obama win. It's like the old song lyrics go: "The Battle is done, and we kinda won, so we sound our victory cheer. Now tell me, where do we go from here?" CNN is still a ...

The speeches

Aggregated from: Rantings of a Sandmonkey » American politics

The McCain concession speech was gracious and classy, while his crowd was anything but that. The McCain supporters booed hard whenever the name of Sarah Palin was mentioned, even as she seemed visibly shaken and in tears. While I do understand that emotions did run high in this election, and that Mc...

I am calling it for Obama

Aggregated from: Donkeys, Elephants & Crocs

There is no way for McCain to win this at this point. Obama won, people. He did it.Yasser, you owe me a Sushi Dinner!...

November 4, 2008

THE END IS HERE!

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OK, what are you doing? GO OUT THERE AND VOTE! ...