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2008 Election

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WASHINGTON - Before this - thankfully - last United States presidential debate, Republican candidate Senator John McCain had promised "I'll whip [Barack] Obama's you-know-what". Well, he whipped nothing. He told Americans he was not President George W Bush. And then he presented himself as Joe the Plumber - a new working class heir to vice... Read More
WASHINGTON and SAO PAULO - The George W Bush administration's US$700 billion no-accountability scheme, globally, informally dubbed "cash for trash", is making all the headlines. Simultaneously, there's the small matter of the United Nations General Assembly sanctioning the troubled birth of a new, multipolar world. As a 21st-century counterpart to the Dadaist Manifesto, this chain... Read More
"Starting in January, in a John McCain-Sarah Palin administration, we're going to lay more pipelines ... build more nuclear plants ... create jobs with clean coal ... and move forward on solar, wind, geothermal and other alternative sources." This is how a 44-year-old woman, mother of five, governor of Alaska for only two years, pro-life,... Read More
ST PAUL - An energy explosion - literally. "Starting in January, in a John McCain-Sarah Palin administration, we're going to lay more pipelines ... build more nuclear plants ... create jobs with clean coal ... and move forward on solar, wind, geothermal and other alternative sources." This is how a 44-year-old woman, mother of five,... Read More
NEW YORK - How mud-wallowingly deep may a multi-millionaire US presidential campaign go? Way deep - deeper and deeper. And this is only early August. Republican Senator John McCain's presidential campaign's strategic decision is now all too obvious. Swift-boating Democratic Senator Barack Obama is the only way to go. The McCain-painted Obama is emerging as... Read More
WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama is the man with the plan for Iraq and Afghanistan. Presidential in tone and delivery, quoting Harry S Truman and Dean Acheson, George Kennan and George Marshall - the greatest generation - Obama, in a major foreign policy speech in Washington on Tuesday, outlined what he calls... Read More
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