Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Ferocious Bear

Russia is again in the headlines, as it crossed the border into Georgia to help the breakaway provinces of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, who had been under siege by the Georgian military. The Georgian government simply wanted to restore order … Continue reading

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Will Gustav be a Katrina?

The Louisiana State flag has a brown pelican feeding her siblings with her own blood, a symbol that suggests Christian charity. Does the official state flag portend something? Or it is just coincidental that the state happens to be the … Continue reading

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Have We turned Blind

The ongoing war in Darfur is classified as ethnic and tribal in origin rather than religious in nature. Because it involves several ethnic groups, non-government institutions around the area placed deaths to have reached 400,000 as of early 2008. It … Continue reading

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Are We through with Iraq?

It seems that our involvement in Iraq will be the rehashed subject that will dominate the campaign and presidential election in November. There is no doubt that Americans abhor the death of countless American soldiers that were sacrificed to further … Continue reading

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It’s Heating Up

The coming presidential election is turning out to be really close and heated. Who would have thought that McCain could even the voting preference at 45% (based on recent survey) and the remaining 10% as undecided? During the close of … Continue reading

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Spread Equality

I always follow world events, particularly news that involves the sending of our troops to hotspots around the globe. Though I’ve heard a lot about Afghanistan, it never entered my mind to look more deeply into the historical events that … Continue reading

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Not just About Winning

The past Olympic was not just about winning, but more of inspiration. This is best expressed on the performance of Somalia’s 200-meter dash runner Samia Yusuf Omar. She finished the race about 7 or 8 seconds after the winner of … Continue reading

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