Category «America»

voters are idiots

Alright, I can’t claim authorship of that title. I stole it from Joel Stein’s article “And the Winner is…” in the Dec 22 issue of Time. And I’ll also admit that I pulled it out of context. But I do believe it. In the article, Stein discusses the senate vote recount happening in Minnesota. But …

let bad companies fail

I’ve been watching the story about GM, Ford and Chrysler closely for the past few weeks. All three automobile companies are experiencing some serious financial problems, and as such, are trying to convince the U.S. congress to bail them out. It looks like the companies are indeed going to receive some kind of help, though …

what a great election night!

About 90 minutes ago, all major news networks called the U.S. presidential election, affirming that Sen. Barack Obama will be the next president of the United States. Well, I did not vote for President-Elect Barack Obama. I simply disagree with his position on many issues, and I question whether he’ll be able to do many …

the best patriotic story

I’m finally getting a chance to write about this story from July 4. July was a very busy month for me, but this story has been on my mind, and I can’t write about anything else until I share this with you. Back on the 4th of July, our newspapers all around this great country …