Posts Tagged: US Presidential elections

What does Obama’s victory mean for Finland?

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King One of the surprising matters of the US presidential elections was not that a black American was

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A Muslim for president of the United States

Whenever a country because of war is gripped by hysteria, we should always be careful about jumping on bandwagons that fuel hatred for other faiths and people. Real leadership, like being a good parent, does not always mean saying yes or agreeing with everything. Sometimes you have to make difficult decisions because you consider it

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Global financial turmoil and the United States

Owing to the financial turmoil that has unsettled global markets and put a squeeze on credit, a valid question arises: who will be the winners and the losers? I do not believe that we are going to head for a 1930-type depression. However, I cannot fail to recognize a parallel with what happened with the

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Sarah Palin fought with empty soundbites against Joe Biden

Both vice presidential candidates, Joe Biden and Sarah Palin, sqared off their only debate on Thursday night. If you were expecting Palin to cave in and cry you were going to be disappointed. However, even though the Republican candidate held her own against Biden, her answers were without substance. She used an old trick when

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Obama and McCain tie but I’ll vote for the former

The first debate between Senators John McCain and Barak Obama ended pretty much a draw. There were no knockout punches by either candidate. What probably came out of the debate was their differing positions on US foreign policy. However, one of the matters that shun through McCain is that he aims to conduct foreign policy

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Who is Sarah Palin – what’s going on in the United States?

With only two months left until the November US presidential elections, one wonders what the world will be like after George W. Bush retires back to Crawford, Texas, after plunging his country and the world into an abyss led by colorful-named crusades such as “the war on terror” – an enemy that is everywhere but

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