Reelect President Bush for the 2nd term: Evidence & Proofs

Why President Bush should have his second term? The arguments can be drawn from Gas price, Job creation and War in Iraq scientifically. If it is scientific, it must observe the same result, test in the same experiment and constitute a mathematical truth. For example, we all know that goose... Read More

Pending Oil Crisis

Heavens, what are we up against? It seems these days that we are inundated with worsening situations, not just in Canada but worldwide: Increasing terrorism threats; Global arrests of Al Qaeda operatives; More corruption in our Canadian Liberal federal government; A backlash against Official Bilingualism resulting in Mini Official Bilingualism... Read More

Colts? Stadium Short on Horse Sense

The predominant discussion in the Indianapolis media over the proposed $500 million Colts stadium is how to fund it, not over the wisdom and propriety of taxpayers going into debt to build it.Apparently the leaders of both major political parties in Indiana have signed off on the concept, including a... Read More

A Cheap Holiday in Other Peoples Misery (catching up with Mordechai Vanunu in Israel)

One of my favourite pieces of music is the Sex Pistols' classic 'Holidays in the Sun' - a song that begins with the line, 'a cheap holiday in other people's misery'. This would have made a fitting epitaph for my holiday in Israel, except that the $3000 air ticket meant... Read More

Simple Middle East Peace Plan

I. WARS ARE BASIC CONFLICTS OVER LAND. II. BOUNDARIES. THE STATE OF ISRAEL SHALL BASICALLY BE HER PRE-1967 BORDERS, EXCEPT FOR THEIR MUNICIPAL JURISDICTION IN JERUSALEM. THE BOUNDARIES OF THE STATE OF PALESTINE SHALL BE THE WEST BANK AND GAZA. THE BOUNDARIES OF SYRIA SHALL BE HER PRE-1967 BORDERS. III.... Read More

Bush Panders America?s Kids to Saudi Pederasts

President Bush and Secretary Powell should hang their heads in shame. The administration professes to value America's children and touts the phrase "No Child Left Behind." Simultaneously, they have abandoned an estimated 16,000 American children abroad.According to Joel Mowbray's book "Dangerous Diplomacy," the children have been kidnapped by their parents... Read More

Top 30 Politics Quotations

"It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs." -- Albert Einstein"Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles." -- Ambrose Bierce"Man is by nature a political animal." -- Aristotle"I have come to the conclusion... Read More

The ?Manchurian Candidate?: Lee Harvey Oswald?

An American soldier is taken behind enemy lines and brainwashed as an unwitting assassin by communists in league with American political figures. This soldier then returns to the States to kill a presidential candidate as part of a political scheme to escalate and exploit Cold War tensions.Sound familiar? It does... Read More

Abu Ghraib: Our Surprise is the only Surprise

As pictures and videos surface showing young American soldiers humiliating and dehumanizing Iraqi prisoners, we, as a society, recoil in disgust and disbelief. Friends and family of those charged with such crimes, shake their heads in bewilderment and assure the world that the perpetrators are normal, caring, loving individuals without... Read More

A Look Ahead to 2008 (Part I)

Just as everyone has breathed a sigh of relief at the end of 2004 presidential campaign, I would like to take a quick look ahead to 2008. Unless George W. Bush is unable to complete his second term, 2008 will bring the third open presidential election (no incumbent running) in... Read More

In The News:

Varanasi, by design: Vishwanath Dham and the politics of change  The HinduThe new redevelopment project places the Vishwanath temple at the epicentre. Is it about conserving a heritage city or is it a political statement?
Politics this week  The EconomistA gunman killed 50 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, streaming part of the atrocity live on Facebook. The attacker, an Australian who had been living ...
‘Dynasty’ still rules supreme in Odisha politics!  Odisha Television Ltd.Even as dynasty is an antithesis to democracy, tentacles of dynasty seem taking strong root in State politics. The politics of dynasty is now ruling supreme in ...
Nigel Farage back in frontline politics as Brexit Party leader  BBC NewsNigel Farage is returning to frontline politics in the UK as leader of the newly established Brexit Party. The ex-UKIP leader is taking over from Catherine Blaiklock ...
From Israel to Brexit to France: Trump dips into allies' politics  CNNWashington (CNN) He's trashed the British Prime Minister. He's cheered protesters in France. And now he's handed Israel's embattled leader a win days before ...
Why, Despite Numbers, Women Continue to Have Poor Representation in Northeastern Politics  News18In 2014, of the 25 Lok Sabha seats across eight northeastern states, only two women were elected to the Lok Sabha.
#PollVault: More Politics on National Security, and 'Corruption' Hidden in Diaries  The WireEvery morning till the elections, The Wire's reporters and editors bring you Poll Vault – a summary of the most important political developments, all in one place.
Marching has returned as a force in British politics  The EconomistTHE GREAT achievement of parliamentary democracy is to take politics off the streets. In the 18th and early 19th centuries Britain was a land of people on the ...
Trump’s Free-Speech Executive Order and the Right’s Fixation on Campus Politics  The New YorkerOsita Nwanevu on President Donald Trump's executive order barring colleges that are deemed unduly restrictive of free speech from receiving federal funds.
'Bhishmacharya' of Indian Politics Forced to Retire: Sena Rebukes BJP for Advani Brush-off  News18The Sena said, 'Advani was one of the founding members of the BJP, who along with ex-PM Vajpayee steered the path of the party ahead. But today, Modi and ...
The Art of Navigating a Family Political Discussion, Peacefully  The AtlanticLots of American families fight, but most are unlikely to fight about politics: In a study released last month on the extent to which Americans live in “bubbles,” 39 ...
Thailand's election highlights the struggle for women to enter politics following princess's ban  ABC NewsWhile Princess Ubolratana Mahidol was reportedly banned from running due to her alliance with the Opposition, her brief step into the spotlight re-highlighted ...
Generals Are Back in Israel’s Political Vanguard  The New York TimesThe return of the generals to Israeli politics is viewed as an emergency call-up by those hoping to rout right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Legislation on money politics - Letters  The Star OnlineI ATTENDED a seminar on political funding in Malaysia on March 21 organised by Transparency International Malaysia and the Netherlands Embassy – and it ...
High Point graduate finds key role in Nevada politics  WRAL.comMichelle White's journey in politics to become the new chief of staff for the governor of Nevada started in a set of classrooms in High Point.
What's the score: How cricketers-turned-politicians fare in elections  India TodayWith the induction of former cricketer Gautam Gambhir in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), it is only fair to look back at former cricketers who sought a political ...
Kamal Kumar Tanti's poems present the politics and poignance of being marginalised in a distant land  Scroll.inThe Assamese poet Kamal Kumar Tanti won the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar in the year 2012 for his book of poems, Marangburu Amar Pita. The phrase ...
Week In Politics: Mueller Delivers His Russia Investigation Report To Attorney General  NPRNPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Jeffrey Rosen of the National Constitution Center, Susan Shelley of the Orange County Register, and E.J. Dionne of The ...
Players Who Made the Jump From Cricket to Politics  News18Over the years, Indian cricketers have made their foray into politics with varying degrees of success. And now with Gautam Gambhir deciding to join the BJP, we ...
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Mueller Delivers  The AtlanticOne year, 10 months, and six days later, the Special Counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his final report to Attorney General William Barr. What comes next?
After Student Politics, Kanhaiya Kumar Gets Lesson in Realpolitik as Tejashwi Blocks Grand Alliance Entry  News18The CPI said the party will contest from Begusarai and both Kanhaiya and the party were ready, alliance or no alliance.
Session nastiness a peek into Sask.'s pre-election politics  Regina Leader-PostScott Moe and Ryan Meili may not personally dislike each other. But it's pretty clear the Saskatchewan Party and NDP don't share much love. Murray Mandryk.
Accused college admission scammers dig deep for bipartisan political donations  Fox NewsA Fox News analysis of political donations by the 50 individuals charged in the college admissions scandal shows that alleged corruption appears to know no ...
Australians must be vigilant against divisive race politics, says Tim Soutphommasane  The GuardianIn an interview for the Australian politics podcast, the former race discrimination commissioner warns fascism was enabled by democratic mechanisms.
Sunday Politics  NPRWe look at the week in politics, including President Trump's response to the mosque shootings in New Zealand.
Chicago's Democratic socialists on brink of transforming city's politics  The GuardianSix Democratic socialists may join city council this year, reflecting the progressive momentum in national politics.
Woman behind Brexit petition to revoke article 50 receives death threats  The GuardianOnline petition sparks conspiracy theories on both sides of the debate.