Browsing All posts tagged under »Barack Obama«

America’s Economic Decline

July 15, 2011 by

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By Andrew Brown. The USA been undergoing substantial de-industrialization and de-funding for decades now. The incumbent American political duopoly has not seemed to mind that much though as both of them have actually encouraged this trend with their consonant public policies. Moreover it has picked up steam in the last two decades as substantive differences […]

WikiLeaks and US Gov’t Institutionalised Stupidity

February 18, 2011 by

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I was doing some house-cleaning on my computer and various online accounts, and I found a little gem which I’d like to share. This is a message which I sent off to the State of Washington Attorney General on 14.12.2010. No, not this Rob McKenna, the other one. Dear Mr McKenna, As you are probably […]

Just to Prove a Point: Mubarak was Cold War Dinosaur

February 12, 2011 by

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When I wrote that Mubarak (see here and here) was a Cold War dinosaur, I meant it. This just came over the Twitter feed, via Anonymous Quebec: But the critical moment came on the evening of 30 January when, it is now clear, Mubarak ordered the Egyptian Third Army to crush the demonstrators in Tahrir […]

The Rise of Egypt, the Fall of the US

February 3, 2011 by

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Day 10 of the Egyptian Revolution, and as of yet there has really been no clear stance taken by the US government. Both President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton have made statements which, in my opinion, amount to hand-wringing. Spokesman Robert Gibbs is generally unwatchable due to his odiousness, but he took the cop-out […]

State of the Empire, Part 4 of 4

February 1, 2011 by

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This is the final section of the address. I find it disturbing that 1) it’s getting easier to turn Obamaspeak into Newspeak, and 2) the end result, in my opinion, makes much more sense than the original. Scary. Crack open those Newspeak dictionaries  for the Union, because here we go again. See Part 1 here, […]

State of the Empire, Part 3 of 4

January 31, 2011 by

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It occurred to me, that I’m not really translating Newspeak into Oldspeak. Rather, I’m using Newspeak to make Obamaspeak make sense in Oldspeak. So, think of this as an exercise in Newnewspeak. Doubleplusgood, yes? Grab your dictionaries, it’s time to get throughout the next portion! See Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. Over the […]

Egypt – Cable from Imprisoned Egyptian Opposition Leader: Defend Democracy “for the friendship of peoples live forever”

January 31, 2011 by

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Peoples do not die, but governments change like the winter weather Via WikiLeaks. By Richard Smallteacher, Wikileaks 1 February 2011. Original article here. Ayman Nour, one of the senior leaders of the Egyptian opposition who is currently organizing a coalition to create an interim government, wrote an eloquent letter from prison in 2006 to then […]