Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are on the final sprint of their race to the presidency. On Sunday both crisscrossed the country to energize supporters Read the rest of this entry »
Wednesday January 25th, 2012 19:33 Last SOTU address before the elections
After all the debates and primaries, upsets and accusations that have been taking place in the Republican primaries and that unfortunately are going to continue for a while yet, one was wondering about Obama’s approach for the State of the Union address. Read the rest of this entry »
Friday January 13th, 2012 19:50 Gingrich accuses Romney of being able to speak French!
Elections in the US, specially presidential elections, have always been mystifying for Europeans, though little by little some European politicians are beginning to copy some aspects of it, like introducing families, and making their lives known to their constituents. Still there is a lot to catch up if in reality they want to transform their elections into the circus attractions and even the nastiness the American elections end up turning into. Read the rest of this entry »
Wednesday January 4th, 2012 18:43 The fight for the White House begins
Yesterday began what we could call “The American Election Circus” which unfortunately is going to last almost one year, cost lots of dollars and generate much garbage on the media. Read the rest of this entry »
Thursday August 25th, 2011 17:39 Doldrums of summer
Well, this summer certainly is not a quiet one in any front anywhere, but in the US it’s anything but tranquil. Beginning with nature we just had the surprise of an earthquake in the East which rattled the nerves of many, nerves already fragile by the economy, unemployment etc. Read the rest of this entry »
Wednesday August 17th, 2011 18:12 Will it be Obama against Perry?
While there is more than a year before elections in the US, the country is already beginning to be “assaulted” by the politicians. Much can happen in the months prior to voting day but nobody wants to be left aside and be forgotten and then there is a lot of money to be gathered from the constituents. Read the rest of this entry »
Monday August 1st, 2011 18:18 No victory in last minute compromise
Sunday evening President Obama announced that Congressional leaders from both parties had reached an agreement aimed at ending the US debt deadlock. He said that it wasn’t the deal he would have preferred but he nevertheless threw his support behind the plan. Read the rest of this entry »