Archive for the ‘ Politics ’ Category
I am really excited that we have elected our first African American President. I wished that Sen. Obama was given the Presidency on 3rd November (Enabling him to be beside his grandmother in Hawaii) and we could have Sen. McCain as the Honorary President.
President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo yesterday ordered Secretary Ronnie Puno of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to intensify the campaign of the Philippine National Police (PNP) against drivers of overspeeding vehicles and other violators of traffic laws and regulations.
Private contracts are handed out by the federal government in droves these days. However, the use of private contractors is an old tool of the government. Private contractors were used during the removal of Native Americans from the southeast. In 1831 thirteen thousand Choctaws made the long, forced trek from their home in Mississippi to [...]
This is the third of a series of articles that document some of the names, places, catch words, and other items that are now lodged permanently in our vocabulary, History was made some 68 years ago. We dare not forget.
Usually it is the U.S that outlines various guidelines and principles for other nations to follow. But this time around we find a nation called Singapore, a country small in size, but has a lot to teach the rest of the world, making heads turn.
Do you realize that we kill a lot of people in every war that we had had because of what is called friendly fire? It is a very sad and painful truth about war, and it is sometimes something that can't be helped. This action is usually only used in times of terrible situations and [...]
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are the two remaining candidates for nomination by the Democratic Party for the US Presidency.
All we, as citizens of these United States, want is to be able to live comfortably with money to spare and not have to worry if things get rough. We all want to be treated equally and fairly without having some strings attached. We want to raise our children as we see fit, not because [...]
Our tale begins in China around 2004. Runyan Corp created the electronic cigarette, and effectively removed the need to smoke tobacco cigarettes. More and more people are smoking, and most just find it too hard to quit smoking. At the same time, smoking bans are in effect in public buildings, leaving smokers to find outdoor [...]
The City of Houston is named for General Sam Houston, one of Texas' heroes and without whom the state would never have won its independence from Mexico and Generalissimo Santa Anna in 1836. Though Houston is itself one of the largest cities in the United States, the legend of Sam Houston is still greater and [...]