Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Goodbye Mr. President!

Today, we say goodbye to George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41. President of America. For those who are younger than myself, you can read more about him on Wikipedia.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Tomorrow Is Your Chance to State Your Opinion

Regardless of whether you like the current President in America, it is a fact that tomorrow is your chance to state your opinion. It is so important that you actually vote - make your opinion known.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Democracy Can Never Be Based on Threats

Democracy can never be based on threats - and certainly sending bombs to people falls under the category of totally unacceptable behavior in any democracy.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

State Killings - The Jamal Kashoggi Murder

The murder of Saudi-born journalist Jamal Kashoggi is a disgrace for Saudi Arabia. No one can EVER endorse state killings under ANY form. Jamal was the nephew of world-famous arms dealer Adnan Kashoggi who died in 2017.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Witch Hunt, Fake News, Lies, Double Speak - When Will It End?

If it wasn't said by US President Trump, one would believe it was just some wacko speaking. No one ever guessed that a sitting President would use such foul language whenever he speaks on TV. Quite ironically, he always insults the very news channels that have given him numerous chances to speak live...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Can You Improve Anything by Leaving?

News that Trump has taken America out of the human rights organization is somewhat telling of how the current President thinks politics is just like running a business. It all SOUNDS good, but is it really the way you create changes?

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

North Korea and Iran - Two Challenges for Us All

North Korea is playing a hugely dangerous game as rumor has it that negotiations with South Korea today were cancelled, and news that the meeting with President Trump may also be cancelled. This is poker with a bad hand. Similarly, Iran's Project Amad is a very dangerous aspect that has been maintained under the radar for purposes that can hardly be called peaceful...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

UK Russia Relations Under Pressure

The recent poisoning of a former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England has put relations to Russia under severe pressure. British Prime Minister Theresa May is saying Russia is either directly or indirectly behind this poisoning. The nerve agent Novichok is apparently a poison used by Russia which has caused this suspicion. You can read more about the case here:

Monday, January 29, 2018

Democracy - A Word With Many Meanings

In th coming Russian elections, opposition politician Aleksej Navalnyj is greatly displeased with not being able to run for the presidency. You can always discuss whether a criminal conviction should invalidate your right to run for any office, but the laws of the land are as they are - and that can't be challenged.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

War Is Never Funny

War is never funny. People who have taken part in a war can attest to that. People get shot, and others get injured. No winners in any war - only losers.