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Obama and the Near East

Posted by on Sep 27, 2015 in Ecology, Featured | 0 comments

Obama and the Near East

As an Israeli I am very disappointed in US-president Obama. No, not for the usual reasons of Obama bashing. For his adversaries in Israel and the USA Obama’s middle name Hussein seems to imply he is a Muslim. A secret one! That in itself is already enough reason to loath him. The other reason seems to be, that he is of color and the White House, as the name implies, belongs to a white man. But this is all┬áspeculations. Although there is a kernel of truth in it, I am sure. Still it is...

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I Job Creator

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in Featured, Sustainability | 2 comments

I Job Creator

In the year 2011 a wave of social protest ignited all over the world. It was indeed a international occurrence. It started in Spain and jumped over to North Africa in what is called, the Arab Spring. In the USA people started to Occupy-Wall Street. And let’s not forget the Tea Party, which comes from the other side of the political spectrum, but with legitimate grievances nonetheless. Anyway a big chunk of the world seems to be in unrest. And never mind the political affiliations. People...

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