Politics

24
Nov
Russia accuses the US of imposing its plans on other countries

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev accused Washington on Thursday of trying to impose its plans of deploying a missile defense shield on European countries. A day before this statement he announced the United States he would retaliate if the plans were not put on hold. On Wednesday Medvedev said he would arm his country with missiles capable of countering the U.S. shield. Moreover, he added he planned to deploy additional weapons in the east... [read news]

24
Nov
NBC issues apology to Bachmann

GOP Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann managed to get what she wanted and received an apology from an NBC executive after a less than tasteful song was played when she appeared on Jimmy Fallon's "Late Night." Her spokeswoman made the announcement on Wednesday night. The Minnesota congresswoman got a letter from NBC's vice president only a day after he appeared on the show. When she made her appearance, the band played a 1985 Fishbone... [read news]

22
Nov
Mitt Romney takes Obama quote out of context

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney decided to use in his first campaign ad a quote deliberately taken out of context which shows that President Obama "doesn't want to talk about the economy." In the ad the President can be heard saying "if we keep talking about the economy, we're going to lose."However, when he made this statement, President Obama was talking about his former rival, John McCain’s presidential ad. "Senator McCain's... [read news]

21
Nov
Boos against Putin at Olimpisky stadium

When Vladimir Putin stepped into the ring at the Olimpisky stadium in Moscow, trying to congratulate the winner after a martial arts fight that took place over the weekend he was expecting applause and the ability to share some of the glory of the winner. Unfortunately, as he congratulated Russian Fedor Emelianenko's victory over the American Jeff Monson furious boos and jeers were heard in the background.The event that was broadcasted live on... [read news]

16
Nov
Sarah Palin comments on Penn State abuse

Sarah Palin did not refrain from making her thoughts well-known regarding Jerry Sandusky, Penn State's "perverted former assistant coach." Known to be an outspoken person, Palin also commented on the Penn State child abuse scandal that was centered on Sandusky. The former Alaska governor gave an interview for Greta van Susteren on Tuesday night during the show "On the Record” where she stated her point of view regarding the whole... [read news]

15
Nov
Rick Perry tries to regain momentum

Rick Perry is displeased with the way things go in the federal government. Making another attempt to bring back to life his presidential campaign, the Texas governor gave an important speech in Iowa in which he stated that he wanted to make the government smaller and change the way things work at Capitol Hill.Perry wants to see the Congress turned in a part-time operation. Moreover he wants to cut the pay of the lawmakers in half. Among his... [read news]

13
Nov
Silvio Berlusconi remains in politics

Silvio Berlusconi has not given up. Mere hours after he stepped down from his position as Italy’s Prime Minister, the man hinted that he may be returning to politics. Such a move would most likely confound and also infuriate his critics. “I share your spirit and I hope we can resume the path to government together,” he wrote in a letter that he made sure to send to a political party from Italy’s far right. Said party was busy holding... [read news]

10
Nov
Rick Perry tries to downplay Wednesday gaffe

Talking about the gaffe he made on Wednesday’s debate, Rick Perry said this mistake might help to humanize him, rather than affect him. During the debate the man had said he would cut three agencies from the federal government, but was unable to name more than two. "Commerce, Education and the - what's the third one there? Let's see," Perry said before his rivals mentioned the Environmental Protection Agency, a department that is unpopular... [read news]

23
Oct
Joe Biden talks about 2012 elections

Vice President Joe Biden admitted that the electors voting in the 2012 U.S. presidential election will be put face to face with a choice on which political party brings better plans to “get the economy moving. ” “Whoever is our opponent will be tough,” Democrat Biden explained on Sunday during CNN’s “State of the Union.” Voters are “going to have to decide, and they will decide, whether or not we’re on the right path or if... [read news]

20
Oct
Muammar Gaddafi believed to be dead

It is believed that Muammar Gaddafi, Libya’s dictator for 42 years has been killed on Thursday in an uprising that took place in his hometown, Sirte. Interim government officials announced that one of the former leader’s sons was also killed in the fight that ensured. In addition, Seif al-Islam, the dictator’s former heir was wounded and captured. "We have been waiting for this moment for a long time. Moammar Gadhafi has been killed,"... [read news]


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