Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Barack fires blanks on gun control

Weasel words. That’s what we got from  Barack Obama as he squandered the mandate of his presidency while pretending to comfort the grieving families of those massacred in  the Sandy Hook catastrophe. Even before then, the president was all but conceding defeat to the conservative pro-gun lobby. What a wimp! Okay, if you’re a gun-lover, […]

Obama and the chimera of hope

When Barack Obama appeared on the international stage as a serious candidate for the presidency of the United States, many of us applauded. Even US citizens (generally) felt a surge of optimism. That a black man could assume ‘ownership’ of the White House was a stupendous concept. Even for non-Americans. Perhaps, more so. It was […]

Assange, a mere blemish

Who the bloody hell does Julian Assange think he is? Frankly, he is nothing more than a pimple on the bum of the universe. Whatever one might think of his action in revealing untold volumes of secret US documents to the world, he is little more than a thief and a braggart. Sure, many praise […]

Forget terrorism – US presidency scares me!

So, the US presidential election is just around the corner. Millions of Americans have already cast their votes while scores of millions are still waiting for the final pitches from candidates before they do their bit for democracy. But what about the rest of the world? We don’t even get a say – but we […]

Cut the crap, dudes

  Please spare us the embarrassment, Mitt and Barack. The pretence of your feigned bonhomie during the televised election debates is enough to cause nausea. Yes, people do not want – and probably would not accept – outright hostility between the two contenders for the highest elected office in the world as we know it. […]