On Friday I came across a Chosun Ilbo article that reports that according to a global happiness index compiled by North Korean “researchers,” China is the happiest country in the world followed by North Korea, as reported on MSNBC. What is that supposed to mean? Continue reading
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Pat Buchanan surprised me with his Townhall column entry where he expressed support for President Obama’s stance on what is happening in Iran. I didn’t expect that, as on a Hardball issue several weeks ago he supported former Vice-President Richard Cheney on his speech against the same person he is now defending.
How many times have you heard or read about climate change and what we are supposed to do in order to prevent future air pollution and other undesirable outcomes? Energy has never been very big an issue, and among the reasons for this were the rising gas prices during the first half of this year – and especially the U.S. presidential campaigns. Americans have come across with numerous infomercials about alternative fuels, articles and news about them, and everything in between. The result so far, of course, is next to nothing.
The Secret State is in the middle of a crisis. Actually, after the fall of communism in the late 1980s and early 1990s it has always been in crisis. Having isolated itself from the rest of the world in general and having suffered food shortages because of floods throughout the years, this poor country is far from what it used to be during the Cold War.
Gas prices have always been an issue since the beginning of the use of gas-operating devices. They have always been not just a political issue but also an economic, a financial and one that concerns the security of a country, that is, the most important issue for its existence. Continue reading