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British Petroleum and TransOcean on their own

April 20 will always be an unforgettable date in my mind. On this day, the Bulgarians rose against the Ottoman Empire to liberate themselves from its tyranny; Adolf Hitler was born; a friend of mine from high school was born; and now a massive explosion at the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 people, caused and is still causing panic as the quantity of millions of barrels of oil have been spilled in the ocean so far and keep spilling causing a natural catastrophe and depriving fishermen and shrimpers from conducting their businesses there. Continue reading

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Hungarian Prime Minister to resign? Finally!!!

Today Hungarian Prime Minster Ferenc Gyurcsany proposed to resign. Hardly will there be anyone following the situation in Hungary who finds this news a bad one. For the last five years, that is, the period of his leadership of the country, all he’s had was bad impact – ridiculous and tragicomic speeches, confession of having lied to win the elections, imposing very high taxes which drove businesses out of the country, and probably other flawed decisions made. As far as I remember, his scandalous confession led his party to sustain a significant loss in the then upcoming local elections – not a single big city won and the opposition right party of Fidesz having taken an almost entire control of the country’s local governments.

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