Before the presidential debate began, I had expected Romney to be creamed. The Obama team was steamrolling for weeks or months now and it appeared that Romney was doing a terrible job at campaigning for the election. Yes, Obama is only maintaining a slim margin, but that margin has not been changing much. Already various commentators [...]
President Obama has just announced that Osama Bin Laden is dead. I am sure there will be a lot of discussions on the matter, of how it will affect relationship with the Muslim world, of how this will affect military operation in Pakistan and many others. One question I want to explore is its potential [...]
Hahaha via Greg Mankiw. This takes the cake. Agitated woman: Why, why do you have the sign? Man: Arr… do you disagree with it? Agitated woman: …that he’s Keynesian, that he’s like not American. Is that what you’re saying? Man: Well, we’re… we’re asking a question.
I am not particularly warm to Obama due to his economic policy. Shadows of protectionism and greater government intervention lurk somewhere. His foreign policy however is a cause to celebrate. The Obama that spoke in Oslo as he delivered his Nobel Prize speech is the Obama that I like. His speech on the need of [...]
Obama and committee members of the Nobel Peace Prize can go and take a hike. I am so appalled by this, that I am filing this under Humor.
I am watching President Obama’s speech in Cairo live right now, with his prepared text on screen. This is the best part so far for me: For decades, there has been a stalemate: two peoples with legitimate aspirations, each with a painful history that makes compromise elusive. It is easy to point fingers – for [...]
As a person who spent parts of his formative years in the United States and, more importantly, shared the ideals which the US is founded on, I cannot deny that I have a certain inclination towards the Land of the Free. And so I cannot help having a sense of joy after seeing the Foreign [...]
Libertarians typically have no reason to protest the typical annual meeting of Group 20 (G20). G20 is of course the grouping of the richest and most influential countries in the world. This year’s meet up in London however is not a typical gathering. It is extraordinary because of the global economic turbulence we are witnessing [...]