Allan on November 29th, 2012

In a matter of days Felipe Calderon is scheduled to step down as President of Mexico, at the end of a six-year term, to be replaced by Enrique Pena Nieto, winner of the 2012 Mexican election.  The transition is proceeding on schedule.  As for Felipe Calderon, he seems to have been enjoying his last few months […]

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Allan on November 28th, 2012

The Puerto Rican plebiscite, held on November 6th (the same day Barack Obama won his second term to the U.S. presidency) was historic in that, for the first time in history,  the statehood position won. So should we just accept Puerto Rican statehood?   How about the flag, how would 51 stars be portrayed?  ( Click […]

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Allan on November 28th, 2012

Mexico’s 2012 presidential election was won by Enrique Peña Nieto of the PRI (Partido Revolucionario Institucional).  Peña Nieto is scheduled to take office on December 1st. Nevertheless, everybody did not recognize Peña Nieto’s triumph, chief among them runner-up candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (often referred to as AMLO), who ran under the banners of three […]

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Allan on November 20th, 2012

The 2012 Presidential election is now history. Republican challenger Mitt Romney was unsuccessful in his bid to unseat Democratic incumbent Barack Obama, who has now won another four years as president. There were only a few million votes separating this election’s winner and loser. So why did Obama win and Romney lose? There are several […]

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Allan on November 6th, 2012

Life is full of choices. Every four years, Americans choose their president. This year the choice is between the incumbent, Democrat Barack Obama, and the Republican challenger Mitt Romney. It’s a shame they both can’t lose. Neither man seems particularly dedicated to the U.S. Constitution nor to the historical American nation. Neither is prone to […]

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Allan on November 4th, 2012

As in 2008, Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith is still an issue. Last month, Romney visited America’s most-famous evangelist, Billy Graham, and son Franklin. Romney received an endorsement. This endorsement, and the way it was handled, is a source of controversy in some evangelical circles. To read the entire blog post, click here. Blog post by […]

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Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, also known by his initials AMLO, was the runner-up in the 2006 and 2012 presidential elections, though he refused to concede either election. AMLO has recently endorsed Obama in the U.S. election, and has excoriated Republicans for “racism against the immigrants”. For the entire blog post, click here. Blog post by […]

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