Condi reunited Germany and ended the cold war! VIDEO
Condoleezza Rice und deutsche Wiedervereinigung / and German reunification (YouTube) Condoleezza Rice at the Malta Summit with USA. President George H. W. Bush and USSR General Secretary Mikhail S. Gorbachev in December 1989, on board the Soviet cruise ship Maxim Gorky, Marsaxlokk Harbour, Malta. Condoleezza Rice attends for the signing of The Treaty on the Final Settlement with Respect to Germany in Moscow, USSR, on | Read More »
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Barack Obama Berlin Speech Translated
Hey everyone. I managed to find a rough translation of Barack Obama’s Berlin Speech. Many of you may have been like me and had no clue what he was saying.
Reporter: “I Worked Out With Obama!”
If you thought the Obama worship couldn’t get much worse, you were wrong. A reporter in Germany writes of her surprise workout parter at the Ritz Carlton in Berlin.
Obama’s Berlin Campaign Rally Too Presumptuous
In the wake of Obama’s Berlin speech, the media debates whether Obama is too presumptuous.ABC World News reported:”To his admirers, it was a soaring speech, with a new vision. To his detractors, it was presumptuous that a candidate for president would deliver a speech as if he were president.”Michael Finnegan reports “the staging of the Berlin event has led critics to accuse Obama of being | Read More »
Senator, You Are No Reagan!
Citizen of the world. Hm… aren’t we all? At least he’s not a jelly filled doughnut. Well…let me take that back.I was in the colors team presented at Pres. Reagan’s “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall” speech. We kind of gave a chuckle at the time. ‘Yeah, right. Like that’s ever going to happen.’ I was out of the Army and in my first year | Read More »
Breaking News from ONN (Obama News Network)
ONN – Thursday, July 24 – Berlin, Germany – 4:06 PM ESTSenator Barack Obama’s whirlwind campaign tour through Europe gained momentum as he addressed a massive crowd (most of whom were the U.S. media and campaign staffers) in the critical swing state of Germany.Just as in America, the German crowd had no idea what the hell Senator Obama was saying, but it must have “sounded | Read More »
Obama’s Berlin Speech Grade = C- / D +
Well they did what they could, the hype, the build up, even having a free rock concert open the show, lights, camera, action;Oops, we didn’t know that the pretty monument we chose to speak from, is actually a monument to war! A monument with an angel of war atop mocking the rest of Europe for the bloody losses Germany inflicted on it? Hitler loved it | Read More »
Reflections on Obama in Berlin
As Barack Obama conducts a campaign event in front of a column memorializing three wars of aggression by 19th century Prussia I hope every Berliner realizes what an Obama-like presidency in 1948 would have meant for them. Today Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus helps us recall: But there are lessons from the airlift that should be more unsettling for those, like Obama, who want to | Read More »
Barack Obama’s Bitburg Moment
Barack Obama has apparently given up on the idea of attempting to draw parallels between himself and John F. Kennedy by going to Berlin. (Not to say there aren’t obvious parallels: unprepared and feckless to be sure but too early to have the Bay of Pigs.) He’s still going to Berlin. And we’re informed that he will bring his HOPECHANGE carnie act to the Siegessäule. | Read More »