Pakistan’s Senate Passes Historic 18th Amendment, Sends Democratization Bill to President
Following the National Assembly’s passage of the 18th Amendment package of constitutional reforms, Pakistan’s upper house Senate approved the measure this morning, sending it to President Zardari for ratification. This historic event is culmination of unprecedented cooperation and consensus between Pakistan’s political parties. CNN reports that, In what political pundits are hailing as a historic moment for the troubled nation, Pakistan is one step closer | Read More »
Stability of Pakistan’s Democratic Government Key to Nuclear Security
President Obama met with Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Gilani over the weeked as the global nuclear summit kicked off in Washington, DC. The US has consistently said that it is not worried about the security of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal per se, but sees a greater threat in efforts to destabilize the democratic government. Pakistan has approximately 70 to 90 nuclear weapons according to a report | Read More »
The Restoration of Democracy, A Historic Moment for Pakistan
Though Pakistan continues to face a number of challenges, in its struggle for democracy it is, perhaps, a lesson for other nascent democracies. By tabling a package of constitutional reforms that will repeal several aberrations adopted under dictatorships in the 1980s and 1990s, the democratic government of Pakistan has achieved a landmark in democracy and brought hope to people around the world.
Pakistan’s Economy Hurt By Attacks On Government
Attacks on Pakistan’s democratically elected government by opposition parties and a hostile judiciary are damaging the nation’s economy according to Moody’s Investor Services analyst Aninda Mitra. According to an interview Mr. Mitra gave to Reuters news service on Wednesday. “The government is constrained in its focus on long-term economic issues,” Aninda Mitra, Moody’s sovereign analyst for Pakistan, told Reuters in a telephone interview from Singapore. | Read More »
New-Kew-Lahr Weapons – Jimmmaaahhh – 251 Times – Trust – Peace – The Interweb.
Now that I’ve piqued your somewhat ill-advised curiosity on that header mess……… I’d suggest not having any weapons or sharp implements nearby. You may hurt someone or damage something valuable. ======================= Giving Away The New-Kew-Lahr Store. http://news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-world/russia-us-set-to-sign-new-nuclear-treaty-kremlin-source-20100325-qx4f.html Russia and the United States have agreed “all the documents” for a successor to a landmark nuclear disarmament treaty and will likely sign it in Prague, a Kremlin | Read More »
, Jimmy Carter
, New-Kew-Lahr Weapons
, Sharia Law
, The Internet
, The Religion Of Peace
Pakistan’s Constitutional Reforms Are A Move Towards Democratization
In January of this year, we came together to form a new organization, Americans for Democracy and Justice in Pakistan. Our mission is to educate the media, political leaders and the public about the importance of supporting democracy and democratic institutions in Pakistan. Pakistan is a country whose history is full of politically-motivated attacks against civilian rulers and outside influences that have destabilized the country, | Read More »
Waiting In The Wings.
That’s not just the title of my fav CD by Seventh Wonder……. It’s also a way to describe what’s next on the Marxist Jihadi Administration’s agenda and a collection of news stories from around the world. — — — — — — — — — — But for starters, a bit of a love-fest, as Jim Hoft has a very interesting video clip over at | Read More »
Tags: 2nd Amendment
, Al Franken
, Finance Reform
, Government Out Of Control
, John Kerry
, South Dakota
An Executive Order And Two Presidential Memoranda.
The latest and greatest from The President Of The United States. —– —– —– —– —– 1. Executive Order – National Export Initiative. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/executive-order-national-export-initiative The National Export Initiative (NEI) shall be an Administration initiative to improve conditions that directly affect the private sector’s ability to export. The NEI will help meet my Administration’s goal of doubling exports over the next 5 years by working to | Read More »
, Cass Sunstein
, executive orders
, Overwhelming the system
, Presidential Memorandum
, US manufacturing
I Bet They Didn’t Mirandize Him
Great news from Afghanistan: “Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander” putting aside for today the fact that the NYT leaked a secret again…something they do quite frequently. The Taliban’s top military commander was captured several days ago in Karachi, Pakistan, in a secret joint operation by Pakistani and American intelligence forces, according to American government officials. The commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, is an | Read More »
Problems ?… What problems ?… I don’t see any problems !… I ain’t got to show you any stinkin’ problems !!!
Uno: Peshwar Pakistan – Suicide Bomber (for the umpteenth-and-a-half time in the past three months – not that anybody notices). http://news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-world/seven-police-wounded-by-pakistan-suicide-bomber-20100110-m08p.html At least seven policemen were wounded on Saturday when a Taliban militant commander blew himself up in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police said. Irfan Ullah, from the lawless town of Darra Adam Khel, struck when police raided his hideout in Matni, an area | Read More »
, drug cartels
, gun ban
, Hong Kong
, Teh Eeeeevil Jooooooooooos
Fee, Fi, Fo, Fumble – Obama’s Nuclear Naïveté Could Spell Disaster.
Correction to article of Mon 12/21: I incorrectly stated that Americans were barred from travel in Pakistan in 1981. The State Department warned Americans that travel in Pakistan could be dangerous. Pakistan at that time was issuing 30 day visas. I have been unable to determine what national passport Barack Obama was traveling under, although it has been established that he was then living with | Read More »
Democrats’ Unintended Consequences – It Isn’t Over, Far From It.
First of all, SENATOR SHELDON WHITEHOUSE. You sir, and I say that with VAST qualification, are a SCOUNDREL and a BALD FACED LIAR. The people of your state will challenge you in 2012. Don’t think, you smarmy RAT, that you will be forgotten. 2012 just gives us more time to prepare to oust you. This paragon of virtue put on his best TRIAL LAWYER’S FACE | Read More »
If there is one, this is it. Pakistan, (or Pok-eee-ston as our Dear Leader in his infinite sophistication insists it be pronounced), has been for a while, is now and will be the X-factor for strategic command going forward in Afghanistan. Now that Obama has made his call to send 30,000 (or is it 33? 35?) troops there for 18 months (or is a little | Read More »
ObamaDem policies conservatives must support
The 9.8% of Americans that are unemployed and the 90.2% that are either employed or have given up looking, are told that the Great Recession is over. Don’t believe a word of it or find a new word to describe the trouble we are in as a nation. I wrote last year that no matter who was elected President that we, as a people, would | Read More »
, government growthulus
, safety net for the truly needy
, small business
, unemployment extension
CIA: International War Criminals?
I wonder how long it will take for Obama to now arrest CIA officers as international war criminals (H/T Hotair):