Category Archives: Obama’s Foreign Trip

The New World and Those Who Pretend There is No Such Thing

Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds. ~ Elie Wiesel You probably caught Wiesel at Buchenwald (video) along with Obama, which was odd: Obama became the first U.S. president to visit the Buchenwald concentration camp. … Continue reading

Posted in Cairo - Buchenwald - Normandy, Elie Wiesel, Nicolas Sarkozy, Obama Controls the Issues, Obama on the World Stage, Obama Takes Charge, Obama's Cairo Speech, Obama's Foreign Trip | Leave a comment

Pass the Cognac

A long time ago there was this skinny young kid from Pittsburgh, and when he was at Westinghouse High School he was reading the New Yorker and learning French – an odd thing for a young, gay black man. And … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-European, Billy Strayhorn, Class Warfare, Economic Meltdown, Economic Reporting, Financial Meltdown, G20 Summit, Lush Life, Obama's Foreign Trip, Paris | 1 Comment