Everyone Else is Palin’ in Comparison

Even though the US Presidential Election is just around the corner, I haven’t been paying a lot of attention to it, maybe because of the financial crisis, or even my recent preoccupation with dating. More likely it’s because I’ve never given McCain much of a chance. I’ve heard him speak a couple of times in interviews, and he comes across like Bush with Alzheimer’s. He was old when he started the campaign, but the whole process seems to be aging him considerably. Continue reading Everyone Else is Palin’ in Comparison

The pin is pulled, now wait for the bang…

Championed by the United States, India is now allowed to engage in nuclear trade. This is despite India’s continued refusal to sign up to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty. Basically, they’ve been given a key to the back door. Condoleezza Rice is in Dehli at the moment to iron out the details of the arrangement which will be good for India, the USA and also Australia, who will likely begin to supply India with uranium. Continue reading The pin is pulled, now wait for the bang…

World Watch: A Clear Power Shift

The standings in the medal tallies at the end of the Beijing Olympics were China, the United States and Russia, which I suppose is pretty unsurprising given the amount of money that is able to be thrown around by them. Post games, the most interesting sport to watch is these three countries jockeying to establish position on the world stage. Continue reading World Watch: A Clear Power Shift