Sunday, November 30, 2008
We know now that after the Muslim attack in Mumbai (Bombay) in late November 2008, that people expected either attacks over the Christmas holidays or near Barack Obama's inauguration. No seriously thought that the inauguration itself could be successfully attacked. The Mumbai attack, however, showed just how bold the radical Muslims were. When they were able to launch a well-planned attack, they were difficult to stop.
Saturday, November 22, 2008
The world economic situation was at the brink of collapse following the American election. Perceptive people wondered if there were some cause and effect, but given that Barack Obama was elected with the aid of the American mainstream press, most people might have realized the possibility. Barack Obama surprised many people by naming so many people to his administration with ties to the Clintons. We can say with hindsight that Obama's supporters on the extreme left were aghast at how the pre-inauguration staffing moves proceeded.
Sunday, November 09, 2008
After the 2008 American election, the country was about to embark on a voyage into the unknown. Barack Obama's reputation was of being both a Chicago machine politician and an associate of radical-leftist terrorists. Obama's activities while a student at Columbia in the early 1980's were clouded in secrecy, presumably because knowledge of them would damage his political standing.