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US Elections 2012 - The Great Divide

At 5 AM this morning, it became clear that Barack Obama got his democratic legitimacy to carry on for a second term in the White House. It was a close call although most likely the final result in terms of votes might even indicate a landslide victory, depending on swing states such as Ohio, Florida and Virginia (if he holds onto these 3, it is landslide in terms of…

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Dawn of the Great Divide1.jpg

US Elections 2012 - The Great Divide

At 5 AM this morning, it became clear that Barack Obama got his democratic legitimacy to carry on for a second term in the White House. It was a close call although most likely the final result in terms of votes might even indicate a landslide victory, depending on swing states such as Ohio, Florida and Virginia (if he holds onto these 3, it is landslide in terms of…

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Dawn of the Great Divide1.jpg

US Elections 2012 - The Great Divide

At 5 AM this morning, it became clear that Barack Obama got his democratic legitimacy to carry on for a second term in the White House. It was a close call although most likely the final result in terms of votes might even indicate a landslide victory, depending on swing states such as Ohio, Florida and Virginia (if he holds onto these 3, it is landslide in terms of…

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The Real Presidential Debate

Independent of the second presidential TV debate and its outcome, we can safely say that most of US elections are won or lost on the economic track record of the incumbent president. Remember “It’s the economy, stupid”. And the last couple of days, a strong attack has been launched on Obama by a set of Romney advisers , ie Glenn Hubbard, Kevin…

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Kenneth Rogoff aged 16.jpg

The Real Presidential Debate

Independent of the second presidential TV debate and its outcome, we can safely say that most of US elections are won or lost on the economic track record of the incumbent president. Remember “It’s the economy, stupid”. And the last couple of days, a strong attack has been launched on Obama by a set of Romney advisers , ie Glenn Hubbard, Kevin…

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Kenneth Rogoff aged 16.jpg

The Real Presidential Debate

Independent of the second presidential TV debate and its outcome, we can safely say that most of US elections are won or lost on the economic track record of the incumbent president. Remember “It’s the economy, stupid”. And the last couple of days, a strong attack has been launched on Obama by a set of Romney advisers , ie Glenn Hubbard, Kevin…

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US Real Politik, Boomerang Part II

Up until now, Obama’s scalps on the domestic front have been scarce, certainly when it comes to economics. Admitted, the legacy of his predecessor in terms of financial market leverage excess was phenomenal. And it has become all too blatant that traditional policy remedies are far from sufficient/efficient to solve this crisis in a reasonable time…

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Iran-ME-Regional-Map.jpg

US Real Politik, Boomerang Part II

Up until now, Obama’s scalps on the domestic front have been scarce, certainly when it comes to economics. Admitted, the legacy of his predecessor in terms of financial market leverage excess was phenomenal. And it has become all too blatant that traditional policy remedies are far from sufficient/efficient to solve this crisis in a reasonable time…

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Iran-ME-Regional-Map.jpg

US Real Politik, Boomerang Part II

Up until now, Obama’s scalps on the domestic front have been scarce, certainly when it comes to economics. Admitted, the legacy of his predecessor in terms of financial market leverage excess was phenomenal. And it has become all too blatant that traditional policy remedies are far from sufficient/efficient to solve this crisis in a reasonable time…

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Dood Osama, boost Obama ?

“We’ve got him”. Dat was de kreet op 13 december 2003, toen Amerikaanse troepen Saddam Hoessein arresteerden in Irak. Op 2 mei 2011 zou dezelfde uitspraak kunnen klinken in de VS. Osama bin Laden werd neergekogeld bij zijn arrestatie, de Al Qaida leider werd 54 jaar oud. Dit is een opsteker voor de VS en in het bijzonder voor president Obama.…

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