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  • CNN Reporter: Banning Guns Would Impress Euros

    10/14/2008 5:26:10 PM PDT · by Bertram3 · 152 replies · 3,280+ views
    Newsbusted ^ | 10-13-08 | CNN
    On the October 13 CNN "Newsroom" program, European political editor Robin Oakley pontificated to Sens. McCain and Obama on how the U.S. can be more liked by people in Europe: "While we're on the symbolism, let me remind you how many Europeans see U.S. voters -- as a trigger-happy bunch with a Bible in one hand and a rifle in the other.... Does either of you senators have any serious plans to reduce the number of guns available in the U.S. or even dare to suggest it? That really would impress the Europeans, that you stand for change."
  • Liberal Europeans Demand Right to Vote in U.S. Elections

    01/04/2008 2:06:34 AM PST · by 1Peter2:16 · 73 replies · 422+ views
    From the desk of The Brussels Journal on Thu, 2008-01-03 11:45 A quote from the editorial in the Brussels newspaper De Standaard, 3 January 2008 American presidential elections are not “home affairs.” American decisions have repercussions all over the globe. The American mortgage crisis affects banks in Europe. The insatiable American demand for oil makes the Arabian sheiks rich. The American refusal to care for the environment causes the North Pole ice to melt and coastal areas in Asia to flood. A weakened dollar and an immense budget deficit affect the global economy. Hence, the world should be given the...