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The Audacity of McCain

"The audacity of McCain is that he is preempting the Democrats in a very impressive way. Women represent at least 50% of the American population, and thus by nominating a woman running mate McCain has opened the door to a woman president by attrition, which is stunningly audacious in view of his advanced age."

Solomon’s Clumsiness and Myths–a Formula for Idiocy

"Having pulled the trigger too quickly while his gun was still in its holster, he shot himself in the foot!"

Hottentot Morality

"The present American policy, with its attempt to push Russia out, is a danger to the whole world. (And I have not even mentioned the rising power of China.)"

Does Obama Nomination Represent a Sea Change in American Politics?

"The real question is how will Barack Obama govern once elected. There is every reason to believe that he will behave himself and disappoint those followers who want radical change. How can he produce radical change when he is not radical, but cool?"

Crime levels in South Africa are "tantamount to a national crisis"

"Incarceration does not seem to act as a deterrent for criminals anymore. Many believe it simply isn’t effective. Crime syndicates when incarcerated still operate business as usual even though they are behind bars."

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