John Stossel Raises an Obvious Question
Ok, what’s really up with John Stossel, I mean, really? He can’t be what he seems, a true-blue conservative, a free thinker, an honest reporter and still have people listen to and read what he believes. Stossel’s latest excursion into controversy, “Why Do the Poor Stay Poor,” will surely be interpreted by the liberal, leftist, mainstream media – all redundancies, I know – as a reactionary, conservative, ignorant rant – all redundancies to the left, I know – while all Stossel is doing is reiterating a question that any thinking individual and the 4 million poor of the world should be asking. There is a poor cure and it involves the rule of law. If you don’t have a legal stake in where you live, property rights, you are virtually non-existent. It’s as simple as ownership in a country rather than merely inhabiting a country.130 Million Muslims Support Al Qaeda – Houston, We Have a Problem!
On December 2, 2010, the Pew Research Center released the results of a new poll of six Muslim countries that sheds light on the number of Muslims worldwide that support al Qaeda. The six countries polled were: Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan, Nigeria, Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey) The report reveals that the majority of the worlds 1.3 billion Muslims do not support al Qaeda and do not believe that suicide bombings are ever justified in defense of Islam.Nigeria Culture, Customs and the Ways of the People
This is a look into the Nigeria culture and customs their way of life, their dos and don’ts. what really is culture and why do people uphold a cultural heritage that would probably have lingered for over hundreds of years, without fighting and often making it look like they are totally bound to it.China’s Relentless Advance Continues!
Wars between major countries are no longer fought on the high seas, or on land with vast armies, but in board rooms and markets. It’s now economic warfare that threatens to alter the global landscape, enriching the winners and creating hardship for losers.South African Internet Use Increases and Digital Media Benefits
Internet use in South Africa is steadily increasing as bandwidth prices come down and more people access the web from their mobile phones. Mobile phones are the biggest factor when it comes to extending internet penetration.First Fake WikiLeaks Documents Fan Fire Between Pakistan and India
It’s not enough that WikiLeaks is hated by most international governments, now it’s faced with fake documents being released from fake sources on its behalf. Political relations are getting interesting.Digital Terrestrial Television Standards Still Undecided
Digital terrestrial television (DTT) is coming to South Africa, soon. But the powers that be have yet to decide on which standard to use. Will it be the European or Japanese-Brazilian hybrid?African Media Freedom a Reality
The African media landscape is growing in leaps and bounds, with an increasing focus on objective reporting and press freedom. Funding remains something of an issue, but plans are in place to address the shortcomings.China Clamps Down on Media, Again
China has once again clamped down on local and international media, following the announcement of Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize. Access to international news channels and websites has been blocked and stories of the event are discouraged.Who Is Julian Assange?
When Julian Assange entered the spotlight a couple of years ago, it was mostly to his whistle-blowing website, Wikileaks. Since Wikileaks started publishing documents, uncovering the ugly face of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the US government and other agencies under its payroll or influence started a concerted campaign to sabotage Wikileaks. And of course, one of the main strategic components of this campaign was to attack its founder, Julian Assange, by any means necessary.