Posts Tagged ‘US election’

Times They Are A-Changin’

November 5, 2008

obama1After two years of campaigning, $5 billion spent and one scandal exposed after another, the worm has finally turned and the United States has a new Democratic president. What a relief. (more…)

‘I can see Russia from my house!’

September 17, 2008

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as Palin and
Clinton on Saturday Night Live
Originally uploaded by Thomas Roche

Saturday Night Live made a wise decision when it asked the brilliant Tina Fey back to do a guest spot last week as the US Republican Party’s vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin. The skit has got the whole world laughing and has even made the news worldwide.

As I watched the whole skit on Youtube, I must admit, I was in stitches. But beyond my laughter, there was a dark cloud looming over me. Finally, America not only has a black candidate running in the upcoming election, it has a woman too. I should be happy, shouldn’t I? I’ve been waiting for this. (more…)