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US politics, kool-aid, Obama and a little linguistics

I assure you that this post is about linguistics just as much as it is about American politics. “…the students go and, sort of, drink the kool-aid of a wonderful speech…” This short quote is from Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell who was trying to convince a group of college students to support Hillary Clinton as […]

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September 1, 2008  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Linguistics, world events  No Comments

This seems to be bigger then I thought…

Hijab Hillary: Mrs. Clinton Wears Muslim Thing! Will the shameful photographs of Democrats wearing “race clothing” ever end? Probably not! Here’s a picture of Hillary wearing the traditional Muslim wife’s “hijab,” which is just one letter away from “jihad.” What terrible opponent is leaking this smear photo on the Internets? The William Jefferson Clinton Presidential […]

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February 26, 2008  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Africa, Eritrea, Tigrigna, world events  No Comments

Hillary lives in a glass house…

This is a language website and I hate people who blog about politics, but I just saw this on the BBC… Robed Obama picture ignites row The photo of Barack Obama was taken during a 2006 trip US Democratic front-runners Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have traded accusations over a photo of Mr Obama circulating […]

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February 25, 2008  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Africa, Eritrea, world events  4 Comments