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Peter J Burns

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Kennedy, King and Now Obama

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2008 | 3:50 PM

As Barack Obama took his stage, no longer a shrewd candidate but a victorious President-Elect, we could see him for all he truly is, not just that which he has projected over the past 22 months. We could clearly see for the first time a man walking in the shadow...

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McCain's Maverick Left Eye and a History of Presidential Infirmity

(3) Comments | Posted October 2, 2008 | 10:11 AM

A few perceptive bloggers have commented on Sen. John McCain's left eye and its tendency to buck the facial party line and do its own thing. In essence it is lately forging its own path -- it is becoming clearer that McCain the Maverick may have a maverick left eye....

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Burmese Focus On Survival, Many No Longer Look To U.S. For Help

(9) Comments | Posted September 19, 2008 | 8:26 AM

If you want to discuss politics in Myanmar (also known as Burma), even far-away American politics, you don't meet in a popular restaurant for a chat over lunch. You wouldn't pick up a phone and call a friend for an engaging discussion. If you did, you would probably find yourself...

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