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The Obama Years

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Controversy swells as Obama supports “Ground Zero” mosque

by Carlos Hamann – Sat Aug 14, 2010,1:23 pm ET WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama’s endorsement of a controversial plan to build a mosque just blocks from Ground Zero poured fuel Saturday on a raging debate over religious freedom and sensitivities over the 9/11 attacks. Muslims “have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else … Continue reading

Tired of intrusion from Washington? Secede!

US talks secession Article By: Carlos Hamann Sun, 11 Oct 2009                                                                                      http://news.iafrica.com/worldnews/486454.html Tired … Continue reading

My front row seat at Obama’s inauguration

Believe it or not, I did have a front row seat at President Barack Obama’s January 2009 inauguration — right under Obama’s nose! If you don’t believe me, check out this gigapan picture of the inauguration — that’s me in the front row with the gray hat, curled up in my wool overcoat.