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Who Should be the Commander in Chief of America?

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Who Should be the Commander in Chief of America?

By Rakesh Raman In the first major event before the presidential election of November, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton appeared together Wednesday to take questions on national security, military affairs, and veterans. They presented their views in the Commander-in-Chief Forum, sponsored by NBC News and the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. “Hillary Clinton is [...]

Is America the Greatest Country on Earth?

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Is America the Greatest Country on Earth?

It will be easy to find life on Mars and Moon. But it is impossible to find an honest politician on planet Earth. ~ Rakesh Raman In the ongoing Democratic National Convention (July 25 -28) in Philadelphia, at least one political wife and one political husband lent credence to the fact that I have mentioned [...]

“America, Grow Up. Use a Condom”

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“America, Grow Up. Use a Condom”

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has unveiled its latest outdoor advertising campaign with a new election-season message that speaks as much to the tone of today’s political climate as it does to the steady stream of announcements from health agencies reporting rising STD and HIV incidence rates in the U.S. The “America, Grow Up. Use a [...]

U.S. Deploys 220,000 People in 100 Countries to Protect America

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U.S. Deploys 220,000 People in 100 Countries to Protect America

Thousands of U.S. service members and Defense Department civilians are serving around the world during the holidays to protect America, its interests and its allies, according to a Defense Department statement released Tuesday. Around 9,800 Americans are deployed to Afghanistan. And roughly 3,500 Americans are deployed to Iraq and Syria to assist in the fight [...]

#End45 Campaign to End Poverty in America

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#End45 Campaign to End Poverty in America

Forty-five million people – or 1 in 7 Americans – are living in poverty in the United States today. It often takes just one misfortune or one missed paycheck to change an individual or family’s life causing them to fall below the poverty line. Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) launched Tuesday #End45 – Raise a Hand [...]

First Mercedes-Benz Type 300 SL Sold in America

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First Mercedes-Benz Type 300 SL Sold in America

The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced Thursday that the 1954 Mercedes-Benz Type 300 SL (serial number 198 040 4500003) will be recorded under the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Heritage Documentation. The documentation will be part of the HVA’s National Historic Vehicle Register and the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) that is permanently archived [...]

Pepsi Names the Most Hyped Hometown in America

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Pepsi Names the Most Hyped Hometown in America

Pepsi crowned Monday Rochester, N.Y., the most hyped hometown in America as part of the brand’s “Hyped for Halftime” campaign. As a reward for showcasing their hype, Rochester residents will experience the magic of a Pepsi halftime with an exclusive concert headlined by popular singing / songwriting duo Nico & Vinz on Sunday, January 18. [...]

Global Economic Race: China No. 1, America No. 2

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Global Economic Race: China No. 1, America No. 2

For the first time since Ulysses S. Grant was president (1877), the United States is not ranked as the largest economy in the world. According to a GOP (Republican Party) communication, China now takes the number one spot, putting the United States in an unsavory second place. These rankings are based on the International Monetary [...]

Islamic State to Americans: You Will Not Feel Secure Even in Your Bedrooms

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Islamic State to Americans: You Will Not Feel Secure Even in Your Bedrooms

By Rakesh Raman In response to the airstrikes on Iraq and Syria led by America, the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) militants have launched a major media offensive against the U.S. and its allies. Just before the American attack on Syria, an official spokesman of the Islamic State – Shaykh Abū Muham-mad al-‘Adnānī ash-Shāmī (hafidhahullāh) [...]

Terrorism, Wars, Debt, Ebola…And Now Hunger Troubles America

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Terrorism, Wars, Debt, Ebola…And Now Hunger Troubles America

America seems to be under a curse. As the country – which claims to be a super power in the world – is trying to grapple with a series of serious issues such as Islamic State terrorism, persisting wars in Muslim countries, mounting debt nearing $18 trillion, Ebola epidemic, now it’s facing another threat. It’s [...]

Ukraine Is to Russia what Syria Is to America

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Ukraine Is to Russia what Syria Is to America

As the things are developing, it appears that both Russia and the U.S. are hell-bent to grab what doesn’t belong to them. While the U.S. is unnecessarily meddling with the internal affairs of Syria under the pretext of attacking the ISIL militants, Russia has annexed Ukraine with the aim to extend its regime in a [...]

New Book Profiles Irish Pubs in America

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New Book Profiles Irish Pubs in America

A new coffee table book by Robert Meyers with Ron Wallace presents profiles of more than fifty outstanding Irish pubs in the United States. Irish Pubs in America: History, Lore and Recipes is a 336 page full-color book that pays tribute to the many contributions Irish immigrants have made to the United States as expressed [...]

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