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The Rise Of The Greeks

Posted on 16. Sep, 2011 by in Current Events, History

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Alexander III of Macedon, known to history as Alexander the Great, took the disorganized city-states of Greece and forged them into the backbone of one of the largest empires of the ancient era. He brought the civilizations from the glittering Ionian Sea to to the rough mountains of the Himalayas under the heel of his [...]

The Cancerous Tiger

Posted on 18. Jan, 2011 by in Current Events

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Chinese President Hu Jintao will be meeting with President Obama on Wednesday. This meeting has been given some seriously sinister overtones in the last few weeks, despite repeated efforts by both sides to ratchet down the rhetoric concerning friction between the world’s last remaining superpower and the new kid on the block. In the United [...]

Greek Bankruptcy Threat Underlines The Fundamental Problems Of The Euro and EU

Posted on 12. Feb, 2010 by in Current Events, Politics

There used to be a racing competition known as IROC. No, I’m not referring to the infamous Camaro model, rather the competition (the International Race of Champions) that inspired it. The idea of the competition was to get utterly identical cars together and give them to the world’s best race drivers. Because the cars were [...]