Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Be CareFul!

Recently, there has been emails going around supposedly send by the IRS (US Department of Treasury).

Please be aware that the email is fake and do not enter your tax information or credit card information.

The IRS will not ask for your credit card information or your personal information for that matter. If IRS wanted to give you a refund, they will mail a check or direct-deposit into your bank account.

This website is a fake and if you notice, when you click the link it takes you to a website in Cyprus. So stay away and mark that email as spam.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

2008 Olympics: China vs. Western Nations

The impact of international politics on the Beijing Olympics and how the games will impact the international politics. The 2008 Olympics is a critical step for both the internal image of China as well as how the world precieves China.

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Friday, April 11, 2008

Manhattan Transfer Summary

Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passos, a exquisite book that describes the interconnected lives of New Yorkers. This is the summary and analysis.

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An Encounter with Gandhi - A real Account

It happened the day before my 27th birthday, on February 22, 1931. Gandhi send word he would see me an hour before his daily prayer meeting and invited me to stay on for prayers if i felt inclined. This was a birthday present i much appreciated.

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The Question of Human Trafficking: Israel

Since from the early days of Israel's inception and till late 90s, Human Trafficking grew to disproportional rates as immigration chaos, loose border control and Middle Eastern politicking took its toll in Israel. At one point, it was widely held that Israel is a “destination” country for human trafficking, where women, children and even men were exploited to varying degrees.

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Famous Tourist Sites

A few select number of India's tourist sites that are worth going to, especially if you are looking for somewhere nice to go to during the summer.

Check it out at:
www.trifter.com/Asia-&-Pacific/India/Famous-Tourist-Sites.106002

Trifter hosts alot of travel info and my article shows some more top tourism sites in India.


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Will the photo of Obama in a turban hurt him?

Barack Hussein Obama was born to Barack Hussein Obama Sr. (a black Muslim) from Kenya, and Ann Dunham from Kansas(a white atheist). Obama takes great care to conceal the fact that he is a Muslim while admitting that he was once a Muslim, and playing down the importance of that issue by saying, for two years, he also attended a Catholic school.

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Protect and Defend by Vince Flynn

Protect and Defend by Vince Flynn, is a thriller, but not what you would usually think of when you hear of Thrillers. Vince Flynn is one of the few, talented authors, who is able to tie in modern day world and current events such as the Jihad or Iran's Nuclear program into this world of realistic fiction where once you start reading, it is hard to separate the facts from fiction.

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Contributions made by Jewish people

The following figures and facts are what I would term as Israel's contributions towards the modern world. The facts are ordered by ranks for your viewing pleasure. All credits go towards their respective sources. Hopefully you can see how many great things Israel has done when compared to the rest of the world.

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China and India compete for economic dominance in Asia

The Chinese Dragon and the Indian Tiger have locked themselves into a battle of wits and economic prosperity. The winner of this battle will clearly become the next "Asian Tiger" and a major player in the game of international politics for years to come. However, even to begin predicting who will win, we must look a little back into their respective histories.

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2008 Olympics: Chinese safeguards against terrorism

The Chinese government, during the past seven years, has spend millions to adequately prepare for the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing. China views the Olympic world with pride as it is a opportunity to showcase to the world, the best China has to offer for the global community. Thus China is taking extraordinary measures to ensure that they a plenty of safeguards are in place for the games and that the Chinese government is not embarrassed during the games when the world is watching.

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2008 Olympics: Best websites to follow the Olympics

During the Olympics, we usually have the Television broadcasts and the internet streams, yet sometimes, life gets busy and we miss some of the most important moments and results of out favorite athletes or countries. Thus, in this modern age, we have the World Wide Web to aid us in staying up-to-date on our Olympic news coverage. And below are just a few sites that will bring you the latest headlines, news stories, and sports analysis.

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2008 Olympics: How Beijing won host city

Beijing was, from the start, the clear winner of the 2008 Olympic host city selection process. Why? well, it clearly has a lot to do with security, as well as the controlling effect of the Chinese government. As stated by the International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission, "The overall presence of strong governmental control and support is healthy" for the games, thus China was a natural spot for the 08 games.

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