Monthly Archives: March 2016

Quo Vadis Ethiopia: Where Are You (not) Going?

(Excerpted English version of speech given at the “Conference on the Future of Ethiopia: Transition, Democracy, and National Unity” organized by Vision Ethiopia on March 27, 2016 at the Marriott Georgetown.) … I want to thank Vision Ethiopia and the organizers of the “Conference on the Future of Ethiopia: Transition, Democracy, and National Unity”. When […]

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Cuba! Hail, Barack Obama, Diplocrite-in-Chief !

President Barack Obama is in Cuba!  On a mission. Liberate Cubans from “communist” mental slavery! Hooray! Cuba libre! Free Cuba! Back in 1898, another American president-to-be, Teddy “The Rough Rider” Roosevelt and crew caught a boat from Tampa, FL and set off on a mission to liberate the Cubans. From the Spanish. That “splendid little […]

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I Remember the March 21, 1960 Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa

Every year, I remember two massacres in Africa. In March, I remember the March 21, 1960 white apartheid regime Sharpeville massacre in South Africa. In November, I remember the Meles Massacres of June 8, 2005 and November 1-10 and 14-16, 2005 in Ethiopia committed by the black apartheid regime of the Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front […]

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The T-TPLF Crocodile Weeps in Ethiopia!

Adding insult to injury Hailemariam Desalegn and his T-TPLF have massacred hundreds of people over the past few months. Now, they are on a charm offensive. A couple of days ago, in Ethiopia’s monkey (kangaroo) parliament, a member is videotaped burying his face in a piece of paper and belting out with rhetorical flair three […]

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Trumpenstein Goes to Circus Court: Trump’s Trump Card Against Hillary

Robert Kagan, a well-known neocon, recently argued “Trump is the GOP’s Frankenstein monster. Now he’s strong enough to destroy the party.” Kagan reamed establishment Republicans: “Trump is no fluke. Nor is he hijacking the Republican Party or the conservative movement. He is [the] party’s  Frankenstein’s monster, brought to life by the party, fed by the party and […]

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The T-TPLF’s War on Ethiopian Taxi Drivers

In America, they call it “Three-Strikes Law”. Criminals who commit three violent or serious crimes are given 25 years to life. The T-TPLF has declared war on Ethiopian taxi drivers! In Ethiopia, the T-TPLF (Thugtatorship of the Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front) is implementing (allegedly suspended for 3 months) what is the economic equivalent of  three-strikes-and-you-are-out-of-the-taxi-business […]

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