Thomas Jefferson

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Mar 4th, 2013
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In her recent commentary in the New York Times Book Review, “Obama: Failing the African Spring?”, Dr. Helen Epstein questioned the Obama Administration for turning a blind eye to human rights violations in Africa, and particularly the persecution of Muslims in Ethiopia. She argued that “After more th...
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Feb 20th, 2013
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When we Ethiopians treat adult journalists that act as toddlers in a dipper it isn’t their fault but, ours. The havoc they cause on society in the service of tyranny is because we treat them as an adult; it is inexcusable. Expecting toddlers with crayon to keep the house clean is like expecting tyran...
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Oct 26th, 2012
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by Robele Ababya, I chose to start writing this peace with this quotation by Thomas Jefferson: “Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty”. I chose it because liberty cannot be guaranteed to the vast majority of humankind as long as merciless dictators with lust for power exist on our planet. I submi...
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Oct 16th, 2012
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“Say what?”.Oh, Puh-lee-ze, give me a break! Yes, I know that Ghanaians have very highly inflammable anger in their chromosomes when it comes to monetary issues. However, I have intentionally gone out of my way to push the pedal of creativity and controversy to their limits, just to test the temperam...
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Aug 1st, 2012
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OPINION “The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalised version of the first” Thomas Jefferson former American President. Today August 1, 2012, Somalia marked the end of long and...
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Apr 29th, 2012
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Western style “democracy” is destroying Africa. It seems everywhere you look in Africa you see elections marked by violence and bloodshed. “Buy, rig or steal” is the name of the game and if that doesn’t work, send in the French army and UN “peacekeepers” and rocket the presidential residence an...