Loving and disliking the US: Easy!

love and not USA
Reading some of my Blog entries one might come to the conclusion, that I deeply dislike the USA. Nothing could be further from the truth. Being the child of a father working in executive position with an american multinational for over 30 years I grew up with american kids and even went to summer camp in New England. I have been to a dozen states and have met many wonderful and great people in the...

Europeanising the US: a Nightmare?

USEU
I recently went through the sunday roundup on Salon.com and took the time to watch all the Videos. A remark by Mitch McConnel hit me square in the face. “Obamacare is the single biggest step in europeanising our Country, we need to get rid of it.” Skip to 4:45 for the quote Mitch McConell, who came to some notoriety in the wake of the government shutdown, has been the Minority Leader...

Obama has done way more than he is given credit for.

Very disapointing, still great
Recently more and more “liberals” whether they are american or european express their extreme disappointment in Obama. As one of many europeans who stayed awake watching the 2008 election, shed a tear of happiness at his winning speech, saw every tv-debate and the inauguration; yes there is a lot of disappointment to go around. After 8 years of Dubya with Cheny  and other anticrists in...