Category Archives: Politics
What should be done with the Deities’ Gold?
Pressure on the Indian Rupee has got the government scrambling to find money, and they’re reaching into the coffers of temples. Indian Temples Fight Back Against Government Gold Grabbing Plot Zero Hedge – Michael Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg – Oct … more
Iraq’s liberation, the Arab Spring and the democratic revolution
Saddam’s statue: the bitter regrets of Iraq’s sledgehammer man Guardian – PETER BEAUMONT – Mar 9, 2013 “Then we had only one dictator. Now we have hundreds,” he says, echoing a popular sentiment in a country mired in political problems … more
In recent news: 50 Million Dollar diamond heist in Belgium; Not so recent: Kohinoor diamond one among many the British plundered from India
Britain to India: Diamond in royal crown is ours Reuters – Feb 20, 2013 British Prime Minister David Cameron says a giant diamond his country forced India to hand over in the colonial era that was set in a royal … more
Gold for oil
The Best Reason in the World to Buy Gold Forbes – GORDON G. CHANG – Apr 22, 2012 Beijing is planning to avoid U.S. financial sanctions on Iran by paying for oil with gold. China’s imports of the metal are … more
“In God We Trust” and bad faith
In Nothing We Trust National Journal – RON FOURNIER – Apr 21, 2012 Muncie is a microcosm of a nation whose motto could be, “In Nothing We Trust.” Seven in 10 Americans believe that the country is on the wrong … more
Hogs and dogs, lions and tigers
What if it’s about them? Youtube – Judge Napolitano, Fox News Freedom Watch – Feb 13, 2012 “What if what we call public opinion is just a manufactured narrative that makes it easier to convince people that if their views … more
Krishna comes to the rescue of Bhagavad Gita As It Is in Russia
Russian court rejects call to ban Bhagavad Gita Reuters – Dec 28, 2011 A Russian court on Wednesday rejected prosecutors’ calls to ban the Bhagavad Gita, a case that provoked protests in India, by including it on a list of … more
Who are the Terrorists?
Those who are in the bodily conception of life are terrorists. Those who keep us from making progress to freedom are terrorists. Those who keep us in bondage of the cycle of birth and death are terrorists. There is no … more
Location, location, location
Here is another conversation regarding Pakistan, USA and Russia using India as a battle field. It starts by Prabhupada questioning the devotees on why America is so fond of Pakistan. Of course no one can properly answer. Prabhupada then goes … more
World War III in the making?
Pakistani Editorial Says Nuclear War with India “Inevitable” as Water Dispute Continues 321 Energy – JOHN DALY – Dec 10, 2011 Every now and again, one reads an editorial that stops the reader in his tracks.