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tea party ?

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formerly, i heard the “tea party” words in the junior high school in a history class. it was ten years ago. now, as the midterm election in the US become a trending topics, the “tea party” word come into sight again. the question, what is actually the current “tea party movement” ?

according to some analysis, the current tea party movement share the same idea with the tea party that existed centuries ago and known as the boston tea party. the shared idea is to deny the rising tax. the current movement deny tax as the feds raised it nearly three times than usual. for every US citizen, it is a hard situation. but for US government, tax is needed for the economic recovery. the issue triggered a serious debate that now fueled US midterm election.

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Written by Berita Demokrasi

November 3, 2010 at 10:49 am

is obama a bonus ?

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i deeply concerned how the US government undertake their public diplomacy. since obama’s victory, US have manipulated his image internationally for public diplomacy purpose. formerly, I have searched that Bush was not the source for US public diplomacy. but Obama, just like a bonus for US public diplomacy strategy. how come ?

it is deeply rooted on global frustration on Bush, his administration, and US foreign policy toward Iraq, Afghanistan, and recent global economic crisis. I think, this is a hard situation for US diplomat regarding positive image of the US. unexpectedly, there is Obama that come into view as a promising successor for Bush. Obama become expected figure not only for US citizen but also for global community. beyond such a high expectation then, Obama is now become main source for US public diplomacy. just see how US Dept of State manipulate his positive image for such a particular issues.

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Written by Berita Demokrasi

November 2, 2010 at 7:54 am

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