Mandela and George H.W. Bush – The forgotten story

In 1990, only days after his release from a South African prison, Nelson Mandela was a hero to blacks worldwide but a question mark for many statesmen and world leaders.  Would he use his newfound popularity to take power and revenge? One American president broke the ice and made his opinion clear.  In 1990, Mandela was invitedContinue reading “Mandela and George H.W. Bush – The forgotten story”

The historical ranking of George W. Bush

“W” for Mt. Rushmore?  How will history judge our 43rd President? He is the ultimate cowboy diplomat. He is the essence of bravado and arrogance.  Opponents called him a bully and he only turned that into a joke.  He started a war with an easy opponent and made it look like a great victory.  ButContinue reading “The historical ranking of George W. Bush”