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A bit of a surprise.

August 31st, 2008 · Comments Off

As everyone must know by now, Sarah Palin was selected to be John McCain’s running mate.  From everything I have read and heard on the radio, her selection surprised more than a few people.  Politically, I do not agree with her on most everything.  However, I do hope that she comes away from this relatively […]

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Tags: politics

Barack is (was) in the house!

July 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

Tonight, I was part of an estimated 200,000+ gathering to watch Barack Obama give a speech in Berlin. The speech was a little shorter than I had expected, but I really enjoyed what I did hear. He claimed he was speaking as a ‘citizen of the world’ and not a candidate for president, but there […]

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Tags: Berlin · politics

Back in Germany

July 21st, 2008 · Comments Off

I am back in Germany and finally starting to catch up on my sleep. I am now in the home stretch of my stay here – busy trying to finish up things with work and beginning to really plan the next steps forward. I am also trying to figure out how to do all the […]

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Tags: Berlin · Culture ? · Friends · Germany · Life · politics

In like a lion and out like a lamb ??

March 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

Isn’t the month of March saying ‘In like a lion, out like a lamb?’ March arrived this past weekend with a very strong storm sweeping across central Europe, killing some 14 people. Most of the severe damage and accidents took place south of Potsdam. However, there were still a fair amount of broken branches lying […]

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Tags: Germany · politics · Potsdam · weather

Mark your calendars

January 21st, 2008 · Comments Off

I was going to make an attempt to keep this a fairly non-political space. However, as I am pretty fascinated by politics and as this blog is called ‘the world according to bob’, I figure what the hell. Today marks the first day of the last year of the Bush administration in office! The next […]

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Tags: blog · Life · politics