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Photos from Slovakia May 2012 – Winning the Silver in Hockey

Silver May 28, 2012 Allan Stevo As I have long pointed out, Slovaks tend to be fond of their hockey. On Sunday May 20, 2012, Russia faced Slovakia in the world finals of hockey. Russia beat Slovakia 6-2. While Russians offered their world championship hockey team a bit of a weak welcome home, Slovaks offered [...]

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From 52 Weeks In Slovakia: The Death of Slovak Hockey

Hockey, fatalism, pessimism May 20, 2012 Allan Stevo It was not one year ago when one of the most well-recognized magazines in Slovakia declared the death of Slovak hockey. The good players were all born during communism claimed the allegedly conservative publication. Good hockey was a product of those times.  Perhaps bad hockey was inevitably therefore a product [...]

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52 Weeks in Slovakia to Appear in the Slovak Daily SME

SME April 13, 2012 Allan Stevo Good news from Slovakia.  The most widely circulated Slovak daily newspaper – SME - contacted me looking to pick up the March 30 piece from 52 Weeks in Slovakia “Is Slovakia Stuck in the 1950s?”  From what I understand, the piece caught their attention for being 1. written in English [...]

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Ron Paul Shamelessly Ripped in LA Times as Stupid

While the Los Angeles Times has neglected to cover the huge outpouring of support Californians have shown for Texas Congressman Ron Paul across the state, it has found it necessary to denigrate Ron Paul in a recent childish article. In places ranging from Chico, to UCLA, to Berkley, Paul has drawn crowds ranging from a few thousand [...]

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Will Ron Paul Force Mitt Romney Into a Debate?

Will Ron Paul Force Mitt Romney Into a Debate After Ron Paul spoke in Sparks, Nevada, earlier this month, observers took note of Mitt Romney supporters crumpling up their Romney signs and vowing to vote for Paul. It was the first time many Republican activists had ever heard Paul speak outside of the several minutes [...]

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‘Racist’ Ron Paul Sends 15% Black and Hispanic GOP Delegation to Tampa

In a party that tends to be old and white, Ron Paul and his views are attracting demographic groups that are not traditionally affiliated with the Republican Party – youth, minorities, civil libertarians, the apolitical, those who are traditionally non-voters, and even Democrats. On May 6, Nevada Republicans announced that 22 Paul supporters were chosen to [...]

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Ron Paul Haters in the GOP: ‘Get Over It’

Minnesota Republicans gathered to hold their state convention on May 18-19. Ron Paul attended, speaking to an estimated 2,000 Minnesota Republicans at the convention. Later in the evening, Republican National Committeeman Jeff Johnson spoke words ofunity and praise: “So I want to say something to both the Ron Paul lovers in the room and the Ron [...]

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Ron Paul Wins Minnesota Big

This is the story of the 2012 primary season, one that continues to be repeated. Under significant media hype, a candidate wins the popular vote in a state, the media leaves town ignoring the importance of follow-through, the winning candidate leaves as well, going wherever he thinks the media might be, all the while an [...]

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Ron Paul Adds Minnesota to National Tour De Force Delegate Sweep

Oklahoma and Arizona this past weekend became the most recent examples of GOP insiders teaming up with team Romney to alienate Ron Paul’s legion of supporters and preventing a fair and open nomination process. However, in a move that has been almost the opposite of what other state parties have done, former Enron lobbyist and current Republican [...]

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Romney Camp Seeks to Minimize Surging Ron Paul Influence in Virginia

his weekend Virginia’s Republican Party will continue its presidential selection process — with attention moving to congressional districts 5, 10, and 11 where meetings of Virginia Republican delegates residing in those districts will take place. The goals of meetings like these are to decide on the delegates of the Republican Party, decide on the platform of [...]

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