Category: Politics

No Recession in France

In the article “France avoids recession and defies economists” you can read that the French economy grew by 0.14% in the third quarter of 2008. There is much to learn from this. The French have savings amounting to approximately 10%…

Respect For The President

There may be diverging views as to President Sarkozy’s temper, but it seems like some overlook one of the key elements in French thinking that would help people understand WHY Mr. Sarkozy is justified in feeling somehow mistreated by truth-seeking…

Sarkozy’s Third Marriage

In Denmark we have a saying: “tredie gang er lykkens gang” meaning that the third time is when it becomes a success. Unlike all the gossip magazines who run papparazzi photos trying to degrade the President, I actually hope he…

Well Done, Mr. Sarkozy

One cannot help but be a bit proud of French President Sarkozy for standing firmly upon the principles of democracy. Not shaking the hands of dictator Mugabe is indeed one of the mildest signs of disrespect. In fact, if one…

American Views of the World

Being a Dane by birth but having spoken french since the age of three, my sentiments are indeed directed towards both nations as formerly described on this blog. Hearing this evening about George Bush’ claims of Iran being dangerous despite…

New Referendum for the Treaty

I fully agree with Philippe de Villiers — founder of Mouvement pour la France — who recommends a referendum due to the fact that the present treaty they are finalizing is in fact a constitution. Angela Merkel has indeed declared…