Friday, Friday, once again. Let’s catch up with some of the news stories that caught my eye over the last week.
Law and politics have always intrigued me. When I was 8, I wanted to be a lawyer and a politician. I devoured any book about politics or legal matters that I could. I loved reading about Thomas Jefferson especially. His take on American Politics in the early days was something with which I enthusiastically agreed. It’s the whole, “I am a farm girl at heart,” and he was always talking about embracing the farmers as the backbone of society. Jefferson embraced rural middle and poor people more than many of the earlier presidents and set the tone for the modern-day Democratic Party.
This week’s edition of News in Asia, we have prison sentences, archeological discoveries, discussions of U.S. cultural news in the Philippines and other good and bad news out of the Asian continent. Read More News in Asia