by Ivan Krastev
In the film Casablanca, a youthful, innocent and newly married Bulgarian woman approaches Rick (Humphrey Bogart) begging for help to get an exit visa for the US. She is ready to do everything, only to escape from her own country. Perhaps Casablanca was a formative film for David Cameron, who in an interview earlier this month claimed that Britain is threatened by a wave of "benefits tourists" from Europe whose only ambition is to come and abuse the British welfare system....
A portrait of former South African president Nelson Mandela is seen outside of Mandela`s house in Johannesburg, South Africa, 06 December 2013....
"We've lost one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this Earth. He no longer belongs to us - he belongs to the ages."President Obama speaking in ... read
A husband comes home late in the night. His wife starts yelling at him:
“Where the heck have you been?”