7. Mai 2008, 4:51 Uhr, Geschrieben von Miriam Meckel

Political park picnic

The boundaries between a politician and a pop star are blurring with every minute people in the park of Fort Wayne, Indiana, listen to Barack Obama speaking. He looks serious, sometimes worried, but every now ant then a smile rushes over his face. And even the least impulse is approved by the audience with screaming and cheering. The Rolling Stones or Tom Jones wouldn't have done better. Obama is a handsome guy, in good shape, moving with a feeling for his ... weiterlesen...

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6. Mai 2008, 4:13 Uhr, Geschrieben von Miriam Meckel

Hillary rocks

This May evening in Indianapolis is very cold. Temperatures have dropped more than ten degrees over the day - badly enough the big pre primary party will be an outside event in the White River State Park. When I approach the greens the wind has gotten so strong than it suddenly blows off all the Hillary buttons from one table along the way. "When this once has got started it just goes off", a staff member smiles at me.This "she ... weiterlesen...

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5. Mai 2008, 3:24 Uhr, Geschrieben von Miriam Meckel

Miss Bill? Vote Hill!

Early in the morning Bill Clinton must have started his travel to Angola. No, not the one in Africa, a little town right at the boarder of Indiana and Michigan. The people of the state below this border are supposed to decide on ... weiterlesen...

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3. Mai 2008, 22:04 Uhr, Geschrieben von Miriam Meckel

Memory of world’s end

After waking up early in the morning the sunlight pouring into my room through I take a glance trough the thin panes of the windows at this little town. There is nobody on the streets and I can't even see a car. The one ... weiterlesen...

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3. Mai 2008, 4:47 Uhr, Geschrieben von Miriam Meckel

An itsy bitsy spy there

We are entering surveillance society. Just take a taxi from the San Francisco Airport and you will discover a little camera in the front of the car that films you all the way downtown to your hotel. On the side window a warning sign says: "You are on camera" and the system is ironically called "silent witness".It might be silent but it ... weiterlesen...

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