Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · A Bali Endorsement for Barack Obama
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

A Bali Endorsement for Barack Obama

Bali English Language Paper Throws Its Support Behind Senator Obama. Details of Election Day Coverage Party in Bali on November 5th.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/25/2008)

While unlikely to prove to be critical to the U.S. electoral process, it's interesting to note that the English language Bali Times has issued its formal endorsement of Senator Barack Obama for U.S. President.

Claiming that the entire world has a stake in who's elected to occupy the U.S. White House, the Bali Time's October 24, 2008, editorial lays the blame for the current unhappy state of the world at the foot of the "catastrophic and hazardous" Bush administration, claiming a McCain administration would only be a elongation of the trials and tribulations of the past eight years.

The Local View

In their editorial endorsement, the Bali Times says: "We like what we have seen of Senator Obama, who was part-educated in this country (and has vacationed in Bali). He comes across as contemplative, intelligent, open-minded – in stark contrast to his opponent, who we deem to have a roasting temper and infamously sang of Iran: 'Bomb, bomb, bomb.' After the long an ruinous years of Bush II White House, such fiery utterances are the absolute last thing the world needs."

Fast forwarding to their hoped for win for Senator Obama, The Times added, "most of all, we look forward to a superpower run by a person with aptitude, understanding and compassion."

Interested in U.S. Politics?

All residents of Bali, irrespective of their citizenship, who have an interest in the outcome of the U.S. elections are invited to join the Wednesday, November 5th "Election Coverage Party" to be held at the Sector Bar and Restaurant located at the Bali Beach Country Club (opposite the Grand Bali Beach Hotel). Admission is free with doors open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.. Live coverage of the election results will be broadcast, American food and beverage will be on sale and decorations reminiscent of a U.S. political convention will form just part of the fun.

Related Article

[Where Will You Be on U.S. Election Day?]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Bali Still in Fashion
Bali by the Numbers: No Sign of an Australian Boycott as Bali’s Arrival Figures for February Increase 21%
(3/22/2015)
Nyepi Takes a Toll on Tolls
Bali Toll Road Estimated to Have Cost US$24,000 in Toll Fees Due to Nyepi Closure
(3/22/2015)
Whirlybird, Whirlybird, Where are You?
Bali Waiting for 2 Helicopters for Search and Rescue Operations
(3/22/2015)
Nyepi for the World
In a Tradition Unique to Bali, an Entire Island Suspends All Activity on ‘Nyepi’ for 24-Hours to Celebrate The Bali-Hindu New Year
(3/22/2015)
Less than 3 Months to BBTF 2015
President Joko Widodo to Host Welcoming Dinner for Those Attending Bali & Beyond Travel Fair June 10-14, 2015
(3/22/2015)
Cleared of Landings and Takeoffs
422 Domestic and International Flights Cancelled in Bali During Nyepi – Bali’s Day of Silence
(3/22/2015)
Reduced Thirst for Power
PLN-Bali Report Significant Drop in Electrical Power Demand During Nyepi Celebrations
(3/22/2015)
When Good Friday Gets Even Better
Local and International Artists to Auction Art to Educate Balinese Children on Good Friday, April 3, 2015
(3/22/2015)
Our Islands Aren’t Moveable
West Nusa Tenggara Governor Says ‘No” to Plans to Mine Sand from West Lombok to Reclaim Bali’s Benoa Bay
(3/22/2015)
Birth Behind Bars
Chicago Teenager in Jail and on Trial for Murder in Bali Gives Birth to a Baby Girls
(3/22/2015)
Quantity Before Quality
Tourism Expert Warns More Tourists Does not Guarantee Proportionate Rise in Tourism Expenditures
(3/22/2015)
Giving Young Indonesians the Business
Entrepreneurship Expo to be Held in Bali April 9-13, 2015
(3/22/2015)
All [News]!