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Is Trump’s Decision to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem Based on His Hate for Muslims? Can It Make Russia Even More Stronger in Middle East?

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By Sikander Hayat
Trump’s decision to move US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was long overdue. Congress passed the law to move the embassy toJerusalem, but it was being periodically vetoed for last 22 years by every  president of United States. United States was never a trustworthy partner for Palestinians and is the biggest reason that Israel (despite being a small country with a population of 8.5 million people) receives an annual aid of three billion US dollars. This amounts to United States paying roughly 500dollars to every Israeli citizen. How can Palestinians trust United States as a partner in peace process when it pays American tax payer dollars to support occupation of Palestine which has been declared illegal by United Nations.
By moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Trump has now come out in open and basically declared his intent to support occupation of East Jerusalem openly rather than just paying for it financially. For all intents and purposes, Pale…

Are Trump Tax Cuts Good For United States of America? Will The Tax Intake Increase?

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By Sikander Hayat 



Trumptax cuts may help big corporation but these won’t help lower and middle classAmericans. One positive outcome could be that largecompanies which are hoarding money outside United States will hopefully declare their profits in US and will start paying their due share of corporate tax which has now come down to 20%. Google,Amazon, Starbucks e.t.c. do not pay their fair share of tax anywherein the world. They make a lot of money around the world but concoct atax evasion system which is barely legal and yet does not come out very well against any moral code. Apple has a sweatheart deal with Republic of Ireland where Apple pretends to pay tax and Irishgovernment pretends to collect tax. Irish tax rate is probably lowest among the OECD member states and is sucking a lot of good money from hard working people around the world. Compared to United Kingdom, UStax rate was really high but it is now at the same level at 20%.

Some of these mega corporations have more money t…

CyptoCurrencies – Is Bitcoin A Vehicle For Terrorist Financing And Money Laundering?

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By Sikander Hayat 


It is fascinating to understand the creation of money out of thin air by the central banks and governments across the world. How a fiat currency gains credence and what is it backed by is a very interesting subject. How piece of paper or some digits on computer screen can be called money and can be exchanged for physical goods is fascinating to observe. Off course value of such a currency is only valid as long as people trust it.
Is there a future for current paper currencies or these are going to be replaced by digital ones. With the meteoric rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, it is a matter of time before central banks will have to come up with a mechanism to integrate these into fabric of current currency universe and find a way to regulate them.
I assume that the currently cryptocurrencies derive their value from the use by money launderers and criminal element of our societies as it is possibly the best way to make their black money white. Curren…

Review: Ego Hair Design – Watford

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By Sikander Hayat

I usually do not provide reviews for service levels at different business establishments but this one business has now forced my hand and I have decided to review any good or bad service I received  on this blog so that my readers have some sort of idea of what they getting into before they commit. 
This place is run by an Italian guy. This is a "cash in hand" place where no receipts are given.  The manager is not very welcoming to people of colour so if you are an Asian

Who Knows Tomorrow Will Bring by Marion Black

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Who Knows Tomorrow Will Bring   by Marion Black



Beautiful Song - Dans le Port d Amsterdam - By Jacques Brel

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A Poem By Faiz Ahmad Faiz - Sung By Iqbal Bano - Title is: Aaiye Haath UthaieN Ham bhi Ke Jinhe Rasme Due Yaad Nahi

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By Sikander Hayat 



This is a beautiful poem by Faiz Ahmad Faiz in which he asks the humanity to come together, to leave our egos at the door, to go and conquer the stars, to make this world a peaceful place.  Faiz wanted us to stop wars and look at the stars and our place in the galaxy, this universe. We humans are nothing but a spec of dust among all the stars, planets, solar systems, galaxies and all which surrounds us.  Listen to this beautiful poem as Iqbal Bano has done justice to it.