Tuesday May 15th, 2012

As of today, France has officially a new president; Nicolas Sarkozy left the Elysee (the French presidential house) and Francois Hollande came in. Just a few hours later, the country was about to have the smallest Presidential mandate of all time: the president’s plane was struck by lightning while on its way to Germany! It … Continue reading

Sunday April 22nd, 2012

What a day! Or should I say, what a day it was supposed to be, but it wasn’t. Today was the first round of the French Presidential elections; as expected, the two favorites Francois Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy were ¬†elected for the second round. In Lebanon when there are elections, this is the subject they … Continue reading

Thursday March 29th, 2012

In Lebanon we do not have presidential elections, we only have deputies elections, and then they will elect the ministers that will, in their turn, elect the president. In France they do have presidential elections, and they are taking place in April and May of this year. How do we choose which deputy to vote … Continue reading

Friday January 27th, 2012

Attention ladies and gentlemen! The French president will be speaking to you on TV on Sunday night during the news. I think this is the most TV-present president in the whole world! Each 3 months or so he has to come to TV, speak about new reforms, future laws, future changes, etc (you believe me … Continue reading