When Boston based Liberian refugee Torli Krua lost a lawsuit against the American government over the plight of thousands of undocumented compatriots threatened with deportation during the second term of President George W. Bush, the plaintiff was probably unaware that the White House uses constitutional powers over foreign policy rights to grant temporary protection status to aliens, including Liberians, deemed needing protection from war or persecution at home.
It is doubtless that President Tubman’s declaration of national unification and integration as policy of his government in 1960 derived from an overriding concern pouring from indigenous Liberians who felt marginalized by the True Whig Party’s hegemony in almost every sector of national life.
Barely in about 71 days, Liberians and many foreign residents anticipate leading all roads to the western counties of Gbarpolu, Bomi and Grand Cape Mount to participate in national celebrations marking the 166th independence anniversary of Liberia.
For the past ten days the director of the Executive Protection Service (EPS), Mr. Daniel Othello Warrick, has come under stern rebuke from the local media after he threatened journalists with violence should they publish articles questioning his integrity and those of other government officials.
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