I finally got around to checking out those scanned visa applications today. That's just insane. My only guess is that before 9/11, our biggest reason to deny a visa application was if we were afraid they were only coming to America to sponge off a couple free social services, so the visa inspectors (or whatever their called) got real complacent(sp?) at their jobs.
Well, Kaz, if she's engaged to you, I say get her the hell out of my country. (Kidding, of course).
I can see room for amibguity on some of these, but that leads to two questions:
1. Can we afford ambiguity on things like visa applications? 2. When the same guy submits three really different (and all suspect) applications, he's just got to be up to something. (Other than being a "teater" in "wasntwn").
Using a key to gouge expletives on another's vehicle is a sign of trust and friendship.
Foreign policy is generally pretty much the same regardless of which Party or who is in power. Significant foreign policy shifts generally happen as a result of outside factors, not as the result of internal (new President) or whatever factors.