Category Archives: American politics

The politics of despair

I wish she was occasionally wrong in all her pessimism about the behaviour of our foreign policy “elites”.

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Terrorists one week, tofu the next

Trump Targets Michelle Obama’s School Nutrition Guidelines on Her Birthday. “Democrats reacted furiously.” The children’s obesity crisis is real enough but the answer lies with responsible parenting, not Stalinist control of school menus. President Trump is systematically destroying the Obamas’ … Continue reading

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CBS struggling to find any bad news in Trump’s America

The U.S. is near full employment. Get ready for a bad flu season. Americans are urged to get flu shots every year, but there may be another factor that could sway them toward immunization: The country’s rising employment rate. Because … Continue reading

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The History-Making Covfefe-dom of Donald Trump

THE President’s tweet for Iranian dissenters (see Steve, below) has become the most ‘liked’ Persian message in the history of Twitter. That is a remarkable achievement. What Franklin D. Roosevelt did with radio and John F. Kennedy did with television, … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Innovation, Media | 15 Comments

Learned ignorance page after page

Went into a bookshop today and went to the politics section and this was a part of the selection of what I found. There must have been around a dozen books on American politics, they were all desperately anti-Trump and … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, Books and writing, Economics on the left | 35 Comments

He’s really angry

As the rest of us should be as well. BTW where’s the uproar over Iran blowing a Ukrainian passenger plane out of the sky?

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There are many fronts in the wars to defend Western Civilisation from its enemies

The political leaders in China, North Korea and Iran can oppress their people to their heart’s content. It is a tragedy, and one wishes it were otherwise, but no one’s going to go to war to save them. But if … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International, Politics of the Left | 26 Comments

The dilemma of the Democrats

Fake news you can trust. h/t  son no1.

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The media if Trump was a Democrat — Dan Scavino (@DanScavino) January 1, 2020

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“Obama likes Suleimani, and admires his work”

This is from 2015: Obama Strikes a Deal–With Qassem Suleimani. It’s by Lee Smith from the Hudson Institute. According to the terms of the Iran deal announced in Vienna on Tuesday, U.N. Security Council sanctions regarding nuclear-related issues will be … Continue reading

Posted in American politics, International, Media | 65 Comments