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President Trump

DRAFTED Wednesday 9th November When I went to bed at 6am…at the point where it was certain that Donald Trump would be elected. Six hours later…and early reaction appears to be a bad idea. Looking at the reaction of people … Continue reading

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USA Presidential Election…Kaine Or Pence?

Make no mistake about it. The real winners in this USA Presidential Election will be (at least) one of the candidates for Vice President. The real loser will be Hillary Clinton. And frankly Donald Trump never wanted to be President … Continue reading

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“Mock The Week” Or “Mock The Weak”?

American readers will be unfamiliar with the BBC panel show “Mock The Week”. It is a faux quiz chaired by Irish comedian, Dara O’Briain with two teams of three comedians who comment on the main news items of the week. … Continue reading

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“Mussolini and Lucretia Borgia”

Hard to believe that eight years ago, Europe was enjoying the race to the White House. We all favoured Obama. On the night of Obama’s election, I wrote a piece “Two Cheers for President Obama”…one cheer for being a History … Continue reading

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Republicans And Citizens.

Watching the American Presidential election process is a depressing experience. Not least because of the Money involved. One of the fault lines in American politics is the relationship between People and Government. The Americans seem obsessed with Tyrrany …not least … Continue reading

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Embarrassing Bodies

You have all seen THAT photograph…Donald Trump and Gerry Adams at a Sinn Féin fundraiser in New York City. It is hard to know which of the great men is more embarrassed…but I dont think the photograph will be on … Continue reading

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Four More Years

It is 3.10pm…..I am exhausted. I stayed up until 6am. I am getting too old for this. I remember the days when I stayed up all night for American Elections and was still able to go out to school, university … Continue reading

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