Category Archives: Current Affairs

The one – the other

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Trump visit to UK downgraded

Theresa May promises a lot. Like her buddy Donald Trump: she does not always deliver. A few months ago, she promised Donny a state visit to the UK? All pomp and circumstance the Dotard loves included? Trump may visit the … Continue reading

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Trump admin caught promoting ‘cheery media narrative’ – again

If the story was not sickening, it might have been hilarious. ‘Puerto Rico video tells positive story, leaves misery on cutting-room floor‘ reads one of today’s Washington Post’s headlines. The article then explains how Trump and his admin twisted the … Continue reading

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Can’t ignore? Then silence!

Trump has ensured another headline again: can’t ignore a woman, then silence her. UK Independent’s reporter David Usborne is in Puerto Rico. He gave his paper an exclusive today: the now famous mayor of San Juan was invited by the … Continue reading

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More May-hem

UK PM Theresa May is in trouble again. Need one why: Brexit, of course! May’s relation with many European leaders was already choppy? Now the European Parliament is causing mayhem.

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A right versus a privilege?

When faced with events in Catalonia and Vegas, as well as the ongoing disaster in Puerto Rico, it seems best to remain silent for a day or so. Now, like many on the internet, re Vegas I’ve got unanswered questions:

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Shallow?

Some broad told the world, Puerto Rico is a good news story. The people hit by hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico begged to differ. This use of their misery to promote fake news and highly twisted alternative facts, is simply … Continue reading

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Can’t cope? Won’t cope!

It simply beggars belief. This is not a case of cannot cope! The current US admin won’t cope. It simply refuses to help Puerto Rico.

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Rock solid?

Hudson’s Bay (HBC) recently opened the first two of its fifteen planned Dutch department stores. It acquired prime locations in the country’s main towns, after Dutch retail chain V&D was declared bankrupt. HBC already operates in Germany and Belgium. Despite … Continue reading

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Smart

A while ago, one Kellyanne warned the world about smart microwaves. Like towers and houses, these could be bugged. Apparently, it was no longer smart to talk in kitchens, utility and dining rooms. Turned out, it’s not smart to talk … Continue reading

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