Category Archives: Current Affairs

Boots made for walking

Accusations, three arrests, a week of silence, a denial and attempts to distance itself from accusations. That was the state of affairs regarding Ivanka Trump’s shoes, boots, fashion Brand – a couple of weeks ago. Only for similar accusations to … Continue reading

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Brussels – again

When news breaks of a possible terrorist attack in Belgium, first thing: try to contact friends and relatives. Second: get more information. Third: thank lucky stars, guardian angels, God, it was yet again no personal experience.

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Surveys and data leaks

Going through my tweet-notifications, I found one from the UK Independent. Did I want to take part in a survey about being part of a world, where technology is changing at a break-neck pace, blablabla? Sure!

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How many?

Trump was caught bragging. Okay – this happens on a daily basis. There were the big, huge, enormous crowds at his inauguration. There was his unfounded claim about winning the popular vote.

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Birdies?

You’re never too old to learn something new. Never heard the term flip bird before. Came across it in a serious article on Tillerson’s visit to New Zealand. An awful number of decent folks welcomed him with a certain species … Continue reading

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Dinners and grillings

A long time ago, a president had a nice and cozy dinner with a FBI director. Grilled steak or charcoal-ed fish was probably not served, but it was a kind of grilling. The president grilled the director about loyalty and … Continue reading

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Trexit

Thumb could have announced his exit from the Paris agreement ages ago. Why wait till the world begged not to exit? It catered to his needs: he was in the spot-light, things revolved around him; it gratified his vanity, his … Continue reading

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FBI interested in Nigel Farage

The Guardian broke the news first, but other European media are now reporting it too. Former UKIP leader and MEP Nigel Farage has been dubbed “person of interest” by the FBI. The FBI has grown interested in Farage as his … Continue reading

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Russia won’t go away

While Trump and family continue to traipse around Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, Belgium – the Russian headache won’t go away. In fact, with continuing revelations,  the Russia investigation or investigations seem only to expand.

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No human rights but “return on investments”

Human rights were not mentioned, but the Saudi Arabia-US arms deal seems to be a return on investments. Plenty reported it is worth $110 billion, but the figure seems to be higher. Despite the jubilant mood among some, warnings were … Continue reading

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