politicians

Reviews of the politicians kissing babies and running governments around the world; applaud and criticize the decisions they make and their implications.

Michael Blair5 days ago
Mother Sturgeon, Cult? Discuss
I know I have written several pieces on the subject of the SNP and its effect on the life of Scotland and its political and people. So I decided to take a break from Scottish politics for a wee while....
Reid Moore9 days ago
Is the Intelligence Community Getting Back at President Trump 'Six Ways to Sunday?'
In light of the current legal proceedings involving the Trump administration, especially the "Intelligence Community" investigating alleged crimes arising from the so-called "Russian Collusion" hysteria, it's worthwhile to revisit a comment made by Senator Charles "Chuck" Schumer (D-NY) in January, 2017, even before the President took the oath of office. During an interview with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow on January, 3, Schumer responded to her comments about "shots" President-elect Trump was directi...
Edward Anderson13 days ago
Republican Catfish
ASL? Anyone who has ever entered an internet chatroom has been asked this question. After answering, many of the people asking the question will ask for proof of this. A good catfish will have plenty ...
Tim Bryce22 days ago
Youth Will Have Its...Oops!
BRYCE ON POLITICS - Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez smart enough to serve in the Congress? Click for AUDIO VERSION. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the new darling of the Democrats, having defeated incumbent ...
Patrick Bonifacea month ago
Gas Lighting
Have you been gas-lighted? If you have, you'll probably be questioning why? You might even be questioning your sanity too. Why is this? Firstly, let me explain what gaslighting is. It is not how you l...
Patrick Dillon2 months ago
The Case for Elizabeth Warren in 2020
The Case for Elizabeth Warren in 2020 is simple. She is not the reason she should be running for President. The reason she is should run is so much deeper than that. She represents a large portion of ...
Nancy D5 months ago
Dear Donald Trump
Dear Donald Trump, Your hate towards people who are different... it works like a virus. It spreads across the population and attacks the host. The virus you have created has made its way to Canada and...
Dan Maughan5 months ago
Jeremy Corbyn and Nuclear Weapons: The Red Button Excuse
Jeremy Corbyn was made leader of the Labour Party on the 12th of September, 2015. Ever since then, he has been a talisman for social care, those opposing austerity in all areas of society, and the you...
Graeme Mills5 months ago
Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders Are Cut From the Same Cloth (an Essay)
Traditions of thought, such as liberalism and realism, have recently evolved into not quite as easily definable concepts as they relate to modern political thought movements. Aspects of the modern pol...
Kafui Okpattah5 months ago
The Salisbury Series: Whose Side Are You On?
The most powerful question in politics..."Whose side are you on?" This week, Jeremy Corbyn stood accused of picking the wrong side in the devastating Salisbury poison attack. It's not often these days...
Peter Rose5 months ago
Act First—Regret Later
Act first—think too late. Act in haste, repent at leisure. A well known saying but so many people ignore this advice, they just rush into “must do something” mode before they have all the information ...
Michael Blair5 months ago
This Isn't 1973!
I have noticed in the last few months, a tendency of the SNP supporters, to call Nicola Sturgeon, just Nicola. As if they have a personal relationship with the First Minister. This seems to me to be v...
Scott Bowen5 months ago
2018 Will Be the Most Important Year in the History of Our Young Democratic Republic
A lot of America is hurting. Republican policies have shrunk the middle class, to the point where it really is almost nonexistent. It started with Ronald Reagan and "Trickle Down" economics, which Ame...
Alex butters6 months ago
Looking at the Next Conservative Leader
When Theresa May announced on the 30th of June 2016 that she would be running to replace David Cameron, few expected her to succeed. The position had long been touted as a straight race between the th...
Kafui Okpattah6 months ago
The Brexit Long Read Pt. 1: Where It All Went Wrong for Charmeron
House of Cards aside, this lobbyist is also an avid listener of podcasts — 'Political Thinking with Nick Robinson' being a particular favourite of mine... imagine my excitement when I turned on my pho...
Alexander Hilton6 months ago
Biden 2020?
Everyone is already abuzz with who is going to seek the 2020 Presidential nomination for the Democratic Party. It seems as though every time a Democrat goes on national television they are asked if th...
Michael Eric Ross6 months ago
More Time with the Family
A new year, like a new broom, sweeps clean, at least for a while. Before and after the start of this still minty-fresh jaunt around the sun called 2018, several Republican lawmakers have decided not to seek re-election. The rush for the out doors will include the retirements of relative newcomers to Congress and an institutional lion of the Senate. These exits, the ones that came before, and those likely to follow in the months between now and November have dire implications for a Republican par...
Michael Blair6 months ago
SNP and the Cult of Personality
Today, in a picture straight out of the North Korean or Russian hand book on cultish behaviour, Nicola Sturgeon is surrounded by children who were tasked with painting images of the Dear Leader hersel...