politicians

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

Michael Blair2 years ago
Scottish Nationalism. Living In a Tartan Bubble
During the debate on whether Scotland should be put through the torment of another independence referendum, the news that there had been a terrorist attack in London, close to Westminster came through...
Canada's Prime Minister Hashtagging Near You
"I'm not Donald Trump" (All of America immediately falls in love). "Hey, girl. I could get you that good health insurance." Thanks to the trending topic #JustinTrudeauPickUpLines, these lines and more...
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paula w 2 years ago
Obama as NATO Secretary General
The British have a good idea; they want their ex-Prime Minister David Cameron to become the next Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Laura Hughes, the political corresp...
Brian K. Henry2 years ago
My New Musical
Ever since La La Land, I’ve been racking my brain to think of ideas for new musicals. Critics are buzzing at all the La La awards, blonde men everywhere are taking up jazz piano and high school kids a...
President Trump Snubs Chancellor Merkel At Photo Op
Mein Gott im himmel, what was the president thinking? At his first face to face meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel, who had friendly relations with both President George W. Bush and Presiden...
McDonald's Tweets President Trump Is 'Disgusting', Claims Hack Job
One thing is certain; McDonald's doesn't appear to love President Trump's tenure...or does it? On the morning of March 16, the verified @McDonaldsCorp Twitter account tweeted the following: "@realdona...
President Trump's Revised Travel Ban Gets Trumped
It's unlikely that President Trump is feeling the love from the Aloha state this morning. A federal judge in Hawaii ruled last night, mere hours before the Trump administration's latest travel ban was...
Michael Blair2 years ago
Political Vegetables
Progress is defined as moving forward with some success. We appear to be moving backwards toward failure. I thought the era of serfs and masters had been long confined to the dust annals of history, b...
Biden Believes That President Trump Deserves A Chance
You have got to give credit to former Vice President Joe Biden - he believes everyone deserves a fair chance, even the new president. Biden was not President Trump's biggest fan during the run up to t...
Supreme Court Moves Gavin Grimm Case To Lower Court
Virginia high schooler Gavin Grimm has had his day in court neatly sidestepped by the Supreme Court. After two different legal battles, the Supreme Court was supposed to hear the case March 28. It has...
Michael Blair2 years ago
Trump On The Slide?
Is today the beginning of the end of the political career of Donald J. Trump? The news that the Russian involvement in the run up to the Presidential election was far more serious than first reported,...
Parents Of Transgender Kids Request Meeting With President Trump
Parents of eight transgender children from across America want a meeting with President Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other key government officials sooner, rather than later. As might be...
Raphael Kiyani2 years ago
Why The UK Needs Electoral Reform
The 2015 General Election came and went, delivering a Conservative majority government with Labour failing to engage the electorate as a credible alternative and ended up having less seats than they d...
Parker Simpson2 years ago
Arizona Legislation Clamps Down on Protesters
Information in an article in the Arizona Capitol Times has revealed that the Arizona State Senate has voted to move forward with a bill that will give police new powers, including being able to arrest...
Iranian Immigrant
Obviously, the obviously obvious stories are as boring as heaven. They do not excite the spirit but comfort the ego. With no purpose for any future engagement, the obviously obvious stories have no ma...
Parker Simpson2 years ago
'Last Night In Sweden'
On Saturday, President Trump held a fiery rally in an airport hanger Melbourne, Florida in front of thousands of his supporters. The rally was reminiscent of the boisterous crowds who gathered at Trum...
Parker Simpson2 years ago
The Content Of Our Character
It’s been a wild few weeks for Gwinnett County (Ga.) Commissioner Tommy Hunter. Hunter, who was elected into office in 2012, is in hot water for a series of Facebook rants on various issues. The most ...