Tag: America

East of Suez and up the Swannee

      So, Dave, it’s the run up to the election. You’re drifting into the final corner and about to accelerate up the home straight. Let’s just take a moment to go through the pre-election check-list, shall we?  …

That was the year that was

It’s that time of the year when most journalists and commentators review the past year and what they’ve written about during that year. You can read about notable passings on other sites, I’ll just mention Sir David Frost. Those in…

On the other hand

North Korea: So North Korea has executed that ‘despicable  human scum’ Chang Song-thaek. Denounced in gloriously over the top language he was dropped, cropped and chopped in short order. Four days from being hauled out of a public meeting to…

North Korea

North Korea I wondered why I had nearly three hundred hits in a twenty four hour period then realised that a reader had put a link on a Dutch online newspaper. Thank you whoever did that. The crisis continues and…

NATO to overthrow Assad of Syria?

An unfinished revolution in Egypt, civil war in Syria and Iran seeking WMD  Around the Right-Wing, Neo-Con world, the cry arises ‘why doesn’t somebody do something about the situation in Syria?’ By ‘somebody’, people have President Obama in mind even if…

All the Presidents are Men

So, you want to be President of America do you?   In the run up to the American November Presidential elections it’s amusingly distracting to put the  actual policies of the candidates to one side, always provided you can determine…