Tag Archives: Trump

A Global Power Struggle

A couple of weeks back I drew attention to a chilling tweet by ex-CIA director John Brennan in which he described Trump as “a temporary aberration”. And yesterday, unsurprisingly, Trump revoked Brennan’s security clearance. This brought another tweet from Brennan: … Continue reading

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A Chilling Tweet

I had a phone call this morning, A recorded pseudo-voice told me: “Your internet access will be terminated today. To fix the problem, please press 1.” And I hung up. So if I don’t manage to publish this post, you’ll … Continue reading

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Voices

How strange. Former FBI director James Comey made an impassioned plea Sunday evening on Twitter, begging Democrats not to move to the “socialist left” because doing so would help Republicans in the midterm elections. “Democrats, please, please don’t lose your … Continue reading

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Not Seeing The Obvious

In this brief conversation on CNN last month, Seymour Hersh managed to say a number of interesting things. Speaking about Trump, Hersh says: “This guy is different. And I think people are tired of politicians. And he appeals for a … Continue reading

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Inside and Outside the Box

Donald Trump is someone who can think outside the box. I think he won the US presidency by thinking outside the box. One example of him thinking outside the box was his use of Twitter. Twitter allowed him to communicate … Continue reading

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The Inevitable Failure of Utopian Social Engineering Projects

Somehow or other, yesterday’s post spawned several interesting sub-threads. Bucko, writing about young people: They’ve never known pubs that allowed smoking and now, we’re getting pubs opening in town, post smoking ban, that have never had smokers in ever. That’s … Continue reading

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A Pub Garden Conversation

I occasionally get talking to people in pub gardens. And yesterday was one of those days. I got talking to some people who I’ve occasionally talked to before. One of them had even completed my ISIS smokers’ survey years before. … Continue reading

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