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Coalitions talks in Spain:‘comical’ and desperate

As I already predicted in a post last December, the general elections in those days didn’t bring the country much. As we went from 2 to 4 major parties the votes where split in a way that that the politicians, having no experiences with coalitions here, couldn’t find a solution. 251 more words

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Swing States Won't Matter When Bernie Runs as an Independent, and Why He'd Win the Election.

The Media and Clinton campaign has tried one last ditch effort to coerce the Bernie-or-Busters into kowtowing to the preordained queen.  This attempt is the “ 1,625 more words

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Why has the Global Oil Price Fallen Recently?

A couple of years ago, the price of one barrel of oil was $115. Today, the price stands at $70- a massive 40% drop- which hasn’t been seen since 2003. 519 more words

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Revisiting the Past ... "modern English culture"

https://notmyfirstrodeoblog.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/10-regina-coeli1.m4a “Regina Coeli” (Queen of Heaven), The Monks of Glenstal Abbey, from the album “The Sound Of The Spirit From Glenstal Abbey“, 2009

So how did we get to what I have been awkwardly calling our “Capitalist Secular Humanist Progressive English Western Society” which is the prevalent modern world we in the west see all around us every day.  1,532 more words

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Big Brother is watching better

When we started our B&B here in Andalusia we were forced to comply with quite some rules and regulations. In the same time we noticed over the years that there quite some colleagues that ran a comparable business under the radar of the (also fiscal) authorities. 303 more words

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