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To Trump or Be Trumped

I awake the morning after the inauguration from a dream I don’t remember, but its mood lingers in the words I whisper into the dusky arctic dawning: That was my first Trump Dream. 939 more words


Obama, Change, and Distant Friends

It’s been fascinating to watch events unfold on the other side of the world this week. Quite apart from having family in America (my uncle and cousin live in California), throughout the years I have been writing a blog on the internet, I have come to know quite a number of the American people. 208 more words


The Revolutionary

He is coming to change many things in the lives of Americans

Not since 1980 — or perhaps 1932 — has such a political revolution hit the banks of the Potomac River.

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Obama Revealed

Barack Obama did not go out quietly. His unquiet final acts were, in part, overshadowed by a successor who refused to come in quietly and, in part, by Obama’s own endless, sentimental farewell tour. 330 more words


Tax War?

BRITAIN must not reduce corporate taxes to gain a competitive advantage over the European Union (EU) as the UK gears up to leave the bloc, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has warned. 254 more words


Sympathy for a former cree

The following is my favorite paragraph from this book of Chesterton’s that I just finished, Utopia of Usurers and Other Essays. I was once socialist and didn’t know much about it, but did believe it had something right. 499 more words