Over in the dumpster fire that is the United States Government, Trump has announced his Supreme Court nominee, one Justice Gorsuch. A known Christian conservative. This appointment is to replace the late Justice Scalia who died in February last year.
I saw an article yesterday that came from early December about the current intelligence community and its panic over Donald Trump. The article, from Reuters, says that Canada is concerned about Trump’s comments around using torture and other ethical atrocities as well as his ties to Russia
Since *that* election I have read myriad reasons why it played out the way it did
It was a fascinating day yesterday, watching the Brexit results come in and seeing how divided United Kingdom had become.
Hello friends, I’m not going to be writing a whole lot of these pieces but I thought I’d dip my toe back into the punditry land, if only for a brief swim.
Write what you know. That’s what they tell you when you start doing comedy. Beth Vyse got breast cancer, so she’s written about that. And it’s funny as hell.
For a while now I’ve wondered when exactly we should start taking seriously what is going on in US politics around Donald Trump. How foolish of me. The time is now.
We all know somebody like Ted Cruz. You know, that guy who ran for class president every year?
It’s unlikely that New Zealanders, Americans, or anyone else in the world will be looking at President Trump in 2016.
Sometimes it’s easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.
Last week I spent five nights in Rarotonga. It was my first time having an “island” holiday. The closest I’d come was a week in Phuket. It was not what I expected.
Bernie Sanders is, on first blush, a grumpy old man with crazy white hair who’s constantly yelling numbers into microphones about income inequality. He’s been doing it for decades.
“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds.”
1020 – Descent (ascent) into Hades. The terminal boasts a giant billboard picturing blue sky.
Dear White America For better or for worse, your country is the leader of the Western world.
The Iraq war started twelve years ago, briefly after the invasion of Afghanistan following the attacks on New York City in 2001.
There’s a whole lot of frustrated people in Baltimore right now. Not without reason either, it’s been a pretty frustrating few weeks.