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Trevor Noah, Donald Trump’s Tweets and Third Month Mania: Round Four

The next round of Third Month Mania is upon us. The Tonight Show didn’t make a video for it so I didn’t get an e-mail alert. Therefore I’m late to the party and there’re only a few hours left to get your votes in. Each bracket now only has one match-up left. Celebrities Division I chose the Bette Midler tweet here. It’s classic Trump – saying he’s not saying... read more

Simon’s Cat: Camouflage Challenge and Comments on American Health Care

What a combination! I should probably be opining on the fate of the American Health Care Bill. However, it’s getting wall to wall coverage on every news channel and you’re probably sick of it already. Of course, my opinion is that its failure is the best result. A Quinnipiac poll that came out a couple of days ago put the Bill’s approval at only 17%. The disapproval rating was a massive... read more

Trevor Noah, Donald Trump’s Tweets and ‘Third Month Mania’: Round Three

  We’re down to the last sixteen tweets in Third Month Mania people! This competition is getting ever more exciting. There were half a million votes in round one but by the end of round two the total was five million. The Washington Post has even come up with their own version. It puts quotes from President Trump and members of his administration since his inauguration up against each other.... read more

Europe Benefits from the Trump Administration

Yes, you read that correctly: I’m saying something good is coming from the Trump presidency. Before you start questioning my sanity though, read a bit further. For some time Europe has seen a rise in ultra-right-wing nationalist political parties. Now this is Europe so while they often have religious links, they’re largely secular. Therefore, I’m not talking about groups like Family... read more

Trump’s Immigration and Refugee Executive Order is Being Used to Recruit Islamist Terrorists

Donald Trump spent his election campaign making statements like this one from a 7 December 2015 press release. Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on. There were even calls for a Muslim registry.   Those statements and others like them morphed into the recent executive... read more

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