December 2017

The Year That Was – 2017

Where to start on a subject encompassing so much it’s impossible to fit it all in?  –  A month – a country?  OK- January –…



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Things We Lost In The Mire – 51

TURKEY/PURGE  –   The government has accused another 2,700 soliders, teachers, and civil servants of having links to ‘terrorisst groups’ and sacked them. Since the…


The Week That Was…

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas, and all through the House, the White House that is, not a creature was stirring.  Except for President Trump who…




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The Week That Was…

Protests against President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital continued in several countries. One of the largest was in Beirut which saw clashes between…


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Some quick notes from the bleary-eyed side of last night, which marked a great victory for Democrats that might not mean very much in the…