Tag Archives: US politics

Back to the (No) Future

  You have to hand it to The Donald – he has succeeded in uniting the world. The show of solidarity across nations is impressive. Particularly with women. Particularly with people who won’t be taken in by grubby, rabble-rousing politics … Continue reading

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Erich McElroy’s Imperfect Guide to Picking the Perfect President

I like political comedy but I know it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. US politics has a bit more of a universal appeal though. Maybe it’s the dumbing down of the political message and the jaw-droppingly awful gaffs and infomercials … Continue reading

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Muppets and Mammon

I must admit I felt pretty good about myself yesterday as I schlepped back from Asda, not with a flat-screen telly under each arm, but instead with bags full of cabbage, broccoli, carrots, okra, lemons and other cancer and diabetes … Continue reading

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Worth the Trek

Went to see the latest Star Trek film the other day. Hugely enjoyable. As with most action movies these days it gets the obligatory terrorist attack set piece out of the way pretty early on. And while it touches on … Continue reading

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