Archive for ‘politics’

February 20, 2017

Tiny Trump : the Pocket Potus

by duncanr

February 19, 2017

Trump: If the Shoe Fits

by duncanr

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hhmm, seems H.L. Mencken had the gift of foreseeing – read more here

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February 17, 2017

Trump Press Conference

by duncanr

Trump makes no secret of his disike of the media . . .

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February 10, 2017

Crotchety Scots vs Trump

by duncanr

February 6, 2017

It Boils my Piss

by duncanr

I make no secret, or apology, for my ‘left wing’ political views

from the outset, Madhatters was set up with the promise that anyone could express their own political views – however diverse from mine – with no editorial interference from me or any other MH admins

no surprise then that Jonathan Pie’s latest video rant strikes a chord with me – his message being that if you want to change someone’s views that differ from your own, you do so through debate, not by denying them a platform to express those views . . .

February 4, 2017

Trump: Too Early to Say

by duncanr

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February 2, 2017

I Can’t Keep Quiet

by duncanr

The Women’s March was a worldwide protest on January 21, 2017, to protect legislation and policies regarding human rights and other issues, including women’s rights, immigration reform, healthcare reform, the natural environment, LGBTQ rights, racial equality, freedom of religion, and workers’ rightswikipedia

the women wearing pink tea-cosies on their heads practiced this song online before meeting up for this march in Washington

February 2, 2017

Caught in the Middle

by duncanr

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January 31, 2017

Keeping the USA Safe

by duncanr

toddler-arrestedPresident Trump spokesperson, Sean Spicer, has defended the detention of a 5yr old Iranian child, following the introduction of restrictions on travellers from 7 muslim countries seeking to enter the USA saying . . .

To assume that just because of someone’s age or gender or whatever that they don’t pose a threat would be misguided and wrong

and he’s right!

statistics show that . . .

January 30, 2017

Coincidence?

by duncanr

trump-muslim-banfollowing Trump’s order banning visitors from 7 muslim-majority countries in middle-east from entering the USA on counter-terrorism grounds, some questions have been raised about his selection criteria – no terrorism attack in the USA having been linked to any of the 7 banned countries, whereas Saudi Arabia (for example) is not included in Trump’s ban despite the majority of the 9/11 terrorists being linked to that country

some cynical folk claim there is . . .