Category Archives: Politics

When Voting, remember this Caveat

From Donald Trump’s book – or to be precise: Tony Schwartz‘s book with a photo of Donald Trump on the cover – The Art of the Deal: “There are no guarantees,” warns the man who keeps shouting “Believe me!”

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Humility

It seems that there is a new definition of humility, which sounds like this and looks like this. But then, for a candidate who makes up his own “facts”, pulls out random numbers, changes them the next day and again … Continue reading

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Sea Surveillance

Even on a boat in the middle of the Atlantic, you are being watched.

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Boris Johnson’s take on Diplomacy

The new UK Foreign Secretary:

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Great Success for Monster Raving Loony Party

Despite promises of everything to anyone without any basis in reality and without any concept for achieving it (much like the Brexit campaigners) the Official Monster Raving Loony Party has so far only had moderate electoral success even in an … Continue reading

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How Britons react to Brexit

When I came back home from a trip to the Bolivian jungle yesterday, I had  already received dozens of e-mails from Britons along the lines of “my grandfather was from Germany, can I get a German passport?” As an expert in … Continue reading

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Brexit, illustrated with food

(Thanks to Subb-an for the photo.)

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