Texas Republican State Senator Bryan Hughes just hours before the first law suit was filed against a doctor under the new law.Connect messages to emotions. The phrase: "mother's heartbeat" as the earliest memory, apart from being bogus, is extremely effective in creating an idea to latch on to.Want to change the law without political consequences, … Continue reading Bryan Hughes
Nicaraguan journalist and former revolutionary Carlos Fernando Chamorro.Daniel Oetega is a prick. Results are important, but processes are vital. Simply, the processes determine the nature of the outcome. Suppressing democratic freedoms vs suppressing freedom of speech/media to have for economic and social freedom. The style of the outcome may be similar but the nature will … Continue reading Carlos Fernando Chamorro
Rudy Giuliani in 2011 ten years after 9/11. I'm the darkest times there are always people willing to help. In politics, timelines are a problem. They create deadlines that are scrutinised against objectives. Doing the objectives as well as possible, is the shrewd thing to do if you care about legacy. Voters, unfortunately, like action. In … Continue reading Rudy Giuliani
Spain's Deputy Prime Minister and Economy minister Nadia Calviño. The lack of political unity within Europe, hinders the European Union to act decisively on foreign affairs. Brexit is a anomaly as the Union holds against breakaway. How can the EU lead against climate change if members such as Poland, CZ and Slovakia don't want to … Continue reading Nadia Calviño
South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham. The political cost to flip flop, isn't nearly has high as it seems. It is not who you are turning against that you have a cost, but those who you are turning to that your cost is associated with. To win, it's about convincing someone to change their view, but … Continue reading Lindsay Graham
Russia’s ambassador to the UK, Andrei Kelin.Russia is only communicating with the Taliban as it is taking a realist point of view. Relationships with the West and particularly the UK is strenuous. Tit for tat proposals, trying to show that Russia has force across the world, not just it's sphere of influence.
Now, I didn't forget my friend's Sanchi's birthday. I just got the date wrong. This isn't my way of saying happy birthday, I did call her and wish her. However, it's a start to a proper apology. Recently she asked me for a reading list on philosophy, so I thought I might as well share … Continue reading A reading list for Sanchi
The UK-EU Custom Offer for the entire UK. Source: RTE Won’t be done prior to the April 2019 deadline, legal issue as not allowed under Art50. Still no knowledge if it would tie either side to each other a-la Turkey-EU Custom Union No knowledge on compliance. Does solve the N. Ireland issue as no fragmentation … Continue reading Just some quick thoughts on the Brexit from yesterday