Bryan Hughes

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

Carlos Fernando Chamorro

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

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

Andrei Kelin

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. 

Just some quick thoughts on the Brexit from yesterday

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