Category Archives: Politics

What are the best ways to elect those who govern us? How can we hold them to account? Shouldn’t decisions should be made as close as possible to those affected?

Irish citizens badly served by their Gov’t

People always make money in times of crisis. Some of the world’s most lasting fortunes have been accrued during recessions, depressions and even wars. It is just the way of things. We have seen it again in recent years in … Continue reading

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Brexit..Hard or Soft is a problem

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Rule #1 in politics-Never invade Afganistan.H McMillan 1963

Obviously Tony Blair either wasn’t aware of this or didn’t believe it. Britain invaded, fought in and retreated beaten from Afganistan 4 times in the last 170 years. 1842, 1880, 1919 and most recently 2014 which was in good PR … Continue reading

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The Free Market, the only way to go??

As we know the USA is the bastion and the major promoter of the Free Market, minimum Gov’t interference, minimum regulation (eg. no maternity leave, no legalised annual vacation), low or no minmum wage, minimum taxes,  every man for himself … Continue reading

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Objection to Obamacare. Why?

Is it an ideological issue, the withdrawal of the extension of healthcare cover to millions more Americans, or is it something much less complicated? Follow the money usually gives a fair guide as to folks motivation. Obamacare is/was funded by … Continue reading

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What kind of organisation would you like to work in?

What kind of organization would you like to work in? In 1971 John Rawls, USA political philosopher, asked a very simple question; what kind of society would you like to live in? However, what made this one of the most … Continue reading

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Electoral Colleges decide next USA President.

The Electoral College is made up of  electors who cast the vote of each state according to which candidate receives the most votes. These electors are usually state official or people deeply involved with the candidates. They cast their vote … Continue reading

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