Ragged Clown

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Tag Archives: politics

Jan
18
2019

Brexit Despair and Brexit Hope

The hardest thing to bear in all of this is that no one is allowed to tell the truth: not May, not Corbyn, not the People’s Vote People, not the Daily Mail, not the BBC, not even the Guardian editorial … Continue reading

Jul
4
2016

To the Left!

I’ve always struggled with the words progressive and liberal. In America at least, liberal seems to mean so many different things to different people that it doesn’t seem to mean anything at all. I have no idea what progressive  means at all. Interfluidity … Continue reading

Oct
24
2015

Government payroll exploded under Obama

Actually, no it didn’t. The federal government under Obama employs fewer people than at any time in the last fifty years. Does that surprise you? Bonus question: why does the federal government grow so much under Republican presidents?

Oct
24
2015

This one’s for Stan (2)

I had a very pleasant chat with the guys on my football team after the game today. After the third beer the topic turned to politics and I made some claims that my teammates thought were outrageous. I promised to … Continue reading

Oct
18
2015

No Dirty Tricks

My son made me watch the Democratic debate this week (a first!) and I’m glad I did. What a contrast to the Republican debate! I love to read the reviews of debates like this and, more than any other time, I … Continue reading