The Donald and Black America

6 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Once upon a time we inhabited a self-proclaimed post racial world. Let’s call that era 21 Trump B.C.. The white lilies of the field cohabited with the princes of darkness. No longer just the Jay-Zs, the Janet Jacksons and the Idris Elbas, black people were bursting through corporate and professional glass ceilings, leaving shattered crystal Read More

Forget Trump and CNN: Football Transfer Rumors are the Real Fake News

6 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Morning all. It’s a beautiful day. The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the tumbleweeds are tumbling … and oh, someone somewhere calling himself or herself a journalist is peddling a false story about a football transfer. Did you ever wonder where they came from, that constant stream of transfer rumours? Were the top journalists Read More

Trump Criticised By Media Over Tweeted Video

7 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
In his latest jab at the media, President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted a mock video that shows him pummeling a man in a business suit – his face obscured by the CNN logo – outside a wrestling ring. It was not immediately clear who produced the brief video, which appears to be a doctored Read More

Hilary Clinton blames everyone for her loss but…Hilary Clinton!

8 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Hillary Clinton continues to offer fresh excuses for her 2016 election loss.   Hillary Clinton on Wednesday broadly spread around the blame for her loss in last year’s presidential election, pointing to suspected Russian cyber attacks, the Democratic National Committee’s data operation and a “very broad assumption that I was going to win.” Clinton, interviewed Read More

Trump to Planet: Drop Dead!

8 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Donald Trump has confirmed that he will withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement, in effect ensuring the world’s second largest emitter of greenhouse gases will quit the international effort to address dangerous global warming.   The US will remove itself from the deal, joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries not party Read More

Donald Trump Wants To Make America Great Again. When Was It Ever So?

8 months ago Ricardo Hylton 1
Ever since his orange-red toupee peeked out from a grubby Manhattan manhole in 2015, Donald Trump’s unbroken refrain has been “let’s make America great again.” It has really grinded my gears but also proved to be an intellectual challenge. This invisible alien is an amateur American history sleuth, and whilst that country has undeniably achieved Read More

Angela Merkel steers away from U.K. and U.S.A.

8 months ago Chad 0
Europe can no longer completely rely on its longstanding British and US allies, Angela Merkel has warned – saying the EU must now be prepared to “take its fate into its own hands.”   Speaking after bruising meetings of NATO and the G7 group of wealthy nations last week, the German chancellor suggested the postwar Read More

The Donald Hits The Road (Erm, The Air).

8 months ago Chad 0
Presidential travel is an exercise in awe-inspiring global leadership, logistical magic, and teamwork. For a president under pressure, it can offer blissful respite from the demands of domestic politics and crushing schedules of the West Wing. With Donald Trump, however, even the simplest, most exquisitely planned trip, executed by the most experienced officials in the Read More

The Queen Is Pretty Resilient. Pssh!

8 months ago Chad 1
So people in the UK have finally found their moral compass (coincidentally, it points north). Yes, these compassionate, thoughtful people were all heartbroken back in February about the message it sends that The Donald was being given an official state visit to the UK. Can you imagine it? The Queen will have to, through those Read More

You’re Fired! Trump Cans FBI Director

8 months ago Chad 0
“Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement. “President Trump acted based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.” The biggest political story emanating from Read More

The Repudiation of Experts in the Post-Truth Age

10 months ago Chad 0
There is no such thing as an objective truth… All facts are just interpretation… All knowledge is just someone’s narrative A Crash Course in Fact   June 24th, 2016 was a grim day in Britain’s ivory towers. Cobbled together under their lalique cactus tables, the stunned inhabitants comprising the political, financial and intellectual elite received Read More