Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Latest Terror Attack in Spain - Barcelona Update


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The attacked has been claimed by Daesh, this is the result of the US and Iraq winning in Iraq, and US allies taking the fight to Daesh in it's Capital in Syria.   It can be expected that Daesh will try to cause havoc in the West as to counter the success of the West in the Middle East.   It is open question if the attack came directly from Daesh or its a lone wolf or wolfs who have become supporters through the internet. The US and Europe should be on guard, there will be more terrorist attacks, the left will try to blame Trump, what ever else Trump is he has pushed Daesh hard in the Middle East, there has been no let up since the Obama Administration.  With North Korea and the Daesh the Oval should have a full desk, but this being Trump he has gone bonkers, the Washington D.C Elite Establishment has come out against him over the tragic events in Virginia, while Trump has come out in the defence of Confederate Statues, the US has bigger problems, Trump should grow up, or least say nothing that damages US race relationships in the US.   Interesting days ahead!!

Trump and Confederate Statues - Trump Era


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One would think that POTUS would be hiding in the Oval Office at this moment in time, of course he is not, he is back to his infamous tweets and is not helping the matter at all.  As a WHITE blogger it is hard to understand why the Confederate Statues are causing this much fuzz, on the other hand if your a African - American you must see the Statues as honouring a course that enslaved your ancestors, it would be offencive to black Americans.  If the statues were placed on a museum and explained in their context that would be a better solutions, with pics of slaves being held in the South in the 19th Century, how the Southern economy was based on slavery.   Or as they have done in India, they have placed Imperial Statues in the Parks were the weeds are taking over, they do not have to face their past of being the Jewel in the Crown, also we need a trade deal with the modern India.   After the break up of the USS the old USSR monuments were torn down and discarded, this has caused friction between Modern Russia and its former Satellite Countries   This is interesting as modern Russia manages to have it both ways, the last Tsar Nicholas 11 is now admired in Russia, but they also keep Lenin in Red Square, no wonder Russians drink a lot, two different icons celebrated at the same time and representing different agendas, one does not see Nicholas 11 sharing a tea with Lenin in heaven.   The US must deal with the issue of race, the drugs in the inner cities, the violence, how African - Americans tend to be jailed more than white defendants, African - Americans have real problems today, some of that is based on the fact that Blacks did not get their full rights in till the 1960s under LBJ.  A President must be President of ALL the people, Trump is fast becoming a President of his base, and its only been six months. 

The Trump White House and Race - Trump Era


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The Elite liberal press have to careful that they are not being played, this could be a strategic move by the Trump White House to keeps moderates in the Trump base happy, also it pushes the left NEVER to be happy, they have never accepted a Trump Presidency.   This blog has made it clear its views on POTUS and Race, the left has to be careful that their constant critical view turns off moderate white voters, the left think and lets be honest, you are the following if your a Conservative, of course you are " racist, anti green, wont pay tax to help the poor, anti gay, etc " of course its rubbish and there only so much self hate the TV viewer can take, one starts to feel sorry for Trump, and that should NEVER be the case, the man has sexist views on women, and needs a course on race relations in the US.   The left must not over play its hand, so far the usual Republican critics of Trump have come out, the base and most Republicans are keeping their heads, down, the left has to learn to play politics, they should have a talk with Francis Underwood, President Underwood has his faults, but he understands politics. 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Class of President Obama when compared to Trump - Trump Era


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In the tweet President Obama quotes Nelson Mandela on race, the views should have been those that President Trump should have used the first time when he reacted to the tragic events in Virginia, the former President speaks for all those can not stand racism or any other form of hatred, from religion to gender.  The question is WHAT NEXT, will the issue go away, for a time, yes, there is always North Korea or tax cuts a major part of the Trump Agenda.  Race is and will always be a flashpoint in US culture and politics, that was one of the failures of the Obama Administration, the first African - American President could not resolve an issue that is a tragic aspect of modern America. 

Donald Trump on Race in the US - The Trump Era


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The Republican Leadership should tell President Trump to resign or he will be impeached.  The VP, Mike Pence then could take over and try to repair the damage that Trump has done to race relationship in the US, under President Obama the first African - American President, who tried to be President of ALL the people, one would think that Obama would have handled this tragic mess in a better manner.   It is really time to tell the base it's OVER, and that Trump was not fit to be President.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Left Wing Guardian and Brexit - Post Brexit


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IF the left wing Guardian is having a go at, it must be alright, there will need to be a transition period, one would not expect World trade to stop because the UK has left the EU.   The question is how LONG, it should be a few years,  there needs to be an end date, it can not be used to keep the UK in the EU.   Also the UK should not pay a farthing to the EU, as stated they need us more than we need them, the EU Countries will know be dominated by the Germans and their Bank.   The Kaiser would have loved the idea.

The UK post Brexit - UK and the EU Talks


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The EU should be grateful that we are offering them such a good deal, they export more to the UK than we export to the EU.   The EU has to learn that the gravy days of the UK paying billions to the EU is OVER, the remainers have to get the FACT that we are out of the EU. The act as if they are the elite, what they think is more important than what the people voted for in 2016.   As to giving cash to the EU, this blog is totally opposed, they owe us, we have given them billions over the years and for what, nothing much but bent bananas.   This is the time for the UK to stand up for itself, the EU needs us more than we need the EU. 

North Korea BLINKS - North Korean Crisis


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This blog was right, North Korea blinked, if you think CNN or BBC News will praise President Trump for his rhetoric then you are wrong or very naive, the tough language from POTUS put the fear of God in to the North Koreans.    The liberal elite will argue that NK is less crazy than Trump.   The interesting question will come when the US and South have their joint military training, will NK react to this development. The North Koreans have paid a heavy price for their ICBM's launches, one does wonder what kind of private pressure China placed on NK.   The heat will go away from the NK crisis for now, when will it return is any ones guess. 

Monday, August 14, 2017

Another ICBM Test by North Korea ? - North Korean Update 2 - North Korean Crisis


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The North Korean Government would be crazy to try another launch, with Trump at home in political difficulty it would be a way for Trump to change the subject, if they launch a missile at Guam, all bets are off.   This blog is still keeping to the view that the CRISIS is over, there are sane Generals around Trump, while in North Korea one assumes Kim Jong - un wants to remain leader of North Korea.  Thus we are at the end of the sniping, North Korea will back down while in the US Trump should be quiet and keeps his attention on twitter. 

South Korea on North Korea Crisis - North Korean Crisis


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One can postulate that North Korea will find a reason not to launch missiles at Guam, and that they two sides will just go on sniping at each other, from news reports we have learned that US and North Korea have had secret talks, one can only hope that the US made it clear that any missile launch or a nuclear test would be a red for the Trump Oval.   In other words the crisis is OVER for now, of course this blog could be wrong, very wrong, but it has doubts.  The US will have its finger on the trigger should North Korea go MAD, but even the North Korean leadership is not bat out crazy. 

Friday, August 11, 2017

Russian and Chinese Plan for North Korean Crisis - NK Update 4 - North Korean Crisis


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The US has rejected this plan, it would be seen as a victory for North Korea and a defeat for President Trump.   Also this is not 1962, when JFK sold out Turkey over the Cuban Missile Crisis.  If the US and South Korean Army training does not take place it will be seen as the Trump Oval blinking when faced by a nuclear North Korea.   The Russians just want to be in the game, while China just wishes it would all go away.   The North Koreans have to blink first and China has to make sure that they do that, or if a nuclear war does happen then radiation will go over the border of China.   The clock is ticking!!

The Reality and the Rhetoric of the North Korean Crisis, NK Update 3 - North Korean Crisis


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This is not the crunch time, that will come should NK launch missiles at Guam, one can only hope that NK decides that the best path is to delay such an operation and offer talks to the US, of course the NK Regime will spin it as  a victory for them, the rest of the World will know that NK blinked first.   The problem would also come up should NK place conditions on those talks, that the planned US and South Korean Army training does not take place this year, that the US can not do, it would look like weakness, and a win for NK.   The Trump Oval can not afford to look weak when faced by North Korea and China. 

China on North Korea and the US - North Korea Update 2 - North Korean Crisis


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This is an enigmatic statement from China, what if North Korea launches missiles at Guam, and the Trump Oval sees that as an attack after it warned NK.  This places China is a tight spot, does it support its ally while it gets attacked or does it do nothing, does the Trump Oval do a deal with China, it takes action against NK and as long as NK does not hit South Korea or Japan it will be a limited strike.   Thus the question how much control does China have over NK, it has been said that it could turn off the lights of NK if it wanted too, the question is that true.

Trump the Cowboy vs. Crazy North Korea - North Korean Crisis


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The inner Cowboy is coming out of President Trump, one can only hope that his Chief of Staff and Defense Secretary can control him, the real crunch time will come should NK launch missiles at the waters of Guam.  In that event no President could not react, it would be a direct threat to the US, one can only hope and pray that China can control NK.  THE rhetoric is heated, one can only hope that there are back channel talks going on between, China, North Korea and the US.  The clock to nuclear war is ticking down, Asia could become very hot very fast. 

Thursday, August 10, 2017

New York Times and How to Appease - North Korean Crisis Update 4 - North Korean Crisis


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This is typical of the US / UK mainstream press and TV, in the past the UBER liberal  NYT covered for Stalin, if the NYT editorial board had run US foreign policy the Berlin Wall would be still be up, the Liberals NEVER want to fight for America, they just want to defend the other nation, very much like the BBC at times.   Sometimes you have to FIGHT, this is not a post arguing for War with North Korea, quite the reverse, but there are limits, one hopes that NK will back down and not launch missiles at Guam, but what if they DO.   Then the Trump Oval would have to do something, otherwise the US will look wean when faced by North Korea, also could US allies trust that the US would come to protect them if the US is seen as weak with North Korea.   Think Russia, Iran, you get the idea, sometimes you have to bite the bullet and be aggressive.   Democracy has to be protected, otherwise it dies. 

North Korea on Guam - North Korea Crisis Update 3 - North Korean Crisis


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One can assume that US Intelligence will have its ears and eyes open to any North Korean launch, the question is will POTUS hit the missiles before they are launched, that of course could lead to a regional war, or hit the missiles in flight, that could lead to a regional war, take no action and face Impeachment from the very same people who are critical of him now, not great choices for any President.   Of course this could be all rhetoric from NK, that causes a problem for NK, what if they do not launch, they will be seen as all bluster and no sabre.   Thus the sides have to be careful they do not box themselves in to a corner, who will blink first. 

North Korea on Trump - North Korea Update 2 - North Korean Crisis


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The present North Korean Crisis could go two ways, in the past when the region has gone hot the US and North Korea talk and find ways to kick the ball in to the future, the next option is not good, North Korean Elite get CNN, BBC News and might think that the US would never act if it hit the waters around Guam, this would be a mistake, a US President would have to react, think JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis, a US President can not afford to have the US under threat from North Korea.   Thus next step, should NK launch missiles, one can expect that either Japan or the US will shoot down the missiles.  The next question is what will NK do should its missiles be shot down, that is an open question, if they have a brain they should do nothing, the next fews shall be interesting. 

Will North Korea Attack Guam ? - North Korean Crisis


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One can only that North Korea is using hot rhetoric in its war of words with the US, IF NK did launch missiles at the waters around Guam a US President would have to react, otherwise he would be impeached or lose re-election.  The mainstream media is not helping, CNN, BBC News make North Korea and the US equal, their dislike of Trump shines through, this might send the wrong message to NK, they might chance, throw missiles at the waters around Guam and dare the US to react.   The North Korean Crisis could be WORSE than the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.  POTUS is not JFK, he can not sell out Turkey, in this case it would be South Korea or Japan. 

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

North Korea and Sanctions - Update 3 - North Korean Crisis

The Washington Post: Reports the following on the UN sanctions of North Korea, " North Korea exploits illicit supply networks, individual states don’t implement sanctions fully and private-sector firms can often undermine them..."

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There are only so many times the UN and the US can go for sanctions, sooner or later, and the Trump Oval hopes later someone in the Oval Office will have to take action, the threat of North Korea is unnerving South Korea and Japan, and in many respects China, if NK falls apart there will be millions of refugees coming in to China.   The World has to be united against NK or we are heading for a NUCLEAR WAR in ASIA,  and radiation does not care about borders.  The World waits, who will blink first. 

North Korean Update 2 - North Korean Crisis


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IF the UN sanctions on North Korea do not work then the World has a major problem on its hands, it would only take for NK to test another nuclear device that could be placed on a missile for the US to attack, the Trump Administration will never allow North Korea to become a major threat to the US, it would cost Trump re-election in 2020.  The Trump Oval should get Japan to ask for the bomb from the US, then this could be used as a bargain chip with North Korea, rid itself of nuclear aims, bombs and ICBM's, on the ground inspection, and tough sanctions would only be removed over time, and Japan would delay getting the bomb.  The clock to Midnight is coming!!

North Korea Update - North Korean Crisis


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The US has to get Japan to go nuclear, the North Koreans need to understand if they carry on with their nuclear ability they will seen an ancient enemy with the bomb, and their bomb will come from the US.   One can postulate that North Korea wants direct talks with the US, the problem with that idea is that North Korean has broken its word before, and the US and the West want NK to give up any nuclear aims, this is will be seen as surrender by the NK regime, but they control the ALL the press in NK, they could spin it as a win for NK if they wanted too.   The question is how far will NK push their aims, if they go too far we could see a major nuclear war in Asia. 

Monday, August 07, 2017

North Korea's THREAT to the US - North Korean Crisis


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THUS more hot hair out of North Korea, the NK regime we hope is not MAD, any military attack on the US would lead to the total destruction of NK, one only hopes that China gets that fact and can place real pressure on NK.   The real crunch point will come should NK try another nuclear test to check if it can place a small nuclear warhead on top of its ICBM, then the US might take action, thus far both the US and the NK are spouting HOT AIR, let us all hope that is all they do in the days, weeks and months ahead. 

Sunday, August 06, 2017

The Young are THICK, Stuck on Smartphones, and have the Intelligence of a Dodo!


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The new leader of the Liberal Democrats is WRONG, well that is not new for the LibDems, they have returned to their favourite place, a pressure group, next they will want to go and live France as it in the EU.   The argument by Cable seems to say  that us older voters matter less than young voters, this of course would have nothing to do with the fact that the base of the Liberal Democrats is naive students who could not find their lecture hall without a smartphone, a left wing elite who can not make up their mind.  They YOUNG are THICK, they have this naive view that the elite is right, while the rest of us are poor voters who do not understand.  This blog is calling for national service for modern youngsters, make them do SOME REAL WORK, or some fighting.   It can be argued that the Young should not get the vote in till their 21 or are doing a real job, and software design does not cut it, job in the mines for a few weeks, street cleaner, so they see how the other half live.   If they young have been shafted it is about time, get them in to the real world, Uni does not last forever, the real world is REAL. 

Are we going to pay 36 Billion pounds to the EU ? - Post EU


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This trial balloon by the elite has been show down, the very idea that the UK should pay anything to the EU is silly, what has the EU ever done for us, place restrictions on UK Industry, tell what we can fish in our own waters, and we also send them billions, ANY UK Government would be out of power within a week if it asked the UK Voter to pay 36 billion.   The EU is demanding this then the UK should walk away, there loss, the UK voter has voted, end of subject. 

The UK held to ransom by the EU - UK Betrayed if we PAY


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The UK is being to ransom by the EU, the fact that we are willing to give them 36 billion pounds just to get  a trade agreement shows that the EU is just after money for itself.  The UK voter would prefer that the billion did not go to the EU but to the NHS.  The UK Government should walk away from the EU, they can ask the Germans or the French to pay the debt, they want to stay in the EU, well its costs, and the UK is out in 2019.   If you're reading this post write or email to your MP and demand they oppose any sum, it does not matter if they are Conservative or Labour, the UK Elite has to get the fact that we want out of the EU.  The elite think they know better, the voters in 2016 knew what they voted for, it is simple, OUT OF THE EU, no ties to any Courts.  The MPs should listen to democracy. 

UN sanctions on North Korea - Trump Era


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It can be argued that China has lost face when it comes to North Korea, the tail, e.g, NK is leading the head, China around and around.  The Chinese Government must make a choice, either support North Korea and lead Asia into a nuclear War, or topple the Government in North Korea.  The critical point will come should North Korea test a small nuclear device that can be placed on its ICBM, then one can see the Trump Oval taking action, does China want to wait for such an incident.   The West has to place pressure  on China to ACT, not just be seen to ACT, the clocking is ticking for WAR. 

Friday, August 04, 2017

Why Grand Jury is a THREAT to POTUS - Trump Era


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This is the kind legal process that can catch those that think they are more clever than the lawyers, in this case it would be POTUS.   As the article notes a President can be forced to give evidence to a Grand Jury, one can see POTUS thinking he knows more than the lawyer and the general public of the Grand Jury and getting caught out by the special prosecutor. If Trumps is going to sack the SP he should do it now, otherwise we are in to Watergate territory.  Thus years of Congressional and Legal cases, the US voter wants his/her problems solved not another D.C crisis.

The HEAT on the Trump White House - Trump Era


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IF POTUS is going to end the Russian investigation this is the time, he could move AG Sessions from Justice to Homeland Security, as he has made General Kelly his Chief of Staff.   Then during the August recess he could appoint his own AG and that AG could fire the Deputy AG and the Special Prosecutor.   Of course the Democrats will call for impeachment, this will be backed by the liberal press, if the Republican base stays with Trump it will be hard for Hill Republicans to follow the mainstream press view, thus this is the perfect time for action by POTUS if he wants to take action. 

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Trumps BLAMES US Congress for Russian Relationship - Trump Era


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The above shows why the US should not elect a non politician to be POTUS, the Trump Oval is dishing the US Congress, the very same branch that it wants to pass a reformed health care, while not being critical of Putin's Russia.   There are only two options, either Trump is a egomaniac who sees the same kind of ego in Putin or the FSB has something on Trump.  The Republicans in Congress will be even less eager to help their President after this comment.   The Russian Bear must be laughing its backside off, they have their man in the Oval Office. 

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Trump and Russia - Update 2 - Trump Era


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The impression that Trump gives is that the Russian FSB has something on him, he carries so much water for Putin's Russia he should be called Comrade Trump.   IF Trump was Nixon then one could see these moves as attempts to form a better relationship with Russia, but Trump is no Richard Nixon, he is that that devious or clever.  No US President has carried this much political arrows for Russia, so what next in the Russian investigation, will Congress find a real smoking gun that shows that Russia worked with Trump, thus far it has gotten close with Trump Junior email release, but that is not enough, they need to show that either Trump or Russia did something as a plan, thus far they have nothing.    This investigation could last YEARS.

Trump and Russia - New US Sanctions


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On the whole most US Presidents would be fine with sanctions on Russia, Reagan even joked once that he  had outlawed the USSR and the US would be bombing, it was a sound test for a speech he was going to make, while Trump is seen as carrying water for Putin's Russia.  It has been said that the Democrats have found their inner Reagan, they almost sound like the want WAR with Russia over HRC losing in 2016.   It shows how political the issue has become, while Republicans base has gotten over its view of Russia as a threat, except those that were never Trump in the first place.   The Trump Oval has to get the fact that Putin's Russia is a THREAT to the US national security, and a threat to NATO.  Either Russia has something on Trump, if so the US Congress must find out or the Special Prosecutor could discover something.  If there is no there, there, then Trump has to learn a lesson, that most recent US Presidents have found, they can NOT TRUST President Putin of Russia. 

The White House is a REAL DUMP - Donald Trump


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IF POTUS is so fed up with the White House why does he not just quit, the Oval Office one had the likes of FDR, JFK, and Ronald Reagan, great Presidents who achieved a lot of the US and the World.   The Trump Presidency has been a disaster, staff in and out of the White House, policy is made by twitter, the Republican Congress does not fear Trump, thus the failure to pass reform of ObamaCare.   The Republicans should consider if they should impeach Trump and get VP Pence in to the White House, one would think he would like the White House. 

The US vs. North Korea - North Korean Crisis


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Thus the Trump Oval is going for the talks strategy, they are hoping something happens, that there is a coup in North Korea, or China fearing that Japan and South Korea will get the bomb will take out the NK leadership.   This strategy can work only as long as the NK regime can not place a small nuclear warhead on top of its ICBM. The question is when NK gets a small warhead not if, a few have suggested that NK could get a small warhead on a ICBM by next year, thus are we looking at a major war in Asia in 2018.   There is no real good solution this crisis, in many ways the future is up to the NK, if they press too far with a nuclear test or achieve their aims of getting a nuclear ICBM then there will be a WAR.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Turmoil in the Trump White House - Trump Era


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Thus the shortest tenure for a Chief of Staff, now its the Director of Communications, Mr Scaramucci had made a splash with choice of words in an interview, expletive deleted comes to mind.  Also his attack on the Chief of Staff which lead to his resignation/sacking of that Chief of Staff.  Thus on the first day of the new Chief of Staff, Mr Scaramucci is out, who else will be thrown under the bus, the Trump White House is in turmoil, one can not think of a modern example.   One can see POTUS getting impeached sooner or later. 

North Korean Update 2 - North Korean Crisis


Lets Get Real:

The Trump Oval has to place the fear of God in to the North Korean leadership, the trick is to show that the US will defend South Korea and Japan, even if that means using nuclear weapons.   But not to make the North Koreans think that the US will attack early, that could lead to NK to taking action, and then you have a major crisis on your hand.   The NK leadership is upping the risk, they could over play their hand, and should be aware that a US President has more power abroad that at home, the Oval could start a War without Congress, thus NK has to be careful that it does not make Trump mad, the President is prone to take rash action. 

Trump's vs. North Korea - North Korean Crisis


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The North Korean leadership must be sane enough to know that ANY attack on the US by North Korea would lead to the total destruction of North Korea, it would be ashes on ashes, there would be NO North Korea left, so why is NK is playing with FIRE.  The NK leadership must be hoping that the US will get fed up and do a deal with them, that is not going to happen, NK has shown it can not be trusted, thus what will be the result, well in less sanity breaks out in Asia, one can see conflict over the ridge, it would only take a mistake at the junior level for the US and North Korea to be at WAR. 

What does Brexit Mean - Post Brexit


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10 Downing Street needs to get firm control of the Cabinet, you can not have splits with the Cabinet played out in public, the Remainers will use any method to prevent the UK LEAVING the EU.  The PM needs to sack the lesser Remainers as a message to the high ranking Remainers, they can also be sacked.  The Leavers in the Cabinet have to argue their point ALL the time, just to keep the Remainers in check.   The UK voted to leave the UK, it is about time the Remainers accepted this FACT.   The Remainers are anti Democratic, if the result had been the other way around the Leavers would have gone quiet by now, there needs to be a firm HAND in 10 Downing Street. 

Friday, July 28, 2017

New White House Chief of Staff - Trump Era


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This is the most shocking resignation/sacking since Ronald Reagan's Chief of Staff resigned as he was been blamed for Iran - Contra by those close to Reagan.  Even that shocking resignation was more diplomatic than the sacking of Reince Priebus, the poor man had more political arrows thrown at him that General Custer had at the Battle of Little Bighorn.    The style and class is missing from the Trump White House, Kennedy dealt better with the Bay of Pigs and Reagan took a political hit by stating that he was the Captain of the Ship, thus he took full responsibility for Iran Contra, and both Presidents are seen as great Presidents.  One can only hope that the new Chief of Staff, General John Kelly can get the US Trump back on course. 

North Korean ICBM Test - Part 3 - North Korean Crisis

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The REAL worry for China is that Japan would go nuclear with the help of the US, the Trump Oval might have to threaten China that its ancient enemy will get the bomb, weather they like or not.   Thus China would have two problems, it would have the North Korean on its border that could start a War at any time and the the threat that South Korea and Japan could go nuclear.  ON the Chinese side neither is a great option, thus they are stalling, waiting to see what happens and hoping nothing happens.   The worry is that Trump might want to divert attention from home for going after North Korea, as President he has a lot more power in foreign policy, thus the Democrats must be careful that they do not push Trump to take action in Asia. 

North Korean Update - Part 2 - North Korean Crisis


Lets Get Real:

One doubts that North Korea would be as stupid as to harm a plane or a ship in its ICBM test.   The interesting question is why North Korea has not had a nuclear test, has it got the message that a nuclear test could force the US to act, so far the Trump Oval has accepted that North Korea has a ICBM capability, the red line would be if North Korea could place a small nuclear warhead on the ICBM.   One can assume China has made it clear that a nuclear test would be a step to far even for them, they do not want a War in Asia, as radiation does not respect borders.   It can be postulated that the US will send more ships to Asia as a warning, the question is will North Korea understand the message. 

Another North Korean Nuclear Test - North Korean Crisis


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THUS far the Trump Oval has done NOTHING since North Korea has developed a ICBM missile technology.  In of his infamous tweets, POTUS said this would never happen, well its happened twice under President Trump.   The US has two policy options, bomb North Korea or start talks with North Korea, a War between the US and North Korea, South Korea would be a blood bath, the North Koreans would level the South Korean Capital, killing hundreds of thousands and of course it could use it nuclear ability, on the other hand if the US started talks with North Korea it would accept a nuclear armed North Korea, that could push IRAN to get the bomb, thus more trouble in the Middle East.   Either option IS bad, how will the Trump Oval go, considering the political mess that the Trump White House is at the moment it is hard to judge.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tie Breaker Voted on by US VP - ObamaCare


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Many pundits thought that the Republicans could get his far, let's see what they can do within a week.  In many respects they only need 50 Votes as in a tied vote in the US Senate the US Vice - President casts the deciding vote, thus the OVAL OFFICE can promise that no Republican Senator will pay for the repeal of ObamaCare.   Of course POTUS has dwarfed his victory by his WAR with his own Attorney General, it is easy to see what POTUS is up to, he wants Sessions to resign, then while the US Congress in recess he can appoint a loyal AG, who will do has he is told, sack his Deputy and the Special Consul.   Interesting week ahead for the OVAL OFFICE and the Congress, 

UK Courts to decide EU Citizens Rights in the UK - Post Brexit


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The UK Government has to be firm about this policy of the UK Courts having the final say about the rights of EU Citizens in the UK, the UK VOTED to leave the EU, it did not vote for there to be two laws for different people.  This is the remainers and the EU trying to thwart the will of the UK voter.  The UK has to be firm that any transition date is short, the UK wants the EU out of UK law, the Queen in the House of Commons in Sovereign.   The EU is full of EU civil servants who want to retire on a FAT pension.   That has to end. 

AG Sessions on the way OUT ? - Trump Era


Lets Get Real:

Thus POTUS wants AG Sessions either to resign or they will fire him, once the Congress goes in to recess the President can appoint man or woman who will stall the Special Prosecutor.   One can see the logic, a new AG who is loyal to Trump will make sure the SP does not go in to Trump's financial records to see if he has any links with Russia.  Of course the Democrats will have a furious reaction, but they do not control the Congress, the 2018 Mid Terms could be about Impeaching the President. 

Monday, July 24, 2017

POTUS and the US Attorney General - Trump Era


Lets Get Real:

This could be POTUS being sneaky, he wants the AG to go but does not want to be seen as a hatched man, the idea one can postulate is that POTUS wants the AG to get fed up and leave, then POTUS would hire a new Attorney General, one who would run the Russian investigation and keep the Oval Office informed of any developments.  The Democrats have a problem, they have complained that the AG did not inform them of ALL his Russian meetings, on the other hand they do not want to allow POTUS to chose a new AG.   The Democrats still have not got a a smoking gun over Russia, and if they place too much pressure on the AG they could be helping POTUS.   This is a reality show on the big stage, and Trump is the Master of that form. 

Civil War in Labour over Brexit - Post Brexit Debate


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The Labour Party is divided as the Conservatives when it comes to the EU, it will be interesting to see in September how the Labour Party will vote when it comes to the repeal of the EU Treaty.  If Corbyn tells his MPs to abstain when it comes to the vote how many will obey and how many will vote to block the move.  In a odd way it works for the Conservatives to have Corbyn as the Leader of Labour, he has never supported the EU, and thus can be expected not to oppose the Government when it comes to Brexit.  Those in the Conservative Party that want to replace PM May have only this one chance to ACT, otherwise she could be there for the duration.   It will be interesting to see what August silly stories come up, they always happen in this holiday period.