US To Buy Greenland From Denmark – Maybe

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Donald Trump has floated the idea that the United States should buy Greenland from Denmark. Apparently the Danes are finding the subsidies required to...

Nuts and Bolts

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No, the headline isn’t about a bloke who’s had a few too many down at the pub head butting a drinker and then bolting...

Sir Kim Obviously Had To Go

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The thing about an Ambassador is they should be a sort of interface between one country and the other. They should appear friendly to...

US Decides To Follow International Law On Asylum Seekers

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There is going to be the most almighty catfight about this, the Trump Administration has decided to implement standard international law on asylum seekers: ...

So Whose Land Are We Actually On?

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This is talking about specifically the Apache and more generally the Amerinds. The principle does of course extend out to everyone and everywhere: Versions...

As Paul Krugman Says – New York Just Screwed Tenants And Renters Across The...

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Or perhaps we should say as Paul Krugman said back when it was Good Krugman - the economist - writing the columns. For New...

That Virginia Beach Mass Shooting

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Police say the gunman was a "disgruntled" employee of Virginia Beach's public works department and shot "indiscriminately". Clearly we must reduce the amount of bureaucracy...

Freedom Gas, Molecules Of US Freedom – The New Words For US LNG Exports

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The US Department of Energy either has a sense of humour or they've allowed a PR maven to run amok. For they've just issued...

Whut? Seriously? American Jail Dehydrates Man To Death Over 8 Days

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That mistakes happen, that the perverts and sadists get hired into the prison guard system, both are obviously true. But there's one particularly chilling...

The Emotional Support Dog Who Mauled Another Passenger – Well, That’s Emotional Support, Isn’t...

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The idea that people should be able to take their emotional support animals - otherwise known to normal people as pets - anywhere they...