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Who can succeed Chancellor Merkel in Germany?

On Nov. 20, the Liberal Democratic Party (FDP) tanked all efforts by Chancellor Merkel to form a four-party-coalition government in Germany. This move signals the beginning of the end of Ms. Merkel’s formidable rule over political affairs in Germany. Continue reading

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The difficulty of being Captain Courageous in front of a narcissistic boss

Former FBI-Director Comey must have felt in his various meetings with POTUS 45 that this man in front of him doesn’t take a candid rejection of his wishes in a stride. That is why he opted for an appeasing response on the President’s inappropriate Flynn request rather than to courageously call the Commander-in-Chief to order. Continue reading

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The Fourth Estate in the US works magnificently

Tweet Comment on the US media resistance to the Trump Presidency Yet again, we have gone silent for quite a while now. And as before, there is a compelling reason for that.  We are entirely consumed by the epic battle … Continue reading

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In other (dramatic) news …

Who is going to beat Marine Le Pen in the French Presidential election of 2017 if M. Fillon should rest his candidacy? Continue reading

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How futile is the written word in the digital era?

Tweet Dialogue with the Alter Ego on the artistic challenge of contemporary writers “Well, I said to Gambetti in front of the Hotel Hassler, if we are totally honest, the state of general stupidity is already so advanced that there … Continue reading

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The new UK Brexit cabinet looks good, – but for the sake of the world one can only hope it will fail

Tweet Observation on Theresa May’s new UK government After the Brexit earthquake and the tumultuous days and weeks thereafter, Britain is trying to find a new normal in its domestic and foreign policy. Prime Minister David Cameron and his successful … Continue reading

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It is not the economy, stupid! It’s about Britannia!!

What are true reasons for Britain’s soul searching about its EU membership Continue reading

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Dumping the Trump: Why we step back from our earlier endorsement

Tweet A change of heart on the Republican Primary Candidate Donald Trump, (originally published on April 7, 2016) This wasn’t an easy decision. And it does indeed feel like a defeat. But the latest suggestion of GOP Candidate Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Are you a tough negotiator?

Tweet Dialogue with the Alter Ego, first published on March 4, 2016 Question by Noah denkt™ (Nd): The Rubio-Trump exchange about being or not being of Presidential material which was raised most prominently in the Pre-Super Tuesday Debate in Houston … Continue reading

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A trivial pursuit on Donald Trump, the candidate and the possible President

The 2015/16 US primary has been way more entertaining than the races in previous election years. And all this is largely due to Donald Trump’s presence in the Republican primary. To honor the mileage we have gotten out of his campaign we have drawn up a couple of trivia questions that swirl around a possible Trump presidency. Continue reading

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