“Dictators free themselves but they enslave the people”

More than 70 years later we still have our own dictators who promise to protect their citizens from perceived enemies from convenient threats.

Still support Trump? Have you no self-respect?

The latest news about Donald Trump’s attitudes towards women doesn’t really shock me. I am still amazed that people support Trump.

Confusing Trump supporters with big words

It seems that Trump supporters may be easily confused by big words, according to Andy Borowitz writing for the New Yorker.

Donald Trump will be a global catastrophe

Voting Donald Trump into office will be the end of the USA’s time as a credible superpower and the start of its general decline.

“Narrow, fragile, and right-wing-Orthodox …”

Israeli politics fascinate me far more than I understand the dynamics (which I barely do). Times of Israel’s editor, David Horovitz, has an interesting op-ed piece titled “Netanyahu promised a ‘better, more stable government.’ And we got this?” which has me wondering if estimates of our return to the polls for another election in 2 […]

Could the old Apartheid government have saved us from Zuma's ANC?

Someone I was chatting to after the 2014 elections, last week, made an interesting comment. He said that if the old Apartheid-era National Party had educated all South Africans better (and not just white South Africans), the ANC under Jacob Zuma would have had a more challenging time selling themselves with all the corruption in […]

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