US Election Update: The Wild Bunch

(Editor – With Britain reeling from the general election, we look again at the creeping tide that is American electioneering.) In part two of my attempted coverage of the United States Presidential Race I will once again introduce another new set of candidates who have recently announced their official candidacy. Bernie Sanders (Democrat) At last…

So it begins… The U.S. Presidential Election Update.

The United States of America chooses who it wants as it’s President on the 8th of November 2016. So why you ask am I posting about it now? The fact is the United States votes for a president, an individual, separately to it’s Congress. In Britain the very basic equivalent would be for David Cameron and Ed…

Hands off our guns (13/01/13)

Happy 13-day-late New Year to all of you! To ring in the New Year in truly joyous style, let’s talk about school shootings, or more specifically, school shootings in the United States. Though perhaps, we can more broadly look at the problem of random mass killings which seems to plague America. Just three days ago,…

Let them eat health insurance (29/6/2012)

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s health reforms. The system, called “Obamacare“, by sneering opponents aims to give every American proper health coverage. So that is they get sick, even if they don’t have insurance, they will be looked after – their version of the NHS. Say what you like about the NHS…