G7 meeting - one photo sums it up

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G7 meeting - one photo sums it up

No Comments 9 June 2018

After 6 countries ganged up on Trump, he refused to sign the final communique. Trump is breaking all the rules but so far we have not seen that he can create more value than he destroys.
Let’s hope this chapter ends after 4 more years.

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Uma tells her story

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Uma tells her story

No Comments 4 February 2018

A couple of months ago, Uma Thurman gave a short interview on the red carpet in which she visible got angry when asked about Harvey Weinstein. She said in a very poised language. “I have learned not to speak my mind when I am angry. I. am not a child any more. I will speak when I am less angy.”  Now she has spoken with Maureen Dowd of the NYT.

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Snow in the Sahara Dessert

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Snow in the Sahara Dessert

No Comments 11 January 2018

Unexpected Picture: I remember the Police/Sting song “Tea in the Sahara.” Who would have guess we can now write a song “Snow in the Sahara.” The picture is from Algeria.

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Beautiful House

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Beautiful House

No Comments 9 January 2018

This is a house I would like to walk around in.

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I am am a very stable genius

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I am am a very stable genius

No Comments 6 January 2018

Here is the full twitter record of Trumps response to the being Wolffed.
trump-full

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Trump Got Wolffed

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Trump Got Wolffed

No Comments 5 January 2018

This week in Trumpland.  As excerpts of Wolff’s book Fire and Fury appeared in New York Magazine, the White House released a statement than I republish below.  Bannon calling the Trump family meeting with Russians as “treasonous” in my mind has raised the stakes considerable for Trump. It is truly getting interesting and I suspect that the chance of him not serving out a full term (which at this point I still is more likley) has clearly increased.

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Flake’s Speech

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Flake’s Speech

No Comments 24 October 2017

WSJ: Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona announced Tuesday in a speech on the Senate floor that he wouldn’t stand for re-election in 2018, citing sharp differences with both President Donald Trump and the direction of the Republican Party. Here is the text of his speech, as provided by his office.
PM: This may become a historic speech and hence I repost it here from the WSJ.

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