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NFL vs Trump: False Start

On 24 and 25 September 2017, NFL players, management and owners protested seemingly in response to Trump’s “son of a bitch” comments; made days earlier about players who protest during the playing of the US national anthem. I found the … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera America – Off!

Al Jazeera America is no more. The closure of the television news channel this week is sad for those of us into hard news. The timing of the closure is baffling. Here in Jamaica most cable television package includes news channels … Continue reading

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A Wacky Race to the White House

The current marathon race to the White House is a modern political showcase like no other in living memory. Who thought that Donald Trump would curtail the presidential hopes of so many establishment Republican figures? Who thought that Hillary Clinton’s … Continue reading

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