Category Archive: Politics

May 04

“Obama Out” President Obama Makes Brilliant Final White House Correspondents’ Dinner Speech

Everyone who knows me knows I am a huge President Obama fan. I have read his books and I enjoy his speeches. I think he is the best President of my lifetime so far: progressive, intelligent, compassionate, witty, moral and articulate. Obama will be sorely missed and his speech at his final White House Correspondents’ …

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Apr 23

The Prime Minister Who Dodged Tax

I know what you are thinking. It’s Dave, right? Well, no. There is no evidence Prime Minster David Cameron has avoided tax. Not so one of his predecessors. In fact, one of the most well thought of Prime Ministers earned a fortune and used his power to dodge tax. Winston Churchill made a substantial amount …

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Mar 22

30 Days of Gratitude Day 22 #30daysofgratitude

Today the world woke up to the terrorist attacks in Brussels. It seems that a week does not pass without some awful terrorist attack somewhere. Last week it was Istanbul where a suicide bomber killed three Israelis and an Iranian. Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said that Turkey is “awash with terrorism” and the President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey …

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Mar 14

Why American People Love Donald Trump By Beate Chelette

At her lowest point, Beate Chelette was $135,000 in debt, a single mother, and forced to leave her home. Only 18 months later, she sold her image licensing business to Bill Gates in a multimillion dollar deal. Chelette is a nationally known ‘gender decoder,’ respected speaker, career coach, consummate entrepreneur, and author of Happy Woman …

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Feb 23

One in Five Women have felt Sexually Discriminated Against in the Workplace

Some bad news on the equality front: a third of working women have experienced discrimination and harassment in the workplace, according to research. They’ve been spoken over or had opinions dismissed in meetings, received unwelcome comments on their appearance or clothing and been called “woman” and “clever girl”. The poll of 2,000 working women revealed …

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Feb 22

106-year-old Virginia McLaurin Dances With The Obamas At The White House

At Frost we almost cried at this amazing video of 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin dancing with joy when she met the Obamas at The White House. Her happiness at a black President being in the White House is so touching and says a lot about how far we have come. The First Lady is graceful and …

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Nov 05

Heritage & Conflict: Syria’s Battle to Protect its Past

THE INAUGURAL EVENT IN A NEW SERIES OF WORLD MONUMENTS FUND TALKS: THE PAST, TODAY Heritage & Conflict: Syria’s Battle to Protect its Past Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR Thursday 12th November 2015, 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm) Syria’s Monuments Man to give first ever talk to a London audience on …

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Sep 09

Movietone WW II by Margaret Graham Film Review

Ooh, guess who I’ve just seen singing his own song, in Britain, during the Second World War? Irving Berlin, no less. What song? To find out you’ll have to watch World War II The British Movietone Newsreel Years. Founded in 1929, British Movietone was the first sound newsreel service in Britain, shooting on 35 mm …

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