The US government decided this week to expel Russian diplomats in response to hacking of the DNC…in 2015. As a result, Obama looks petulant while Putin looks civil. Continue reading
BBC reports Green Party candidate Jill Stein wants a recount of the Wisconsin election. Continue reading
Living overseas for the past 12 years means I do not celebrate very many American holidays anymore. However, there are a few I at least take notice of. This Thanksgiving I will appreciate all I am grateful for – count my blessings! Oh, yeah, and buy some cranberry sauce. I love cranberry sauce!
Another election, another round of abolishing the Electoral College. It is a peculiarity of the US electoral system which can lead to some odd results as we are seeing in 2016. However, it is just another one of those many checks-and-balances found throughout American institutions. Continue reading