EYE ON THE WORLD #25

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Polly Ticks says: So Kim Jong-un wasn’t an actor with his body packed with explosives. He really means peace (?). I hope so, but a word of caution. Best to see North Korea as a cult rather than a country. And unpredictability rules.
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Major de Ranger says: I like Donald Trump. He’s shaken up the world, forced it out of its smug globalization complacency and is getting results (?). But always be cautious of him. If he gets his instinct wrong, it could all go Bang! But – so far so good.
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Guru Tony says: One depressing point about the Singapore Summit – it confirms power only listens to oil or the Bomb. Want a deal? Well get building, folks! Although the guy who said bad hair days don’t work was wrong.
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EYE ON THE WORLD #24

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Polly Ticks says: No agreement in Northern Ireland. Of course not! It’ll last ’til border sorted. Then they’ll blame govt if it goes wrong.
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Dr Illya Ness says: Trauma (ITV) perfectly portrayed the attitude of too many doctors. If we think of them as gods, they’ll have the arrogance of gods.
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EYE ON THE WORLD #23

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Pappa Razzi says: Carrie Gracie says BBC tells the truth. Worrying that any media can say that. More worrying that they actually do believe it.
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Polly Ticks says: Carillion. Capita? Once upon a time govt cut backs caused strikes. Now they’re destroying the economy. Which is preferable?
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EYE ON THE WORLD #22

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Polly Ticks says: Two minutes. That’s how long it took EU ministers to decide UK’s fate. No debate, all agreeing? And they call it democracy.
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Dr Illya Ness says: Mental health issues must be taken into account with UK PIP payments, says court. Govt can’t be moral without prompting.
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EYE ON THE WORLD #20

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Polly Ticks says: Boris Johnson keeps bid for power alive. Is he worthy? It’s a fact that those who go for Prime Minister rarely are.
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Guru Tony says: Over 900 criminal cases dropped last year in England & Wales due to failure of police to disclose evidence. Is this a case of too PC PCs?
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EYE ON THE WORLD #19

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Major de Ranger says: Head of Army right about UK forces. UK & Russia are the extremes of Europe – like Yin & Yang. Must be in balance.
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Dr Illya Ness says: Teachers & health workers suffer stress? What a surprise. Cuts, social problems – and PC allows them to stress, poor dears.
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EYE ON THE WORLD #17

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Dr Illya Ness says: As Esther McVey takes over at Work & Pensions fear grips the UK disabled as they remember the Cameron Persecutions
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Prof Isaac Galistein says: Techies dreaming of quantum computing – probabilistic state induced in 0 & 1, allowing simultaneous viewing of all data – probably.
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EYE ON THE WORLD #16

Tweet-sized comment on politics, world
affairs, health, culture, science, green
issues & more from the UK.

Polly Ticks says: UK Cabinet reshuffle – Theresa May tries to get a grip on her opposition. Restructured Tory Party HQ.
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Guru Tony says: Plan to create Northern Forest from Hull to Liverpool. Great idea. Wonder how many Robin Hood types will appear.
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