16 November 2017 Taxing for Mr Trump by J R Thomas There are not many obvious similarities between Mrs May and Mr Trump, but the two leaders can certainly find one – a wafer thin majority when it comes to getting legislation through their respective legislatures. Mrs May retains power by virtue of her controversial… Continue reading Issue 129:2017 11 16:Taxing for Mr Trump (J.R.Thomas)
25 February 2016 Bushed by J.R.Thomas Jeb Bush took a mere 0.1% of the vote in the Nevada primary caucus on Tuesday, the same as Chris Christie, but only half that of Rand Paul, who scored 0.2%. Pretty unimpressive – except that all three have pulled out of the race for the Presidential nomination. It… Continue reading issue 42:2016 02 15: Bushed (J.R. Thomas)
05 November 2015 Also Ran by J.R.Thomas Readers following the evolution of the American Presidential nomination race will be strongly of the view that the Democrats are much better organised than the Grand Old Party. On the Democrat side it might have been three candidates but, with the withdrawal of Joe Biden from a race… Continue reading Issue 27:2015 11 05: Also ran.
23 July 2015 More of the President’s People by J R Thomas In the fast-moving world of presidential hopefuls it can be difficult to keep up. This week we will deal with the rest of the crowd jostling for the Republican nomination, having last week picked off the current front-runners, Messrs Bush and Rubio, two… Continue reading Issue 12: 2015 07 23: More of the President’s People