Tag: 2016

Well, That Should Settle It!

If the likes of Miqdaad Versi is for Remain, I’m for Brexit! Among British Muslims, I hear a range of views on the European referendum: many seem to be apathetic, some want Britain to remain in the EU and a…

Trump’s mad March

So many links, so little time! When I last posted, Donald Trump’s supporters were reeling from the outrageous protests at his Arizona rallies on Saturday, March 19. One man’s future nosedived when he punched and kicked a protester wearing the…

The GOP loves its failure theatre

America’s Republicans are frustrated with their party’s leadership. Since 2008, conservatives have been given John McCain and Mitt Romney, neither of whom was able to stand up to Obama. In 2008, McCain had excellent rally attendance in the months preceding…

Unpacking the Trump surge

Today Donald Trump continues to ride the crest of the GOP primary wave in New Hampshire, South Carolina, Florida and remains at the top in Iowa. However, his campaigning style is far from the norm, even by American standards. It…

Natural-born

When I was in primary and secondary school in the 1960s and 1970s, respectively, one thing was made crystal clear in American History class time and time again. It is this: a natural-born citizen of the United States is the…