Observations of an Expat: A Tale of Two Elections

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Tom Arms

It was the best of elections. It was the worst of elections.

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Observations of an Expat: Losers

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The number of times that President Donald Trump and I agree can be counted on one knuckle, of one finger of one hand.

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Observations of an Expat: Macronian Clouds on the Horizon

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All Hail Macron! All Hail Macron! The new French President is the latest international political darling, man of the hour and flavour of—well at least a month.

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Observations of an Expat: The God Story

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God is infallible. Although you could argue that he made a big mistake when He (or She?) scooped up a mess of Middle Eastern mud and sculpted Adam. The first Chinese is reported to have enjoyed a similar creation, although the river was the Yangtze. As for India’s Hindus, the first man was the result of a passionate coupling between Brahma and the Goddess Shatarupa.

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Observations of an Expat: China at the Crossroads

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China is at a political crossroads with a nuclear-tipped Mack truck driven by a suicidal North Korean juvenile threatening to plough into its side with disastrous consequences for Beijing and the rest of the world.

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Observations of an Expat: May U-Turn

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The Lady turned—big time.

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