When African Union troops begin to leave Somalia, because it has began to feel like they are smearing the mess rather than cleaning it, the US stepped in with a less sympathetic approach to the problem.
It was just reported that the Ozone Holes are the smallest they’ve been since they’re discovery, and they’re shrinking ahead of schedule (a good thing). I take a second to look at how impressive that was and get inspired.
We’ve heard a lot about Trump’s collusion with Russia, but over the past month Fox News has been hitting back with their own corruption story about Hillary and the Uranium 1 deal. In this episode Stephen looks into the validity of their claims.
Its only been 205 years, since the term was coined, but the Supreme Court is finally hearing a case on Partisan Gerrymandering. Stephen discusses the questions of what is a district and what does a good ungerrymandered district look like.
When I started I though Mick would be the normal finance guy who would ground this administration. Turns out when you appoint South Carolina Congressman and self described Right Wing Nutjob to Director of the Office of Management and Budget, some interesting things happen.
Just over 120 days ago I reported on an initial blockade that Saudi Arabia put on Qatar. Well, its been a while and the blockade appears to be failing. Saudi Arabia vs. Qatar initial post: http://thatsall.blubrry.com/2017/07/20/saudi-arabia-vs-qatar-minisode/ Sunni Shia Split post: http://thatsall.blubrry.com/2017/07/10/sunni-shia-split/
In this episode Stephen checks in on the most notorious member of the Trump Cabinet; Jeff Sessions, and sees what he has accomplished as well as what the position of the attorney general does. DACA link: http://thatsall.blubrry.com/2017/09/08/immigration-week-dacas-legal-history-and-constitutional-problems-2/ In this episode Stephen looks into one of the administrations most notorious characters, and what the position of Attorney … Continue reading Stephen Checks in on Jeff Sessions →
It’s no secret that Puerto Rico isn’t doing very well right now, and the recovery effort is being criticized by many, but it turns out there’s more holding back the recovery than just the fact that Puerto Rico is surrounded by water, big water, ocean water.
In this electrifying episode of That’s All I Have To Say About That, Stephen looks into America’s new energy secretary, Rick Perry, and sees what changes he’s making to the grid. Survey link: https://www.blubrry.com/thats_all_i_have_to_say_about/survey/
China is currently competing with Japan and India to determine the fate of who will sell mass manufactured junk to the Europe and Africa. Survey link: https://www.blubrry.com/thats_all_i_have_to_say_about/survey/
How could a discussion of immigration be complete without mentioning the US/Mexico Border Wall, Stephen continues his multi week, and, in hindsight, poorly titled “Immigration Week” by looking into an issue that might shut down the US government.
This originally was reported for My Africa Business Radio Channel: http://www.africabusinessradio.com/2017/07/thats-all-i-have-to-say-about-that/ In this episode Stephen looks into the politics that determine Europe’s reactions to African migrants and some of the potential problems with being strict on refugees.