London Riots: The Words From Twitter And Beyond

Posted by on Aug 9, 2011

I am a born and bred Londoner. Apart from three years at university and a move across the Pond last year, I’ve spent my whole life living, working and loving in the City. It will always be my home – it contains the vast majority of my family and friends. Many of the latter live […]

Washington: The Definition Of Dysfunction

Posted by on Aug 4, 2011

With the debt limit debate, Washington has recently taken on a new level of dysfunction. The Federal Aviation Administration’s impasse brilliantly illustrates how ridiculous the situation now is. As I understand it, the argument between Republicans and Democrats stems from a $200 Million a year subsidy to 13 rural airports. By the politicians not reaching an […]

MSNBC: Appearance Today

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011

Here’s me adding my two cents worth on Dylan Ratigan’s show today:

NY Post Feature…

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011

Feature on me in the NY Post:

Facebook: I’ve admitted defeat

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011

Facebook wins. Here’s my “official” page…

US Deficit Reduction: Stating The Obvious?

Posted by on Jul 12, 2011

On occasions the behaviour of US politicians while they attempt to raise the debt ceiling and implement deficit reduction seems to verge on the theatrical. We’ve seen people storming out of meetings while press conferences are called and “off the record-but on the record” briefings take place. As a recent immigrant I find it incredibly […]

America Live

Posted by on Jul 1, 2011

I was on Fox News’ America Live earlier and the topic of “fake babies” came up. I suggested these mothers might want to think about sponsoring real ones rather than spending up to $12,000 on virtual toys. The link to Save The Children to sponsor either a child in a developing nation or here in […]

All Greek To Them

Posted by on Jun 29, 2011

I have always been a sceptic of the Euro: how could a region so disparate, that contains countries so economically and culturally diverse as Germany and Greece, sustain the “one size fits all” policy? A recent editorial stated that “the Euro was a catastrophe waiting to happen, as constricting for strong economies as it would […]

The Universal Ability To Marry

Posted by on Jun 25, 2011

New York’s lawmakers last night voted to legalise same sex marriage, making it the sixth and largest state in America to do so. The image of the Empire State Building, illuminated in rainbow colours to celebrate the fortuitously timed Gay Pride this weekend, went viral. I got a lot of hate mail this week after […]

Imus This Morning

Posted by on Jun 23, 2011

Morning fun “debating the issues” with Bernard on Imus today. Variety of topics including Huntsman and Al Gore giving Obama a hard time in Rolling Stone: Afghanistan: