The Trump Victory

7 Reasons Trump won - http://www.npr.org/2016/11/12/501848636/7-reasons-donald-trump-won-the-presidential-election Race, Gender, Education statistics - http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/11/09/behind-trumps-victory-divisions-by-race-gender-education/ Election in maps - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-us-2016-37889032 Election analysis - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/us-election-results-and-state-by-state-maps At this point, I am confident that most politics…

Supreme Court and Abortion

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-supreme-court-divided-over-abortion-rights-battle-a6907816.html http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/03/us/politics/supreme-court-abortion-texas.html?_r=1 http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/02/us-supreme-court-whole-womens-health-v-hellerstedt/471546/ http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2016/03/04/3754680/breaking-supreme-court-reopens-clinics-closed-by-anti-abortion-law/ (Well worth watching the video in the New York Times link above!) On Tuesday 1 March 2016, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case…

Obama’s Final Year

Final Year analysis - https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/obamas-final-year-in-office-shaping-up-to-be-one-of-genuine-relevance/2016/02/20/7b047fee-d5c3-11e5-9823-02b905009f99_story.html Guantanamo Bay -https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/white-house-unveils-plan-for-closing-military-prison-at-guantanamo-bay/2016/02/23/3860f408-da35-11e5-81ae-7491b9b9e7df_story.html In reviewing the power of a President, the best students will comment that power is fluid - it not static for the…

Obama tries again on Gun Control

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/05/politics/obama-guns-legal-challenge/index.html http://edition.cnn.com/2016/01/05/politics/obama-executive-action-gun-control/index.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-35211294 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-35236630 A very emotional President Obama has tried again to restrict the ease of access to gun by introducing executive orders which would expand background checks and…