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A blog by Leon Oudejans


Afghanistan (2) and Kurdistan (2)

Yesterday, the media questioned the American presence in Afghanistan. Today, the media are crying wolf over the chaos of the Afghanistan withdrawal. Tomorrow, the media will blame the US government(s) for its long overdue (successful) troop withdrawal. It's always the same: the media are like an eternal opposition party. I expect this approach from liberal-left...

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Media face hard questions on Trump, Wuhan lab (the Hill)

The Hill title: Media face hard questions on Trump, Wuhan labBy: NIALL STANAGEDate: 25 May 2021 "The media face hard questions amid a growing acceptance that it is possible COVID-19 originated in a Chinese laboratory. The idea was disparaged as a conspiracy theory by multiple outlets last year — almost surely because its loudest promoter was then-President Trump....

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Turning the tables

Joe Biden might be the smartest Democrat ever. He is finally turning the tables on the Republicans. It has always fascinated me that Democrats and Republicans had contradicting approaches to the Budget and government debt. While you would expect Republicans would be fiscally conservative, they were not. While you would expect Democrats would be fiscally...

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Timeline: How the Wuhan lab-leak theory suddenly became credible (WaPo)

Washington Post Fact Checker title: Timeline: How the Wuhan lab-leak theory suddenly became credible By: Glenn Kessler The Fact Checker Date: 25 May 2021 "The source of the coronavirus that has left more than 3 million people dead around the world remains a mystery. But in recent months the idea that it emerged from the Wuhan Institute of...

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Why are corona and Trump able to tear up families and friendships?

Several months ago, I was attacked - verbally - by someone I know well. At least, I thought I did. I thought we were even friends. Apparently, we are acquaintances - or less. Moreover, the attack came out of thin air - without any prior warning. The attack felt malicious. My trust in that person has gone. The subject of the attack relates to today's blog...

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The redundancy of politics (3)

If the Covid-19 pandemic has learned us anything then it's that politics is useless and (thus) redundant (my blogs). Either politicians deny or denied Covid-19 (eg, Brazil, Tanzania, UK, USA-Trump) with a disastrous result, or they exaggerate its impact on society (ie, < 0.1% cumulative fatality rate). The only country with a pragmatic approach was...

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