Tag Archives: Amerikaans

The Real America or the Real Issues

This post doesn’t live here anymore. It migrated to my other blog:

The Big No-No:  An Outsider on American Fascism,

where it resides under the title:

“Hey, Real Americans Out There In Real America, What About the Real Issues?”

Martin Chuzzlewit in the U-nited States

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Since I’ve been blogging about Victor Hugo’s stories, let me jump over to England and Charles Dickens.

This winter break I had the bad luck to get the flu. For days I could barely get out of bed. But every cloud has a silver lining, and this cloud’s lining was that I got to read Martin Chuzzlewit in a few days. Continue reading

Your Friendly Neighborhood Politicians: Attack Ads in American and Dutch Elections

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The Bottom Line: Money and Politics in the Netherlands vs America

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Party Platforms: Promises, Promises!

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Can Politicians Compromise?

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Should the wing nuts (that’s right-wing nuts and left-wing nuts for you, Dutch readers) have less say in the elections? Or More? How does that work in the Dutch parliamentary system?

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Who Can Represent the Whole Country?

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