Fantasies are cool but in the real world China's economy is set to overtake America's soon and looks primed to be world number 1 by 2050. Goldman Sachs reportedly issued a warning that the US and China were on the brink of a trade war and if you think how the UK has increased its borrowing to such an extent that Britain may face a decade of austerity with the highest tax burden in three decades, maybe a three month travel ban is not that crucial.
Austria is preparing to send troops to other European countries to prevent illegal refugees and migrants from entering Europe, in an obvious show of no confidence in the European Union's efforts to protect their borders. 15 Countries will form a 'Balkan frontier' in an effort to close the western Balkan route. Nobody rioting about that.
The elections in France seem to be following the trend set in America with revelations and denials and accusations flying everywhere. Will the people's choice win through there too and cause a Frexit France out of the EU They said the Toreys wouldn't win, Brexit was not possible, Donald came from behind and now we much prepare our mental prowess for another freak outcome. Is it possible that the common man is regaining the impetus on the political agenda
Whistleblowing about global warming figures being tampered with to show a steady rise will bring signs of good news on the environmental front, still no word on the end of Monsanto yet No Too bad, I'll just have to keep on making my own cereals then.
Maybe it is, however things closer to home are also gearing up to a head. The State Of The Nation address gaging order has lots of people gaging on the rope placed in their mouths. (Proverbial of course). Journalists are being clamped down on prior to Jacobs next SONA.
So we can look forward to some more amazing antics at the next Parliamentary session in Cape Town. The guys in red overalls are probably plotting and rubbing their hands together with glee right now. Do you think they will discuss the claim by mega wealthy Christo, that around six million black people in South Africa are currently earning middle class incomes - more than the entire white population. Do you think that they will analyze how come the majority of them are civil servants Chris had some good points.
Anyway with the added settlement on the West Bank of Gaza being seen as a vehicle for annexure, we may never know what they were going to speak about.
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