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Frank Schnittger's Profile

I live in Ireland and blog mostly on the European Tribune. I resist categorization and prefer evidenced based and reasoned debate to the received wisdom of any political position.

Groups: Shamrock American Kossacks

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Diaries published: 79 (81 days since last diary on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 01:05 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 447 (80 days since last comment on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 03:47 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1444

Total Comment Ratings: 674

Most Recommended Diary: The Irish Bail-out, 193 comments, 265 recommends

People Following Frank Schnittger: 19

Frank Schnittger's Most Recent Diaries:

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to hold a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU should the Tories win an overall majority at the next election due in May.  Never mind that his ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2015 at 01:05 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
I once wrote a diary on the The negotiation Process and even considered making it the topic of a putative Phd. research proposal before deciding that the gulf between academia and practice was too ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 07:46 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Cross-posted from the European Tribune With the Syriza movement led by Alexis Tsipras likely to win next weeks elections in Greece, the possibility of Greece being expelled from the Eurozone, at ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 04:47 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Having written a piece on American Exceptionalism I thought it might be appropriate to turn my attention to the EU, and to try to define what makes it a unique constellation of notionally ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Sep 29, 2014 at 09:45 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Ireland has been producing some fairly decent economic statistics for a couple of years now - despite the general stagnation in the Eurozone and the continuing "consolidation" of the public ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2014 at 04:07 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The USA has been the undisputed Global superpower since the collapse of the Soviet Union; dominating the world militarily, politically, economically and culturally. In recent times China has begun ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2014 at 01:26 PM PDT with 10 Recommends

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