Haves and Have Nots

June 13, 2016 earlier this year television news reported that Ontario’s or Toronto’s sunshine list of employees earning one hundred thousand a year had increased by several thousand since last year despite Ontario’s efforts to limit wage growth. Lately, maybe because politicians on both sides of the Canada United States border sympathizing with the plight of the middle class, and dismissing “the working class” as reported in U.S., and Canada, I’ve begun thinking that maybe its the middle class and neither the working class nor the filthy rich like Mr. Trump and the Clintons who are responsible for the rise of haves and have-nots here in North America. … More Haves and Have Nots

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Shshsh, no talking.

I’ve just learned that American astronauts train in Russia and might even talk to Russians who they plan to live with in outer space where “mum’s the word”. …Epps is returning to Houston from Russia, where she had been training to fly to the space station with a German and Russian. NASA spokeswoman Brandi Dean … More Shshsh, no talking.

Words

Originally posted on Deremigi's Blog:
Words that people are afraid to say discipline all speech. Racial/ national epithets are freely hurled among friends. For as long as I can recall the only people who spontaneously said the word “wop” were my mother and a friend. I have always felt that among the human beings…

Free Speech

Originally posted on Deremigi's Blog:
Under “search terms”in my stats I noticed: “creepingsharia.wordpress.com fake news?” I searched and found a WordPress site that seems dedicated to free speech with an article illustrating the effect of President Trump’s  executive ordered travel ban on news reports. I then thought I’d like to see what Scott Adams…

Seasons

Summer-lit trees Fanned dusty paths. Winter-bright waters Glare off icy steps. And those geese out there That used to perambulate pompously In summer’s fields and promontories Now meet to bask upon the deep. –

Russia & Uranium

…The Canada-based company Uranium One controls roughly 20 percent of U.S. uranium production capacity. Russia’s nuclear energy agency purchased Uranium One in stages between 2009 and 2013. Since uranium is vital to national security, the U.S. government had to approve this purchase. The State Department and eight other government agencies did so in 2010… (The … More Russia & Uranium