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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1 CAD = 0.802969 USD(6:00 am, October 19,2017)

BNN has stopped providing interest rate numbers, and in the past 3 days the Loonie value in US dollars. To a non- finance person, interest rate and Canada/US dollar amounts are the most important barometers of our Western economies. Gold and oil prices are still given: The fluctuating value of gold usually indicates interest rate … More 1 CAD = 0.802969 USD(6:00 am, October 19,2017)

Anticipation

Weaving a web of intricate design Over air A spider frames space; Under shadows, a cat stalks his prey. Watching the night We wait Soon the sky will speak. A cricket chirps and the silence sings; Near the moon a moth flicks its wings As gauze of Selena drifts over earth Smiling Phoebus reclines on … More Anticipation

One More Lie

“Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal By JO BECKER and MIKE McINTIRE APRIL 23, 2015″   On March 3, 2017, I copied the headline above published by the New York Times because it indicates that President Trump has been aware of suspicions surrounding Ms. Clinton’s dealings with Russia and uranium for some … More One More Lie

A Face

Media is transfixed by a preoccupation with physical appetite: online images of people are captioned with words like you should see her now as though physical desirability is the measure of a person’s value. Mr. Weinstein’s images introduced in recent days have been my introduction to a person I hadn’t known existed  before his face … More A Face