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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News?

Tony Burman: Donald Trump is the Manchurian president Tony Burman – Foreign Affairs Columnist 16 hrs ago ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. © BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI U.S. President Donald Trump has consistently waved off evidence that he or his campaign has had contacts with Russians. But the Robert Mueller probe is showing those denials to be flimsy, writes Tony Burman. … More News?

People don’t read much:

They prefer the effortless  total immersion in ever varying video images where what’s reported is a mesmerizing blur that requires extraordinary strength of mind to check. 03 December 2018 – 18H31 Television holds ground for news, as print fades: US study

Seeking Sources/Contacts

I think almost everyone who has the temerity to voice an opinion says uncomplimentary things about politicians. Whenever anyone complains about politicians: they are put in their place with: you voted for them  in a free election. It’s as though real speech, not advertising or gun ownership, is stifled by allusions to freedom But I’ve … More Seeking Sources/Contacts

Change, Robots, and a more affordable Labour Pool

I keep hearing that people lose jobs because of advances in technology: shiny metal robots are replacing working class muscle and female allure. Change is everywhere so rapid that humans can’t keep up and pretty girls fall to the wayside; North American auto makers like GM lose market share to makers from Japan and  Korea. … More Change, Robots, and a more affordable Labour Pool

General Kelly

Whatever happened to General Kelley? Last week for the umpteenth time they were sure he’d be gone, like when he signed up for a second term even though they said he was just “hangin’ in there” to finish his first year. So who did they think was commander-in-chief: Mr Trump, General Mattis, General Kelly or … More General Kelly

So why the fuss?

On my street, near the Durham, Ontario region where USA’s GM makes GM cars like my Buick and the Cadillac across the road, all the other cars on my block are Asian Hondas, Toyotas, Mazdas, Nissans and Hyundais. And where ever I drive I rarely see a GM vehicle, just Toyotas and those speedy Hondas … More So why the fuss?