Newspaper Buying

Newspaper Buying Watching the August 6, 2013 PBS News Hour presentation about the sale of The Washington Post newspaper to Mr. Bazos the father of Amazon, the Online retailer, reminded me of my view that fewer people purchase newspapers because fewer people can afford to. Central to the some 83 odd year ownership and sale … More Newspaper Buying

Income Gaps

July 28, 2013 I, once not too long ago and even some time ago, said that “impoverishment” had not been an election issue in either the 2011 Canadian federal election when the NDP once considered a socialist party called communists by some became for the first time Canada’s official opposition with the Quebec Bloq’s help, … More Income Gaps

The Expanding Gap

August 21, 2013 Two images continue to haunt me: the May, 2013 television image of the beaming President and CEO of Blackberry/RIM introducing the latest Blackberry handsets. The other is a newspaper image of a daycare operator obscured behind the hood of a winter jacket as she is taken into custody by two, more elegantly … More The Expanding Gap

Fait Accompli/President Morsi is nolonger President

August 16,2013 Amidst references to Egypt’s summer of 2013 political conflict we hear that both the moderates supporting Egypt’s army, and the less than moderate President Morsi supporters believe that the United States is encouraging the other side. These accusations are “reiterated” and dismissed as inaccurate by United States officials. What we do not hear … More Fait Accompli/President Morsi is nolonger President

Egypt largest non-OPEC oil producer in Africa

The following statement copied from July 8, 2013 Huffington Post appeared word for word in numerous other Online articles about Egypt’s oil production (as world oil prices rose above $95 a barrel) less than a week after Egypt’s army removed that country’s elected president. “Egypt is not an oil producer, but its control of the … More Egypt largest non-OPEC oil producer in Africa