Mayor Ford’s Media Image

December 27, 2013 am Toronto’s Mayor Ford’s recent media image has forced me to think about this man who I accidentally became aware of when he was a Toronto counsellor speaking to Toronto Counsel on a local television channel that mysteriously came on with my television set. When he was elected mayor to everyone’s surprise … More Mayor Ford’s Media Image

Impoverishment or Inequality/Majority or Middle Class

December 18,2013 am Over the past two days on Canada’s BNN(Business News Network) I heard that Canada’ s family indebtedness has reached a record 163% of gross income, and that the Province of Ontario has recently sold 6 billion dollars of bonds to eager American investors to finance its tax secure triple A minus provincial … More Impoverishment or Inequality/Majority or Middle Class

Video Transparency: Ford Documents of November 27, 2013 Appear

November 5, 2013 Documents available today are at https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/885627-rob-ford-unredacted-ito-pages.html . None of the court documents pertaining to Mayor Ford, Mr. Lisi and others is the famed crack cocaine video seen only by two Toronto Star reporters 3 times; Even the Gawker reporter who first published a report Online did not see the video because the … More Video Transparency: Ford Documents of November 27, 2013 Appear

Use Your Imagination

November 27, 2013 pm   Several hours ago I did my daily Mayor Ford Google search and caught a gleeful Toronto Star headline saying that more of Mayor Ford’s and his friend Mr. Lisi’s police files have been released by the courts to the public when I realized that the public is the news media … More Use Your Imagination

The New Mayor Despite The Municipal Elections Act

November 30, 2013 am In an Online Globe and Mail article I learned that “media” finally got a mayor of Toronto that they like: “He’s articulate, centrist, congenial.” His name is Norm Kelley, the deputy mayor who was elected councillor in 2010 when Mr. Ford a former councillor of 10 years was elected mayor now … More The New Mayor Despite The Municipal Elections Act