January 23, 2015 Brendan Brown in the book Euro Crash …about his theme “Q.E. infinity” links Bernanke, former chairman of the federal reserve and Draghi former “ …vice chairman and managing director of Goldman Sachs International and a member of the firm-wide management committee (2002–2005)” as patrons of “Q.E. infinity”. One might therefore imagine that Draghi’s announcement that Europe will … More “Q.E. Infinity” ?
January 22,2015 Well they were saying a Q.E. in Europe could take up where the Q.E. in America stopped. I guess they were right as Europe will be purchasing 50 billion Euros a month till 2016 or when inflation appears, probably never: Deflation ( CPI-wise if you believe in the CPI things are cheap; if … More Mr. Draghi’s Euro Q.E.
Thinking about “Yonge Street Rock and Roll Stories”I’m recalling the term “strip” that once seemed a metaphor for the string of night clubs and theaters running north and south on the east side of Yonge between Bloor and Queen Streets. When I first began visiting the “strip” it seemed to be a nice place to … More The Yonge Street “Strip”
January 15, 2015 Today I was reminded of how easy it is to misunderstand a television presentation: in this case a televised press conference about the recently released TDSB Review (Toronto District School Board Review) . Ontario’s minister of education and the person who did the Review said that there was a “culture of fear” among the … More What-is-the problem?
And today, November 15, 2015, the “unity” theme keeps appearing on my TV screen silently in printed video captions under president Obama’s speaking at the G20 conference in Turkey about stricter national boarder enforcement. And the thought occurred that at the G20 “unity” as in Mr. Obama’s early political campaigns means agreement, and it’s difficult to imagine anyone … More Unity, Change, Freedom
What follows is quoted from an English translation of Cassius Dio’s Volume I, Book VI, page 199 written in Greek by Zonarus describing a Roman Triumph. …After these ceremonies the triumphant general would mount his chariot. Now this chariot did not resemble one used in games or in war, but was fashioned in the shape … More Fortune
Originally posted on Deremigi's Blog:
A. The United States and Canada are crisscrossed by thousands of miles of oil and gas pipelines, but none have drawn the attention and political controversy of Keystone XL. Environmentalists oppose the project because it would create a conduit to market for petroleum extracted from the Alberta oil sands, an unconventional…