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“Mark Zuckerberg joins Silicon Valley bigwigs in calling for government to give everybody free money”
June 23, 2016 As the day wears on I’ve had time to pay attention to the vote over whether or not Britain will leave the European Union. That vote will likely end as the vote about Scottish independence did. With the head of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (a former U.S. lawyer born … More It’s the globe stupid.
Here’s an old one from blogspot recently viewed thrice, reminding me of its existence and that I’d written it way back in June: 2 days before Canada’s July 1, 2014 birthday celebration. June 29, 2014 This coming Tuesday July 1 is Canada Day, like the United States of America’s July 4, its “fourth of July” birth day, July … More Canada Day
October 10, 2014 Yesterday, October 9, an investment commentator/advisor in a Toronto studio was asked by a Business News Network journalist to name a recently successful Canadian company he immediately, with great assurance, blurted Suncor. Neither the person being questioned nor the journalist batted an eye: for Suncor is known to be a Canadian company … More They call it a Canadian company.
September 3, 2014 The recently popularized phrase “financial literacy” to me implies real literacy which is an understanding of words and their arrangements in sentences and paragraphs both written and spoken. In mathematics “take away”, “less than”, “subtract”,”minus”imply the abstract sign “- “. Financial literacy has included investment jargon taken from 19th century sea farers’ … More King Consumer
Originally posted on Deremigi's Blog:
? Today, June, 27, 2013; a BNN broadcaster informed me that Suncor was Canada’s biggest diversified energy company. And I didn’t believe him. And many perhaps weren’t paying attention, or many simply believed that Suncor is a Canadian company ( though it left Sunoco in 1995 a descendant of…