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

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?

“With friends like that”

For weeks if not months, articles by various journalists nearly every day predicted that General Kelly, President Trump’s chief of staff, would not finish his first term because Mr. Trump disagreed with him. Today after signing on for a second term without pundit apology or reasons for their erroneous prediction, another suggestion that Kelley would … More “With friends like that”