1 CAD = 0.802969 USD(6:00 am, October 19,2017)

BNN has stopped providing interest rate numbers, and in the past 3 days the Loonie value in US dollars. To a non- finance person, interest rate and Canada/US dollar amounts are the most important barometers of our Western economies. Gold and oil prices are still given: The fluctuating value of gold usually indicates interest rate … More 1 CAD = 0.802969 USD(6:00 am, October 19,2017)

One More Lie

“Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal By JO BECKER and MIKE McINTIRE APRIL 23, 2015″   On March 3, 2017, I copied the headline above published by the New York Times because it indicates that President Trump has been aware of suspicions surrounding Ms. Clinton’s dealings with Russia and uranium for some … More One More Lie

Women’s Day, 2017

Originally posted on Deremigi's Blog:
Since the late 1970’s, early 1980’s, when I started noticing women riding TTC vehicles,  about when writers started championing women’s rights and extolling the virtues of no longer relying on a male for support, being a male myself, I started  thinking that extolling the virtues of being a working…

Mesmerizing Media

Every time I think; and thinking is for me usually a product of will, telescoping through reports about this that, the other thing, Harvey Weinstein, Democrats, Republicans, liberals, conservatives, and the NDP riding in on media-waves of sexism. racism, liberalism, conservatism and human rights regurgitated with the impulse of  insatiable appetite.

In 1845 protectionism expired to birth the income tax.

…The budget of 1842 reduced the tariff on some 750 articles, and three years later Peel reduced tariffs still more. Duties on raw materials were mostly abolished and those on manufactured articles were consolidated at a general level of 10 per cent. In these ways the burden of revenue was moved from trade to ordinary … More In 1845 protectionism expired to birth the income tax.