Weapons of War

On my CP24, 24 hour weather and sports channel I’m informed that Germany’s chancellor wants China to join arms control talks but wishes that the US would keep fighting in Syria. Arms control would have meaning if the manufacturing  of arms could be controlled. Even though Mr. Trump wants out of Syria he wants to … More Weapons of War

Where is Canada?

Like the United States Canada, land of The Consumer – Traveler enticed by world marketers may not exist as a nation. In his recent visit to India Canada’s Defence minister is accused of being a Sikh nationalist – Sikh nationalism,  associated with Canadian soldiers 2 1/2 years ago in Canada’s The National Post, not Canadian … More Where is Canada?

Looking For America

Since Donald Trump became the Republican candidate for president, whenever I put his name into the Google box; at the top of my search results page I get British media headers from The Independent and The Guardian which have begun to replace the New York Times‘ Trump vitriol so that I now find myself looking … More Looking For America

When did it happen?

President Trump and supporters are too late. The world has changed. Citizens used to be of a nation. Today people are citizens of world government. Whenever Canada’s government acts in the interest of a Canadian overseas I’ve often  been surprised that the Canadian was originally a citizen born in the country they needed protection from. … More When did it happen?

Is there a positive or at least an objective U.S. opinion out there?

At 8:30 am on January 29, 2017 when I put “travel ban” into the Google search box  the following  3 headers are at the top of page 1 search results. Two are from Canada and the top item is from The Guardian of Britain. Donald Trump defends Muslim-countries travel ban amid protests: ‘our country needs … More Is there a positive or at least an objective U.S. opinion out there?

So What’s a Nation?

“…A nation? says Bloom. A nation is the same people living in the same place. — By God, then, says Ned, laughing, if that’s so I’m a nation for I’m living in the same place for the past five years…” (Leopold Bloom and Ned Lambert of 1904 Dublin in James Joyce’s Ulysses) Tony Blair former … More So What’s a Nation?