I think almost everyone who has the temerity to voice an opinion says uncomplimentary things about politicians. Whenever anyone complains about politicians: they are put in their place with: you voted for them in a free election. It’s as though real speech, not advertising or gun ownership, is stifled by allusions to freedom But I’ve … More Seeking Sources/Contacts
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”
When I was growing up everyone hated communists. We used to have a CCF (Canada Comonwealth Federaration) sign on our front lawn during elections, the only one I’d see walking to school and back between Ossington and Dufferin. Maybe there were more CCF supporters than my father; a working man member of the CCF, the … More Political Parties
Jennifer Keesmaat is a new name for me. But today I saw 2 people endorsing her as candidate for mayor of the city of Toronto: former chair of Toronto’s Police Services Board and someone heading a Scarborough tenants organization. So far there appear to be only two people running for mayor, one is Jennifer Keesmaat a … More Jennifer Keesmaat for Mayor
For some time now I’ve believed that a politician’s job is to get elected as the person who best satisfies a voter’s , a culture’s preferences. The unelected, those identified by the labels “deep state” or “bureaucrat” keep government functioning throughout party ups and downs and changing styles of human behaviour. Voters complain when they … More Bureaucrat, Politician, Voter
COHEN FLIPS; LAWYER TURNS VICIOUS ON TRUMP… ‘Truth on our side’… In a post that I put on WordPress a a few days ago, I wrote that Mr. Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, is one of my old television interviews bad guy: a political operative: everything good said about his side is good; everything against his … More “Truth” is always on Cohen’s lawyer’s side.
Say as you please. Just apologize: “CHYRON MALFUNCTION: ABC Apologizes For Graphic Declaring Manafort Pleaded Guilty to Manslaughter”