What’s on his mind?

I’ll guess that this is the craziest thing Mr. Trump said last night in Arizona about immigrant gangs: …”This is like from a different age. We are taking these people. They don’t shoot people because it’s too fast and not painful. They cut them up into little pieces. These are animals. We are getting them … More What’s on his mind?

Trump Trade Terror

I’ve suspected that the global ridicule directed at Donald Trump, now President Trump, has been motivated by fear of his wanting to renegotiate NAFTA, in effect seeming to oppose Free Trade that old Victorian Era battle cry of British manufacturers. The results of the first round of the French election with the middle of the … More Trump Trade Terror

Cheap Labour

A bunch of experts were on BNN talking about the implications for Canada of a Trump presidency, a management teacher, a former diplomat to the U.S.A. and two others presumably economists or investment advisers: BNN of course is a show devoted to interviewing financial experts. The discussion about effects on Canada of President Trump’s America … More Cheap Labour


I wrote what follows way back in 2008 during the Democrat and Republican  presidential primaries. I don’t understand what I meant By “Democrat victor Hillary Clinton” because Obama eventually defeated Clinton (probably reflects the popular inevitability of her beating Obama) and defeated Republican McCain in the 2008 election. The NAFTA issue and the Iraq war … More NAFTA