Category Archives: politics

Treason And Other High Crimes And Misdemeanors Demand Trump Be Impeached

“Only one side with one belief system was involved in a speeding car being rammed into a group of counter-protesters — an incident that left one woman dead and more than a dozen others injured. Only one group in Charlottesville … Continue reading

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Maybe Intel Isn’t As Bad As I Thought

“Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has become the third top business leader to step down from President Trump’s manufacturing council on Monday. He follows the chiefs of Merck (MRK) and Under Armour (UA), who announced their decisions earlier Monday amid the fallout … Continue reading

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Failing USA

“Many anti-Trump Americans talked about leaving the US for Canada. This couple is actually doing it.” See Fleeing Trump: Couple leaving the Carolinas for CanadaAlthough many USAians were horrified by the failure of USA to choose a sane POTUS and considered … Continue reading

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Canada’s A Winner

“Canada does not even really have a national education system, it is based on autonomous provinces and it is hard to think of a bigger contrast between a city state such as Singapore and a sprawling land mass such as … Continue reading

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Plagues

We’ve had a bunch of plagues here this year: hares and deer chewing young trees, tent-caterpillars, weeds, heat, drought, rain, and now hail. One apricot and one apple that were chewed badly have sprouted new growth. Power was knocked out … Continue reading

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John McCain Versus Trumpism

“The attacks on John McCain’s personal sacrifice were roundly condemned then – and millions of Americans will be praying for his recovery now. Glioblastoma is a particularly aggressive brain tumour, and increases in frequency with age, affecting more men than women. Mr … Continue reading

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Impeach Trump Before He Does Any More Damage

“A new Monmouth University poll found that 41% of respondents think that Trump should be impeached and made to leave office, compared to 53% who disagree. These responses were to the same question asked by the Gallup Poll in July … Continue reading

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NAFTA Revisited

Trump’s long awaited wishlist for NAFTA has appeared. See Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation For NAFTA being “the worst trade deal ever”, there certainly aren’t a lot of specific problems being considered. A few that interest me: “Establish … Continue reading

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We’ll Make Electric Vehicles But We Are Reluctant

“What is often left out of this conversation is that the auto industry is not the only thing that is at stake here. Basically, those automakers are asking the Chinese government to let them sell their polluting vehicles in their … Continue reading

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Equities

I think about equities a fair bit these days. My nest-egg is tied up with them. The value of my currency is tied up with them. Even my politics is tied up with them. Yesterday, revelations/admissions that Trumpists colluded with … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Becomes Mainstream

“Renewable energy is becoming so cheap the US will meet Paris commitments even if Trump withdraws” See Renewable energy is becoming so cheap the US will meet Paris commitments even if Trump withdrawsIt would be so sweet if Trump is thwarted … Continue reading

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Not Presidential, Aberrant

“US President Donald Trump has defended his use of social media in a series of tweets, following a row over comments he made about two MSNBC TV presenters. “My use of social media is not presidential – it’s modern day presidential,” … Continue reading

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