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Canadian Government Too “Liberal” With Big Oil

“Morneau said the project is in the national interest, and proceeding will preserve jobs, reassure investors and get resources to world markets. He could not say what additional costs will be incurred to build the expansion, but suggested a toll … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies And Trump Job Approval

“Gallup 40% Rasmussen Reports 51% News/Wash Post 42% News/Wall St. Jrnl 40% PPP 43% Economist/YouGov 44% Quinnipiac 40% Reuters/Ipsos 43% Marist 39% CBS News 43% Pew Research 42%” See President Trump Job ApprovalIn science, if you do a bunch of experiments … Continue reading

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Illegitimate Trump

Trump must really get a chuckle out of how he’s cowed the news media and the Democratic Party. They both are not talking about impeachment nearly enough and the I-word is on the back-burner. Look at the facts: Trump surrounded … Continue reading

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WOW! Chinese Electric Car Buyers Have Choice!

“Chinese automakers have symbolic export numbers, but the domestic market is more than enough to absorb current Chinese production capacity, helped by the fact that it is still a protected market and foreign OEMs haven’t yet looked seriously at this … Continue reading

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Hitting Reset For The Russians

“FBI agents armed with a court order have seized control of a key server in the Kremlin’s global botnet of 500,000 hacked routers, The Daily Beast has learned. The move positions the bureau to build a comprehensive list of victims … Continue reading

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Take A Rude Gesture, Trump…

“U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday railed against Mexico and Canada’s efforts in renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying both neighbours have been “very difficult.” “NAFTA is very difficult. Mexico has been very difficult to deal with. Canada … Continue reading

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Plant More Trees

“American cities and their surrounding areas have been losing as many as 36 million trees a year. That might not sound like a lot when you think about the number of trees in our nation’s forests, but those trees have … Continue reading

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POOF! There Goes Coal

“the Netherlands’ Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate, Eric Wiebes, announced last week that his country was moving to ban coal in all electricity generation from 2030 onwards. More specifically, all coal-fired power plants will be closed by 2030 at … Continue reading

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Getting With The Plan

“Plans for mitigating the effects of climate change are generally straightforward: they look at ways to increase efficiency, transition to clean energy and improve heating, insulation and transport. In doing so, they are likely to result in financial savings or … Continue reading

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Taxing The Poor

“One broad measure of business spending, real nonresidential fixed investment, rose by 6.1% during the first quarter. That’s solid growth signaling a strong economy. However, it was roughly in-line with the past several quarters. It even marked a slight deceleration … Continue reading

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Iraq At A Crossroad

“Al-Sadr, who made his name leading two violent uprisings against US occupation troops, was sidelined for years by Iranian-backed rivals. His bloc’s performance represented a rebuke to a political elite that some voters blame for widespread corruption and dysfunctional governance. Al-Sadr’s alliance … Continue reading

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Fox In The Hen House

“In my view, Fox has degenerated from providing a legitimate and much-needed outlet for conservative voices to a mere propaganda machine for a destructive and ethically ruinous administration. When prime-time hosts–who have never served our country in any capacity–dismiss facts … Continue reading

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