Tag Archives: politics

The Democratic Writing On The Wall

“1 Joe Biden Former Vice President 38%2 Bernie Sanders U.S. Senator 19%3 Elizabeth Warren U.S. Senator 11%4 Pete Buttigieg Mayor 7%5 Kamala Harris U.S. Senator 7%6 Beto O’Rourke Former U.S. Representative 4%7 Cory Booker U.S. Senator 3%8 Julian Castro Former … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Democratic Writing On The Wall

Conservative? Conserving What?

The Brussels Times – Electric vehicles emit more CO2 than diesel ones, German study shows. https://t.co/wdWtFApf8E — Lisa Raitt (@lraitt) 24 April 2019 It’s hard to believe the leadership of the so-called conservative party of Canada would push the idea … Continue reading

Posted in politics, technology | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Conservative? Conserving What?

Getting Over The Hump Of EV-mindshare

Apparently, we are there. Clean Energy Canada reports that the majority of Canadians welcome the future with a majority of electric vehicles. They want more economical transportation and fewer emissions. Amen. There are some holdouts though, the “Progressive” Conservatives… Just … Continue reading

Posted in politics, technology | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Getting Over The Hump Of EV-mindshare

Drive Electrically!

“In the two decades before model year 2004, technology innovation was generally used to increase vehicle power, and weight increased due to changing vehicle design, increased vehicle size, and increased content. During this period, average new vehicle fuel economy steadily … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Drive Electrically!

Prospects

I’d like to share what I know about the future. Trump knows it too. He’s been campaigning like mad and fundraising from Day One. He still won’t win. Folks who were sure Hillary would win and didn’t bother to work … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Prospects

Finally, Canada Gets An EV-subsidy

“To encourage more Canadians to buy zero-emission vehicles, Budget 2019 proposes to provide $300 million over three years, starting in 2019-20, to Transport Canada to introduce a new federal purchase incentive of up to $5,000 for electric battery or hydrogen … Continue reading

Posted in politics, technology | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Finally, Canada Gets An EV-subsidy

Truth and Consequences

“when the news came in late February that the White House was putting together a panel to see if climate change is really a threat, even though the Defense Department has already said it is, and that this panel would … Continue reading

Posted in politics, technology, weather | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Truth and Consequences

We Can Relax. Trump Is Toast.

“In head-to-head matchups on the 2020 ballot against President Trump, all Democrats have a lead over the President, though all differences are within the margin of error, with one exception. When asked if voters would cast their ballots for Biden … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , | Comments Off on We Can Relax. Trump Is Toast.

Racist, Con-man, and Cheat

Tomorrow, Cohen will use these words to describe Trump. You don’t have to wait. His words are already published. I think Cohen missed a few: LIAR! BULLY! TRAITOR! PIG! MISOGYNIST! CRIMINAL! ILLITERATE! NUMBSKULL! PARROT! WEAK! DESPICABLE! WASTREL! GREEDY! IMPOSTER! RUDE! … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Racist, Con-man, and Cheat

Manitoba Government Sells Out Pineland Forest Nursery

“The Manitoba government has concluded a deal to revitalize and bring new economic opportunities to Pineland Forest Nursery and the surrounding region, with the successful bidder being a company that plans to grow and develop hemp, Growth, Enterprise and Trade … Continue reading

Posted in horticulture, politics | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Manitoba Government Sells Out Pineland Forest Nursery

Schultz

That’s Howard Schultz, the Starbucks coffee guy.  He participated in a “Town Hall” session on CNN last night. He’s half-baked. He’s like Trump, hiding massive details behind a single number or “fact”. He couldn’t answer simple questions like why he … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Schultz

Why, Iowa? Why?

“President Donald Trump’s trade war with China sent soybean prices to 10-year lows just as new steel tariffs drove up the cost of equipment and devoured the year’s profits.   “As soon as the tariffs were put on steel, the … Continue reading

Posted in family, food, horticulture, politics | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Why, Iowa? Why?