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Honoring Our Financial Pledge


on Friday, 26 May 2017 07:58

The US is paying 70% of the bill for Nato, and in a recent meeting with Angela Merkel Trump presented her with a bill for 375 Billion in overdue Nato spending on Germany's behalf. Canada is near the bottom in honoring its own pledge, and there will be repercussions 

 

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Mike's Daily Comment

Should US Money Be Allowed to Influence CDN Elections?


on Thursday, 25 May 2017 08:51

 Lead Now, a US environmental organization opposed to Canadian Pipelines openly states it helped defeat 25 Conservative incumbents in the last election. While the US built 19,000 K of pipelines big money Environmental groups financed campaigns aimed at stopping pipelines in Canada. 10 US funded organizations.....

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Mike’s Midweek Comment

Bank of Canada Interest Rates, the Economy & Misery Loves Company


on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 20:27

Today the Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada said they are keeping rates the same for the 15th time in face of uncertainty.  Also his views of the economy, challenges from the US including the selloff of their strategic oil reserve and more....

...also from Mike: Is Cancelling Kinder Morgan the Best way to reduce emissions.

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Mike's Daily Comment

Is Cancelling Kinder Morgan the Best way to reduce emissions.


on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 08:16

3 ten thousandths of one percent is a number so small that most of us can't comprehend it. Yet that how much global emissions would fall if the Trans Mountain pipeline is cancelled. Are there more effective ways to cancel emissions - the evidence suggests the answer is yes. 

....also from Michael: The Cynicism Towards Politicians

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Quote of the Week

The Cynicism Towards Politicians


on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 13:17

Constant over-promising and under-delivering by politicians leads us to this Quote of the Week that illustrates what fuels the cynicism.

...also Michael's Weekend Editorial on Trump Troubles: Careful What You Wish For

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Mike's Daily Comment

Obesity & The Healthcare Concern


on Tuesday, 23 May 2017 08:09

Despite government efforts including taxes on unhealthy foods, forcing manufacturers to list ingredients and fat content on all products, ad campaigns obesity rates have soared since the mid 80's. That brings us to a core philosophical question....

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...also Michael's Weekend Editorial on Trump Troubles: Careful What You Wish For

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Mike's Daily Comment

What's The Catch


on Monday, 22 May 2017 07:58

Recent rumblings about a "free" guaranteed income for all means its time to take a hard look at who is going to be on the hook for this Grand Daddy of  all social programs.

....also Mike's Weekend Editorial: Careful What You Wish For

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