That question arose when Trump just recently decided to hit Canadian aluminum imports with a 10% surcharge. I won’t ask what happened to the recent trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, but I will ask how that surcharge makes any sense. Continue reading
Love thy neighbour?
Given the divisive politics in the US, and the fact that it would appear to be coming a trend outside that country, I am linking back to a Post from September 2017. Continue reading
I am, you are, we are … (?)
It would seem that the politicians who are instrumental in maintaining democracy are using divisive politics (divide and conquer strategy) to simply further their personal agenda, as well as the agendas of those who support them. Continue reading
These past few weeks – Part 1
The past few weeks have been an emotional roller-coaster ride for a number of different reasons. The roller-coaster highs have indeed been high, and the lows … well very low! Let us start with a definite high. Continue reading
“O Holy Night”
I don’t think that I have ever met anybody who did not like “O Holy Night”!
A choir at Christmas time is perfect for carol singing, and a young boys choir has to be perfect for the task! Continue reading
Given the changes in our world over the past few months, and the seemingly continual antagonism created by thoughtless individuals… and the predictable backlash from other equally thoughtless individuals, I thought that I would take the liberty of repeating “My Dream”. It will be appearing in my “Just Thinking” book which is currently in its final revisions stage before publishing. Continue reading
Let us assume (hypothetically) that we created a scale from 1 to 10, against which we plotted our standard of living. Let us also assume (hypothetically) that the scale details were established as below: Continue reading
Canada has a population of just over 36 million and has invited 25,000 Syrian refugees to call Canada home. Continue reading