Please excuse us in the USA. We have gone a little bit arrogant this last election season and the fallout appears to have damaged our relationship. I am dreadfully embarrassed. I am here, cowboy hat in hand, to apologize. I am sorry our President has insulted your Prime Minister, and repudiated agreements he had just … More A Love Note to My Canadian Cousins
Four months into POTUS #45 I have decided to assemble all the words that keep coming back to me from what I have heard in the media and set them to music. It takes only about two and half minutes due to the limited lexicon. In the end I begin thinking we are living in … More Four Months of Trump
Well it has been quite a week here in the United States, which is quickly becoming more like the fictional Land of Oz. President Trump has taken the head off the agency investigating his campaign, declaring no one gets into to see the Wizard, no way no how! And who can forget the speed at … More Pay No Attention to that Man Behind the Curtain!
Much ink has been spilled about the Baby Boomer generation, but little has been written about how we somehow lack an ability that comes naturally to our children; the technology link. I have just spend a half an hour trying to link up with the phone company, a telecommunications company, to try to pay my … More Boomer Frustrations
I have seen this event on television courtroom dramas. The judge holds the lawyer responsible for the conduct of his client when he reacts badly to events in the chamber. In real life the lawyer can’t do anything about how the client reacts. Judges not on television know this, but people also not on television … More Mr Patterson, Control Your Client
Consider this possibility: We wake up November 9th, 2016 and there is no clear majority of electoral votes between Clinton and Trump. The spoiler, late to the game Libertarian Gary Johnson has taken 5% of the vote, 27 electors. Clinton has 256, Trump 255. But 270 is needed to win. What then? This election is … More No Clear Majority
In a time of great anger at how things have turned out for the USA, in a time when we want an America back we think once existed, it is hard, at best, to watch one of the institutions of my childhood commit suicide. What used to be a reliable source for all things American, … More Tears for Sears; A Big Box Retailer Commits Suicide