Justin Trudeau Misses Chance To Quote Father

They say that history tends to repeat itself. Given some of the rotten things that have taken place – wars, plagues, racism – I hope this supposition does not hold water. Yet last night in London, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had an opportunity to draw on the past. During a gathering of what isContinue reading “Justin Trudeau Misses Chance To Quote Father”

Time For Major GOP Funders To Withhold

In the wake of yet another mass killing at yet another US school, the rallying cry has gone out to get elected officials to do something about the ridiculously easy access to high-powered guns in the United States. And as usual, one party, the Democrats, are standing with those shouting for an end, while RepublicansContinue reading “Time For Major GOP Funders To Withhold”

Trump Losing Grip, Soon The Funnel Be Over

Since the bombshell dropped last week, no, not the weather bomb that pounded the northeast with snow and frigid temperatures, but the publication of Michael Wolff’s book Fire and Fury, many have been questioning President Trump‘s mental state. Is he capable of carrying out the duties of the office? No this is full-fledged ego-fed looney-tunes,Continue reading “Trump Losing Grip, Soon The Funnel Be Over”

Take Back The U.S.A.

A snippet of observation from the safety of my armchair sociologist’s lair. It is not news that in the last US election Hillary Clinton garnered 48.2% of the popular vote to Donald Trump’s 46.1%. A not insignificant difference of 2.1%. However the Electoral College system gave the election to Trump based on the distribution ofContinue reading “Take Back The U.S.A.”

Updated: Donald Trump, Charlottesville and Chubby Checker

In a recent post I mentioned how the video from Charlottesville was a bit grainy you might mistake for something from the sixties. Lately, one line of a Chubby Checker song, also from the sixties, has been stuck in my head. As I watch the news in the US, again and again, this snippet ofContinue reading “Updated: Donald Trump, Charlottesville and Chubby Checker”

President Trump: Impeach and Imprison

There is a poll out that illustrates how some 96% of people who voted for Donald Trump last November would do so again. This seems to be interpreted as a positive sign for the President, but it occurs to me that he has lost 4% of his base. When your own constituency is eroding, evenContinue reading “President Trump: Impeach and Imprison”

Donald Trump Signs Super Bowl Executive Order

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Donald Trump Signs Super Bowl Executive Order”

White House Press Secretary Not Striking a Balance

I think it fair to say that the job of White House Press Secretary is a tough one. Dealing on a daily basis with hordes of reporters from around the world, all of whom need answers to their questions, requires a special kind of skill. To be a good press secretary you have to knowContinue reading “White House Press Secretary Not Striking a Balance”

Quebec City Shooting: Spurred By Trump’s Anti-Muslim Rhetoric?

Two armed masked men armed stormed into a mosque on Sunday evening just as prayers were ending. They opened fire killing six men and injuring 19 others, five of whom remain in hospital in critical condition.   A nasty divisive debate has gripped the US regarding the nature of the bans. Are they religion-specific?  IsContinue reading “Quebec City Shooting: Spurred By Trump’s Anti-Muslim Rhetoric?”