Cats and carts

What do you make of a your neighbour who lets their cat roam the neighbourhood?

What do you make of your fellow Costco shopper who thinks their shopping cart is a crowd control device designed to bump you out of the way?

Oh, but we think we are sooooooo advanced as a species with all our gadgets (and pets).

Think again.

 

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Will city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix current roads? Part 2

Brantford, Ontario is (make that the taxpayers of Brantford are) purchasing 6719 acres because of The Brantford-Brant County Boundary Adjustment Agreement.

Park Road N, Brantford Ontario © CityofInsight.com

Park Road N, Brantford Ontario © CityofInsight.com

Park Road N, Brantford Ontario © CityofInsight.com

Park Road N, Brantford Ontario © CityofInsight.com

Will the city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix Park Road North?

 

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Mainstream, aka newstainment, media: receiver beware

Are you told you are too young?

Are you told you are too old?

Ageism is nothing new.  “Why You are Washed up at 40” and other media stories are popular “not because they represent true facts, but because they appeal to many worried minds looking for an excuse.”

Dr. David J. Schwartz’s words remind us to take with a grain of salt or ignore the product of mainstream, aka newstainment, media.  Their scripts contain information THEY think you need to know, not what YOU need to know.  (But, oh, they care—ahem—deeply for you because they’ll go to bat for you if your new driveway is installed by a charlatan.)

Here are excerpts from their other heavily edited scripts:

“Trump, a lame duck”

“the racist despot next door”

“Trump presidency to die death of a thousand cuts”

“Matt turns attention to Jason in a Big Brother Fight for the Ages”

“Is Trump a Psychopath”

“crumbling White House”

“despotic scam artist”

“Toddler Trump”

“a boor”

 

Oh my Toto, I don’t think we are safe anymore!!

There, there take a deep breath and read what YOU need to know about President Trump’s first six months in office (WARNING:  this feed may be interrupted by—what really matters—the latest bombshell from the Big Brother House):

  1. US Debt has decreased
  2. A projected 1,027,000 jobs added
  3. Unemployment rate decreased from 4.8% to 4.4%
  4. US inflation rate decreased to an eight month low in June to 1.6%
  5. Nearly twice as many US housing sales in the past couple of months as there were under President Obama in 2009 during the same period
  6. The “2 for 1 executive order” mandates that for every new regulation, two regulations must be revoked
  7. The US Manufacturing Index soared to a 33 year high
  8. NATO allies increase spending by 10 Billion
  9. Illegal immigration is down almost 70% (guess where they’re going, eh)

For a complete list of Trump’s accomplishments see the following link:

HERE IT IS=> Complete List of President Trump’s Major Accomplishments in His First Six Months #MAGA

As a sage once said: “When you don’t read, watch or listen to the news you are uninformed; when you read, watch or listen to the news you are misinformed.”

 

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MPPs/MPs: your contract ends when parliament is dissolved

We understand that constituents of Toronto-Centre may be feeling like pawns. Their MPP, former environment minister, Mr. Glen Murray is resigning effective September 1, 2017.  Mr. Murray is leaving before the 41st Legislative Assembly of Ontario he was elected to serve by Toronto-Centre is dissolved.

As the links below show, he is not alone.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/environment-minister-glen-murray-resigns-from-kathleen-wynnes-cabinet/article35841178/

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/david-orazietti-steps-down-1.3900780

Reevely: Madeleine Meilleur relinquishes the throne in Ottawa-Vanier

In our call for a Facelift for Democracy, a written contract between constituents and the MPP/MP they elect is a must. The only acceptable reason for an elected representative to resign is if they have a health issue. Otherwise, they are elected to serve their constituents for the term of the parliament.

 

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Will city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix current roads?

The City of Brantford-Brant County boundary adjustment, hyped to the point that it makes The Second Coming look like chopped liver, was approved last December.   The Liberal government of Ontario, in its infinite pragmatism, gave the boundary adjustment “deal” its blessing.

If you’ve driven Brantford roads you’re probably thinking the The Second Coming may get the last laugh; it seems the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse have already done a number on city roads.  But, hey the present rulers of the Pink Palace don’t appear to understand the priority of basic responsibilities of its cities.

In a series of posts let’s take a closer look at the maintenance of roads.

Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford Ontario © CityofInsight.com

Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford Ontario © CityofInsight.com

Will Brantford’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix Wayne Gretzky Parkway?

 

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