Archive for July 24th, 2013

July 24th, 2013 - 3:59 pm § in America, Politics

Commentary by Norm: Is Free Trade Good For Us? Pt. 1.

In Response to SMS Defence of Free Trade: Respectfully, do you realize that the TPP and TAFTA would prevent any country from responding to “hot money” by outlawing capital controls — (the only country to escape relatively unscathed from the Asian Tigers meltdown of ’97-’[...]

July 24th, 2013 - 11:10 am § in America

Double Standards … you can get manslaughter for Killing Someone With A Bike

George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin using a gun. So if Zimmerman killed Trayvon with a bike, the system would have convicted the wannabe cop of manslaughter? San Francisco cyclist guilty of manslaughter in legal first Chris Bucchere pleads guilty after running down 71-year-old Sutchi Hui, in what[...]

July 24th, 2013 - 8:26 am § in Misc., Russia

Breaking News: Snowden Learning to Eat Borscht

Lawyer: Snowden to stay in Russia for now Russia, land of the free is loetting Edward Snowden join  tax didgers like Depardieu and Bardot, as a refugee from the evil west, be settling in for a long stay in Russia, his lawyer indicated Wednesday, saying the National Security Agency leaker plans to s[...]

July 24th, 2013 - 6:54 am § in America, China, Politics

NAFTA Is NOT The End of the World!

Norm., with all due respect, your post opposing free trade is way over the top. Free trade agreements SHOULD be a liberal cause.  NAFTA, by every measure I have seen, has benefited all three countries. Workers in Canada..or Mexico are people too. Protectionism benefits only those wealthy enough to [...]