Category Archives: Free Trade, My Ass!

Q. How do you salute the man who shits on your country?

A: By wiping your ass on him. Literally. No, really! Yes, this is a real product. And where will it be sold? Why, in Mexico…where else? He went from anger to creativity. Antonio Battaglia, a lawyer from Guanajuato, will be … Continue reading

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Neil Macdonald cries for teh menz

Oh, won’t somebody think of the men? Clearly, no one in Ottawa is doing so, if the latest federal budget is any indication. Luckily, the menz have Neil Macdonald, CBC’s voice of the voiceful, to take up their kvetch for … Continue reading

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Colombian currency mafias in Venezuela: How they operate

A Colombian currency smuggler arrested by Venezuelan federal police. Stacks of 100-bolivar notes can be seen on the truck bed behind him. Further to my earlier piece today, here’s a little information on what the Venezuelan government is tackling with … Continue reading

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Venezuela takes drastic new measures against currency trafficking

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro took to the TV to announce something stunning recently: the removal of an entire denomination of Venezuelan currency from circulation. Here’s the story, via Aporrea: Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro informed on his VTV show, Contacto con … Continue reading

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Silliest anti-Drumpf strategy so far: state-run brothels!

If the above image makes no sense to you in this context, don’t worry. It will after you read this latest bit of lunacy from Switzerland: It took two hours and eighteen minutes before Donald Trump’s name dropped on Wednesday … Continue reading

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A few random thoughts on the US election farce

So, this happened. Der Drumpf groped Ms. Liberty, and now she’s in hiding, because the last thing she wants is those wrinkly little shrimp fingers in her…well, you know. And who can blame her? After all, he’s brought out the … Continue reading

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Venezuela: 11 drugstores raided in anti-hoarding operation

Video of a federal sting operation in Venezuela against some rather unusual, yet typical contraband dealers in the region. They’re not dealing in cocaine, marijuana, or other illegal drugs, but rather in basic necessities sold in pharmacies. They’re mafias of … Continue reading

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Ecuador: Panama Papers also reveal right-wing media bias

Gee, what were the odds? It’s not just Venezuela where the “investigative journalists” are only investigating persons with ties to a progressive, socialist government. The same is also happening in Ecuador, and the bias hasn’t escaped the bright green eyes … Continue reading

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Dear NYPost: Words mean things. Learn them.

Source: Merriam-Webster.com If you ever wondered why the US public has so much trouble discerning what’s what during an election year, perhaps a clue might lie with their media. In particular, this throwaway piece from the New York Post: Americans, … Continue reading

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Quotable: Sir David Attenborough on the folly of economics

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