Mike's Daily Comment

It’s Official Canada Gets a “D”

Really…how couldn’t we see this coming. Anti-business sentiment, higher taxes and regulatory costs along with efforts to derail two of the countries most important industries – real estate and oil – but somehow we’re surprised at the latest downgrade for economic growth.

Some People Love High Gas Prices – They Just Won’t Admit It In Public

Let’s cut the BS. We can’t have it both ways.  If climate change is a problem then record high gas prices can’t be.  If big new government programs and higher salaries and benefits are the goal then high gas prices can’t be a problem.

Protest Anything You Want But Please Know What You’re Talking About

Irony, ignorance or hypocrisy – you tell me which word best describes this anti-oil and mining protestor – sadly she’s got a heck of a lot of company. (Photo thanks to Robert Buffam @CTVNewsRob)

Simply Put – It Scares The Hell Out of Me

The latest report from the trustees of the US Social Security System projects that it will run out of money in 15 years.  Why do I get the feeling that our political leaders have no clue as to monumental implications for not just the US but Canada and the world.

Earth Day – A Litany of Apocalyptic Predictions

False predictions of impending doom have been the mainstay of Earth Day since its inception in 1970. But have the litany of false forecast undermined calls for action today.

Goofy Award

Notre Dame is burning – people step up to help repair the damage but that has some people outraged.