Posts made in 2016

Is Seattle next in line for housing bubble? https:…

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016

Is Seattle next in line for housing bubble?...

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Threat of $9B unpayable debt from Site C dam not o…

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016

Threat of $9B unpayable debt from Site C dam not obvious to some. But read this – the threat is real and very big....

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Yet more evidence of foreign buying ratcheting up…

Posted by on Sep 11, 2016

Yet more evidence of foreign buying ratcheting up prices of Vancouver houses....

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CNBC writes China shows its emotional side as it a…

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016

CNBC writes China shows its emotional side as it accounts for poor Olympic medal haul. I’m not convinced....

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Ridicule that sticks is the best weapon to take Tr…

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016

Ridicule that sticks is the best weapon to take Trump down. E.g. GOP consultant Rick Wilson nicknamed Trump “Cheeto Jesus”. More like...

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Great comments on international trade and China by…

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Great comments on international trade and China by Patrick Chovanec in The Vancouver Sun today....

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China’s size and domestic market protection make i…

Posted by on May 23, 2016

China’s size and domestic market protection make it inevitable that giant world-beating firms will evolve there....

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Charisma without substance is dangerous. Now trade…

Posted by on May 5, 2016

Charisma without substance is dangerous. Now trade the charisma for boorishness, and you get the GOP pretentious, er, presumptive,...

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Overheard this conversation in a Vancouver Chinese…

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016

Overheard this conversation in a Vancouver Chinese restaurant: “Buy a house!” “I did!” “Buy another one, they’re going...

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This just in: Kim Jong Un says he’ll build a wall…

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016

This just in: Kim Jong Un says he’ll build a wall and make South Korea pay for it. Worried he won’t be the only unstable leader with...

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Great article, equally useful for startups and new…

Posted by on Mar 25, 2016

Great article, equally useful for startups and new product development. Save yourself a ton of time and money!...

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Canadian comedy take on Trump. https://t.co/aD8R0O…

Posted by on Mar 24, 2016

Canadian comedy take on Trump....

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Trump: ” my primary [foreign policy] consultant is…

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016

Trump: ” my primary [foreign policy] consultant is myself and I have, you know, a good instinct for this stuff.” Infallible judgement?...

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Obama and Canadian PM Trudeau square dancing. Are…

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016

Obama and Canadian PM Trudeau square dancing. Are there no limits to what politicians will do to woo rural voters?...

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