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Given that an election is coming up soon in Canada, here is a little take on the famous Abbot and Costello skit: Who’s on First. A repeat worth repeating:
COSTELLO: I want to talk about the unemployment rate in Canada
ABBOTT: Good Subject. Terrible Times. It’s 5.6%.
COSTELLO: That many people are out of work?
ABBOTT: No, that’s 23%.
COSTELLO: You just said 5.6%.
ABBOTT: 5.6% Unemployed.
COSTELLO: Right, 5.6% out of work.
ABBOTT: No, that’s 23%.
COSTELLO: Okay, so it’s 23% unemployed.
ABBOTT: No, that’s 5.6%.
COSTELLO: WAIT A MINUTE. Is it 5.6% or 23%?
ABBOTT: 5.6% are unemployed. 23% are out of work.
COSTELLO: If you are out of work you are unemployed
ABBOTT: No, Trudeau said you can’t count the “Out of Work” as the
unemployed. You have to look for work to be unemployed.
COSTELLO: BUT THEY ARE OUT OF WORK!!!
ABBOTT: No, you miss his point.
COSTELLO: What point?
ABBOTT: Someone who doesn’t look for work can’t be counted with
those who look for work. It wouldn’t be fair.
COSTELLO: To whom?
ABBOTT: The unemployed.
COSTELLO: But ALL of them are out of work.
ABBOTT: No, the unemployed are actively looking for work. Those who
are out of work gave up looking and if you give up, you are no longer in the ranks of the unemployed.
COSTELLO: So if you’re off the unemployment roles that would count as less unemployment?
ABBOTT: Unemployment would go down. Absolutely!
COSTELLO: The unemployment just goes down because you don’t look for
ABBOTT: Absolutely it goes down. That’s how it gets to 5.6%. Otherwise it would be 23%.
COSTELLO: Wait, I got a question for you That means there are two ways
to bring down the unemployment number?
ABBOTT: Two ways is correct.
COSTELLO: Unemployment can go down if someone gets a job?
COSTELLO: And unemployment can also go down if you stop looking for a job?
COSTELLO: So there are two ways to bring unemployment down, and the
easier of the two is to have people stop looking for work.
ABBOTT: Now you’re thinking like a Liberal.
COSTELLO: I don’t even know what the hell I just said!
ABBOTT: Now you’re thinking like Trudeau
And more election fodder to think about:
A good read.
How is a 4 cents a liter, 10 cents, 50 cents, a dollar a litre tax going to stop climate change? It can’t and it will not. It will only fill the coffers of the Federal and Provincial Governments and make us poorer for it.
Why is it that when a total eclipse of the sun occurs, which happened in our area in Sep 2017, the ambient temp fell by 10 degrees – when the “so called” experts say that the sun has nothing to do with our climate?
Why do our politicians keep referring to CO2 as a poison when clearly it is essential for all life on earth?
Saying that we can save the planet and mitigate the climate is like saying that we can prevent another solar eclipse; or that we can somehow change the geographical contours of the Grand Canyon. Such is the arrogance of our political parties.
Wake up Canadians to this huge fraud.
Love this song. A psychedelic Christian song that was written and performed by an orthodox Jew…1969.
Have a great day.