Well, I am getting back to writing again, at least I’m working my way back to writing on a daily basis. The question is what do I talk about, politics?
Nothing too interesting is happening in Canadian politics, and the Trump Show, or the great American Experiment/Reminder/Reset is about to be finalized. Everything kind of stopped here in Canada when the investigation into the “WE Charity” scandal was put on pause, parliament was put on pause.
2 weeks ago Bill Burr delivered a monologue on Saturday Night Live (SNL) that ruffled the feathers of a lot of people. Some topics included Gay Pride Month, COVID-19 (duh.) and the incendiary topic of White women and the “Woke” Movement.
Bill Burr did not disappoint, as twitter exploded with white women rushing to defend themselves and to castrate Burr.
If this were 2014, people might have cared what these women had to say, yet it’s 2020, Bill is married, has a daughter, is quite wealthy, with the abundance of YouTube video’s and comedy specials Burr has, you must be quite a special person to think that anyone cares what you say anymore Stephanie.
To make matters worse, there were a swath of white women who celebrated Bill Burr’s monologue, ridiculing the white women who did exactly what Burr said they do.
Everyone hates Trump, like he broke America in the 4 years he was President. Trump is hated so much, that America is willing to look the other way when his opposition, clearly pretends to be forgetful so he can kiss all the women and children he wants.
It’s been roughly 12 or 13 years since the financial crisis rocked the American banking system, plaguing financial sectors globally. I don’t know if I am looking for something, maybe a similarity that went overlooked, one that can act as a warning for future reckless spending and behaviour (like the WE Charity scandal), but I know this is definitely true; I enjoy every bit.
I never really cared about history, but this was probably as big as a world war. Canada didn’t get hit by the crisis as badly as America, but I’m sure it was felt. I was totally oblivious to what was happening, I was busy doing rehab and stuff, I just got into a huge car accident, I was just rehabbing and going to therapy for 2 – 3 years before I went to University. Then in University I bounced in and around programs, so this crisis wasn’t really on my radar. Yet I wish it was, because instead of writing two measly papers on the crisis, I may have done my entire academic career studying the various effects that the financial crisis had globally.
*sigh* would’ve, could’ve, should’ve.