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April 16, 2016

It starts with you

Thinking about the work to be done to save our society is discouraging. Classic pillars like religion, nationality and education, have been destroyed by ignorance, greed […]
March 21, 2016
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Governments Want War

Facts have never deterred governments bent on war to change their minds. Why not face facts at least here in Canada? The recent push toward war […]
March 21, 2016
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Stupidity

There are solutions to the daily degrade of our society, to the continuing pollution of our world, the increasing poverty, poor public services, terrorism, loss of […]
March 21, 2016
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Change

People do not like chance, but governments and generally all institution positively hate and ignore it. The old saying that the generals are always entering a […]
March 21, 2016
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Why so cranky? Why not?

The December article expressed puzzlement about our crankiness. Here is a one-man, very personal answer. Our so called leaders (business and political) express the intention to […]
March 21, 2016
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Why vote?

The CBC did present to their listeners, during the after-lunch program – the question of the possible danger to democracy caused by low voters turnout. God […]
April 16, 2016

It starts with you

Thinking about the work to be done to save our society is discouraging. Classic pillars like religion, nationality and education, have been destroyed by ignorance, greed […]
March 21, 2016
turkey

Governments Want War

Facts have never deterred governments bent on war to change their minds. Why not face facts at least here in Canada? The recent push toward war […]
March 21, 2016
noway

Stupidity

There are solutions to the daily degrade of our society, to the continuing pollution of our world, the increasing poverty, poor public services, terrorism, loss of […]
March 21, 2016
cut

Change

People do not like chance, but governments and generally all institution positively hate and ignore it. The old saying that the generals are always entering a […]
March 21, 2016
currency

Why so cranky? Why not?

The December article expressed puzzlement about our crankiness. Here is a one-man, very personal answer. Our so called leaders (business and political) express the intention to […]
March 21, 2016
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Why vote?

The CBC did present to their listeners, during the after-lunch program – the question of the possible danger to democracy caused by low voters turnout. God […]
March 12, 2016
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Impotent society

An impotent society In Halifax driving to work takes longer: the town council responds by proposing restricting access to cars. A few people die while driving […]
March 12, 2016
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I feel I am getting crazy

I feel I am getting crazy. Beams of hopes and waves of despair. Everywhere, my private and public life. The words of the wisest men on […]
March 12, 2016
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Priorities

The health system needs more money. So does the school system. So do our roads. As we have no railways system anymore we have no request […]
March 12, 2016
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Immigrants

As a double immigrant (immigrated from Europe to Ontario and from Ontario to Nova Scotia) I would like to comment on Mr. Hamm plan to bring […]
March 12, 2016
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Four proposals

Now that the election is over let us look at four real issues and forget the “vote catcher” version of them. Education. Without education and a […]
March 11, 2016
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Maybe our last chance

Japan refers to their last recession as the “lost decade”. We are now at the climax of our “four wasted decades”! The present “economy” crisis is […]
March 11, 2016
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Decline

To understand why our economy (ies) are unable to recover, we must get a bit of history. First. The transformation of the productive economies of the […]
March 11, 2016
Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein reacts as the verdict is delivered during his trial held under tight security in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, Sunday Nov. 5, 2006. Iraq's High Tribunal on Sunday found Saddam Hussein guilty of crimes against humanity and sentence him to die by hanging.    (AP Photo/Scott Nelson, Pool)

Thank you, Mr. Saddam Hussein!

Poor Mr. Hussein is accused of many mischief but he has saved, for a while at least, our Canada. Our gutless elites have been steadily attempting […]
February 7, 2016
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The “age” factor.

Not a long time ago, retirement was a conquest of the middle and lower classes. Exhausting manual work, low income exhausted the energies of the workers/employees […]
January 17, 2016
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Iraqi tanks assigned to the Iraqi Army 9th Mechanized Division drive through a checkpoint near Forward Operating Base Camp Taji, Iraq. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Michael Larson (RELEASED)

Right Plan

Thursday, September 30, 2004 President Barack Obama Washington, USA Sir: What does it take to make you understand that the Iraqis don’t like you and don’t […]
January 17, 2016
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Jews Immigration

Although immigration to Canada between 1919 and 1925 was restricted to newcomers from Canada’s traditional source countries, two exceptions were made: one for the Russian Mennonites, […]
January 17, 2016
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Temporary foreign workers

“Temporary foreign workers” words that touch a situation that is far more complicated than it seems: a situation that endangers our whole society. Currently Nova Scotia […]
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