Category Archives: Politics

Don’t Mask the Symptoms

The other day my youngest son asked an interesting question. “They tell you to catch cancer early,” he said. “But how do people know when to go and get a checkup for cancer?” I guess he’s becoming conscious of his health … Continue reading

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For Goodness Sake

Okay, I know that I’ve come across as grumpy and negative lately. Truth is, I’m actually quite tired of posting these rants against what I see as a growing trend in global and national injustice. But I do have my … Continue reading

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Coming to a City Near You

Folks, I wish the world would become a calm, peaceful place just long enough for me to get back to writing optimistic and uplifting blogs. I really do. But unfortunately, the crazies out there keep grabbing the headlines, and when they do … Continue reading

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The New Hammer

Remember that old truism that “if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail”? We smugly say it whenever we wish to mock those who use the wrong means – the wrong tool – to remedy their problems. To me … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in Harper’s Canada

Hey, Canada. It’s time to make a much-needed change. It’s time to pull ourselves out of this national nose dive that has us all hell-bent on becoming more and more like our paranoid and extremist neighbours to the south. Every … Continue reading

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Downhill from Here

Wow! When I recently heard on the news that several Ontario communities have outlawed tobogganing on municipal hills, and that many more are considering it, I thought now we’ve gone too far. For years I’ve known that we’re growing ever more … Continue reading

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How’s That Workin’ For You?

So, tell me world, how’s all that retaliatory violence working for you so far? It’s been your go-to tool of choice for solving your differences for some time now. So surely it must be getting some positive results, right? Let’s see… … Continue reading

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