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Mathematics and Electoral Reform

Our “sunny ways” government is willing to give Elizabeth May (M.P. for Saanich-Gulf Islands) a place on the electoral reform committee but not to give her a vote. Well, shucks, there’s an easy mathematical way around that. Ask her to … Continue reading

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Act 2, Cont’d “THE RADICALIZATION OF ARIADNE”, Completed

This continues and completes the experimental blog workshop of my new play dealing with politics, radicalization, religion and on-going war. If you are catching up, the brief outline of the purpose (“And now for something completely different”) is available on the … Continue reading

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Prime Ministers Mirrored

When I watch the news reports from Gaza and Israel and hear my Prime Minister still declaring that “Canada” stands firmly behind Israel and when I hear his Minister of Foreign Affairs turning the governments‛s pro Israel unilateralism into a … Continue reading

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The Crown Demeaned

After  years of demeaning Parliament, Harper has finally managed to demean the Crown.  His tool this time was yesterday’s Speech from the Throne.  By halfway through I was almost nauseous.  Let me explain.

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NEWS FLASH: Bank CEO Replaced.

By Les B. Eager of Canadian D. Press: In a news conference this afternoon the CEO and President of The Colonial Bank of Canada, Reginald Vixen,  announced that he was being replaced by a temporary foreign worker  imported by the … Continue reading

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Office of Religious Freedom: Pillar or Prop?

We have been told that Mr. Harper’s new Office of Religious Freedom is a key pillar of Canada’s foreign policy.  For the last several years I’ve not been able to figure out what our foreign policy is but at least … Continue reading

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I meet an angel

In my last posting I described an escalator accident that led me into the bizarre world of computer interpreted nursery rhymes.  However, in that item I said “… the whole episode escalated (forgive the term) into quite an intriguing tale … Continue reading

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“Unwavering Support”! ?

“Canada gives unwavering support for Israel.” Did I hear correctly?  Was that report accurate?  Did our government actually dedicate Canada‛s unwavering support to Israel in this current escalating confrontation with Palestinian Gaza?  If so, I must protest.

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Lest We Forget – to keep faith.

I am posting this just before Remembrance Day simply to give a little perspective on the ceremonies many of us will either be attending or viewing.  I am always moved by the ceremony at the magnificently beautiful cenotaph in Ottawa … Continue reading

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Dear Justin,

Now that you have thrown your hat into the Liberal Leadership Arena I feel much the way I assume spectators at a bullfight feel – delighted at the prospect of seeing an up-and-coming matador in action and disturbed at the … Continue reading

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