Tag Archives: politics

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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Cont’d, “THE RADICALIZATION OF ARIADNE” Act 1, Sc. 2 & 3

This continues the workshop of a play dealing with politics, religion and on-going war. If you missed Act One, Scene 1, see the archive  list to the right.  The brief outline of the purpose is there as well, titled “And now … Continue reading

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“And now for something completely different.”

No, I am not going to try to emulate Monty Python but this may turn out to be equally, if unintentionally, off-the-wall. Not because I intend to write about religion, politics, radicalization and on-going war but because I intend to … Continue reading

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Opera or Porn?

The other day a friend asked why I have not recently been posting anything  on my blog. I gave some lame explanation but the real truth is that I‛m confused. I tend to post an item when something, usually political, … Continue reading

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Good bye Canada ?

Good bye Canada. No, I’m not leaving Canada but my Canada, and yours, is leaving us. Well, not so much leaving us as being transformed around us into a country we will soon no longer recognize. And what’s more, into … Continue reading

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Psssst! Jack!

If I had Jack Layton‘s ear – come to think of it that’s an odd expression. His “ear”.  Why not both of them?   But hey, that’s a digression. Even though I’m pretty sure I don’t have either of Jack’s ears … Continue reading

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Introduction

So here I am, starting to write a Blog.  Maybe I’m nuts, maybe not. One half of me recalls an elderly uncle who, when he captured a skunk in an open cage, said out loud to himself, “Okay you old … Continue reading

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