What Change?

Mr. Harper would have Canadians believe we were voting for change when we elected (and I use the term "we" very loosely) his Party.  And it is his Harper's party, not Canada's party.  His actions and his Party's actions speak much louder than his words.  Twelve years ago he was condemning the government of the … Continue reading What Change?

Social Contracts, do they mean anything?

I have been following this latest issue in regards to "social contracts" in Canada and what has been promised to veterans.  Let me start by presenting a common definition of "social contract".  According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary and many others,  a social contract is defined as "an actual or hypothetical agreement among the members … Continue reading Social Contracts, do they mean anything?

Policies of Convenience!

This government just becomes more unbelievable every day.  A government with a history of passing around "private" information as in the Sean Bruyea and Dennis Manuge cases, for example, is now hiding behind the protection of personal privacy to avoid answering a question on how Canadian tax dollars are used.  Personal privacy doesn't appear to be an … Continue reading Policies of Convenience!

International Gesturing or Dismantling Foreign Policy

Let me start by expressing my concern over the situation in the Ukraine and voice my support for the Ukrainian people, both over there and here in Canada.  For once I agree with our government in the condemnation of these actions. With that said I am concerned over just how seriously Canada's voice is being … Continue reading International Gesturing or Dismantling Foreign Policy

Politicians or Elitists? There is a Difference

I would like to thank Velvet Martin for the inspirational picture, I grabbed it off her Facebook wall.  Velvet has become very good at speaking out since having survived six years with a government imposed gag order following the death of her daughter. I am passed the point of being angry with our current crop … Continue reading Politicians or Elitists? There is a Difference