Tag Archives: social justice

Whispering Words…

“But if thoughts corrupt language, language can also corrupt thought.” – George Orwell 1984 Friday’s confession has to do with a topic dear to my heart, the use of words or the science of semantics.  With the pending BC election people need to start paying attention to what lies below the words (some call this […]
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I’m Coming Back…

“As you remove toxic people from your life, you free up space and emotional energy for positive, healthy relationships” – John Mark Green I thought I was done and was packing up the keyboard.  I was just going to shut the site down, rearrange my life and keep my opinions to myself.  I was feeling […]
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The Fathers Day That Just About Wasn’t

To all of the father’s out there happy Fathers Day.  My own father passed away in 1998 due to cancer so for him I always light a candle on this day.  I still miss him and unfortunately I don’t have any real pictures of him.  Fathers Day, for me, takes on a special meaning.  I’m […]
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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 […]
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Bullying the Gimp

Let me start off by commenting on the title of this article.  I have used the term “gimp” for the past sixty years and I am not going to change now just so I can be politically correct.  I am known to be political but no one has ever accused me of being “politically correct”. […]
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“Due Process”, Is it Important?

I just realized I haven’t posted anything this month and yet it has been such an information packed month.  I think the most depressing event of the month was the ease with which Prime Minister Harper was able to have “due process” suspended.  I’m going to leave the politics of that alone for the time […]
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