Tag Archives: Velvet Martin

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 […]
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Systems Come and Go but the Child is Always There

I received a Christmas card last month that contained a few old newspaper articles with me in the early years of my polio.  As an early poster child they tended to take a lot of pictures of you for the local newspaper but I had no idea these ones existed.  It really brought home the […]
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Action or Attack?

The Alberta government named its 2013 Budget the “Responsible Change” budget.  Well it appears to me that the definition of “responsible” has changed drastically over the years because the definition I am familiar with is not reflected in that budget.  From what I’ve seen I would call it the “Lets Maintain the Old Boys Club” […]
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It’s Not That Simple

I had a phone call a couple of weeks ago from a producer (Brenda Finley) with Bell Media.  She had been referred to me by a social activist that I have a lot of respect for, Velvet Martin.  She asked me if I would be interested in joining a panel discussion on Alberta Prime Time […]
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