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Bono – The Dark Side of Philanthropy

I have long been questioning the money side of U2 and, in particular, Bono.  Where our perception is one of a giving man, a Christian man, a saviour for a continent, has something changed? What twigged this today for me was … Continue reading

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Why I’m Voting Liberal

As it seems we find ourselves in yet another election cycle (for those of you not where I am, I’m talking the Ontario provincial election – basically province = state and Premier = Governor, sort of!) I feel the need … Continue reading

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Sun News Network – Conservative Extremism

So I’ve made no bones about my feelings for Stephen Harper, his government and the extremes of conservatism south of the border. I would, perhaps surprisingly, say that conservative policies have a place in all politics. Please note that is … Continue reading

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Canadian Government Systematically Intimidating Women’s Groups

Please refer to this article for more details: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/804414–tories-accused-of-culture-of-intimidation I beginning to think that being conservative in this day and age means being backwards, ignorant, hateful, spiteful and sometimes flat-out harmful. Case in point: A Conservative Senator tells a group … Continue reading

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Canada’s Own Stupid Conservative Government

Feel free to read this article from the Globe and Mail. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/birth-control-wont-be-in-g8-plan-to-protect-mothers-tories-say/article1502796/?cmpid=1 Like that? Nice policy Harper! If Bush’s abstinence only programs weren’t the most backward and deadly policy for the poor everywhere since the Catholic church, welcome to Stephen … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart vs Bill O’Reilly 2010

I hope you will take some time to watch this. If you have any interest in politics, it is astounding to me that the only guy I’ve ever seen get Bill O’Reilly to shut up and listen was Jon Stewart … Continue reading

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Kick at the Darkness…

The title here is from a line in Bruce Cockburn’s song Lovers in a Dangerous Time. If you don’t know his work, you should. Dangerous times indeed. Do you feel that? Do you sit down in a quiet moment and … Continue reading

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