Archives for: July 2011, 01

The Side-Tracking of a Dictator!

July 1st, 2011
Politics aside, Hugo Chavez has some serious health issues that could eventually kill him or, at least, compromise his ability to maintain a high public profile. I am not sure that Hugo is the man who can step back from the brink and sacrifice his polit… more »

Ten Reasons Why I Favor the HST!

July 1st, 2011
1. I don't mind paying taxes on things I consume; 2. Government needs the money and democratically-speaking we are the essence of government; 3. I don't want to see BC turn into another California where all new tax issues are subject to taxpayer appro… more »

James Carville's "Forty More Years"-The Declension of a Party

July 1st, 2011
James Carville, the feisty, acerbic Democratic pundit and political architect of the Clinton 1992 presidential victory, is at it again. I have never known such an agile and active mind as Carville's when it comes to taking stock of the political landsca… more »

A Strange Day of Sorts

July 1st, 2011
As of this morning, I am officially a retired teacher. I had to hand in my keys and surrender my privileges of access to the building. Thirty-six years of teaching in the classroom a wide range of high school subjects, and I am ready to try something ne… more »