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Getting it Right

I had just settled into a night’s sleep of pleasant dreams when I was awakened with a squeal of tires and a loud bang outside our bedroom window. We live on the top floor looking out over one of the… Continue Reading →

Everything Machiavellian about the Woman

I have just completed reading Brian Harding’s “Not Even a God Can Save Us Now”, his latest analysis on the modern implications of Machiavellian thought. What I learned about the author of “The Prince” and “The Discourses” in this read… Continue Reading →

Responsibility Lies With The Party

I know of an elderly couple from Oregon who, after a chaotic six months of Trump in the White House, still see themselves as loyal Christian supporters or Trumpites. Technically, they would likely be part of the 32% base┬áthat still… Continue Reading →

A Return to the Fray

It has been almost four years since the last provincial election in BC and a lot has both changed and stayed the same on a number of key political and economic fronts. While the much vaunted natural gas plan promised… Continue Reading →

Truth and Politics

It is, once again, political season here in BC and I am getting geared up to campaign for the government side. The last time, four years ago, I was somewhat disengaged because I had just moved into the area and… Continue Reading →

4011 – Bananas! (Chapter 1)

What first got me interested in the world of grocery shopping a few years back was the sudden desire to discover what seemed to regularly excite my spouse. We were becoming empty-nesters, with retirement around the corner, and in serious… Continue Reading →

Issues for the New Year

Here is my list of twenty big social and political issues I will be following in 2017 as the world grapples with the need for clarity and solutions: A. The need for healthcare reform in Canada and the United States;… Continue Reading →

Mass Education Online?

As one who has done his fair share of MOOCS or mass online courses this past five years, I was very interested to learn from the Tom Ashbrook’s On Point this morning that Georgia Tech is now offering a $7000… Continue Reading →

Alberta Politics in the Midst of Some Big Change

This is the week that the Progressive Conservative Party – once government now reduced to a single-digit third party – launches its leadership campaign. In the mix are candidates who, while tasked to restoring the party’s once grand image, each… Continue Reading →

Old Men Dreaml

Today I decided to pay my old friend Robin a visit. As an old politico and curmudgeon of these many years, he had something big he wanted to share with me, a vision, in other words, that only a man… Continue Reading →

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