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Should I have had to mortgage the house?

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Math and Science, Politics and Activism

Right now, in the USA, there is a big debate going on about whether or not it is time to bring some level of socialized medicine to that country. On one side of the debate are the more liberally inclined folk who believe that people shouldn’t die in the street or lose their life savings […]

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A message for Steven Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism, Security

Today I received this in the mail: [edit: Conservative Party of Canada donor solicitation.  I’ve lost the photo as this article is being pulled out of archives in August 2015] It’s nothing really unusual, I get them on a regular basis because I have been a financial supporter of the Conservative Party for many years.  […]

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Why don’t I have a Conservative party sign on my lawn?

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

I got called today by the local Conservative riding association to ask if I’d put up a lawn sign for Elie Salibi, the Conservative candidate in my riding.  This isn’t a surprise in and of itself as I have been a long time Conservative party member. However, I have declined to support the party with […]

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