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Good Friends May Disagree...

This post might be more personal than my usual rant. Just finished a Facebook chat with a dear friend since our teen years. A friend whose mind was so symbatico with mine we shared an uncannily aberrant connection. 323 more words

The Tax System Explained in Beer

Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100.

If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this… 539 more words

Society

All I Know is just what I Read in the Papers...

Recently I was scrolling through Facebook and happened upon a post shared by a girl I went to high school with, lets call her Lilly.  Lilly was immensely concerned about an article she had read concerning child vaccinations.   1,118 more words

Some Remarks on the Terms "Moderate" and "Extremism"

Can the term “Moderate” as an epithet for religions and people only be appreciated and sincerely employed by those who have been influenced – and perhaps support – modern Liberalism? 825 more words

Controversial ACT political finance laws start

Controversial changes to the campaign finance laws that govern ACT political parties have started today.

Elections ACT has stated the removal of the $10,000 cap on donations and an increase in election funding for parties and non-party candidates from $2 a vote to $8 a vote are among the laws passed. 387 more words

News

What “Under the Dome” tells us about where China stands on air pollution

Three days ago something very unusual happened on the internet in this country. Almost overnight, hundreds of millions of smart phone screens here were occupied by just one person and one thing: Chai Jing’s… 1,400 more words

China

"blood-sucking, intimidating bullies."

 

 

I have been following the saga of four Goderich, Ontario families (the Drennans, Ryans, Dixons and Kroeplins) who attempted to stop the development of a monstrous wind turbine development near their homes and farms. 358 more words

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