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Empathy? Really?

I’ve been more than a little surprised by the recent incident involving our president and another Gold Star family.  Apparently, he was somewhat callous in his choice of phrasing with both the mother and the widow of a fallen soldier.  413 more words

Empathy & Compassion

Day to Day Politics: Do qualifications matter in politics? - » The Australian Independent Media Network

And after 18 months of appalling governance Abbott the then Prime Minister could not lay claim to any policy that has progressed the nation. His leadership was abysmal and his Ministers were found wanting with a litany of failures in, education, health, environment and the economy. 72 more words

Informed Comment

St. Albert political teams

This has been a very long day. I woke up to check out Facebook for the first time in a week or so and was inundated with municipal politics eating at my soul. 1,481 more words

Politics

St. Albert municipal election (media bias in our little corner of the world).

A little history here as I have to admit that until a week ago, I honestly considered running for city council here in St. Albert. We are a small city of just under 70,000 people on the Northwest edge of Edmonton. 1,435 more words

Politics

VULNERABILITY, SEXUAL ABUSE & EMPOWERMENT

I want you to know that education is the most important resource we have to improve the quality and status of humans in our world. Lack of education leads to vulnerability, and in countries such as Iraq or even India, being vulnerable can lead to a very brutal tragedy. 435 more words

Tears In A Desert

Down the ages children have endured pain and suffering for many reasons. Today, as a consequence of bungling and crude reasons for detention, covered up abuse, poverty in postcodes, and heinously accurate weapons of mass destruction used deliberately with sham excuses against thousands in civilian populations, the trauma and anguish of children tears us even further apart. 40 more words

Boat People

Fake News

Here’s a little poem I wrote in a fit of recent despair. If it drives you mad, please don’t be sad or tear out the roots of your hair. 1,144 more words

Fake News