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Join The Conservative Party?

The whole idea of joining the Conservative Party, and thereby gaining a vote in the leadership-selection process to prevent an unpalatable leader from being elected, is just deluded. It is a new variation on the old idea of “negative voting,” which got nobody’s interests anywhere. The future of the Conservative Party (I worked for Brian… Keep Reading

Health/Politics

Social Investment In B.C.

Canadians have been talking about health care spending for what seems like an eternity, and as such, it is an eye-glazing topic for most folks. Perhaps this is because a sense of fatalism has set in; no one can see a way in which we can make the system better with so many other spending… Keep Reading

Environment/Politics

Climate Change Critics Can’t Ignore Facts

World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday. The data, supported by findings from other organisations, was issued two days… Keep Reading

Media/Politics

Violence, Media, and Kids

Michael Maser here in Gibsons has developed a very important idea about the impact of broadcast news violence on kids.  Here’s his site.  Sign the petition. http://www.choosenews.org Keep Reading

Politics

Trump, Putin, hacking

Vyacheslav Molotov, Stalin’s foreign minister, once remarked while on a trip to Berlin in the early days of the Cold War, “The trouble with free elections is that you never know how they will turn out.” On the morning of November 9th, Molotov’s grandson, Vyacheslav Nikonov, a member of the Russian Duma’s foreign-affairs committee, announced… Keep Reading

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