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Trump has changed the norm- whether good or bad.. his ascendency is worrisome

Donald Trump’s Unintelligible Presidency http://www.newyorker.com/news/amy-davidson/donald-trumps-unintelligible-presidency In an interview with the Associated Press this weekend, President Trump returned, again and again, to what might be called the mood music of his world, and his ability to call the tune.(newyorker) Trump is … Continue reading

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Public funding of private choice – schools

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/saskatchewan/kent-donlevy-catholic-funding-1.4081444 Recently a Saskatchewan Court ruled against Catholic Schools holding a place for non-Catholic students attending and receiving public allowance. It’s complicated. There is historical traditions for Catholic School Boards but maybe it’s time Canada gave up subsidies for one … Continue reading

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Malala Yousafzai raises the bar- as a 19 yr old

This young woman, who has experienced so many ills of our planet was honoured today as the sixth Honourary Citizen of Canada. Bravo to Canada and the Trudeau Government for enacting what Stephen harper and Rona Ambrose wished to do … Continue reading

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Easter always seems to be full of violence

Just a simple contemplation since Syria air strikes yesterday. Easter always seems to be full of violence.  I’ve seen Ambassdors speaking with outrage at UN Counsel lectures. I’ve watched pie graphs and maps documenting ‘victories’ in Kuwait. I’ve watched documentaries … Continue reading

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Report cards- it is time to move forward

Report Cards Yeah BC! It’s Sunday evening and my dear wife’s report cards are complete. I’m not even commenting on the objective or method of assessment- only the logistics. It’s time to re-invent reporting.  After hours composing comments, entering data … Continue reading

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Canada- politics today

Politics will never be a final solution- life is far deeper. In a 21stC secular reality we need to proceed the best we can.  (CBC) Regardless that I am a federalist liberal, given the Trump chaotic era, Trudeau is giving … Continue reading

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