Monthly Archives: June 2013

How Chicago is “Proof” That Gun Control Does Not Work

This is something I ran across somewhere. And by rights, its true. Chicago does have VERY strict gun laws, but still has a gun huge crime rate. Hence the dubbing “Chiraq” by some locals. End of story? I would have … Continue reading

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Society’s Best – Or Worst?

Growing up in the world today, we are faced with an interesting array of cultural messages. Though our locations and cultures do differ,  I can see some similarities that transcend them all. At some point in life, most of us … Continue reading

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Hate Speech Is Not Free Speech

I came across this (the title of this entry) today in my facebook travels, reaction to a decision by the Harper Government to repeal some hate hate speech from the Canadian Human rights act (you can read more HERE). Normally … Continue reading

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Words Portraying Unintelligence – Are They All Equal?

There are many words that people use to describe people that they perceive as, lacking intelligence. These words are often used interchangeably. I have used them, and we all have at some point or other (a work place is a … Continue reading

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When Im Gone

Today’s world is an interesting one. In the past, death was for the most part, an end. People mourned you, and eventually moved on. Those in distant contact eventually forget about you (let’s be honest). And those close to you, … Continue reading

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Paula Deen – Banished From TV, Over The N Word

This news is new to me. I’m not sure when it went down, but I learned it on Real Time w/ Bill maher last night. I can’t recall the context of the “utterance”, and I’m not exactly sure how her … Continue reading

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My Country

Though I am not a person who likes to declare ethnic/civic/national pride, I am glad to be a Canadian. There are many reasons for this, not the least of which is, our health care system. My republican minded friends on … Continue reading

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