Monthly Archives: August 2009

Brother can you spare a dime

…. a few million? Coffers are bare So according to this week’s front page story in the Crowsnest Promoter our municipal coffers are bare. We have no money… our reserves are depleted (sounds familiar, considering many people’s personal financial circumstances … Continue reading

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Friday humour

Friday Humour – Your Loving Wife To my darling husband, Before you return from your business trip I just want to let you know about the small accident I had with the pickup truck when I turned into the driveway. Fortunately … Continue reading

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War (Conservatives)…huh…yeah What are they good for?

…. Absolutely nothing. Conservatives, good fiscal managers is a fallacy The other day, because of recent media blitzes about our growing deficit problem here in Alberta resulting from decades long conservative mismanagement of our province and economy, I gathered some … Continue reading

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Gold Creek gets green light

Gold Creek wins appeal I heard on the radio today that Gold Creek won their appeal and it is now a go-ahead with their development. This is good news for Gold Creek and good news for us, in that we … Continue reading

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Argentina rules on marijuana use

Marijuana use in Argentina The supreme court in Argentina has ruled that it is unconstitutional to punish people for using marijuana for personal consumption. The Argentine court ruled that: “Each adult is free to make lifestyle decisions without the intervention of … Continue reading

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Eureka! Gold has been found in them thar hills….

…. and outsiders found it. Gold Creek Development Attended the Sub Division Appeal Board (SDAB) hearing last night at municipal hall that dealt with the Gold Creek Development appeal (There is no Gold in them thar hills), and was quite impressed … Continue reading

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We need action now!

Action Now! They say Nero played his fiddle while Rome burnt. Is that what council is doing as our town slowly shrivels up and dies? We know by their recent actions some of them are doing their damnest to hurry … Continue reading

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There is no Gold in them thar hills

…. if you are an outsider. Frustrations and Disappointment Today’s Promoter has a well-written article by Joni MacFarlane that clearly shows the frustrations and disappointment felt by yet another potential developer new to the Pass. Gold Creek rejected Despite Gold … Continue reading

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Vive le Québec libre!

…. Vive le Canada libre!!! Economic Crimes Minimum penalties for those convicted of fraud aren’t tough enough, Bloc Quebecois Leader Gilles Duceppe said Wednesday as he urged the federal government to crack down on economic crimes. Bloc Leader Duceppe demands … Continue reading

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Filtered news for the ignorant masses

…. who aren’t so ignorant anymore. Filtered News The Enhanced Policing issue as reported by the Pass Herald is a masterly work of telling a mystery story, without telling you at the end, who done it? I speak specifically to the … Continue reading

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