Tag Archives: Societal Issues

The future depends on what we do in the present

The Future On the street in Blairmore today I bumped into and got talking with a well-known and respected member of our community. Naturally, with a municipal election fast approaching, we got to talking politics and the future of our … Continue reading

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Mediocrity and conformity will be the ruin of us all

Mediocrity and conformity The revolutionary is a doomed man. He has no personal interests, no business affairs, no emotions, no attachments, no property, and no name. Everything in him is wholly absorbed in the single thought and the single passion … Continue reading

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Voting for a "hot headed, nut job"

Hot Headed Nut Job I’ve recently been told I have an image problem. In that I am perceived to be a “hot headed, nut job”. Throughout history those who passionately tilt at windmills have been described as such. Just as … Continue reading

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Rape isn’t funny

…. and it isn’t a game. Rape is not a game In the blockbuster movie Thelma & Louise that deals in part with a potential rape there is a memorable quote “In the future, when a woman is crying like … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Bride Leaves Husband at Altar

(click here for enlarged view) Bride Leaves Husband at Altar Comment: Kind of silly, but the message is nevertheless pertinent and potent. “Some corporations have now grown gigantic, actually becoming global forces with more power and resources than some countries… … Continue reading

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The Youth Job Crisis

(click here to view enlarged video) Comment:Sadly, it’s not only the youth in this country who are struggling with joblessness. We have a social crisis on our hands that governments turn a blind eye to while hiring media PR consultants … Continue reading

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The Decline of Traditional Families

Traditional Families The times have changed… maybe we should too? A podcast worth listening to. The best 40+ minutes one can spend to help oneself awaken to today’s new reality. The traditional family is a declining institution in contemporary society. … Continue reading

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Support your local ‘Thought Police’

Did that wake you up?   Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. from John Prince

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Wall Street protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

500 Wall Street protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge Globe and Mail COLLEEN LONG The Associated Press About 500 protesters demonstrating against corporate greed, global warming and social inequality, among other grievances, were arrested Saturday night after they swarmed the Brooklyn … Continue reading

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The Day the Middle Class Died

The Day the Middle Class Died 30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died …a letter from Michael Moore… Friday, August 5th, 2011 Friends, From time to time, someone under 30 will ask me, “When did this all … Continue reading

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