I alternate between despair and hope. Despair because of public acceptance of government encroachments on our freedoms; we are slipping towards a new ‘Dark Age’ where we will be oppressed and subject to faceless government workers.
If the men of a society are so weak in controlling their desire for the opposite sex, require the women of that society to cover themselves, what does that say about the men?
I used to be a supporter of government funding for arts, media and culture. But the more I studied the history of Germany in the 30’s, the less enamored I became with state playing a role in these areas. It was a slippery slope then, and it is a slippery slope now.
Why do I suggest we need Alberta Police, Alberta Pension, Alberta tax collection, Alberta immigration and Alberta health care management?
“Fight at the outposts, and the citadel will be secure.”
A North American Cold War With a Rush’n Ottawa During the Cold War, everyone agreed that a nuclear exchange between Russia and the US was not a good outcome. Russia and the US developed tripwires that came between a conflict…
War is a continuation of politics by other means. Clausewitz The threat of war will keep parties talking and coming to a mutually satisfactory landing. War is not the desired outcome, merely a possible outcome. Separation of Alberta from the…
The Alberta Law Society requires all lawyers to take training in North American Indian history and social habits; ostensibly, a lawyer cannot serve a client without this history and background.
Separation is not desired, but it is an option. I don’t want to separate from Ontario and Quebec, but to quote a Quebec separatist leader, “I do want a new relationship.” And let’s be clear, that new relationship will mean…
Jason Kenney and Preston Manning both want to take the possibility of separation from the rest of Canada off the Alberta conversation table.