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.
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.
If Canadians forgive the many sins of Trudeau the Second, then we deserve the government that they choose.
The Federal Government did not send lawyers to defend the Trans Mountain Pipeline at a recent Federal Court hearing. I suppose there are number of possible explanations.
If you hear an American politician talking, whatever the subject, whatever is being said, the sub-text is race and racism.