Category Archives: Politics

1-800 – Fix the Damn Fridge

“When you care deeply about someone or something, repairs are worth your investment of time, energy, effort, heart, and resources. Whether it is to repair a broken trust or a damaged relationship, take the initiative to make it right and … Continue reading

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When he get his way, he gets… angry?

Over the past year, and to be honest, in my case the feeling has existed for a bit longer, but especially over this past year, the Government of Nova Scotia has led like they dislike, or maybe even despise, every … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Base

Over the past year, this province has experienced a disheartening and enlightening series of exposures to what has proven to be an underworld of sorts in our government and their management of healthcare, the environment, the education system, among many … Continue reading

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Anything We Can Fix, (He Thinks) He Can Fix It Better

I am asked why I support the teachers in the education reform debate. Actually, I was told I was stupid once, and uniformed, and once or twice, just plain old anti-Liberal. I have a good time with that one. I … Continue reading

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The Right Hand Hasn’t Met the Left Hand, But Then On the Other Hand…

Last month, I posted on Facebook, a very intriguing peek into the ineptness of the NS Government. Lenore Zann had gone to Public Accounts to stand in for a colleague and during the session, was the only MLA on hand … Continue reading

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Waiting – Oft Told Stories of the ER (et al)

My friend Cyndi has a problem. She is in severe pain. She hurt her back a few weeks ago. She has a requisition for an MRI or CT scan to ascertain her injury so that with a diagnosis, appropriate treatment … Continue reading

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School of rocks: Another political analogy

Let’s throw a scenario out there. What happens when a government employee – a public servant – is told to do something, they don’t want to do and that they most likely know is wrong? What if that is only … Continue reading

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Naked Truth vs Healthy Skepticism vs Industry Tall Tales

The purpose of this blog site is to encourage deeper consideration on various issues looking at the source and relying on more than one opinion. Getting to the truth and doing right by the world. And I have an opportunity … Continue reading

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If you go out in the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise.

Did you hear recently, that the NS Liberal government is concerned about species at risk? Did you happen to read that bees and other pollinators are among 71 species in Nova Scotia that desperately need protection?

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What’s good for the goose…

I am watching the TV off and on, with my hand over my mouth since yesterday. Shock, horror, sadness, frustration. All of it mixed up in a scene that I saw unfold in the USA. Violence, kicking and punching, and … Continue reading

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