Politics

Guns, Guns, Guns

“Guns may be the only legal thing you can purchase whose sole intended purpose is to kill.” Nobody likes to be told what to do or not do. That’s human nature. But sometimes rules are necessary for the safety of ourselves ...


Chick-A-Dee In The Chimney

Chick-A-Dee In The Chimney ”The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” – Sun Tzu Over the past few years, the red squirrel in my backyard and I have enjoyed a very fragile but peaceful coexistenc...


Changing Canada’s National Anthem

“You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.” – Pearl S. Buck I don’t understand why so many people are afraid to make changes. Unless the change is simply for the...



A Win-Win Solution For Ontario Hydro

– jim young Fire Wynne too and it becomes a win-win-win solution.  


Justin – We’re Watching Now

– jim young “The Liberal Party is committed to legalizing and regulating marijuana; controlling it in a way that is going to protect our kids and remove criminal elements from it.  And we’re going to get started on t...


Would You Rather Live In Cuba Or The United States?

– jim young “Humanity’s a nice place to visit but you wouldn’t want to live there.” – Terry Pratchett Just the very idea of living under a dictatorship or communist rule is so terrifying to most Americans that t...



It’s Time To Accept Politicians As Imperfect Humans

– jim young “Hypothetically speaking…” I asked our Human Resources Manager at my day job, while emphasizing the “hypothetically” part. “Hypothetically speaking, if I were to publicly admit to smoking crack coc...


On The Cover Of The Rolling Stone

– jim young “(It’s) the thrill that’ll getcha when you get your picture on the cover of the Rollin’ Stone.” – Shel Silverstein I wonder if it’s really such a thrill to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Either way I doubt h...


Who’s Calling The Kettle Black?

– jim young Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is being criticised for charging money to speak at charity functions because as NDP MP Charlie Angus suggested, he’s never heard of anyone charging for these services. Well – ...



Have You Chased A Ford Lately?

Just the facts ma’am, just the facts. – Jack Webb (Dragnet) – jim young I don’t much care for Mayor Rob Ford. In my opinion he’s a loud mouthed sleaze ball that should have been booted from power when a judge rule...