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Trudeau has mostly the right idea on Freedom

Justin Trudeau’s Canadian style liberty goes in the right direction, but its success is not a matter of balance With a federal election to be held by October, a potentially damaging Senate scandal trial to begin in April, and the Canadian

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Posted in Canada, Human Rights, Politics, Terrorism

A Canadian rant and accolade to Charlie Hebdo

Currently fine-tuning a new post, but thought it would be worthwhile to share a couple of pieces of commentary on the Charlie Hebdo attack from a Canadian perspective.  I haven’t had that many viewers of this blog so far since I launched

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Posted in Canada, Terrorism

When the silent speak – Je suis Charlie Chaplin

There is not much more that I can say directly to the horrifying January 7th incident at the Paris office of the Charlie Hebdo publication that took 12 lives that likely hasn’t already been said or written elsewhere.  It has

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Posted in Humor, Politics, Terrorism

#NaBloPoMo Day V (for Vendetta): The structure of a paradox

Have never dug into the origins of the rising use of the Guy Fawkes masks as a symbol of the modern anti-establishment movement, but they are likely to have been inspired by Alan Moore and David Lloyd’s brilliant graphic novel

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Posted in 4D Framework themes, Politics, Terrorism

CBC’s meaning of citizenship question vital in the wake of Ottawa attack

CBC and its Massey Lecture series asked what citizenship meant to its audience this past week.  After the events in Ottawa and St-Jean-sur-Richelieu on Monday and Wednesday, it means we all need to stay together against these threats working to

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Posted in Canada, Politics, Terrorism