Month: September 2004

An Interesting Contrast In Semantics

Via Colby Cosh, I found this story from Fox News about a poll of “Indians” regarding whether the term Redskins as in “Washington Redskins” was offensive. Some interesting results. Overall, 90% said no. But 22% of those with “College” or “Some College” said it was offensive. I wonder what they are teaching in colleges these …

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Goverments Participate In Free Enterprise Competitiveness

So, I’m looking at my calender here. It’s the year 2004. And I came across this interesting article, written in the year 2000. According to this article in The Medical Post: “Towns are finding new ways to attract and keep doctors. Here’s a look at the kinds of things municipal leaders are offering across the …

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I’ve Got It! Robots Don’t Need Health Care!!

As reported in the Toronto Star: “A U.S. company that charges up to $200 for medical tests covered by medicare should understand “they’re not welcome here,” Ontario Health Minister George Smitherman said today.” Well, seeing as you’re responsible for a budget of hundreds of millions, I assume you took some economics classes. So you must …

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Now We Know Why Teachers Always Want More Money!

“More than 25 percent of public school teachers in Washington and Baltimore send their children to private schools, a new study reports. Nationwide, public school teachers are almost twice as likely as other parents to choose private schools for their own children, the study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute found. More than 1 in …

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The Bellyaching And Whining Is Stopping….

… and politicians aren’t showing up to watch what’s going on… More from Randy Hillier: “The rural revolution continues to expand and gain prominence. Rural associations that have adopted a common slogan and approach now stretch from the Quebec border to the Bruce peninsula. A corridor of resolve and determination will soon be paved and …

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Raising The Back Off Government Banner

Yes, in the tradition of the Red Ensign bloggers, as well as the Canadian bloggers (whatever happened to that group anyhow?) it’s time to fly the “Back Off Government” standard. View the standard.. and then read on: At this point in time, there are two blogs displaying the “Back Off Government” motto. Which is fine …

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