Politics & Philosophy

CBC Corrects Big Error – But Still Some Problems

Back on October 23rd, I reported on a horribly misleading headline I discovered on the CBC website that claimed a tweet that was critical of Islam was “racist.” The article appeared during the Canadian federal election campaign, during a time when some reporters and media including Warren Kinsella were on a campaign to label Maxime …

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Greece Is About To Lose Some Liberty

See Update Below… The world has Ancient Greece to thank for their philosophers and ideas that they could question anything, investigate, think, express new ideas, and even realize that old beliefs about the world might be wrong. I am sure that if some of those ancient Greek philosophers were alive today, they would be mortified …

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Nea Ionia Garbage Piling Up – Striking Workers In Greece

In Greece, trash and recycling is handled a little differently than in most parts of North America. Instead of a curb-side pick up where residents take their trash, recycling and compostable materials to the curb once or twice a week and drop it off in front of their house, Greeks take theirs to close-by neighbourhood …

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“Protestantism Is A Wart On The Ass Of The World”

“Protestantism Is A Wart On The Ass Of The World” Have I made a “racist” statement? How about this: “Roman Catholicism Is A Wart On The Ass Of The World.” Racist? I’m pretty sure I’d know the answer of any thinking person. Indeed, if I held such views and expressed them, some might be offended. …

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On Dual Citizenship and Prime Ministers

First, I want to make it quite clear that I am not an Andrew Scheer supporter by any means. In fact, he stands for policies that I find absolutely against inherent rights including freedom of association. His refusal to consider dismantling “supply chain management” of milk marketing boards is just one area that I find …

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Fake News From “Main Stream” Media On Amazon Fires

The Progressive mainstream media is at it again, with huge exaggerations and utterly fake news. When it comes to environmental issues, or subjects like climate change, the mainstream media members, who seem to be mostly from a politically “progressive” point of view, are regularly guilty of fake reporting, or exaggeration. Many of them are just …

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Beans, Toothpaste, Ladies Shoes, & A Circular Economy

The other night at about 1:30am, we decided after a long, hot day, to go for a walk to a kiosk to buy some wine. However, when we arrived at the kiosk, we discovered that the liquor store next door was also still open! And this liquor store has an amazing aged Tsipouro – (one …

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