The lessons of Mary Reynolds and the Detroit Lions and what they mean for us all

This past couple of weeks has been pretty busy for me, so writing for the blog has been temporarily relegated to the back seat.  While I’ve managed to keep to my goal of one new article per day most of

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Christine St. Pierre: Quebec’s Very Own Minister of Propaganda

Quebec’s self-proclaimed Minister of Propaganda says “unlicensed” journalists should be “controlled”… It’s the kind of thing you would expect in Nazi Germany or in a bad parody of the timeless George Orwell classic 1984, NOT what you would expect to

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Corrupt and Autocratic Politicians are the same the world over

Sadly, the human condition is one that always seems intent on oppressing our fellow human. Once we get our filthy little paws on even the slightest glimmer of power, it goes straight to our heads and we just can’t seem

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Alan deJersey, Denis Royer, and David Godfrey voted to spend $50,000 in direct conflict of interest

Alan de Jersey, Denis Royer, and David Godfrey voted to spend $50,000 in what appears to be a rather large conflict of interest in the handling of Union Bay Improvement District (UBID) funds. It appears evident to me (as well

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Small-Town Corruption and Conflict of Interest or just business as usual in Union Bay?

I’ve been digging around some more into the Union Bay thing…  you know… where the Union Bay Improvement District (UBID) tried suing local blogger Mary Reynolds for defamation for daring to question UBID board members about their apparent conflicts of

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Union Bay Improvement District Administrator and last trustee from alleged corruption scandal quit

With so many things to write about every day and so many cases of political corruption and police brutality going on around the nation, it’s not a surprise that I haven’t managed to get back to the Union Bay Improvement

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Freedom of Speech means the freedom to criticize government without fear of being sued

Freedom of Speech means the freedom to criticize government, ALL levels of government, without fear of being sued into oblivion.  Governments, of course, can’t stand most criticism, and the small government of the Union Bay Improvement District (UBID) is no

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