Category Archives: Class and Decency

Parents & teachers: teach maturity through respect

Will 2015 be the year parents and teachers teach our youth maturity through respect? Respect for self. Respect for parentS—mother and father. Respect for peers—a girl is not a dude or a guy. Respect for adults—gee, maybe using Ms., Mrs., Madam, … Continue reading

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Free Speech: Why it’s Important

Do you prefer free speech, or intolerance and censorship?  That is the question. Mr. Michael Coren gives us a dose of reality about Duck Dynasty reality-TV star Phil Robertson‘s comments about the gay lifestyle. We appreciate your comments. Click here. … Continue reading

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Mayor Rob Ford Feeding Frenzy: Objective Reporting Anyone?

Is it possible for some news media organizations to dispense with the over-the-top drama, the whining voice, the condescending remarks, the speculation and innuendo when reporting the news? What every happened to the dichotomy between objective news reporting and editorializing? … Continue reading

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Respect Goes Along Way

The falling crime rates in Canada need some perspective.  Sun Media recently provided this here.  The following quotes are particularly revealing. “While most categories of violent crime were down, terrorism-related offences, violent firearms charges and sexual violations of children were … Continue reading

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Summer…Ah…Argh!

Ah, summer Velvet, white sand under foot; fresh breezes blow across your favourite book Ah, summer Turquoise waters lap at the shore; and soon your footprints are no more Ah, summer… Wait a minute…what did I just step on.  Argh! … Continue reading

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