Category Archives: Government Behaviour

Tax Hike Habit

Government can break the tax hike habit by stopping: Bureaucratic bloat Corporate welfare Duplication within government and between governments Encroachment; trying to be all things to all people Entitlement Make work projects Propagating victimhood Social engineering Trying to control science … Continue reading

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Climate truth

The late Dr. Reid Bryson, father of modern climatology said, “the mean surface temperature of the earth during the Cretaceous period was FOUR DEGREES HIGHER THAN IT IS NOW. He confirmed that even TODAY (that’s TODAY), the ice in Greenland … Continue reading

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No replacement needed for LHINs et al

Nothing needs to replace LHINs, CCAC, Hospital Navigator or whatever other iteration exists of this wasteful layer of government bureaucracy. A family physician, gerontologist or an assessment centre (e.g., Centre for Healthy Aging, St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton, ON) are quite … Continue reading

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Propagandist newstainment media

Did you notice the subtle and not so subtle nattering about climate change, climate change and more climate change over the holidays.  Given the newstainment media’s on cue desperate voices and the holodeck-like green screen (shiny bauble extraordinaire), you know … Continue reading

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Wisdom of citizens

“… our nation is on the horns of a dilemma: exorbitant and unsustainable government spending is met by never-ending demands that the state do even more to meet the needs of its citizens.” – Werner Broschinski https://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/opinion/letters/between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place   “Organisation for … Continue reading

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“Community living’s” quality assurance?

How do “community living” (a euphemism for organizations that care for people with developmental disabilities) agencies assure quality of life when professionalism is eroded due to an over reliance on part-time staff? How do “community living” agencies assure quality of life … Continue reading

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Loonie logic, huard logique

It’s okay for all types of fuel tankers, including crude-oil, to ply the waters off the southern coast of British Columbia, Canada. It’s okay for liquified-natural-gas tankers to ply the northern coast of British Columbia. It’s okay to build a … Continue reading

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Municipal election primer: Will city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix current roads? Part 9

Happy voting day! Before you drive to a polling station in Brantford, Ontario we suggest you eat an hour or more before you venture out.  Driving Brantford roads can induce motion sickness.   We appreciate your comments. Click here. Trumping … Continue reading

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Municipal election primer: Will city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix current roads? Part 8

When you go to the polling station tomorrow you may find a skill-testing question on the ballot to ensure you, as a voter, are of sound mind and issues aware.  It’s rumoured the question on Brantford, Ontario ballots will ask:  … Continue reading

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Municipal election primer: Will city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix current roads? Part 7

Yes, some resurfacing of Wayne Gretzky Parkway in Brantford, Ontario was done last summer.  Was up to par asphalt used to ensure a long-lasting job? Unfortunately, sections were missed:   We appreciate your comments. Click here. Trumping Trudeau: How Donald … Continue reading

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