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A Liberal politician went on twitter recently pointing out that employers in the forestry industry were not paying certain workers equal money for equal work. The politician argued that there was discrimination at logging sites where workers raised in fishing communities were only paid 74 percent of what local forestry workers in the interior of British Columbia made. Continue Reading »

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SYRIA’S FUTURE

Syria’s Future.

By Paul Merkley.

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The Latest from the Syrian Front.

Just a few days ago, the United Nations appealed for an immediate cease-fire in Syria. This occurs as the people of Syria face a humanitarian crisis on the scale of that which now besets Yemen. In both places, the rattle of death is pervasive.  No-one anywhere in the land his head, for fear of having it shot off. Continue Reading »

Last night President Trump touted economic news that should warm the hearts of most Americans. Those of us who have experienced bouts of unemployment know how much of a gut-wrenching episode that can be. But there were many unhappy about the news of a robust economy. Continue Reading »

THE NEW PURITANISM AND ITS VICTIMS.

By Paul Merkley.

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The crude hedonism that overtook our popular culture in the 1960s is now turning-back upon itself and issuing in a new Puritanism, promoted by a new generation of accusers and punishers.  Continue Reading »

Democratic historian Arthur Schlesinger dismissed President Ronald Reagan’s belief that the Soviet Union was nearing economic collapse. On his trip to Moscow in the early 1980s, Schlesinger claimed to have “found more goods in the shops, more food in the markets, more cars on the street – more of almost everything, except, for some reason, caviar.” Continue Reading »

ANDREW SCHEER’S VISION

By Paul Merkley.

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We are rapidly moving away from the notion that political parties in a democracy listen to the opinion of the people and serve as vehicles of their will. The thinking now is that political parties serve as enforcers of correct thinking. Continue Reading »

CONSEQUENCES

CONSEQUENCES:

An Unanswerable Defense of the Study of History

By Paul Merkley.

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Christianity is essentially a historical religion.  It bases its claims on the historical facts it asserts.  If these are demolished, it is nothing.  A Christian with faith has nothing to fear from facts [Paul Johnson, History of Christianity, ix-x.]   Continue Reading »