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In this room  of the AlcyHome you will find a potpourri of subjects that would not fit in any other space of AlcyHome but which we feel we should comment. Not just for the fun of it but because we deem them deserving exposure.
DateArticle
July 12, 2024Justice for profit
June 28, 2024THROUGH PIER 21 – How Tom Came Home
June 14, 2024Random Thoughts on the Majority / Minority Syndrome
May 31, 2024Pollster Pestilence
May 17, 2024
Of War – WHY?  FOR WHAT?
May 3, 2024The Quislings of Alberta
April 19, 2024Lawyer Oligarchy Growing in the Wild West
April 5, 2024“Voter bussing” is Democratia bashing
March 22, 2024To Reconcile Mutual Exclusivity
March 8, 2024The DisOrder of Canada fiasco, etc
February 23, 2024Governance Unruly
February 9, 2023Let’s Try Democratia – Just For a Term ...
January 26, 2024On Democratia – One can’t lose what one ain’t got
January 12, 2024Scarecrows in the Garden Political
December 29, 2023The Human Right to Answers – Let’s make it a “Previously” Unthinkable
December 15, 2023God and Dog are mutually anagrammatic
December 1, 2023Freedom Of Information and Privacy Protection Act,  a.k.a. FOIPPA
November 17, 2023To do what those we honour on Nov 11 expect from us ...
November 3, 2023Sentencing 25,300 Innocents to Labour For Life
October 20, 2023Politicians Playing Stupid to Hide Complicity
October 6, 2023“University” is banal – Make it the “New Agora”
September 22, 2023Baring the Library Shelves
September 8, 2023The Struggle for Democracy
August 25, 2023There’s a hole in the bucket, dear Liza
August 11, 2023To Exorcise BC Government Racism
July 28, 2023Where in Ukraine is the UN?
July 14, 2023The Human Right to Housing
June 30, 2023Trudeau drains the pond to save the fish from drowning
June 16, 2023The Liberals have Gone Fishing
June 2, 2023The Governor General has no clothes
May 19, 2023Demokratia at the Channels Shores
May 5, 2023Ci vis pacem, Para bellum
April 21, 2023Our Children, Tomorrow’s “Us”
April 7, 2023Vote me Canada’s Last Dictator
March 24, 2023Minority Rights
March 10, 2023The Freedom Convoy
February 24, 2023Reconciling Robots with Unemployment
February 10, 2023Word-stoning Ellen Mary Elizabeth Turpel-Lafond
January 27, 2023Freedom to Collude
January 13, 2023We owe “them” our mistrust, for “they” have earned it
December 30, 2022Ruminations on the Eve of 2023
December 16, 2022A Tale of Two Many Pillars
December 2, 2022
UN battling Hot Air in balmy Sharm el Sheikh
November 18, 2022Don’t Stand For Peace, Fight Against War
November 4, 2022Trust is earned says Rishi Sunak PM – UK
October 21, 2022Doctors v. Judges
October 7, 2022Whose Opinion is this is, anyway?
September 23, 2022Canada, Then & Now
September 9, 2022Where have the workers gone?
August 26, 2022
Of  Elitism, Populism and Aristocracy
August 12, 2022Condoms Go to the Court Supreme
July 29, 2022Conventional Lies are a Devil we can no longer shun
July 1, 2022UnitedNations, Diefenbaker, Trudeau and others, perhaps  
June 17, 2022The “Right to Protest” is an instrument of oppression
June 3, 2022Leisure v. Waste and the Work Ethic
May 20, 2022Depicting and despising “Land Acknowledgements”
May 6, 2022The sounds of war are deafening
April 22, 2022Ready! Assemble! Hire Consultants! Decide!
April 8, 2022Sanity or Truth? Which Goes First?
February 25, 2022Humans make Gods in their own image
February 11, 2022“They” thrive Now, to make us happy in the Distant Future ...
January 14, 2022Calling on the Trust to face the mud in Booth Canal
December 31, 2021Of Trust and Distrust
December 17, 2021Making ready to Make Holidays Merry
November 19, 2021Asserting our Right to Debate the Islands Public Affairs
November 5, 2021Saluting who went, lamenting who didn’t return
October 22, 2021Scattered snapshots on Law & Order from my mind’s scrapbook
October 8, 2021To Be Free and Avant Garde
October 3, 2021Post Mortem to Election
September 24, 2021The $610M election that was not
September 10, 2021Freedom to hear the other side of the politicians’ stories
August 27, 2021Gambling Pubic money for Personal gain
August 13, 2021Chastity MouthBelts
July 30, 2021Democratics of the Pandemic
July 16, 2021The Tower of Babel – a Sad re-Run
June 18, 2021Canadian Rhapsody
May 21, 2021The overly Charitable Trudeaus
May 4, 2021
Erin O’Toole would make Freedom Compulsory
April 23, 2021Is Canada demonizing itself?
April 9, 2021Darryl Plecas would call for Covid Masks With Barf-Bags
March 26, 2021To Re-make ICBC as We would like it to Be
March 12, 2021The Rule of Law(yers)
December 4, 2020Sonia Furstenau’s Green Leaves
November 20, 2020PickPocketing $65,000,000, to buy “$650,000 Job Security and political arrogance"
November 6, 2020Disney’s calling a mouse “Mickey” did not make the world safe for Mice
October 23, 2020Politicians Pablumfeeding the Populace
October 9, 2020A Majority Government for Certain and Better
September 25, 2020For the “Know” to reach all whom it may concern
September 11, 2020"Political Ethics", An Oxymoron
August 28, 2020The Human Right to Curiosity
August 14, 2020Fixing “FixConceptions”
July 20, 2020Hired Ears – the new PRopaganda Mercenaries
June 19, 2020Whodunnit?
June 5, 2020Malthus was right! – What now?
May 21, 2020Why settle for a “Less Bad” while a “Good” can be had?
May 8, 2020China Then and Now  – Where Were We?
March 24, 2020Why I don’t write about the Pandemic?
March 13, 2020Myths we shouldn’t have to suffer  – “independence” fosters Injustice
February 28, 2020ReHorganizing the ICBC
February 14, 2020Eby ebbed spitting on the burning ICBC dumpster and now Horgan holds the hose flooding the flames
January 3, 2020Why do pencils have erasers?
December 20, 2019Mind the past but pursue the future
December 6, 2019The Right of Association and Freedom of Assembly
November 22, 2019Dear AG Eby, Re: The ICBC
November 22, 2019Political Parties are Squatters in our Parliament
November 8, 2019"ICBC Dumpter Inferno" defies AG Eby's firefighting
November 8, 2019Bursting Bubbles in the last Election Slipstream
October 25, 2019As the Parties parade thier wares on the Election runway
October 11, 2019Happy Birthday to Marketplace at 13
September 27, 2019AG Eby fire-fighting the ICBC “flaming Dumpster”
September 13, 2019Barry Mather – Building the unfinished Archway to Democracy
August 30, 2019Fair Aid v. Legal Aid
August 9, 2019Pre-election feuds, Gordon Campbell and Ujjal Dosanjh
July 26, 2019Is Plecas unstoppable in our Democracy?
July 12, 2019Plecas stands accused and must answer to the public
June 28, 2019To Apologize or to Not Apologize?
June 28, 2019Piping Alberta Oil Sludge – random thoughts
June 14, 2019The latest match: McCallum v. McLachlin
May 31, 2019Mme McLachlin had an option: She could Google the Wood Splitter
May 17, 2019Nanaimo Capers and the High Cost of Being Thrifty
April 19, 2019Jody Wilson Raybould MP v. Justin Trudeau PM
March 8, 2019Ode to the Grapevine
February 22, 2019In the field of honour
February 8, 2019Mass media in a democracy
February 8, 2019Nanaimo Bars
January 25, 2019Lenience and Zero Tolerance, each in its place
January 25, 2019Compromise often bypass mediocrity to reach demise
January 11, 2019ItChy BitCy – some curse her, but I love the Lady
December 28, 2018It ain’t a first, it is a deja vu ...
December 28, 2018Pondering the Year-change
December 14, 2018In the lineup for the Referendum result
December 14, 2018To Protect and Preserve v. to Malign and Destroy
November 30, 2018Late to vote, but not to learn
November 30, 2018Kerfuffle in the House by the Harbour
November 16, 2018Voting on Voting
November 16, 2018For a Warless World
November 2, 2018Free Trade is Expensive
November 2, 2018As the election dust settles
October 19, 2018Pray for your goal but also apply your hands to the task
October 19, 2018(Electioneering)  - Significant Electoral Frivolities
October 5, 2018If Elections could change things they would have been abolished
September 21, 2018NAFTA or Bust?
September 7, 2018Referenda with “agenda”
August 24, 2018Riccardo Morandi – Civil Engineer
August 10, 2018Judges Judge themselves – Impartially
July 27, 2018Cranes soar over the concrete forest
July 13, 2018Politicians Trample David Trapp
June 15, 2018Elizabeth May’s Jail Escapade
June 1, 2018ALR & ALC On the Carving Board
May 4, 2018Farewell to Hell
April 6, 2018Hurrah! “They” Grant “Us” the Human Right to Shelter...
March 23, 2018The 157 Votes Quasi Mayor of Saltspring Island
March 9, 2018Dave, ICBC and WC Pay-as-you-go-locks
March 1, 2018Fiddling while the ICBC is burning
February 25, 2018Dave Will Never Desert Us
December 23, 2017Under the Mistletoe
July 5, 2016Through Pier 21 – How Tom came Home
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