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Point of inquiry

Martin Luther King said: “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” At times of challenge and controversy, our current crop … Continue reading

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Politically correct McCarthyism

No one can seriously deny that our society is racist. I’m sure we all encounter it quite frequently. Twenty years ago, most people would have described much of it as banter. Not hateful. In bad taste, certainly, but nothing to be taken … Continue reading

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Did We Shoot Them All Down?

In honour of MLK Day tomorrow (the 17th), here’s a song my talented daughter, Lisa, composed when she was just 15: He advocated a simple lifeAnd wore khadi day and nightGod is not on one man’s sideAn eye for an … Continue reading

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Did we shoot them all down?

When Vietnam burned he saw redClashed with Nixon from his bedHe said “imagine there’s no country”Urged the world to give peace a chance To mark the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s murder: Did we shoot them all down? He advocated a simple … Continue reading

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