Posts made in July, 2016

Sadly, Terrorism is Here to Stay

Posted on Jul 16, 2016 in Terrorism | Comments Off on Sadly, Terrorism is Here to Stay

Terrorism Comes to Nice, France

Terrorism comes at us relentlessly. To say it will never end sounds pretty pessimistic. Unfortunately, it’s reality.

Terrorism has been part of society for as long as there has been people opposed to the status quo. It will continue for the same reason.

More Terrorist Attacks During the 70s & 80s

Believe it or not, there were more terrorists attacks in the west during the seventies and eighties than since 9/11. They have become more deadly in recent times, but not more frequent.

The biggest difference between the attacks of recent times and back then is, rather than the perpetrators being from various radical groups, they are a common enemy — radical jihadists.

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Pride Needs to Ban Black Lives Matter TO Not the Police

Posted on Jul 5, 2016 in Social Justice | Comments Off on Pride Needs to Ban Black Lives Matter TO Not the Police

If I was holding an event, the event’s guest list would be up to me. If I included a group like Black Lives Matter TO and gave them an honoured position that would be up to me. If the group accepted, they should behave well. If that didn’t happen, the group would not be welcome in the future.

Most reasonable people consider that to be good manners. They would also consider it to be a reasonable response to bad behaviour.

Pride Parade Toronto

This past Sunday was the annual Pride parade in Toronto. I’ve always had mixed feelings about the parade but I am well aware the parade is not just about gays ‘strutting their stuff’ so to speak. It is about celebrating their hard-fought inclusion in society.

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