Author Archives: rdavies

Re. Blue Monday

I would estimate sunshine to be, potentially, one half of a depressed person’s day. Without it, things can look very dark, indeed, in a prairie January.

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After 30,529 false and misleading claims,

whadidya expect? The storming of the Bastille, uh Capitol, was the destined culmination of those myriad lies and The Big Lie (a la the Holocaust) that the election was stolen and that Trump actually won it. As Timothy Snyder (his … Continue reading

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After AIMCo lost 2.1 billion in AB pension funds, Jason Kenney

quietly turned over the AB teachers’ retirement fund to them to mismanage and lose that nest egg, too. Kenney is a stupid, greedy, corrupt, untrustworthy, tubby gangster running amok with AB people’s money. He’s love to get Albertan’s CPPs, too … Continue reading

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“We are the stuff that dreams are made on”

–Shakespeare. Well, of course, we dream a lot at night, whether these dreams are remembered or not. Then there are the daytime dreams, plans, and goals that we set for ourselves as we try to choose and control our futures. … Continue reading

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The past Covid year has truly been a

death-in-life existence for real.

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The Second Amendment

was destined to do America in. Too many people armed and too many evil and looney-tunes types walking around with ample, available armaments. The act was a primitive, destructive anachronism which should have buried after WWII when the country had … Continue reading

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In Canadian long-term-care facilities and hospitals,

there will soon be an epidemic nursing shortage. Who will want to work there, unheard, ignored, and abused for peanuts? Decades of Canadian and provincial governments have totally taken these people for granted and bear the blame for low wages, … Continue reading

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The Main Lessons of 4 Years of Trump

Empiricism matters. Facts matter. Truth matters. (He immediately set up mechanisms to remove climate change action and to debunk the authority of science in government.) Lies and misrepresentations matter. (He racked up over 25,000 according to The Washington Post so … Continue reading

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What’s crazy about this technology?

T.v. ad featuring hands-free driving. Why, you can put on your makeup, blow your nose, or floss your teeth while ‘driving’! And don’t get me started on self-parking cars. There is an insane over-trust and over-confidence about the safety of … Continue reading

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Long Overdue, Joanie

The Kennedy Center Honor in May.

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