The Poor Right Winger

Originally published on Straw Dogs in the summer of 2012... What do working poor right wingers hope to get out of slavishly supporting the ultra wealthy? The move is well under way here in Ontario to dismantle unionized skilled labour.Teachers have had bargaining rights stripped and contracts made irrelevant by a…

But we’re all much happier now…

[caption id="attachment_2698" align="alignright" width="388"] The stats back up that officer's anecdotal experience.[/caption] I've had a number of conversations in the past few weeks that shed some light on a difficult subject. This all began at my men's yoga class.  One of the other guys there is a detective from the…

5 Things To Do As You Die

1.  Enjoy the silence.  You don't realize what a noisy contraption you've spent your life in.  Blood pressure, thumping heart, straining muscles, bones and meat.  When it all finally stops listen to the world, even if it's just for a moment, without the factory noises you've been experiencing your whole…