There was a time when
It was a great moment in Canadian television they tell me. Bah!
Today’s Toronto Globe and Mail had a front page story about a Squamish Nation mother on Vancouver Island, upset with her family and community’s losing struggle with obesity and diabetes has chosen to fight in what is now, sadly, the Canadian way: try to use the Government to fix it. Doris Paul has managed to get three communities on
Here’s some more examples:
· In 1987 I served on the traffic safety committee of the city of
· I now live in a community of 3,500 people just past the
· As more and more city people move into rural subdivisions, you begin to see more and more go-slow zones on highways in the middle of nowhere. Near here, is a two mile stretch of rural highway in Parkland county that has a 80kph speed limit because of nearby nervous parents in a subdivision a quarter of a mile off the highway. (link is to a map)
For pete’s sake, whatever happened to teaching your kids to stay the hell off the road? No, their first reaction is to demand a Government fix. Not only do Government fixes cost taxpayers money, but they tend to impose greater and greater interferences in our lives.
Not that Doris Paul probably cares about the tax thing, I'll bet she doesn't pay taxes anyway.
Doris Paul, you're a wanker.