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Why don't seniors get as much as welfare recipients?

Why don't seniors get as much as welfare recipients?

May I ask why is it that senior citizens who have paid into their pensions their entire lives do not have the same medical benefits at the very least as welfare recipients? These senior citizens are forced to have to choose which they are going to ge
United States has nowhere to go but up

United States has nowhere to go but up

I have spent my entire adult life under the presidential impetus of Barack Hussein Obama.
Obama well liked, but not respected

Obama well liked, but not respected

Part 1 of 2 As Barack Obama departs the White House on Friday after eight years as the American president, the pundits are either dancing on his grave (see Nathan Giede's column below) or weeping tears of nostalgia over the glory days of 2009 and the
Giede 'fights for freedom'

Giede 'fights for freedom'

Last Friday there was a letter printed entitled "Giede should look to Islamic State, China for inspiration." I credit Nathan for his wisdom in his reply and well thought out it was. "Simplicity is the result of profound thought.
AR-15 used for shooting sports

AR-15 used for shooting sports

Your article regarding the AR-15 rifle is not correct. Many citizens own this rifle for the enjoyment of the shooting sports and with it are able to compete and associate with police officers on a social basis.
Equality matters

Equality matters

It was with some interest that I read Mr. Godbout's editorial on identity. Which begs the question, who am I? I was born in the first half of the last century, so that means I've lived longer than a lot of the present population.
Pipeline decision about winning votes

Pipeline decision about winning votes

Pipelines - particularly interprovincial pipelines - are a federal concern and Prime Minister Trudeau has given the green light to Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline.
Living with integrity in a post-truth world

Living with integrity in a post-truth world

Post-truth, Oxford Dictionary's word of the year for 2016, is defined as "relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.
B.C.'s new children's watchdog looks to reset relationship with gov't

B.C.'s new children's watchdog looks to reset relationship with gov't

B.C.'s new representative for children and youth, Bernard Richard, appeared before a legislature committee this week and "reset" was one of the things on his mind.
Political parties a key part of electoral reform question

Political parties a key part of electoral reform question

Over the past several weeks, I have written about different electoral systems and how they work. Last week, I demonstrated that there can be variations on different types of systems that fit a country's specific needs.