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“I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.” ~~ John G. Diefenbaker

DAY SEVEN the week of January 27th to February 2nd

Another week has gone by, and a number of political stories have impacted all of us in ways we often times do not realize..  Here are just a few of the stories that have impacted us. 

#10  ROTHENBERGER: Elected leaders sometimes they pass the test sometimes they fail. Sometimes, too, vision is as much about saying no to something as saying yes

#9  FELDSTED: We could easily calculate a flat tax rate, that would produce tax revenue equal to those currently produced

#8  FELDSTED: Tossing the core principles religious teachings, such as the commandments and deadly sins, in the trash bin was unwise

#7 FELDSTED: Whenever someone claims that one size fits all, advice from government included, you will probably be disappointed. So, adopt the Canada food guide at your peril

#6  FORSETH: Former or current BC Liberal MLA’s who've sought nomination for a federal party.  The “List Of” former or current BC Liberal MLA’s who have sought nomination for a federal party

#5  FORSETH:  And while you may not experience mental illness first-hand, it is likely that you know someone who has or will have a mental illness                                     

#4  ALBAS: One of the concerns is that a new law in China requires any domestic firm (which could include Huawei) to assist the Chinese government when requested to do so

#3  PETERSON: The government clearly wants to jam Bill C69 through the Senate before June and everything is put on hold before the October federal election

#2  FORSETH: It’s time to have some fun with a little Friday Sing-Along special just for those of us in British Columbia

And the post which read by the most people this week?? …

#1  FORSETH: Soon, with that kind of airplay, those foreign funded, full-rime protesters, will be crying out for peace!

Thanks again to Dan Albas, John Feldsted, Frank Leonard, Rick Peterson for your insights … and all of you who occasionally provide occasional opinion pieces.  Your viewpoints are what makes this blog-site informative, and helps generate discussion.

And for those of you who are ready this, hopefully on a regular basis:

  1. please be encouraged to submit and ideas you may have for a piece we can run

  2. please share posts with friends and family you believe may be interested
  3. I’m at the end of research time with regards to #6 on this week’s list.  I am hoping to write an op / ed piece on this early in the week.  If you have any additional name to pass on, please send then to me as soon as possible to
  4. Last but not least, if you haven’t already, please follow me on Twitter at @AlanForseth

Enjoy the rest of your day … and have a great week ahead


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