Mark Groen
Bowen Island, B.C., Canada

Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Trudeau 2.0

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Wow, a new era for Canada?

Trudeau tells his ministers they will introduce the middle-class tax cut that was the showpiece of his platform, spend on infrastructure, admit 25,000 Syrian refugees “in the coming months,” restore temporary health benefits for refugees, create parliamentary oversight of national security agencies, toughen illegal gun controls, tackle climate change, legalize pot, set up an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women, and develop a legislative response to the Supreme Court ruling on assisted suicide.

Open and Connected

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

So the Facebook IPO didn’t go so well…mabe beause investors reognize it is a media company and nothing like the Zuckerberg quote “our mission is to make the world more open and connected” – hello? Facebook is a closed system, the internet disappears one you are on it and you can’t get on unless you sign up.

Stephen King

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Message to the one percenters.