Category Archives: Politics

Divide and Conquer: What reactions to mass surveillance tell us about the two-party system.

Divide and Conquer “Divide and Conquer” is a time-honored tradition among oppressive governments and systems since time immemorial.  It has been employed countless times to remedy an equally age-old conundrum: how does the ruling class impose its will on the … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook, Mass Shootings, and Gun Culture in the U.S.A.: Why (as a gun owner) I am for sensible gun legislation.

The tragedy mass shooting at Sandy Hook was not caused by one thing.  As soon as the shooting happened everyone (including myself) got on their soap box and focused on one aspect of the tragedy.  Everyone pointed to their favorite culprit and suggest … Continue reading

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A reminder for those of you still contemplating whether or not to join a #J11 rally tomorrow…

I’ll be attending the Los Angeles rally outside the Canadian consulate again and I invite anyone in the are to join me. The address is 550 South Hope St. and we will be going from noon to 3:00 pm. Now, … Continue reading

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Would Jesus Colonize You?: Why all Christians, including PM Harper, should oppose Harper’s agenda towards First Nations. (Pt3)

The Gospel is inherently anti-colonial yet many Christians throughout the centuries have been complicit in it. Colonialism is still alive and well today, even if we hide it better.  It is also still against the Gospel and the Way of … Continue reading

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Would Jesus Colonize you: If so, then what gives with Christianity’s role in Colonialism? (Part 2)

If the Gospel is anti-colonial, why have Christians been so complicit in colonialism? I have argued that the Gospel is inherently anti-colonial. Combine that with the non-violence Jesus taught, practiced and expect us to follow (which thoroughly undercuts the main … Continue reading

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Would Jesus Colonize You?: The Anti Colonial Gospel (Pt1)

Would Jesus colonize you? Would Jesus colonize you? Would Jesus force you to convert to another culture, speak another language, adopt different values and change everything about who you are in order to follow Him? Judging the past actions of … Continue reading

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Another U.S.A. is possible…

The U.S.A. has completely lost its way as a nation.  Rhetoric and money control our social conscious and our domestic and foreign policy.  This has led us into a place where we are a very pathetic example of a democratic … Continue reading

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Columbus and Contemporary Christianity

Today is the Columbus day, which is a day we celebrate Christopher Columbus for “discovering” the “New World.”  This holiday has been heavily criticized, especially by Native Americans in the U.S.A. It is seen as celebrating the “discovery” of a … Continue reading

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Why is it okay to be racist against Native Americans?

While the United States has come a long way in addressing racial issues in the last several decades it still has a long way to go.  One of the most important areas of change needs to happen in regards to … Continue reading

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Why I am no longer a Republican…

Since I’ve been registered to vote I have been a registered Republican but I am going to be changing that, hopefully in time to vote Democratic in the next election. I am not a worshiper of Obama any more than … Continue reading

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