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Tuesday, April 1, 2003------------------------Ensign Front Page---------------------------Volume 5, N. 304

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Heavy Metal
Tuesday, April 1, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The monsters of the 70s look like a huge April fool's joke now compared with the vehicles we seen in the parking lot with this one but alas at one time this was the SUV of its day.

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Today In Ensign

* Heavy metal - Timothy W. Shire
* Pre-emptive wars by choice - Mario
* Its a matter of debate - Ron Thornton
* Bush's Vietnam - Mark Weisbrot
Tomorrow in Ensign
* White Knights embedded - Mario
* The Bible & God-for-my-cause - Edwin

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Never ever give up, inside you there is a kid or the spirit of a kid and the minute you give up on the excitement and wonder of childhood that's the moment when your consciousness is about to cloud over and showers of hoplessness will begin.

Ensign Notes

Mario and Edwin opose the war Ron Thornton takes an oposing view to that expressed earlier on this site. Good discussion.

The slippery slope of the neo-uber-alles Bush&Co.: Recursive and pre-emptive wars by choice
Tuesday, April 1, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
History, the actual events of the past are not to be ignored if you want to make sense of the present situation that the world is not finding itself. Mario deSantis' research is included in this story and demonstrates that what you are being told by American government sources is less than truthful and this war is not just.

It's a matter of debate
Tuesday, April 1, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
Time for a different point of view as Ron Thornton takes on the issues raised last Wednesday in the article "It's a matter of fairness" and makes the case for the US invasion of Iraq.

Will Iraq Become Bush's Vietnam?
Tuesday, April 1, 2003
by: Mark Weisbrot
The war in Irag is winnable of the United States is willing to kill enough people as in Vietnam the civilian and resistence losses even if very high will produce victory.

The Greenwater Report
Monday, March 31, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
A reunion for the folks in the Nobleville communitym a trip to Saskatoon and Gerald makes his pitch in supporting the invasion of Iraq by the United States.

It all depends on how you look at it!
Monday, March 31, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Time to think about a need for us all to lighten up a little. We can moan and groan or we can enjoy the moment, its all how you look at it.

Fun in small towns
Monday, March 31, 2003
by: Kevin McIntyre
After visiting Tisdale last week Kevin tells us about his visit to Melfort and this week we also will be hearing about a visit to Nipawin. But today Kevin tells us about parallel parking.

The bullish mentality of President Bush&Co.:The neo-uber-alles Project for the New American Century
Monday, March 31, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The difficult the people of this planet are faced with is the complex problem of what is motivating the United States of American to pursue a policy of world domination. Here is a possible explanation and it isn't pretty. This is not an unsubstantiated accusation, check the references in this story.

Minister Collenette visits Stupid Investments R Us
Monday, March 31, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
The federal government through policy and misadventure created the problem and now the airline it gave away has gone broke and something has to be done. Walter Robinson warns the government not sink Canadian tax dollars into a blunder that together the government and airline created.

Say Goodnight Sleeping Beauty
Sunday, March 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet presented Sleeping Beauty for the last time Saturday night in Saskatoon. Evelyn Hart gave a performance that left the audience stunted and amazed as her precision and grace seemed totally effortlessly as she moved from movement to freeze frame.

A stiff spring
Saturday, March 29, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A week long chill lets the thawing continue each day and stiffens up each night but the progress is being made as the crows return to the summer haunts and the geese stand around on the ice, pretty disgusted but patient.

Neo-con President Bush Jr.: lack of thinking and godly craziness for taking human lives
Saturday, March 29, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
High tech video game war has stumbled to a slowing grin after two weeks as United States forces bomb the Iraqi capital and wait to attack. But the world is almost unanomous in condemning the American aggressor as it is abundantly clear that he people in the country fear the American liberators more than their dictator. This story is accompanied by a comprehensive set of references archived on this site to explain the position taken in the story.

Royal Winnipeg brings the Beauty to Saskatchewan
Friday, March 28, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Reports last night from Regina describe a sell out crowd at the Centre of the Arts as the audience was treated to Sleeping Beauty.

Visit To Tisdale
Friday, March 28, 2003
by: Kevin McIntyre
Kevin McIntyre came over from Carrot River this week to do some shopping and found that he was unable to leave his van as the downtown sidewalks are simply unaccessible to his wheel chair.

The Missing Link
Friday, March 28, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Several home business merchants got together to put on a trade show in a store fron in Tisdale for Friday only. We checked them out and have links to these folks.

Trade and moralty
Friday, March 28, 2003
by: Edwin Wallace
With demonstrations planned across the country to show support for America Edwin wonders about the way Canadian business is willing to sacrifice their principles for economic benefitis from the United States.

Parkland Photography Club report for March 2003
Thursday, March 27, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
This very active culture club is working on a number of excellent projects and at the same time continue to work on their craft with this month's remarkable night sky pictures.

$59 Million
Thursday, March 27, 2003
by: Mike Reilly
We are always told never to spend good money after bad and Mike certainly makes this old axiom come to life as we have seen the allocation of more millions to go to a programme that is failing and continues to be financial black hole.

Its a matter of being fair
Wednesday, March 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Brevity is not one of the editor's talents. Today's 3,500 word essay deals with the way this site has been dealing with the Iraq war issue and some of the core concerns that need to be recognised for us to have some perspective and awareness about what we think and why we think that way.

Long gun registry update
Wednesday, March 26, 2003
by: Rebecca Gingrich
Ontario Oxford Member of Parliament did his duty and voted with the government last night to approve more money to the billion dollar long gun registry bungle.

War in Iraq
Wednesday, March 26, 2003
by: Mark Alan Whittle
Equating the liberation of Holland by his father and his fellow Canadians Mr. Whittle expresses his regret that Canada is not assisting Americans in their invasion of Iraq.

More effective expenditure of $172 million
Wednesday, March 26, 2003
by: Joe Hueglin
With the federal government pouring almost half a million tax dollars into the long gun registery programme which has no prospect whatever of affording any improvement in public safety. Perhaps this money could be much better spent .

Make your call to the Canadian Foreign Affairs Department - Iraq Desk
Wednesday, March 26, 2003
by: Edwin Wallace
Its good to know that we in a democracy can make our opinions matter and here is your chance to have your say and let the folks in Ottawa know your colour.

Bush&Co. versus Common People
Wednesday, March 26, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
In this shocking article Mario deSantis explains how his own opinions have been shaped by elements of this time and the conditions that impinge on our private lives.


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Our back yard has a ceiling of cables, today SaskTel technicians were cleaning up some broken connections.

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