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Thursday, April 10, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 5, N. 313

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Friends: Respect and trust
Thursday, April 10, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Today Lindy Thorsen on CBC and Public Radio in North Dakota are doing a phone in on US Canada relations. With this in mind I thought we should think about friendsip a bit. To hear the song you will need QuickTime installed in your computer.

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Today In Ensign

* Friends - Respect and Trust
* Societal economics on auto pilot:
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* The end does not justify the means

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Try to make your computer as friendly as it can be. Though screen savers and decorative pictures in the background are nice they do slow things down and so do many other cute things that come along. Try to keep things simple. That is why we use QuickTime for sound an video streaming, low overhead and simplicity.

Ensign Notes

Fair warning Ensign will not be posting on Saturday of this week. Road trip to Yorkton.

Societal economics on auto pilot: a personal SGI insurance claim and the war in Iraq
Thursday, April 10, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Mario damaged his car, then went to SGI about a claim but got the "you can claim but I won't tell you how much it will cost you" line and wonders if there isn't a metaphor in this experience as we look upon irresponsibility worldwide.

Honey Bee Family Music and Dance Camps
Wednesday, April 9, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Late July and August a music summer camp is planned and well on its way to becoming an opportunity for young people to participate in a music programme while camping out at a local farm.

Where is Canada?
Wednesday, April 9, 2003
by: Derrall Bellaire
Canada has sided with the world about the concept of "regime change" by force but that doesn't mean we should not stand unconcerned while thousands are suffering from the affects of an invasion of their country. Here is a positive and appropriate action for Canada to engage in, one that would help in time of considerable need and action that would not involve being a part of war criminal activity.

Principled vision lacking
Wednesday, April 9, 2003
by: Mike Reilly
Trying to keep up with the wind direction and what the polls say each day is pretty tough on foreign policy. Canadians and their government got this deal right in the first place as a responsible part of the international community now its time to help out the people of multicultural countries like Iraq to find a way toward building a workable democratic or at least peaceful form of administration.

The falsehood of president Bush and his media's three step program
Tuesday, April 8, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
It is now widely known that the American President has deliberately and systematically been saying things that he knows are not true. The American television networks and newspapers are providing him knowingly with support and assistance. This can not be good.

Bush&Co.'s hypocrisy:the bundling fascio of God and Greed
Tuesday, April 8, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Each day as Mario deSantis searchs through countless stories and information and then as I go through hundreds of pictures to illustrate the summation he writes of his research, we both are considerably saddened by the scene we are uncovering. As I went through mid-eastern and Asian sources tonight I was struck with the enormity of what is going on and know that those lives lost will not be forgotten but generations will live on to avenge their loss. This can not be good.

Incongruity, this is our world yet there is so much more!
Monday, April 7, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
This short essay deals with the difficulty of patching together our lives in this here and now with the stuff out there and then some. But in addition this story has a QuickTime Panorama virtual reality image of downtown Tisdale at noon today.

The Greenwater report
Monday, April 7, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
With some fresh snow Gerald took in the Rambler Rodeo and Trade Show and brings us some outstanding pictures of the stock dog trials and heavy horse pull. But as with every report we get a fishing story or two and some reminicing about going to one room rural schools.

The absondoned Canadian
Monday, April 7, 2003
by: Rebecca Gingrich
Two cabinet ministers have gone to bat for convicted terrorist, husband of a lady in Surrey BC but it seems no one in the government will make any effort on the part of a Canadian who was at the scene of a bombing and Saudi police tortured a confession from the man now facing death.

Rambler Rodeo and Trade Show 2003
Sunday, April 6, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Take a look around some of the highlights of this year's trade show in a set of pictures that tell the whole story. . . well not exactly the highlight of the show was absolutely without question the Bison smokies for $2.00.

Lion Ls Rummage and Bake Sale
Saturday, April 5, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
To get the garage sale season underway the Lion Ls club of Tisdale had their sale today and guess who got lucky?

King's Legacy: Americans Must Choose Between War and Social Progress
Saturday, April 5, 2003
by: Mark Weisbrot
This past week the Board of Education in Santa Cruz California, a suburb of San Francisco gave pink slips to "all" of its teachers. Their budget is impossible. The Free Trade and NAFTA deal is certain to draw Canada and its standardd of living down to the levels seen in the United States and that country is now entrying into yet another recession. Mark Weisbrot expalins the cost of a never ending war plan and how it will impact on his country and indeed Canadians it will hit us as hard or harder.

This War
Friday, April 4, 2003
by: Rebecca Gingrich
After reading the "fairness" essay that appeared here last week Rebecca Gingrinch sent us her views on this conflict and included a link that that rocked me and I am certain will certainly catch your immediate attention. This story has a picture that requires QuickTime for viewing and allows you to see the world in relation to how the United States and its ideological imparative to establish their form of commerce world wide is viewed.

Sign the donor card
Friday, April 4, 2003
by: Don Hardy
It is surprising that Saskatchewan known as one of the places on earth were people readily pitch in and help one another in time of need, that Saskatchewan people are among the lowest level of people in the country who are willing to donate their organs. Right on the back of your driver's license is a place to sign in the case of your untimely death when you could give the gift of life to another. Don Hardy tells us his story of need.

Remove Burden
Friday, April 4, 2003
by: Mike Reilly
Canada's nation airline has declared bankruptcy after absorbing Canadian and trying rub out all other competitors. But Mike Reilly figures the company is struggling against the large numbers of fees and taxes that on some airline tickets amount to 75% of the ticket.

Nutty Bush&Co.'s world in a nutshell: Synthesis of War & Free Market and Advertising & God
Friday, April 4, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Mario has been busy digging into the connections that suggest that the war in Iraq stands to be profittable for some and an economic necessity for others. The links with this story present a powerful argument and need to be considered.


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Reflective pool at the Lion's park this morning at 9:45.

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