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Wednesday, July 23, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 7, N. 43


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Plymouth Fury, 1958
Wednesday, July 23, 2003
by: R. W. Shire and Timothy Shire
What kind of world must it have been for there to have been a time when someone would design a car that looked like this one. Definitely makes one think about the exuburance and enthusiasm of the 1950s.

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* Shire - Plymouth Fury 1958
* Ron Thornton - Its my party and I'll try. . .
* Mario deSantis - The gospel of fairer taxes

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Much of the time all of us find ourselves "trail oriented" we focus to much on the narrow path we are following and failed both to appreciate or understand the wider world about us. The relational nature of human existance demands that we constantly remind ourselves to look around.

Kevin's find of the day

Bombs and bombers buried under the Berlin airport.

Ensign Notes

Summer holidays: That's right, 2003 is the first year since 1991 that we have had a chance to take a holiday. During June, July and the first two weeks of August we will have some intermittant days when Ensign will not post. Our plan is to do some tripping and camping here in Saskatchewan. An assignment came up and we were unable to post Tuesday. There will be no new posting until next Monday.


It's My Party, I'll Try If I Want To
Wednesday, July 23, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
This story outlines the basic issues that Ron Thornton feels are needed to make Canada a fair and appropriate country.

The gospel of fairer taxes in accordance with the preachers: Mr. Robinson and Friar Thomas d'Aquino
Wednesday, July 23, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The motivation behind the policies advocated by some of the "experts" needs to be questioned. Mario suggests that the way of thinking may even be a problem as the problem may not even be the problem.

Greenwater Provincial Park a gem
Monday, July 21, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Each week Gerald Crawford tells us about life in around the fifth provincial park in Saskatchewan but it isn't until you spend some time at the place do you discover the remarkable beauty and outstanding outdoor setting that makes this one of the most attractive parks in the province.

The Greenwater Report
Monday, July 21, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Gerald and Doreen have been wandering and this week's report is a photo essay of their adventures and journeys. This edition of the "Report" has some truly memorable images.

Memo to the Premiers: No more tax collectors thanks, but no thanks
Monday, July 21, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
At the recent premier's conference in Charlottetown the idea of the provinces going it alone to collect taxes was once more trotted out to show their displeasure with Ottawa. Walter Robinson points out that it is not a sound idea and has no real merit.

The GREED of the Free Market is not a matter of public or private services: SHIN and SAIC, Romanow and Robinson
Monday, July 21, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Guilt by association, at least motivation by association seems to be the underlying theme as Mario reports on the cozy association Saskatchewan's government has had with one of the world's leading arms dealers and developers.

Greenwater Highland trail
Monday, July 21, 2003
by: Timothy and Judy Shire
Join us for a walk of about an hour and twenty minutes through forest, past some swamps and up and over a hill or two. Sorry you can only see the pictures, the saskatoons are not compatible with this medium.

Annual storms rip across the prairie
Friday, July 18, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Last night warning and severe weather watch alerts were broadcast as a series of cells marched across Saskatchewan. This page includes a QuickTime VR showing last nights sky at sunset.

The Convertible syndrome
Thursday, July 17, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
In a country where there are years when the weather is not good enough to find a day to put the top down the idea of a topless car is like forbidden candy or like winning the lottery dreams.

Were "consequences" meaningful?
Thursday, July 17, 2003
by: Joe Hueglin
A test for the Youth Criminal Justice Act came last week in St. Caatherines, Ontario and things do not look promising. Joe wonders what message the judge's decision on a drug dealer will have on the way young people regard and respect the laws and conventions of Canadian society.

Summertime reality TV (Episode 2):Who wants to be a budget cutter?
Thursday, July 17, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
This week Walter takes us to a game show setting to illustrate the problems related to cutting back on the Federal government's monsterous budget. You need QuickTime to hear the music on this page.

Tisdale Community Gardens
Thursday, July 17, 2003
by: Jacki Abraham
The community garden project is at work for its third year. Community assistance is making this project a part of Tisdale's sense of support for all.

Bush's Slippery Slope: Ending with impeachment?
Thursday, July 17, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Up until now there have been complaints and accusations but the bald face lie in the State of the Union address has changed the tone of concern as Americans are beginning to realise that maybe something should be done about the warrior president who lacks fiscal responsibility.

Canadian Alliance slipping in Alberta
Thursday, July 17, 2003
by: Jason Inness
The Canadian Alliance is perhaps the least credible political party since the Rhino party yet it is the official opposition and enjoyed considerable support in Alberta, Saskatchewan and a few other places. Though some of us consider their stone age mentality as benign and sometimes cute, they continue to demonstrate that advanced mathematics involves borrowing when subtracting and fractions are for college folks.

     

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This Canola field is located just South of St. Brieux as photographed yesterday morning.


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