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Friday, March 7, 2003--------------------------------------------Ensign Front Page-----------------------------------------------------Volume 5, N. 282

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Afghanistan - A Different Time, A Different Place
Friday, March 7, 2003
by: Richard Phillips
Last Sunday Tisdale native Richard Phillips presented slide presentations to church congregations in Melfort and Tisdale. We have this remarkable set of pictures and Richard's story for you today. The images alone tell the story of drought, war, land mines and relief efforts as the faces of the people tell us their struggle toward reclaiming peace and survival in their land. (don't miss the pictures they have a thumbnail page)

Go to the WebCam page
by clicking on image


Today In Ensign

* Afghanistan - a different time, place
* Selling 'democracy" brand name America
* Expansion of human rights - Mike Reilly
Tomorrow in Ensign
* York students roughed up by 'pacifists'
* US president press conference - deSantis
* Paul Martin's ethics - Rudy Fernandes

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Contributor's Index -

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Think warm thoughts, they tell us only a few more cold days. . . :-)

Ensign Notes

Richard Phillip's powerful set of pictures are a remarkable glimpse into another world far away but tied to us directly.

Bush's Rush to a Short War against Iraq: Selling 'democracy' by Brand America
Friday, March 7, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
For a country that segrigated Afro-Americans from "whites" up until only decades ago it is hard to swallow the claim to moral high ground as the United States claims its "just war" against Iraq.

Expansion of Human Rights
Friday, March 7, 2003
by: Mike Reilly
Canada though a small country actually has a larger population than Iraq, could truly play an important role in assisting the United Nations to find a workable equation that will bring the United States and the rest of the members together oveer the issue of human rights.

The Universe inside our scull
Thursday, March 6, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Perhaps it was the glaring beauty of Ken Jone's pictures, maybe walking around wearing a snorkel hooded parka for months or maybe it is just the way it is. Yesterday's sunrise is a figment of our image-ation process.

Re-Learning how to read the lips and how to read between the lines: The Taxing Case of Mr. Robinson
Thursday, March 6, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
While Walter Robinson advocates tax cuts Mario deSantis points out that perhaps the rosy tax picture in the United States is actually a major nightmare as debts rise and the economy winds down.

The dogs of a cold day
Tuesday, March 4, 2003
by: Ken Jones, story by TWS
Ken Jones captured four amazing images of sun dogs yesterday and today. The special conditions that produce this phenomena is not always as pleasant as the images.

Itís never too early to start drafting Budget 2004
Tuesday, March 4, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
Income tax can not only pay for the work of the country but can provide some fairness in the distribution of wealth. Walter Robinson is proposing the doubling of the personal income exemption so that the lowest income earners get to earn some money and contribute to the good of the society as a whole.

The Freedom of Expression of American Conventional Media: Narrow the Discourse and Focus on Misinformation, that is War against Iraq
Tuesday, march 4, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Conflicting explanations sound like excuses while the United States Media covers for a man who seems to think everyone has a similar paultry grasp of the real world as himself.

Over to Saskatoon
Monday, March 3, 2003
by: Kevin and Sandra McIntyre
Riding along with Kevin and Sandra we take a look at the light snow cover to the West of Melfort.

More than helicopter motor stalled
Monday, March 3, 2003
by: Jeff Harwood
It is difficult enough trying to make sense out of this world but Jeff Harwood has the difficult task as a teacher in Brandon, of helping children gain to tools to reason. Today, Jeff points out to us the cruel foolishness of the Federal government when it comes to equipping those who volunteer to defend and serve their country.

Bush's crony capitalism is putting money before our lives: It is not the time for the U.S. to attack Iraq
Monday, March 3, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The people of Turkey have spoken through their parliament to oppose the use of their country to launch an attack on Northern Iraq by the United States. But it should be clear to all this is not the time for a war.

The Greenwater Report
Monday, March 3, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Well the snow is building up and all the better as the park continues to host snow mobile derby one after another. Gerald straightens out a mistake on the Perigord rumage sale and celebrates the recognition of a local hockey hero.

Time to reshape priorities
Monday, March 3, 2003
by: Greg Butler
Greg Butler from Calgary makes his first contribution to this web site as he expresses his concern that the cancelling of the EH-101 order not only cost a penalty but continues to incur ever increasing costs to keep the 28 old Sea Kings in the air, even this crashed one will be rebuilt and returned to service.

March came in like a lion
Saturday, March 1, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A howling wind heralded the arrival of March with snow, blowing snow and then we awakened this morning to -32ºC temperatures.

The epitome of the Rule of Law: Chris Axworthy and George W. Bush
Saturday, March 1, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Former Saskatchewan minister of moves into his new office and Bush wants the US military to move into Iraq. We have to wonder what is becomng of law and appropriate behaviour.

Not Meeting Safety Standards
Saturday, March 1, 2003
by: Derrall Bellaire
Excuses have a limited time life and after ten years few Canadians are able to accept the ones given by the Government about the helicopters that will not be availlable for perhaps two more years.


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Somewhere beneath that snow lies a very unused sidewalk, Thursday at 9:15.

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