Monthly Archives: February 2017

CBC Compass Buffoonery

CBC Compass Buffoonery (No subject) Below is a letter I sent to the editor some weeks ago, for reasons only known to the Guardian it was never published? One wonders if the CBC Compass and the news media are in … Continue reading

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Plummeting Legion Membership

I must apologize for offering quite inaccurate legion membership numbers! I seem to be off target by almost 100.000!!!! It now looks like we have approximately 160,000 voting members not the 240.000 I had earlier suggested. Royal Canadian Legion (Membership) … Continue reading

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Automobile Advertizing on TV.

When I first landed in Nova Scotia in January 1964 it could be said domestic automobiles were the kings of the USA and Canadian roads. Chevys abounded, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford even a few Studebakers filled the highways. Imports were rare! … Continue reading

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The Legion and Medals

This is the email I sent to the Governor General’s office last year. Last evening I received a phone call from a very nice lady (staff secretary)  acknowledging my email. Below is a copy of the email I sent. Real … Continue reading

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In the Good Old Days????

How many times have we heard the term, “in the good old days”???? In fact in my memory they were seldom good, as children we were never prepared for the adult world. As a boy in puberty I recall asking about … Continue reading

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Meanwhile at the Royal British Legion.

Something to think about for the Royal Canadian Legion RBLI seeks wounded veterans to make new apartments into homes RBLI is seeking veterans who suffer from a disability, illness or injury for their brand new specialised apartments which are due to … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour

A man decided to have a face lift for his birthday. He spends $5,000 and feels really good about the result. On his way home he stops at a newsstand and buys a paper. Before leaving he says to the … Continue reading

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The New Legion Business Enterprize

This is just a small sampling of the items that are now available for sale through the Royal Canadian Legion. Check out supply@legion.ca If they keep producing new items at this rate they will soon have a catalogue similar to the … Continue reading

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The Silent(sometimes) Legion

Whenever the Legion believe they are right and I’m wrong they respond almost immediately. When I complained about the silly legion medals they quickly chastised me by pointing out many organization produce and wear their own medals. They cited groups … Continue reading

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A Wee Bit of Humour for the USA.

A Letter To the US from John Cleese To the citizens of the United States of America, in light of your failure to elect a competent President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your … Continue reading

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