Monthly Archives: April 2019

A Medaling Affair

A Medaling Affair? Posted on March 30th 2019 by irishroverpei Rate This I wonder if one of the intellects at Dominion or Provincial Commands might wish to answer this very perplexing question about Legion medal policies. I’ll start with the … Continue reading

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A fridge too Far! Sorry had to use it

When Justin Trudeau became PM in 2015 I was happy and believed we were entering a new era. I was quite pleased to proclaim I had voted for him, especially as he promised this would be the last FPTP election. … Continue reading

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Desperate and very scared Wayne!!!!

OH NO!!! I’m in trouble! After years of the easy life as a Federal Liberal MP it’s all coming to an end. This is my boss to blame, all his scandals and insults and firings fridges, freebees travel and vacations When … Continue reading

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A Little Sunday Humour!

A Little Sunday Humour Posted on 27th April 2019 by irishroverpei A pensioner drove his brand new Austin Seven (Turbo model) 100 mph, looking in his rear view mirror, he saw a police car behind him. He floored it to … Continue reading

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Who is to Blame???

I believe asking the question who is to blame is valid. I Don’t think there is one simple or right answer, both veterans and associates have played a part in the legion demise. In 1964 as a young Royal Navy … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness for the Legion.

With the PEI provincial election coming to an end I was worrying about what subjects I might blog about in the days ahead. Thankfully the Royal Canadian Legion came to my rescue. Their startling new scarlet uniforms, their lovely Pith … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of the Legion

Well folks! this must be what the illustrious leaders of the legion meant when they said “Preparing for the 21st Century” Fancy new uniforms and head dress, medals galore, even some for sale, just in case you don’t already have … Continue reading

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Mirage???

Mirage is a naturally occurring optical illusion, (example) often imagined oasis seen by delirious desert travellers craving water. My comparison is the Royal Canadian Legion, a naturally occurring illusion of being there for veterans. They claim they are an organization … Continue reading

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A Little Politician Humour, (should we be worried)

Subject: Fwd: TRAVEL AGENT RECALLS…. A DC ‘airport ticket agent’ offers some examples of why the US is in so much trouble! I love this as the ticket agent actually names 1. I had a New Hampshire Congresswoman (Carol Shea-Porter) … Continue reading

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Carbon Tax?

My goodness, the arguments and outright rejections of the carbon tax. People really have to start thinking for themselves and stop listening to politicians like Scheer or Ford.. I was disappointed to hear Dennis King sing from the conservative song … Continue reading

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