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THE WAITING PLACE

THE CONTRARIAN Every day they gather at the Waiting Place, a couple of dozen dapper, well-groomed uniformed men, playing cards or smoking or just shooting the breeze. When it is ‘Time’, they all go out and each gets into a … Continue reading

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BUYING A TESLA?

THE CONTRARIAN There’s a lot of hype around electric cars these days, especially the Tesla, with new models coming out that might even be affordable for ordinary people. But you won’t see me rushing out to buy one because I … Continue reading

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CORPORATE AGRICULTURE AND GLOBAL WARMING

  THE CONTRARIAN The following is an excerpt from an article in The Guardian, a British paper, which I have copied from a Canadian blog called “Local Food News – World”, Dec 12/16 issue. It was addressing the problem of … Continue reading

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CALIFORNIA FLOODS

THE CONTRARIAN A page from Willy Brant’s diary — Went over to help Joe with some fence repairs the other day. We were fixing up his bull pen so he can keep old Sam separated from the cows for a … Continue reading

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CARBON TAX AND CODFISH

THE CONTRARIAN A PAGE FROM WILLIE BRANTS DIARY – Joe and I were playing a few hands of crib to pass away a snowy Saturday afternoon.  Just to make conversation, I remarked that there seems to be a lot of … Continue reading

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ANARCHISTS

THE CONTRARIAN WILLY BRANT’S DIARY   Joe was really cheerful when I met him at the group mailbox yesterday morning. Said he had been up half the night, and was quite pleased with himself, as he had managed to distill … Continue reading

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I AM GOING TO BE RICH

  THE CONTRARIAN       I am so excited; I am going to be rich.  I will use the multi-million-dollar prize I am going to win to build the new seniors residence our city so badly needs. I can … Continue reading

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