Originally published on Decafnation
By Barbara Biley
As a result of changes made by the Vancouver Island Health Authority to lab services in the Campbell River Hospital, the lab itself is in peril and the lab at the Comox Valley Hospital is also in danger.
Continue reading Clinical Pathology Lab Work At Campbell River Hospital Threatened
By Roy L Hales
For the sake of argument, let’s say that the prehistoric mammoth hunters who followed the herds into Europe possessed one unit worth of stuff.
Continue reading Civilization And Other Stuff – a Parable
By Roy L Hales
I can’t resist the temptation of commenting on one of the silliest explanations for what is probably one of the silliest lawsuits of recent history. One of the plaintiffs appears to have published an explanation for her/his actions in the June 21-28 Cortes Marketer. As this person chose to hide behind the cloak of anonymity, I am going to use a pseudonym for “her” name: “Annie Ominous.” Throughout “her” article, Annie displays a frightening lack of logic.
Continue reading Petitioner’s Response Displays Frightening Lack Of Logic
By Bernice McGowan
I have been thinking a lot about anonymity and harassment recently, given the local political climate and the assertion that people need to be anonymous because they have been harassed for speaking their opinion.
Continue reading Anonymity Musings
From Folk U: Reading Between the headlines – How to get more truth out of today’s media
By Manda Aufochs Gillespie
It’s hard to navigate the world today for while information has never been so accessible, misinformation has also never been so accessible. Although, I find it helpful to remember that half-truths and alternative facts and falsehoods are not new. I was taking a class once where we read an author many hundreds of years past who was bemoaning the difficulties of easy information and half-truths obscuring the actual truth.
Continue reading Reading Between The Headlines WIth Rex Weyler