The Parallel Parliament

Glen Pearson

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The Secret Nook – Chapter 19 (The Great Discovery)

Posted on October 26, 2018

  WILLIAM & MARY CHARTERED 1693     Meadow Hartley 31 Elm Ave. Clifton Forge, VA 24422 Ms. Hartley:   As the Dean of Admissions, it is a pleasure to inform you that a registered pre-paid admission plan has now been finalized and fully funded for the College of William and Mary’s Arts Degree program through the generosity of your parents, Jonathon and Shirley Hartley. As a pre-registrant, you are entitled to enroll in our college at any time of your choosing, providing sufficient notice is provided and that your previous education marks and conduct fulfill the high standards that the College of William and Mary has held to since its inception. Presently, you are slotted for the Art and Art History program, with…

The Drama of an Unfinished Life

Posted on May 28, 2013

I recall sitting in the House of Commons during the  2008 budget debate wondering, “What happens if the recovery finally arrives and we end up with less?”  Sadly, that appears to be what has happened.  We are no further ahead and we have a massive debt for all our trouble. Somehow we never got to maybe.  Another recession has passed – the worst since the Depression – a we remain on the mat, diminished.  An economy that was supposed to work for us has instead undercut our potential, cast the jobless in the netherworld, and created a generation of Canadians more worried than at any time in recent memory.  We can blame the political parties, but that’s just the easy way out.  Our problems…