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Red Versus Blue - Polarizing Society

Please don't take the use of colours in this post as being anything related to the symbolism of political party colours, because that's not what it relates to. Colours are symbols. Ambiguous and can literally mean and be interpreted as anything.  Problems always arise when you worship the symbol more so than what it stands for. In these times, polarization refers to being bounced around between diametrically opposed symbols, via colours. So these colours are not a reference to party politics. Here's something quite interesting, and its certainly indicative of a much larger and more complex challenge in society. On the morning of the Uvalde school attack in the United States, in my own community in Regent Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and about two to three hours before the actual time of the attack, several people in my community, many of whom I refer to simply as a cult, began harassing me excessively. This started in the wee hours of the morning of 24th of May of this

Google Docs Voter's Research Helper

Here's a spreadsheet I concocted that will help those doing the last minute crunch research to select their vote can use to make the task much easier.

It uses Google Docs and CBC's own 2019 Federal Election: Compare The Party Platforms web site.

Just click the link and you'll receive your own copy of the spreadsheet.

2019 Canadian Voter's Helper Spreadsheet

There. No excuses not to vote.

I've been doing spreadsheets for a long time both for business and employment use and for personal use as well. A friend of mine had mentioned using Google docs, which I've been a member of for years but have never worked on any protects using them. This is in fact the first time I've used Google Docs. The spreadsheet is very much like any spreadsheet I've ever used (Microsoft Excel, LibreOffice Calc and OpenOffice Calc). My Dad is apparently an Excel wizard so this stuff would be pretty basic to him. Still its very utilitarian.

Its amazing how many people jumped at me to keep this quiet, like they don't want people to know that I vote and file taxes. Perhaps they're trying to hide someone else's identity on mine who really doesn't vote or file taxes?

I hope that helps.

Brian Joseph Johns

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