Rural Reflections Blog: Latest Rural News & Editorials by Tom Black

Democracy – Rule of The Commoner (Oct./Nov. 2016)
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A word originating from the Greek word Demokratia, literally translated as “rule of the commoner”. The Trump success was first thought to be from low income distressed voters, but statistics ...
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How to talk to Millennials about Property Rights
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I’m a younger woman who grew up in the public education system of the 1990’s. I can assure you that private property rights was not a concept or topic that ...
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Some reporters need to get feedback and this is one of them (Aug./Sept. 2016)
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For the most part, the Landowners are very respectful of all citizens of Ontario and recognize that although we have different lifestyles, different goals and different issues with government, we ...
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WWII Vet Wins The War but looses to City By-Law
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Dr.Holtom isn’t your average urban backyard chicken keeper. A World War II Veteran, and a practicing Chiropractor, Dr.Holtom is 94 years young. He’s always looking for new things to learn ...
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Democracy – Rule of The Commoner (Oct./Nov. 2016)

october-november-2016-cover A word originating from the Greek word Demokratia, literally translated as “rule of the commoner”. The Trump success was first thought to be from low income distressed voters, but statistics since found the household median income of Trump supporters was $72,000, well above the national average. ...

How to talk to Millennials about Property Rights

tim-pro-shot-in-front-of-building I’m a younger woman who grew up in the public education system of the 1990’s. I can assure you that private property rights was not a concept or topic that was covered in the curriculum. We were too busy learning about “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” and how ...

Some reporters need to get feedback and this is one of them (Aug./Sept. 2016)

august-september-2016-cover For the most part, the Landowners are very respectful of all citizens of Ontario and recognize that although we have different lifestyles, different goals and different issues with government, we are all the same when it comes down to our home and family. We all need ...

WWII Vet Wins The War but looses to City By-Law

april-may-2016-cover Dr.Holtom isn’t your average urban backyard chicken keeper. A World War II Veteran, and a practicing Chiropractor, Dr.Holtom is 94 years young. He’s always looking for new things to learn and opportunities to enrich his life.  Between hosting his weekly Saturday night poker game for ‘the ...
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