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Time to eradicate border rat weasels

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Had the pleasure of travelling to the Lower Mainland recently, to take part in an ‘engagement party’ for Carrie’s son and fiancée. It’s been a while since I’ve ventured into the belly of the beast … > Read More

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Naively locked into the dinosaur way

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Are we willingly being led to the slaughter? Has our hyper-consumer insanity distracted us so thoroughly that we simply just don’t give a shit when our federal and provincial government stick handle legislation into law … > Read More

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The long path to truth and reconciliation

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb “Truth and Reconciliation” … such incredibly powerful words. It has taken quite some time for human beings to embrace them in their full essence. Our world, stretching back the mere 12,000 odd years since human … > Read More

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Where are the men of honour?

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb I used to think the generation gap that was a zillion miles wide between my generation and that of my parents was a thing of the past. My generation created and listens to cool music … > Read More

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The tide is turning

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb By now you’ve all seen a few dozen memes noting how Alberta and Canada are plunging out of control into the toilet and how hell has frozen over. If you’ve been cowering in a blind … > Read More

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Seven reasons you should read this tirade

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb As it appears that civil liberties are once again falling victim under the guise of ‘security,’ I must once again launch into a tirade about how media and political parties suck. Which came first, do … > Read More

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Global whatever; this is weird

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Day three and still no sign of land. A constant rain falls sharply and bitingly through the canopy of conifers surrounding our home. The air holds a thick essence – one part rain, one part … > Read More

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Humankind’s great Tao stubbing of 2015

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb This past week has been one of reflection around the world. Ever since three tiny little men shrieking the singular glory of Islam wasted 10 French cartoonists and magazine employees, as well as two Paris … > Read More

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Writer’s block sniffs out bad end to year

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Carrie feverishly cleans the house; Swiffering and sweeping and wiping and vacuuming; polishing and dusting and stowing and stashing. I am slumped in my office chair glaring at my Mac, feeling off-put by its insistence … > Read More

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The system is in a nutshell

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Just came back from the doctor’s office. An emergency visit to the dentist a couple of months ago made me aware of a sharp rise in my blood pressure. Blood pressure is apparently something to … > Read More

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