Right in the centre - Is complacency the goal?

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

In recent years, a trend has developed among the so-called mainstream media. They have taken up two aims. One is to lull people into complacency and the other is to drive people into panic mode. One would think those two goals would be in opposition to one another, but they are, in fact, quite complementary.

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Right in the centre - More history lessons

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

I have said many times that history, or the past, is a great place to visit, but a poor place to live.

Our problem today is that our history is hardly ever visited and examined and yet we let the dark shadows of history affect us and we don’t even know why.

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Right in the centre - Learning from past mistakes

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

In John 8:31-33 in the New International Version (NIV), it is written, “To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, ‘If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.’”

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Right in the centre - Thanksgiving 2021

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

“In everything give thanks for this is the will of God.

In everything give thanks for this is the will of God.

In everything give thanks for this is the will of God.

In Christ Jesus concerning you!”

The simple song above pretty much sums up what our attitude should be.

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Right in the centre - An abundance of errors

By Ken Waddell

Neepawa Banner & Press

It was billed as an election nobody wanted. It became the election nobody liked. Well almost. Maybe the Peoples’ Party of Canada were a little bit happy, as their vote percentage went up. They even came in at second place in the neighbouring Lisgar-Marquette constituency. In Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa, PPC came in fourth, but accumulated 3,965 votes. PPC also came in at fourth spot in Brandon-Souris.

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