Monthly Archives: February 2009

RCMP – which one?

These are to visual aids: a picture and more modern version – a video clip. Both are very important as they show the historical and painful change in attitude toward an instittion called The Royal Canadian Mounted Police. First photo … Continue reading

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Day 3

Today a lawyer for Polish Government presented a record of the Taser gun showing that the gun was deployed 5 times for an astonishing length of time totaling something in the vicinity of 40 seconds. The lawyers representing the RCMP … Continue reading

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post scriptum to previous post

if you are interested in some correspondence from federal and provincial authorities I have received on this subject, please got to: link

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Day two at the Dziekanski’s Inquiry

dziekanskis-death1 Today is day two of the Dziekanski’s Inquiry in Vancouver. The same officer continues his testimony. The overall impression is of amazing lack of police professionalism, lack of coordination of action or even slightest attempt to ascertain what the … Continue reading

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Dziekanski’s Inquiry

I have just finished listening to the first part of the testimony of one of the officers responsible for the death of Mr. Robert Dziekański. The very first thing that strikes me is the appearance of unprofessionalism of the RCMP. … Continue reading

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Nature(?) comes back in Chernobyl

How strange some situations can be. One of the most tragic disasters in man’s history was the nuclear explosion in Chernobyl, than Soviet Ukraine. The fallout of radioactivity was felt all over the world. The town and its surroundings were … Continue reading

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Art – where it comes from?

For someone who deals with art and literature in particular, there is nothing as rewarding and exiting as a good literary essay. Especially biographical one. Perversely, often such an essay is more important than a work of fiction or poetry. … Continue reading

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Ile kosztuje nieśmiertelność?

Czy wolno, czy można, czy stać? A może pytanie winno brzmieć: czy to jest słuszne i moralnie uzasadnione? Wiele rzeczy i sytuacji dawniej absolutnie niemożliwych, dziś ze względów głównie technologicznych, jest dostępnych. Przez to, że owa trwająca przez wcześniejsze millenia, … Continue reading

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Police Forces – the fall into disrepute

Since the tragic killing of Mr. Robert Dziekanski at the hands of Canadian federal police constables at the Vancouver’s Airport, I started to watch more closely all police forces in Canada, and specifically in British Columbia. As the general level … Continue reading

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