Most OC Transpo bus drivers have gotten the hang of calling out the stops on their routes as they are required to do by both a 20-year-old policy and a 2007 order by the Canadian Transportation Agency.
“War is hell.” Shrewd observation or amaranthine aphorism (call it what you will), it is a sentiment which pops up in some form or other in just about every film made in the genre – re-watch Platoon or Apocalypse Now if you have any doubts.
Aliens have been on Earth for 28 years. Not invaders, not even supplicants, they simply appeared here, stranded, and became terrestrial refugees. Mysteriously lacking leadership like isolated drone workers in an ant colony, they submitted to containment in a ghetto outside Johannesburg, South Africa, in the shadow of the mothership which has floated in lifeless silence for nearly three decades.
“Slow down, you’re moving too fast.”
What exactly does this have to do with crime prevention, personal safety, security issues and our general ability to enjoy a high quality of life? Everything. You see, I was reading the paper this past week and I noticed reports on two separate traffic accidents that claimed the lives of young persons.