If You Have Nothing To Hide

Yes that is the headline that caught my attention.
And before I even read the article my first thought was why?
Why are you refusing to release documents that are to prove that the Catholic Church has paid reparations?
Why are you refusing to release the documents over the trial you presided on which ultimately lead to the Catholic Church being released from their responsibility?
Add this to the fact that despite there being more bodies found there is nothing of this in the news.
No headlines.
No stories.
What?
After the first outrage now Canadians are going back to silence?
We cannot.
I am of the opinion that if asked a question and you either avoid answering or find some way to deflect you are hiding something.
You know all those memes about overthinkers?
The ones where it says do not lie because overthinkers will gnaw away, they will listen and they will hear.
We always find out.
Lies are hard to maintain.
Ask anyone trying to keep up a fabrication.
There will be little slips here and there.
Little inconsistencies.
Which all add up and truth will out.
overthink
That is my feeling here.
When you read the article there is a lot of legalese of why the documents are not being released.
And they are right.
They have the legal right.
Morally?
I guess it depends on who you ask.
I figure the Catholic Church is all for his tight grip on those papers.
For a little longer they can maintain the facade of care and love they profess to be the underpinnings of the faith.
One day though this judge and the church are going to have to face the truth.
Public opinion is going to get a lot uglier.
And the fallout is one that is going to be felt in all areas of Canadian government and Church that have so actively fought to keep key documents and records from the people who deserve to have custody of them.
The Indigenous of Canada.
They are the true guardians.
The true keepers of the keys.
©August 4/21
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Sunday Shopping

Yesterday the ex showed up at my till with the new girlfriend.
For someone who says that we were great friends I have no idea who she is.
I also may have gotten a little tetchy with him after the second time of him braying ‘huh?’ like an ass and suggested sharply that he invest in some damn hearing aids.
The customer behind not knowing the situation only caught the part about ‘damn hearing aids’ but I was in no mood to dispel his attitude towards me with an explanation.
I should not work Sundays.
I mean I can work just I should be done at 5 and not work through until 6.
I get irritated at the people walking into the store when we have 2 minutes until close for just one or two items.
$500 later and I am steaming.
Okay that may be an exaggeration on my part as it has never been that bad but I know that K told me about one where it was close to $300 and the customer refused to come to the till until they were done shopping.
Now this is where my customer service differs from theirs.
As a supervisor I brooked no shit with people shopping after close.
We have hours to shop in not before and most definitely not after.
Staff would like to get home and either go to bed or spend the rest of the evening with their families as is the case on Sundays.
I would go and let the customer know that we were closed and to head to the front.
The supervisors today are letting people slip in and shop for fear of upsetting them.
Look we are open 7 days a week.
7 a.m. to 10 p.m. 6 days a week.
12-6 on Sundays.
Please explain to me why you feel the need to wait until 5:59 to run to the store?
I was telling J yesterday that were I to stop at a business and they were closing even in 5 minutes I would turn around and go home.
Nothing is that important that it cannot wait.
I am not going to be that person.
I am just not a Sunday person.
I did not grow up with Sunday shopping.
If you ran out of something you went to the corner store, little mom and pop places where they knew your name.
Even Saturday everything was closed by 6 p.m.
And we are not talking about the 50’s.
In Steinbach our Main Street is shut down at 6 p.m.
Stores in the mall close at 6 as well.
And it is still 2021.
©Aug. 2/21
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