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Thank you, Mike Duffy…

With the exception of Dalton McGuinty, I can’t think of a single politician whose name sets my blood to boiling more so than the Honourable (now Independant) Senator from P.E.I., Michael Dennis Duffy. While every disclosure deepens the stench surrounding … Continue reading

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The Zombie Province

Ontario. We have challenging weather, a pile of losing sports franchises and a crumbling economy. Now, seemingly, we also have a somnambulant electorate that cares so little, or is so totally oblivious to, the excesses and abuses of government that … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Harper:

I’m an economic conservative. That made me sort of your natural constituency, until recently. I’d never bought into, or feared for, your supposed hidden social agenda; despite the scaremongering, I never thought you had one. The Chretien and Martin governments … Continue reading

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Motorized Fellowship

I took a drive today to the Rama Reserve to get some cigars. It was a gorgeous, warm invigorating day. The motorcycle community was truly out in force, many of the riders in LARGE packs. I couldn’t help but notice all … Continue reading

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Of perks and the porcine…

(It’s too bad for Mike Duffy; the visual and behavioural parallels are nearly inevitable.) For him and his fellow senators, at least the ones currently under scrutiny for their expansive definitions of where they “live”, perhaps a better adjective might … Continue reading

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Four Questions

The global warming “discussion” almost inevitably degenerates to a ridiculously simplistic binary alternative: Are you a skeptic denier or warming alarmist? Such a choice obscures a huge realm of important issues, many of which flow from an analysis of the following … Continue reading

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Playing by (his own) rules

Tiger Woods gave us a glimpse of his true character this weekend with the recent rule infraction controversy at the 2013 Masters Golf Tournament. The facts are pretty straightforward: Tiger hit a shot which ended up in the drink. He … Continue reading

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The joys of new (old) stuff…

I’ve been bombing around for the last couple of days in a new-to-me 2002 John Cooper Works Mini Cooper ‘S’ (a name that is almost longer than the vehicle). I can hardly keep the smile off my face every time … Continue reading

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Cutting both ways…

I’m too old to be a Justin Bieber fan – for a long time, I thought his name was Justin Beaver – and I’m not negatively disposed to the young superstar, either. But, recently, I’ve noticed his name popping up … Continue reading

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The HOTTEST button…

Many modern issues are incendiary in nature, the mere mention of which get the blood boiling and the media circus pulsating. Case in point: The recent Tom Flanagan debacle (at least, for him). Flanagan had the temerity to  seemingly trivialize … Continue reading

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