Tag Archives: Stephen Harper

Elephants in the Senate

Am I nuts? Hey, wait. Don‛t answer that. But on second thoughts, do answer it. I‛d like to know. All this Senate froo-furraw is enough to make any of us doubt our sanity. My problem is not with the smell … Continue reading

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Traitorous Sheep

I hope you‛ve been reading the personal blog of the Anglican Bishop of Quebec, Dennis Drainville.  An item I particularly liked was The Totalitarian Agenda: The Death of Parliament. Wait now – I shouldn‛t say I “liked” it. What‛s to … Continue reading

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Need a Lifeboat?

Dammit all!  What‛s wrong with the pundits!?  Justin Trudeau makes a perfectly reasonable comment and CBC and CTV pundits are all over him.

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The Good Ship Earth

In case you‛ve forgotten, my premise for this blog was  “to see if what bugged me, amused me, challenged me [in the late 1980s], is still around today?  If it is, then what might that say about the evolution or … Continue reading

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A Conservative Thank-You

Every now and then the TV networks almost accidentally give us some genuine behind-the-scenes insight into the political process. The evening of the May 2nd Federal Election was one of those moments. The insight  didn’t come from any of the … Continue reading

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Those Stairway Words

The French have a phrase for them, les mots de l’escalier,  those elusive words that didn’t come  when they would have been most useful but do come, too late, as you’re on your way upstairs to bed!   I was plagued … Continue reading

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A Suggestion for Jack

Stephen Harper is a master at carrying out incremental destruction – one step at a time he’s dismantling anything and everybody that gets in his way. But hey, Jack Layton has been advocating a little destruction himself — and not … Continue reading

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Nation to Colony — revolution in reverse

There are so many uprisings and revolutions underway in faraway places that it is easy to overlook the fact that we Canadians have had a revolution underway for several decades and that it is only now heading into its final … Continue reading

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A Sanity Overhaul

Question: What separates two multi-billion dollar follies? Answer: About 23 years. I’m beginning to question the sanity of our Canadian leaders. No, wait – “beginning” is the wrong word.  I mean “again”. But before peering over our shoulders let’s peer … Continue reading

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