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Sheer Hypocrisy: Racism

Trying to Score Political Points A recent spat of words has demonstrated that, when it comes to politics, nothing is sacred. Andrew Scheer has called out Justin Trudeau for calling a female protester at one of his speeches a ‘racist‘. … Continue reading

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In Canada, We Agree to Disagree

We Like to be Different Because Canada and the United States have the longest unprotected border (stretching 4,000 miles from sea-to-shining-sea), Canadians feel they must protect their ‘identity’ by providing an alternative to the American way of life. We feel … Continue reading

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How to Save “Face” on the World Stage

  The Canada-Saudi Arms Deal In early 2015, the Harper Government announced an arms deal with Saudi Arabia. There were some very happy people that this sale went ahead. Others were quite unhappy. It was suspected that the Saudis would … Continue reading

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Impossible Mission: Regime Change

The Impossible Missions Force The term ‘black ops’ is more common now than when this television show premiered in 1966. And there seemed something ‘real’ about it, even though it was supposed to be a fantasy. Especially the opening sequence … Continue reading

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Was Hillary Right?

“You’re a Puppet” During the third Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in 2016, their words became focused on the matter of one (or the other) being a ‘puppet’. After watching the video again last night and I … Continue reading

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Helsinki Summit: No Punch & Judy Show

What Did You Expect, Really? Trump and Putin have met before in private, at least twice, to my recollection. And each time, no one else (except interpreters, I presume) were in attendance and we have been none the wiser about … Continue reading

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Summer of ’69: Revolution!

The Persistence of Memory We (of a certain generation) remember 1969 with a certain amount of pride, especially that summer. It was when we finally showed the previous generation who was really in charge. However, there were lots of other … Continue reading

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