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Pot, Kettle, Black

“He’s Two-Faced” You know that old adage about finger-pointing? One’s pointing at him, three are pointing back at yourself. Yesterday, Donald Trump called out Justin Trudeau on Canada’s contribution to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Trudeau, being Trudeau, spun the … Continue reading

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What About THAT Phone Call?

Between Zelensky & Trump I’ve kept out of the impeachment debate, until now. The US Congress was taken a vote on the legal process against Trump, and has decided to open the investigation to public scrutiny. (In real terms, they … Continue reading

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Results of the 2019 Canadian Horse Race

Who was first past the post? In 2015, Justin Trudeau made a campaign pledge to change the electoral system to one that was PR (proportional representation). Then he changed his mind. Now we can see why. There’s something about being … Continue reading

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After the Political Dust-up Settled

Reggie and Jughead will now be in a Coalition?! The General Election of 2019 is now over. Trudeau’s Liberals lost some seats (mostly to the Bloc Québécois in Quebec), and now must form a minority government. Their ‘natural’ partner will … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Disaster?

Cheese Curd Turkey Sausage Burger Donald Trump has served the world a ‘new’ version of a Middle East classic… A few Kurds on the side of a Turkey sausage meal, heated on a Syrian frypan. It’ll leave a bad taste … Continue reading

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The Canadian Political Spectrum

Political Parties 2019 Election It’s a tough question, but somebody has to ask it: where are you on this chart? And, before you answer, think about the implications of what ‘far right’ and ‘far left’ mean when we speak those … Continue reading

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Trudeau: Like Father, Like Son?

No, more like: Hate Father, Hate Son The advantage of being a more senior member of the voting community (I’m old, OK?) is that I also have a long memory of how things were back in the ‘bad old days’ … Continue reading

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