Tag Archives: politics

The Right Fear Mail-In Votes Skew Outcomes to the Left

Main-In vs. In-Person Voting It’s a situation that is being exploited by one side over the other. (Or so each side thinks…) The panic seems to be the erroneous thought that only Republicans vote in person, on the day of … Continue reading

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An Unholy Trio Around Donald J. Trump

Rudy Giuliani, William Barr and Steve Bannon I don’t know about you, but having three liars in the White House over different times during Trump’s presidency shows that, like Nixon, there was a ‘cancer’ growing that would some day kill … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theories: This Man Saw Red, Everywhere

Joseph McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) When I asked myself the question, “Who does Alex Jones remind you of?” I immediately thought of Joseph McCarthy. Not because of his loud voice, or his dramatic performances, but because … Continue reading

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There’s Never Been a Bullhorn Like This One:

Alex Jones (February 11, 1974) Love him or hate him, Alex Jones‘ voice has been he(a)rd by millions of Americans in a cattle call to bring ‘truth’ to the masses. In his eyes, there are literally millions of conspiracy theories, … Continue reading

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This is the Man who Brought Nixon Down

John W Dean III (October 14, 1938) I remember the Watergate hearings from 1973. They weren’t on all the Canadian TV channels, like they were in the United States, but the evening newscasts picked up the interesting details and sound … Continue reading

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He Wasn’t Called “Tricky Dicky” for Nothing

Richard M Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) I have a rather jaundiced view of this time period in American history. I was still young enough to be an idealist, and I had a decidedly (small ‘l’) liberal … Continue reading

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What We Saw was What We Got

George Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) I was a fan, ever since he first appeared on American television as the Hippy-Dippy Weatherman. My only claim to fame as his fan was passing him once while walking through … Continue reading

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The “Alternative” News of the World, According to:

Rupert Murdoch (March 11, 1931) Is this the face of a man you can trust? Hmm. As owner of Fox, the (at best) opinions that he has are foisted onto the United States, Britain and Australia, all in the name … Continue reading

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It Took More than Three Centuries to Clear Her Name

Elizabeth Johnson Jr (1670 – 1716) This has been in the news lately. This young woman was sentenced to be ‘hanged by the neck until dead’ but had her sentence thrown out by the Governor of Massachusetts, at the time. … Continue reading

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How to Respect Someone’s Opinion:

Agree to Disagree We are in the middle of a provincial election here in Ontario, Canada. So, the knives are out, trying to carve up the electorate. And because the Americans are running their mid-term primaries at the same time, … Continue reading

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