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Hockey: Taken Seriously Here in Canada

The Richard Riot of March 17, 1955 I started watching the National Hockey League games in 1958, so I wouldn’t have directly known about this ‘uprising’ at the Montreal Forum. But I was well aware of who Maurice Richard was: … Continue reading

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Rise Up! Rise Up!

Revolution I think it’s the most natural of instincts. Anarchy is the enemy of Government. People want to be free, to do whatever they want, whenever they want to do it. Those in control want to maintain the right (‘Maintiens … Continue reading

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The Peasants are Revolting!

You can say that again Louis the XVI was the King of France in 1789… (as we were taught about the French Revolution). The people were starving because they couldn’t afford bread, so they started to riot. Marie Antoinette was … Continue reading

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Stemming the Tide of History

Doctor Zhivago I read a paperback edition of this novel in the late 60’s after watching the David Lean movie of the same name. I couldn’t have taken every word in because, as I’m reading it again now, from a … Continue reading

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