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Racist In Chief

  Is anyone surprised about the latest outburst from Donald Trump? On Sunday, Trump published a series of tweets urging four congressional Democratic representatives to go home: “Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came?” So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally […]

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Doug Ford’s phone is regrettably dead

  I never thought I’d end up writing an obituary for a cell phone number, but life can throw us curveballs like that I suppose. The ten most powerful digits in Ontario politics are no more.  After over a year of being the premier that pretty much any Ontarian could ring up or text, Doug […]

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How could MPs deal with a compressed schedule?

  We’ve just seen another round of tales of woe from MPs about how much pressure they face in their jobs, and the fears of their health suffering as a result of it.  We’ve seen the usual complaints about loss of time with family, but I am always struck when I see complaints that the things […]

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Military-Style Raid on Gopher Hunters Deserves Answers

  Gopher hunting is a regular pastime in rural Alberta, with a built-in by-product of reducing the many holes that cause serious injury to livestock.  Many kids are paid by farmers for their tails, and adults regularly join in when there’s not much else to do. It’s a harmless pastime that rarely warrants a game […]

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Singh’s Lack of Cents

  Money might be the root of all evil, but in politics, it’s also the root of all success. After all, without money a political campaign can’t do all the stuff political campaigns must do to win elections, i.e. pay to commission polls, rent office space, hire staffers, purchase lawns signs, buy media ads, etc. […]

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Liberal’s moral high ground on LGBTQ issues no guarantee of electoral success

  For years now, progressive political parties in Canada have been blessed with one enduring electoral advantage.  That of course, is the inevitable occurrence of at least one ‘bozo eruption’ from a right-of-center, conservative candidate disparaging about LGBTQ people in one way or another. For instance, in 2004, Liberal Prime Minister Paul Martin was trailing […]

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