Monthly Archives: July 2005

How Canada could learn a language lesson from Israel

The attractive young lady says “shalom” and right away I know I’m in trouble. I’m just entering El Al’s special security screening, as much psychological as technological. And I can’t decide whether it’s polite or patronizing to respond with the … Continue reading

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The left on China: see, hear and speak no evil

Woo hoo. Gonna have a nuclear war. Tens of millions dead! Countless cities laid waste! Bring it on. Yee haw.
If a member of the Bush administration said such a thing it would have raised eyebrows around the world … Continue reading

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Golf is more like religion than I thought

The newspapers tell me there’s a line of golf balls with Bible verses on them. It is a pleasure to return from the Holy Land and find this teed up for me. It’s like a little bit of manna on … Continue reading

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Cellphones mean never having to give your number

Do you realize I’ve never even made a phone call on my computer? Or owned a BlackBerry? But Og have fire. Og modern. Og see future coming. Og worried.
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No Mideast plan can ignore Israel’s security needs

JERUSALEM – The problems of the Middle East are clearly horrendous. But by coming here, I have learned something important. And bad. The events of the last 12 years have convinced a significant portion of Israeli public opinion that “there … Continue reading

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