Monthly Archives: May 2006

Embrace the discount card!

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Rounding up the usual suspects in the Kyoto caper

The Old Man called me into his office and smiled his wintery smile. “Got a case for you,” he said and handed me an empty folder. “Here’s the McGuffin, kid. Kyoto. Missing.”
He put a quick stop to exotic visions of … Continue reading

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Ya gotta go back, not forward, for best rock ever

Last Sunday Citizen Arts editor Peter Simpson wrote: “There are certain titles that should be on every list of the best rock albums of all time, and if the titles are not there the list should be dismissed with a … Continue reading

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Who’s the imbecile: Government or the average Joe?

Perhaps I seem cranky when I glare resentfully at a Hydro Ottawa pamphlet telling me I can use less energy by turning up the thermostat on my air-conditioning unit. If you think I’m so dumb I don’t know that, what … Continue reading

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Plenty of mercy, but no muscle for Darfur

After the Holocaust, enlightened people around the world said “Never again.” They lied. I think they’re lying again on Darfur. And hallucinating.
It’s apparently been agreed that we’re going to blast our way into Sudan and slap the natives silly until … Continue reading

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