Monthly Archives: March 2007

I have a bad feeling about Quebec

Call me weird, but I’m worried about the Quebec election. Not the result, but the fact that discussion of it is taking place in two, how shall I put it, solitudes.
Do you know why many Quebecers voted for Mario Dumont? … Continue reading

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Vote buying has become the Canadian way

My bonnet is full of bees. My pet peeves constitute a menagerie. And I constantly grind a shed full of shiny axes. My excuse is they come in handy. For instance, I must wave three of them at the federal … Continue reading

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Dull swords used in cut and thrust of debate

What rude men. While my unfortunate wife pondered the substance of Tuesday night’s Quebec political leaders’ debate, I concentrated on their demeanour. It was appalling.
Pompous, windy and belligerent, they spent the evening jabbing fingers at one another, talking over one … Continue reading

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Sympathy for the Devil

Hey everybody. I’ve thought of a way politicians can spend more money. On themselves, no less. They could spend millions hiring new staff. Isn’t that swell?
No, really. I mean it. There is much that is wrong with our government, but … Continue reading

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Don’t insult one’s religion – unless it’s Christianity

Well, it’s Lent, when Jesus-debunking news stories rise from the dead. This time it’s a tomb with the whole family gathered, including his wife and kid. Unless it’s just the dusty bones of decency and good sense in those boxes.
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