Monthly Archives: December 2009

Madely in the morning, December 31

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Corporatization of Christmas

Memo to: Santa Claus North Pole Enterprises Inc.
From: Scrooge and Marley Consulting.
Re: Reducing the cost of the 12 Days of Christmas
Dear Nick: Our team of penny-pinching misers and shivering overworked clerks have carefully examined the PNC Financial Services Group report … Continue reading

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Madely in the morning, December 18

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Infidelity: in spite of everything, we still care

[First published on Mercatornet.com]
The most decorous thing to do in the Tiger Woods affair would be to avert one’s gaze. I feel especially sad for his children who, whatever the outcome, will in this internet age be pursued by the … Continue reading

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When the mobs rule

The Greenpeace stunt on Parliament Hill last week went over my head. Literally. I arrived for a conference while they rappelled down West Block before an audience of emergency responders and media. I was actually lost; my event was elsewhere. … Continue reading

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