With government in charge…

In my latest National Post column I satirize people’s ongoing faith in government’s compassionate efficiency despite all their experience with its actual performance.

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When Twitter met toaster

In my latest National Post column I explore Bruce Schneier’s warning that the Internet of Things is desperately insecure, and suggest that it’s strange to run so much risk for so little genuine benefit.

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Tax and spend, never mend

In my latest National Post column I lament the latest New Brunswick budget continuing down the boringly disastrous path of deficits today for affordable free money the day after tomorrow… or after the next election… or never.

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Fool us constantly, shame on us…

In my latest National Post column, I argue that if the Liberals were foolish to promise painless, universally popular electoral reform, we were also foolish to believe them that this and other problems were easy to solve just by wishing them away.

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When Skhug met plancha

In my latest National Post column I condemn the whole concept of food trends and “cutting-edge flavours” in favour of the retrograde notion of liking things that taste good.

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In Quebec we don’t speak English?

In my latest National Post column I argue that Justin Trudeau’s recent refusal to answer an English question in English “since we’re in Quebec” is neither an innocent mistake nor a harmless reflex.

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