Category Archives: Columns

Executive seduces legislature

The National Post just published my article on how legislators aren’t keeping the executive in line (or judges) and we aren’t making them do it. Politics isn’t a fun sport with orange, blue and red competing for supremacy. It’s about … Continue reading

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Sun News spirit lives on

Sun News Network has set. It is a bittersweet feeling.
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Hard truth about soft power

Does anybody remember soft power? Apparently Canada has it in abundance. It just doesn’t work.
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Bailout loss could have been worse

Sometimes you have to be grateful for small mercies. Like when the Ontario government takes a big, mysterious loss on its bailout stake in General Motors and you think “Man, that could have been a lot worse.”
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Missing link to climate change?

So I was checking out caveman sex in Israel and I had a sudden insight about global warming.
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