Category Archives: History

Scottish push for independence fizzles

Scots, wha hae wi’ Wallace bled, seem too bored to vote with him on Sept 18. Polls suggest their independence referendum will fizzle out amid sour grasping indifference instead of getting the vigorous “No” it deserves.
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Let bygones be bygones

You burn one White House and some people completely lose their sense of humour. We should be proud that we can look back and laugh.
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Political nastiness is getting us nowhere

It is vacation season in Canada. But political nastiness never takes a break. Maybe it should.
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Political nastiness is getting us nowhere

It is vacation season in Canada. But political nastiness never takes a break. Maybe it should.
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West sits while storm clouds are gathering

The bad guys are on the move. From Iraq to Libya to Ukraine to Beijing the separate crises are starting to roll into one.
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