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Richard Anderson
The Imperial Capital
Socialists Be Not Proud
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Reason: A whopping 83 percent of Americans think there should be a law that prohibits kids 9 and under from playing at the park unsupervised, despite the fact that most of them no doubt grew up doing just that. What's more: 62 percent feel the same way about 12-year-olds. They... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The realist... Bouchard hopes he won't see a third referendum in his lifetime because he says he thinks it will be unsuccessful. "It's clear. I hope I won't see it because we'll lose a third one. There's no way we can expose ourselves to losing a third one. "Later on,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to subsidize it: The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced funding of $330,000 over three years under the Youth Take Charge program for the Young Citizens project. The Young Citizens project provides 150 young Canadians... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Even when trying to make a valid point... He says he's had some "standoffs" with raccoons outside his home, and that his children and wife refuse to take out the trash because they're scared of the animals. Ford says he has been scared by raccoons in some of his "run-ins"... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
The Telegraph: Richard II, the only play written wholly in verse, offers the loveliest poetry in this or any language. Henry IV Parts One and Two contain – if anything can be said to contain him – Jack Falstaff, the most limitless character in the canon, whom an awed W.H.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
If you're wondering whatever happened to Julian "Caledonia" Fantino: The ball started rolling in January when a group of veterans gathered in Ottawa to meet Fantino. The minister was 70 minutes late and things only got worse when he did show up. Fantino chastised one veteran for pointing his finger,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Such a pity I live in Toronto: On August 17, the public is invited to come and enjoy an English screening of The Grand Seduction, at 9 p.m. At 8:40 p.m., director Don McKellar will be on hand to talk about his filmmaking process and how the film’s story was... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
In jeans: A Vancouver-based pundit for the arch-conservative Sun News Network, put on air last week to slam the mainstream media’s alleged fawning treatment of Trudeau, sounded as awestruck as a teen at a Justin Bieber concert after attending an event at Douglas Park in Vancouver on Aug. 4. “He... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
If this was 1990 I would be really impressed: Several musicians including Eddie Vedder and Brian Eno have spoken out regarding the crisis in Gaza. Now Bryan Adams can be added to the list while condemning Canada's lack of aid. On Saturday, Aug. 9, Adams took to Twitter to criticize... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Your Tax Dollars at Work: Jacques Gourde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, for Official Languages and for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Member of Parliament (Lotbinière−Chutes-de-la-Chaudière), today announced federal funding for the SAQ New France Festival. He made this announcement on behalf... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
And seats in Parliament too: Libman, who is seeking the Tory nomination in the Liberal stronghold, believes he could bridge and surpass the 2,200-vote gap that divided Liberal incumbent Irwin Cotler and Conservative runner-up Saulie Zajdel in the 2011 race. A co-founder and the leader of the Equality Party, the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Tony the Knife: Tony Clement is better at his job than anyone gave him credit for, it appears. Tasked with chopping 20,000 jobs from the civil service, he may have overachieved. According to the Treasury Board, which Mr. Clement heads, the actual reduction since 2010 now tops 25,000. Wow. Now... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at The Gods of the Copybook Headings