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Trump and Nixon

How weird and wonderful the parallels between the current Trump train wreck and the Nixon Watergate fiasco of 45 years ago. Attorneys General for both Presidents had fatal conflicts of interest: Russia for Sessions; CREEP for Mitchell. Both Presidents fired heads of federal security agencies for not doing their questionable bidding: Trump fired Comey of

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Trumpertainment tonight!

https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/20/politics/summer-zervos-donald-trump/index.html   Now that a court has established that President Trump can be sued for defamation, one wonders what evidence could end up in court. Trump must defend in court his statement that a woman was a liar when she accused him of harassment. If his defence is that his statement is true, then the

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Pope Francis, I call BS

Pope Francis, I call BS. You are the self-proclaimed Vicar of Christ, the heir to the Throne of St. Peter, the Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. You are to be addressed as ‘Holiness’. Yet you cannot “personally respond” to the request by indigenous peoples and the Prime Minister of Canada, for the role

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Best Picture. Really?

If The Shape of Water represents the best that Hollywood has to offer – poor Hollywood. This film is little more than mediocre. I did not feel a desire to walk out of the theatre during the screening, but I came close. To start with what’s good about the film. The cinematography is, in many

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Sometimes “I’m sorry” is not enough.

Sometimes “I’m sorry” is not enough. Let’s consider two cases where an apology was clearly needed but is, equally clearly, insufficient. Lindsay Shepherd You will have heard of the case of the teaching assistant at Wilfrid Laurier, Lindsay Shepherd, who was demeaned and berated by her faculty supervisor and two hench-persons for daring to show,

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Fraud for Fraud: Some People’s Idea of Social Justice.

  Fraud for Fraud: Some People’s Idea of Social Justice. Loblaws has admitted to fixing the price of bread in certain circumstances, over 14 years. It’s not a stretch to conclude that this constituted fraud, if not theft. In penance, Loblaws is offering a $25 gift card to eligible customers. Some social justice “genius” has

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