Category Archive for "Politics"

The More Things Change…

On this American Independence Day, there will be a lot of discussion about where America stands as a nation. It’s a nation divided. Opposing sides aren’t just bickering with each other, they’re refusing to acknowledge that each side has valid... Continue reading
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Political Randt

Quashing the truth always worries me. I’m concerned for a generation of kids growing up with confusing messages from (supposed) grown-ups who tell stories with facts conveniently omitted because those facts don’t support their narrative. Continue reading
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Making A Real Difference

If this post makes you a little uncomfortable, that’s part of the reason I’m writing it. It’s evidence of a problem that needs fixing for girls of the present and future. Continue reading
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“Orange Island in a Blue Wave” ~London Free Press headline

Lisa
My home turf is NDP while the rest of the province gave Doug Ford a majority government in Ontario. As my Grandfather used to say, “Lord love a duck”. (I’m not sure what it means either.) Continue reading
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Provincial Election Day – Just Do It

Lisa
“Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” `Winston Churchill Continue reading
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Rhetorical Questions

Lisa
When did being progressive become a bad thing?  Continue reading
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Hey Ricky

One of life’s little delights is discovering that the artist whose work you admire is also a great human being. So often it happens the other way. I’m looking at you, Louis ck.  Continue reading
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Bot and Sold

I suppose I should feel flattered. Scores of Twitter bots, those automated, pre-programmed fake accounts, started following me last week. I didn’t even realize it was part of a trend until London’s Medical Officer of Health tweeted about it. Then... Continue reading
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Filling the Hole in the Soul

What in the world happened in Toronto yesterday? Ten people are dead after a man ran a van along a sidewalk I walked a million times as a Torontonian. We can dismiss people as evil but that’s too easy. The... Continue reading
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Ed Kelly standing in front of a microphone, wearing mirrored sunglasses, talking on the phone as he does one of his impressions

Master Impressionist

Thousands of broadcasters and actors in this country dream of making it in the US. Our friend Ed Kelly has been doing it for decades. The way I see it, his career is successful for three reasons. He’s versatile; from... Continue reading
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