This 4th of July Americans need to embrace their Canadianess, or why America should just become Canada’s 11th Province already

With the Supreme Court’s recent decision to uphold Obamacare it is now becoming abundantly clear that Americans are more Canadian than they may think. Against this backdrop of socialized medicine here are the Top Ten reasons why the U.S. should become Canada’s 11th Province and adopt the mighty Maple Leaf as its new flag. 10. … Continue reading

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February Huffington Post Robocall article by Jim Harris demonstrates the kind of slanted hyperbolic journalism one would only expect to see in the U.S.

I once heard a line in a episode of Family Guy that went if “I haven’t seen it then it is new to me.” It’s a great line that has always brought a smile to my face . . . perhaps I am too easily amused?! However, the February 27th, 2012 Huffington Post article “Harper … Continue reading

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Reader’s response to latest Lance Armstrong doping accusations reflects the new societal mediocrity that plagues this country

“Not sure, I think people just hate a winner these days. Everyone should get a blue ribbon and we are all good at everything, no winner no loser just everyone doing the best they are able to do. That happened at my son’s school science fair, the first year he spent four solid days on … Continue reading

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40 Years Later, Was Nixon As Bad As Woodward and Bernstein Contend?

Today’s Washington Post headline “Woodward and Bernstein: 40 years after Watergate, Nixon was far worse than we thought” at once grabs your attention, while catapulting you to another time and place.  If you were around during the Watergate era as I will call it and followed the proceedings that eventually led to Richard Nixon resigning … Continue reading

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Next week I will have something in common with the family dog and cat . . . well sort of

In a little less than a month I will turn 53 – I will post my address for you to send cards and letters at the end of this article. So why am I telling you this?  Well you see, I have 4 children under the age of 7 . . . I will now … Continue reading

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