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Mobbing Ford

This is the editorial cartoon by Graeme MacKay as it appeared in to-day’s Spectator.  The Hamilton and Toronto football teams play off in Toronto Sunday for a place in the Grey Cup game next week. Mayor Ford, a football enthusiast … Continue reading

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Ford’s Folly

  Football and Ford’s Folly Posted on November 26, 2012 by motleydragon Ford’s Folly, part 2 Posted on November 27, 2012 Rob Ford, Part 3 Posted on November 30, 2012

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November 11

  Remembrance Day again…  we can take a sigh of relief that we have “done the right thing”, take the poppies off our coat, and begin shopping in earnest for Christmas.   In our public sphere… the offices and malls… Remembrance … Continue reading

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Remembering Sagan

Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence: 2 Posted on November 12, 2012 by motleydragon I wrote about Carl Sagan last year as well.  Here are the links. Michael Shermer and his colleagues are keeping Sagan’s valuable work alive. The website and the … Continue reading

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A Universe Not Made for Us

Carl Sagan was born on November 9, 1934.  This year would have marked only his 79th birthday. After suffering from a kind of leukemia, and receiving three bone marrow transplants, Sagan died of pneumonia at the age of 62.  An … Continue reading

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Vatican asks for lay opinion

Really! They need to take a poll?  I can only hope that this is widely advertised, so that those who have left the church out of frustration will hear about it and find a way to participate. Even then, I … Continue reading

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Hallowe’n 8… The War of the Worlds

PBS broadcast a new documentary about the Hallowe’en radio broadcast 75 years ago of The War of the Worlds. H.G.Wells wrote a good story, and the story of Orson Welles’ radio adaptation is a good story also. Was there really … Continue reading

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