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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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Unthinkable

Not since the serpent tempted Eve in the garden, or Cleopatra clasped an asp to her bosom, have snakes received so much attention! The comic/tragic way I heard about the attack in New Brunswick was very strange.  I was at … Continue reading

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The Song of the Ski

THE SONG OF THE SKI   Wilson MacDonald, Canadian poet 1880 -1967   Norse am I when the first snow falls; Norse am I till the ice departs. The fare for which my spirit calls Is blood from a hundred … Continue reading

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Walmart

How Walmart Helped Make the Newtown Shooter’s AR-15 the Most Popular Assault Weapon in America Guns Out of Stock at Wal-Mart as Magazine Prices Surge on Wal-Mart has been subject to criticism by numerous groups and individuals. Among these are … Continue reading

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Ford’s Folly, part 2

French political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) said “In democracy we get the government we deserve”. We must have all been very bad over the last decades or so if we really do deserve the leaders that we have ended … Continue reading

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Football and Ford’s Folly

Football finals dominated Canadian news last weekend as the country’s two most important championship games were played indoors at Toronto’s Rogers Stadium. The country’s top university teams played for the Vanier Cup… with Hamilton’s McMaster Marauders playing as defending champions … Continue reading

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If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On

The Hamilton Conservatory of the Arts hosted a concert yesterday of Shoshana Teller playing  the complete Bach keyboard partitas… a lovely way to spend Sunday afternoon! Listening to all six, played brilliantly one after another, was both exhilarating and exhausting, … Continue reading

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