Think Anew, Act Anew

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Being Untrue to Liberty

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf – Eric Blair Eric Blair (aka George Orwell) died too … Continue reading

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Charleston and the Fine Art of Doing Nothing

Bang-Bang, You’re Stupid Watching coverage of the Charleston, South Carolina church massacre, I have more than once been filled with rage. My fury has not been particularly focused on the alleged … Continue reading

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First the Arab Spring, now the Canadian One

Electoral Reform in Canada: if it happens, it will be another “Quiet Revolution” The most dramatic political change in Canadian history, arguably, happened when the regressive, Catholic Church-aligned Union Nationale … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Last Day of the Year

Our memories of school, as with all things past, become somehow both pale and rich as time goes by. The details grow thin, like old lace worn away but, in … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

when nothing enchants

June 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

I could never tell

May 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

When a girl has a lot of sex…

 The wit and wisdom of my Mother She smoked, she gambled, she ate poorly, she complained incessantly and every now and then, she had too much to drink.  She was … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

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