Choosing the right battle

“What do you read my Lord? Words, words, words.” — William Shakespeare. It looks like the pen is indeed mightier than the sword. The revelation of...

Obama earns failing grade

“No, no, no, it ain’t me you’re looking for.” Bob Dylan. Four years ago I wrote that the president-elect, being new and young, deserved...

Political correctness gone too far?

“Common sense ain’t that common.” Will Rogers. The recent decision by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council to ban Dire Straits’s 25 year old song “Money...

Trimming the federal fat

“Cuts like a knife” — Bryan Adams. Except for Quebec university students, Canadians are being remarkably quiescent about the recent federal budget. It just may...