“The World Needs More Canada” is a Great Slogan For 150th Birthday in 2017

  Mr. Trudeau please cancel any contracts with advertising agencies that may involve the writing of a catchy phrase to be used next year for our 150th birthday; we have our slogan. There have been some great advertising slogans over the years. “I ❤️ New York”, said I love New York, not I heart New York, isContinue reading ““The World Needs More Canada” is a Great Slogan For 150th Birthday in 2017″

Does Barack Obama use dollar store pens?

Although I’ve moved into the Ipad world, I still find myself in need of an actual pen from time to time. Whether for a crossword puzzle (yep … in ink, no erasing for me) or for a shopping list, I need the occasional ball-point. I tend to lose pens about as quickly as I canContinue reading “Does Barack Obama use dollar store pens?”

Luka Magnotta voted Canadian Newsmaker of the Year: infamy trumps all

It is important to note that “Newsmaker” of the year shouldn’t be confused with “Man, Woman or Person” of the year. Time magazine recently named Barack Obama as Person of the Year with runner-up Malala Yousafzai. I point out this difference because The Canadian Press (CP) has named Luka Rocco Magnotta Newsmaker of the Year for 2012. TheContinue reading “Luka Magnotta voted Canadian Newsmaker of the Year: infamy trumps all”

Obama, Petraeus and now Elmo: who knew what when

First we had lengthy debates over what President Obama knew and when he knew it regarding the attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya (gotta admit I first thought it was Ben Gazzara). Then the whole Petraeus Affair hit the media resulting in his resignation as top dog at the CIA and prompting questionsContinue reading “Obama, Petraeus and now Elmo: who knew what when”

Obama victory celebrations worldwide

Supporters celebrated the re-election of Barack Obama as US President around the world. From Berlin to Sydney, Bangkok to Westmount.. Westmount?!? Yep, at least one Westmount homeowner showed his or her satisfaction with the outcome of Tuesday’s US election – balloons and all! Related articles Photos: World reacts to Obama U.S. election victory

Poll of polls … and poles; don’t let polls put a pall on voting

Tired of all the polls? Don’t let the plethora of polls put a pall on your election day. Today’s is the only one that matters, but if you’ve not had your fill already … Exit polls An election exit poll is a poll of voters taken immediately after they have exited the polling stations OpinionContinue reading “Poll of polls … and poles; don’t let polls put a pall on voting”

Obama needs debate coaching from hockey greats

The first of three presidential candidate debates is now in the books and, as I mentioned earlier, the debates are a critical element of the US election campaign process. While there may not have been a knock-out punch thrown, there were enough points scored by Mitt Romney to give him some momentum heading into theContinue reading “Obama needs debate coaching from hockey greats”