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″
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?”
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”
Is it true that President Obama pardoned this turkey because he felt guilty about trouncing a turkey in the election? Happy Thanksgiving!!
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”
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
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”
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”
The clean and jerk is one of the two Olympic weightlifting events; seems it could also be a description of the candidates for president.