Recovering politician. Retired talk show host. Speaks truth to power. Believes you can leave the world a better place than you found it – and have fun doing it.
Posted by  •  February 2

You will have noted by now that it’s been nearly a month since I’ve written anything in this space. I fully expect that in the not too distant future my rants and musings here will become much more frequent — maybe even regular — because my environment will be much more conducive to putting analog thoughts down onto...


January 3  • 

2017: ANOTHER YEAR OVER, A NEW ONE JUST BEGUN

Happy New Year, tout le monde. I note that this is Day 3 of the carbon tax and the sky has not yet fallen, despite the best efforts of the...

December 23  • 

2016: WHAT A LONG, STRANGE TRIP IT’S BEEN

This is a little like the dreaded Christmas letter you get every year from the relatives/friends/acquaintances you only ever hear from at Christmas,...


December 2  • 

HOW TO MAKE WHINE: START WITH SOUR GRAPES

Leaving aside the fact that my favourite scene in “The Princess Bride” is every scene, one of my favourite scenes in the movie is the one where Fezzik...

November 23  • 

HOW MANY ALBERTANS DOES IT TAKE TO CHANGE A LIGHTBULB?

Just back from another trip to Salt Spring Island, and therefore another opportunity to observe the insanity here at home from a distance. It’s not...

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