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12
Nov
Capexit & the  Province of Cape Breton

Capexit & the Province of Cape Breton

I want to thank Cape Breton Sen. Dan Christmas, the former director of the Union of Nova Scotia Indians, for appointing my goodself Chief Negotiator for Capexit.
Capexit, if you haven’t heard, refers to Cape Breton’s pending exit from the RONS, or, the Rest of Nova Scotia.

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29
Oct
Mr. Downie died the other day...

Mr. Downie died the other day...

When Bob Dylan first met The Beatles in 1964, he told the lads their music didn’t say anything. Love Me Do, I Want To Hold Your Hand, I Saw Her Standing There, just weren’t going to cut it. By the way, if you haven’t yet heard, Mr. Downie died the other day. His brain did him in. It was that fast-acting Ted Kennedy- type cancer.

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15
Oct
With apologies to Jonathan Swift

With apologies to Jonathan Swift

Regrettably, likely a function of age, I cannot recall if it was the United Nations or some lesser body which, just weeks ago, reminded Nova Scotians that again this year your province leads the nation, if not the industrialized world, in child poverty.

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01
Oct
If only God would come down with an El Jones Complex!

If only God would come down with an El Jones Complex!

Think of how grand it must be to hold the world monopoly on moral superiority. Think of El Jones.
The Halifax-based “poet”, “writer”, “activist”, “bold visionary”, “tool of liberation”, etc., has cornered the market in the Good Shepherd business.

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18
Sep
Glace Bay, Nova Scotia: the town without a rink

Glace Bay, Nova Scotia: the town without a rink

I never met a politician I didn’t like.
For the most part, almost to a man or woman, they bask in the perks of office, piling up their pensionable time, gleefully making themselves available for their next photo-op. All else is  secondary.
Photo-ops are paramount in the lives of pampered politicians. They take priority over all else.

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