Cathie from Canada: Words of Wisdom — from Dark Brandon to Ford v Trudeau to Taylor Swift to Wikipedia’s finest moment

Some interesting columns this week  First, there was this controversy: Isn’t this why Trump voters like him though https://t.co/c0eXBjuKdF — Drew McKevitt (on a hiatus, mostly) (@drewmckevitt) February 2, 2024 In Everyone is Entitled to My Opinion, Jeff Tiedrich writes Donald Trump’s a sick fuck, this I know — because

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Cathie from Canada: Today’s News: Prairie Harm Reduction – "It’s about keeping people alive"

It has taken years for Canadians to understand the concept of harm reduction – which means everything from sunscreen to seatbelts, not just safe injection sites and naloxone – but Canadians generally “get it” now.  The federal government’s Canadian drugs and substances strategy describes harm reduction as   an evidence-based, public health approach

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Cathie from Canada: Well, isn’t this just ducky? Now Iran and Pakistan are verging on war

Whoa-jeez, this is getting dangerous: Multiple reports are indicating that Pakistan has conducted cross-border strikes against Baloch militants based in Iran. Pakistan wasted little time in trying to restore deterrence after Iran's strike on Pakistan-based militants on Tuesday. — Michael Kugelman (@MichaelKugelman) January 18, 2024 Dangerous situation for multitude of

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Cathie from Canada: Happy New Year!

  Post by @jaredmay76 View on Threads No one does NYE fireworks like London! 🎆#LondonNYE #LondonFireworkspic.twitter.com/aHxZExYYKL — Sahil Oberoi (@SahilOberoi1) January 1, 2024 2024 has officially reached the shores of Canada.As Father Time hands things over to Baby New Year, I hope everyone has a fantastic 2024!#NewYear2024 #HappyNewYear pic.twitter.com/VPLCPI8R0X —

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Cathie from Canada: Christmas traditions: 12 Days, Festivus, Messiah, and the oddest Christmas Special ever!

Time for an annual “traditions” post —  Twelve Days of Christmas:   Festivus:    The Messiah:    The New York Times writes Handel’s ‘Messiah’ Teaches Us a Surprising Lesson About Tradition: …Fortunately, Handel’s “Messiah” is so popular that the ideological fashions of critics and performers cannot contain it. The work

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