Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice -You’ve Never Seen a Ghost (Holy or otherwise).

The universe is an amazing thing. While you are “sitting still” reading this post, you, me, and everyone else are hurdling through space at an unfathomable speed. This is almost as amazing as the fact that we, for the most part, don’t even notice that we’re doing it. The Earth rotates 1,600km/h at the equator, which ...

Politics and its Discontents: Another Provincial Concern

Aware of my interest in politics, my friend Gary sent me an email this morning:I read a comment in the National Post and it made me think of the label you use, “Young Tim”. The fellow in his comment asked the question “Have you ever heard of a Provincial Leader being named after a cup ...

Five of Five: The Churchill Bust: Outrage on Demand

Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron discuss a little head. This story about the sculpture of Winston Churchill given to the White House has so many weird (partisan) angles it would baffle Pythagoras. No one likes a dirty fork.

Five of Five: The Churchill Bust: Outrage on Demand

Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron discuss a little head. This story about the sculpture of Winston Churchill given to the White House has so many weird (partisan) angles it would baffle Pythagoras. No one likes a dirty fork.

CuriosityCat: Let us hope Justin Trudeau, like his father, can say this in 2015: We beat the bastards. Now it’s possible for us to do things

Like a modern Beverley Hills Cop actor, Newman – the man who would wreck the unmarked Liberal Party of Canada with a banana stuffed into its tailpipe; the man who would wreck the buffet of that party, spread out to welcome its new leader, the Younger Trudeau, by crashing the party – has once again ...

Politics and its Discontents: Upper Class Twit of the Year?

I have long given up trying to fathom the ‘mind’ of America. The behaviour of its political leaders, both Democratic and Republican, and the following such behaviour inspires, leaves me particularly perplexed. However, Mitt Romney’s recent foray abroad to display his foreign policy bona fides has at least provided me with an opportunity to wax ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: After the Big Zero, the Alberta Party awaits the Big Goodbye

Your blogger with Dave Taylor, back in 2010. Below: Glenn Taylor, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Chima Nkemdirim. While it’s true former Alberta Party MLA Dave Taylor never crossed a bridge he couldn’t burn, the political experiment he was part of is likely finished all on its own without his incendiary assistance. Alberta Party adherents ...

Red Tory v.3.0.3: Cleese Responds to Futile Comments

John Cleese responding to YouTube comments in a video posted on the Monty Python channel. In this video, hear what elderberries taste like, Cleese’s take on religion, and what, exactly, constitutes true stupidity.