Warren Kinsella: Tuned out

Steve, whose stuff I read religiously, had this amazing tweet a few minutes ago: Canadians spent 28.5 hours a week watching TV last year, says CRTC, up half hour from last year. — Steve Ladurantaye (@sladurantaye) September 4, 2012 I find that amazing. A day a week! Who has time

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Warren Kinsella: “Liberal Who”

Seriously, why does anyone give a rat’s ass? The North of the Queensway commentariat are all a-Twitter about it this morning, comme toujours. (Their bitchy solipsism drive me nuts, which is why I don’t read them any more. But that’s a story for another day.) A few weeks back, when

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Warren Kinsella: Today

Today is: 1. A great Smashing Pumpkins song; 2. The day before school starts; 3. The day before the anniversary of Brian Mulroney’s 1984 win, and the last time folks opined the Liberal Party is dead; 4. The day before the PQ wins in Quebec, and our politics get all

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Warren Kinsella: What-ever

Says the guy who gives paid speeches to the Manning Institute. When will the clichéd MSM understand that no one thinks they don’t have an agenda? NO ONE. That’s why I actually like working for Sun News. They are what they are, and they don’t ever pretend to lack bias.

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Warren Kinsella: Goth alert

My youngest – blonde-haired, freckled, skateboarder – is into (wait for it) Bauhaus.  And not just the dark British band’s well-known stuff: he’s into B-sides, like ‘Crowds.’ Wow.  From seeing them at the Broken Arms in Ottawa in 1980, playing ‘Double Dare‘ and blowing my mind (such as it then

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Warren Kinsella: Nearly $400,000

That’s a lot of money. A lot. Three things. One, I thought it was gracious of Stephen Harper to offer a state funeral. I wonder if he’s now having second thoughts? Two: at the time, it was well-known in political circles that NDP organizers were turning that funeral into something

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