Where is Bill Davis when we really need him?

Remember the good old days when a few of our politicians actually elicited a modicum of respect from their constituents? I suspect even the Liberals admired the fairness, integrity, and honest sense of public service demonstrated by such politicians as former Premier of Ontario, Bill Davis back in the sixties. As Minister of Education under Premier John Robarts, Davis created Ontario’s community college system and TV…

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Gossip fiends will love The Palace Papers by Tina Brown

Author Tina Brown has exceptionally strong credentials so the information about the royal family contained in her new book The Palace Papers: Inside The House of Windsor, The Truth and The Turmoil must be true. Right? As a former magazine editor as well as a friend and confidante of dozens, even hundreds of famous people, Brown is well-qualified to dish the dirt on the Royal…

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What’s hiding under your man’s jeans?

Marketing types (I confess, I was once one of them,) are always looking for new and innovative ways to sell us consumer goods or services we do not want or need. Scalp exfoliators? New and improved versions of questionable face creams and cosmetics? Remember leg warmers? Well, now, they’ve decided to take on men’s underwear. They have spied a potential opportunity to convince men and…

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Social media’s mandate has gone from bad to worse. We should all be afraid, very, very afraid!

In view of billionaire Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter this week, I thought I’d republish a piece I posted in October 2021 concerning the ethics and influence of social media platforms. I’m very concerned that a private individual with dubious objectives is controlling the minds of so many human beings who may not be aware of its insidious influence. I’m hoping my concerns prove wrong…

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