Toronto Mike


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Breaking My Trump Silence

I have not written a word about Donald Trump since his inauguration. In fact, I've written about him only once since he was elected. That entry is here. I personally find Trump as POTUS so distasteful and disappointing, I can't write about it. Remember when everyone was loving Alec Baldwin's
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The Trump Paradox

The 2017 Presidential Inauguration takes place Friday. I don't think I've written a word here or on Twitter about Donald Trump since he was elected in November. Then, last week, I wrote a couple of Tweets about what I call the Trump Paradox. The Trump paradox: You don't want to
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I'm Tired of Being Wrong

In 2000, I didn't think George Dubya Bush had a chance. I wasn't blogging yet, but if I was I'd be linking now to an arrogant post about how Americans aren't dumb enough to elect an idiot like Dubya. I did write this in 2003 and called him naive and
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

The Liberal Party of Canada has won the 2015 federal election. They will form a majority government. Here's how the seats break down: Liberals - 184Conservatives - 99NDP - 44Bloc - 10Green - 1Here's how Toronto voted. Every riding in the city elected a Liberal MP. That blue at the
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Hazel McCallion

Today, Hazel McCallion turned in her Chain of Office. She was Mayor of Mississauga since December 1, 1978. I was four years old at the time. I have absolutely no memory of a time before Hazel McCallion was Mayor of our neighbour to the west. Hurricane Hazel has always been
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Historic Night for Kathleen Wynne

Kathleen Wynne's Liberals will form a majority government in Ontario. This surprising result means two historic firsts: 1. Kathleen Wynne is the first woman elected premier of Ontario 2. Kathleen Wynne is the first openly gay person elected premier of any Canadian province I'm going to add a third... 3.
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As a Caucasian, I Have an Advantage

The quote of the day comes from Wildrose candidate Ron Leech, who's running for MPP in the Calgary Greenway riding. I think, as a Caucasian, I have an advantage. When different community leaders such as a Sikh leader or a Muslim leader speaks they really speak to their own people
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