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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Cleavage

Rathika Sitsabaiesan's Member of Parliament Profile reveals she's an NDP MP for Scarborough-Rouge River.  If you click over, you'll see the profile pic on the left. According to Contrarian, Rathika Sitsabaiesan's profile pic was originally the one you see on the right. Can you see the difference?
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