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Warren Kinsella: There’s a name for people who complain after votes

Losers.  Referenda are blunt instruments? So are elections. What matters more is what is on the ballot. The ballot is a fine instrument. — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) June 26, 2016 . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: There’s a name for people who complain after votes

Warren Kinsella: Citizens of the Vatican, it’s your lucky day!

President Trump says he will suspend immigration from “areas of the world” with “a proven history of terrorism.”  So, no more immigration from any other country, including the U.S.! Vatican folks, you win the Green Card lottery! Woot! . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Citizens of the Vatican, it’s your lucky day!

Warren Kinsella: Adler-Kinsella Show: in which we don’t discuss Brexit, because we didn’t think it would happen

…but we talked about Chretien and other things. There are some surprises in here, if you care to listen. . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Adler-Kinsella Show: in which we don’t discuss Brexit, because we didn’t think it would happen

Warren Kinsella: This isn’t a rock video, it’s a documentary

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Warren Kinsella: Winners: racists and the economically illiterate. Losers: everyone else.

  WINNERS Racists, nativists and isolationists: There is a reason why Trump, Le Pen and their ilk favoured a “leave” vote: their prospects are always improved when people are divided and not united. Last night, they won a decisive victory by railing against immigrants, governments and “bankers” (cf., The Jews). Trump, in particular, has had […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Winners: racists and the economically illiterate. Losers: everyone else.

Warren Kinsella: Brexit: fasten your seatbelt, world

Coming up: another vote on Scottish secession, and a push for Irish unification. I mean, why not, right? #Brexit — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) June 24, 2016 The Parti Quebecois is cheerier tonight than they've been in years. #cdnpoli #Brexit — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) June 24, 2016 . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Brexit: fasten your seatbelt, world

Warren Kinsella: Farewell, Stephen Harper, we barely knew ye

And so it ends, not with a bang but a whimper. Unlike some folks, I don’t hate Stephen Harper. All of my five reasons are personal. When my Dad was dying, he phoned me and my Mom to talk about fathers. He did this despite the fact that Yours Truly had ripped him, on TV and […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Farewell, Stephen Harper, we barely knew ye

Warren Kinsella: Brexit: stay

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Warren Kinsella: Lucida Sans Unicode, the final frontier 

How weird am I? This weird: the most interesting thing I’ve read in weeks is an analysis of the fonts used in Blade Runner. Story here. The subtitle reads WORLD WIDE COMPUTER LINKUP PLANNED, in what looks like Optima Bold. While the idea of a World Wide Computer Linkup might seem passé as we approach 2019, […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Lucida Sans Unicode, the final frontier 

Warren Kinsella: Hung out with Against Me after our boy’s graduation

Which made it more perfect.  . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Hung out with Against Me after our boy’s graduation

Warren Kinsella: The graduate

He doesn’t quite look like this, tonight, as he graduates from high school – honour roll, Ontario scholar, all that. Got an offer and scholarship from every single university he applied to. Is going to  some place called McGill, which you may have heard of.  I don’t care about the awards and all that. I […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: The graduate

Warren Kinsella: The Fourth Estate, the State, and Grattan O’Leary

From Bruce Cheadle at Canadian Press: OTTAWA—The federal Liberal government has enlisted the independent Public Policy Forum to assess the state of Canada’s struggling news industry as it mulls over potential policy options. A rash of newspaper closures and newsroom layoffs this past winter, combined with a looming debt bomb for Postmedia Network Canada Corp., […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: The Fourth Estate, the State, and Grattan O’Leary

Warren Kinsella: Thanks, but I already live my life according to this little maxim

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Warren Kinsella: The Truth is irrelevant

Quote from a fascinating Washington Post piece on Trump’s Muslim-hating strategy: He said it doesn’t matter that [the Trump pig’s blood story] isn’t true. “It’s not about that,” he said. “Look, it’s an analogy.” The now-departed Corey Lewandowski said that, but I don’t think his firing changes the, ahem, truth of what he said: to Trump, […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: The Truth is irrelevant

Warren Kinsella: In this week’s Hill Times: stop letting evil/crazy people get guns, for starters

Could Orlando have happened here? Well, we’ve got our share of Islamic terrorists here, of course: the attack on Parliament Hill, and several other attacks in the past decade, have made that clear enough. We’ve had no shortage of hate crimes, too: l’Ecole Polytechnique was indisputably one against women, and minority communities are still regularly […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: In this week’s Hill Times: stop letting evil/crazy people get guns, for starters

Warren Kinsella: It wasn’t the medium, per McLuhan, it was the message

Doesn’t anyone get that? No? Here, take a quiz: It isn’t whether your paid is online or on TV or on whatever, boys and girls. It’s what you say, and how you say it. Duh. . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: It wasn’t the medium, per McLuhan, it was the message

Warren Kinsella: When you fire your campaign manager mid-campaign

It’s never usually good. I was there on the national Liberal campaign in 1984 when John Turner did it to Bill Lee, and replaced him with Keith Davey. Senator Davey should have been the head guy from the start. By the time John brought him in, it was too late. In August 2015, around the […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: When you fire your campaign manager mid-campaign

Warren Kinsella: Donald Trump, the conservative-killer

This is so awesome. Keep at it, you fatuous douchebag! . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Donald Trump, the conservative-killer

Warren Kinsella: Best father-son song of all time

Always makes me think of mine, gone 12 years now. Life goes fast, men. Grab it. . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Best father-son song of all time

Warren Kinsella: Trudeau’s first Parliamentary session

It was bumpy.  They’re a new government, and they often looked like it. C-14, in particular, was not their finest hour. At different points, it was: The elbowgate thing, which planted a seed of doubt about Justin Trudeau The Motion Six thing, which made them look a bit autocratic The hasty withdrawal of Motion Six […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Trudeau’s first Parliamentary session

Warren Kinsella: My view on father’s day

Not bad. That’s Son Four on the left, on the move for True North.  . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: My view on father’s day

Warren Kinsella: Best thing about the Taco Bell in Wilkes-Barre? THEY HAVE DIABLO SAUCE NOW

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Warren Kinsella: Adler-Kinsella Show: euthanasia, terror, and a Dad

https://m.soundcloud.com/charlesadlersxm/adler-kinsella-16-06-16 . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Adler-Kinsella Show: euthanasia, terror, and a Dad

Warren Kinsella: From next week’s column, in which I refer to men with small penises and big guns

Quote: “Here, unlike down there, we do not make it easy for Islamic extremists, or haters, or the mentally ill, to get guns. Here in Canada, unlike in the United States, we have not elevated gun ownership to a state religion. The statistics grimly bear this out. One that was pinging around Twitter, in the […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: From next week’s column, in which I refer to men with small penises and big guns

Warren Kinsella: ‘Donald Trump Is An Asshole’ passes 4,000 views!

Four thousand SFH fans can’t be all wrong – especially after this week. Click on the link, sing along! . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: ‘Donald Trump Is An Asshole’ passes 4,000 views!