Stephen LeDrew

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Obama, Stop Lecturing and Start Leading

(81) Comments | Posted August 11, 2011 | 5:11 PM

Is Obama the 21st century's Woodrow Wilson? Smart, but over everyone's head?

The nation in crisis, the American president gives a special talk with his lips pursed and a disapproving frown -- a countenance of barely tolerating those idiots who conspire to make his life miserable.

But his words fall...

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You Still Have Some Explainin' to Do, Toronto Police Brass!

(4) Comments | Posted June 27, 2011 | 12:11 PM

On the first anniversary of the G20 in Toronto, many groups are plaintively calling for the resignation of Chief Blair as a consequence of his responsibility for the glaring errors in policing that weekend.

I disagree -- Chief Blair, but for the G20, has done a terrific...

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Ford's Pride: Should He or Shouldn't He?

(22) Comments | Posted June 23, 2011 | 3:49 PM

Boy oh boy -- the chins are wagging,and tongues are flapping about the Mayor's decision to continue with his 30-year family tradition of spending Canada's birthday at his cottage with his family.

A slap in the face to the LGBT community! Ford is homophobic!

Let's examine...

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Munk Debates: The Clues Are in the Shoes!

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2011 | 8:40 AM

Another chapter in what is now regarded as a national institution was written Friday night when Henry Kissinger and Fareed Zakaria of CNN fame took on Niall Ferguson, a well known business writer, and David Li, a Chinese bureaucrat, on the topic: the 21st century will belong to China.

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Canada's National Shame

(5) Comments | Posted June 18, 2011 | 11:31 AM

Canada's reputation around the world has been severely tarnished as images of thugs burning cars and looting stores has been splashed across the news screens of every country.

Strikingly similar to the pictures from Toronto's G20 just last year at this time!

Vancouver police were quoted...

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Are All American Academics Out to Lunch? Or Just Those From Boston?

(7) Comments | Posted May 26, 2011 | 8:00 AM

The best of Harvard and the Boston Globe have weighed in on the recent Canadian election results, wherein Michael Ignatieff led the Liberal Party of Canada to its worst-ever showing, leaving the most successful political party in the western world with 34 seats in a parliament of 308.


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