71 posts Posts by pstarr

YASHER KOACH– P.M. HARPER – It was an honour to be a part of your team

YASHER KOACH– P.M. HARPER – It was an honour to be a part of your team

The morning after. Most of us did not expect these results. But it is done – and that is it. The people voted and they sent a message – a message primarily to the NDP – but the ripple effect was also felt by Conservative supporters across the country.

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AM YISROEL CHAI – again

AM YISROEL CHAI – again

For the first time in Canada’s history, a Prime Minister has stood tall in support of Israel and the Jewish community. That Prime Minister is Stephen Harper.

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A Day at the Races – no politics – just some fun

A Day at the Races – no politics – just some fun

I’ll bet lots of you are familiar with gambling… and horse racing. Well, we aren’t. Sure we’ve been to Las Vegas where I glued myself to the 25 cent slot machines. I’m too cheap to contemplate losing more than $20 a session in the casino so I figured I would have more fun and could hang out longer if I bet less.

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In praise of the ladies who golf … and lunch

In praise of the ladies who golf … and lunch

I need a break from the politics! As you all know, I am volunteering for Willowdale MP CS Leung who is a part of the Harper team. So far, so good – things look great!

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An Election is coming – get ready! Fun, Frustration, Fibs and Facts!

An Election is coming – get ready! Fun, Frustration, Fibs and Facts!

For many of us, this is a terrifying reminder of the years leading up to the Holocaust when many ignored the warning signs, looking the other way and pretending that “this too shall pass”.

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The Last Three Years – Priceless! And the arrival of the big 70!

The Last Three Years – Priceless! And the arrival of the big 70!

Happy Chanukah! Merry Christmas! Three interesting years just flew by – so it’s time to share and time to review.

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Don’t Outlaw Flirting … Please!

Don’t Outlaw Flirting … Please!

Ghomenshi, Junior and Mulcair. Three losers. They happen to be men. I am a fan of menfolk. But their stupidity might ruin all my fun. And I want to protest!

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Anatomy of an Election – What Happens in the Back Rooms – and Trolls

Anatomy of an Election – What Happens in the Back Rooms – and Trolls

Elections are won or lost in the back rooms. In 1985, I chaired Mel Lastman’s re-election campaign. Thirty years ago! I was only ten years old. Wow! I was a novice back then but oh did I learn fast. Federal, provincial, municipal – it isn’t much different today. The game is the same – it is only the players who change.

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AM YISROEL CHAI –  THE NATION OF ISRAEL LIVES!

AM YISROEL CHAI –  THE NATION OF ISRAEL LIVES!

Given the events of this past week, I am going to take a pass on a blog about the mayoralty race.  I was going to talk more about Chow and her comments in the Hong Kong newspapers looking for non-resident landlords’ proxies and/or votes as well as her support for CUPE, and their support of her.  As CUPE takes its usual place front and centre in the anti-Israel movement remember that Chow wants to be …

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The Mayoralty Race…….. and The Rebbe

The Mayoralty Race…….. and The Rebbe

Why can’t women refer to their male friends as boyfriends in the same way we call our female friends girlfriends?  Well, I can – and despite the goofy looks or chuckles that come my way when I talk about my “boyfriends” and our 7:00 a.m. breakfasts at United every Saturday, I shall continue on about the fun we have. This morning the conversation was about Chow and Ford and the Mayoralty race.  “Chow is going …

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