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IN PRAISE OF OLDER MEN….ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO GOLF!

IN PRAISE OF OLDER MEN….ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO GOLF!

I had such a great day yesterday that I decided to share it with you – and leave out political comments, maybe. Or maybe not. We will see.

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TV Starr – Not exactly

TV Starr – Not exactly

What fun ! Two weeks ago I was invited to appear on “THE PEOPLE’S PERSPECTIVE WITH RAMONA” sponsored by Rogers TV – Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Thornhill, Newmarket.  

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Politics really do make strange bedfellows – and unexpected alliances! What is a mother to do?

Politics really do make strange bedfellows – and unexpected alliances! What is a mother to do?

Here I am with former PM. Stephen Harper. And you all know who that guy is standing next to one of my sons – current PM. Justin Trudeau!

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Reflections on a public life. 25 Years Later – I finally figured it out!

Reflections on a public life. 25 Years Later – I finally figured it out!

The Ghomeshi affair had been jogging my brain. It was an interesting read – but what did it have to do with me? Nothing – or so I thought.

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Loyalty – Remembering Rob Ford

Loyalty – Remembering Rob Ford

I met Rob Ford in 2010. We had nothing in common – but politics. A mutual friend of mine and of former Premier Mike Harris asked if I would help in Rob’s Mayoralty campaign. It sounded like fun.

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Victim! OMG! Could that be me?

Victim! OMG! Could that be me?

Some slob flops her breasts for the TV cameras as she confronts the Crown, her body painted with messages no one can read. Did her actions help women who really are victims?

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The Politics of Fear

The Politics of Fear

It has been three months since the federal election and a change in government. I admit that I am getting some bad vibes – and I am afraid. The election results were definitive. Four more years. Should our community stand up now or should we roll over as usual? Let’s talk about it.

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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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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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