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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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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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!
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.