Monthly Archives: August 2010

Throw the Truthiness Bums Out

In November 2006 the New York Times ran a prescient opinion piece entitled, “Throw the Truthiness Bums Out.” At least it was prescient for Canada; for the US it was four years too late. In the article, Times’ writer, Frank … Continue reading

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When good people do bad things to good people

(photos at end) It seems the only thing that is required for us to do harm to our neighbours is the permission of authority. And the only thing we need to do it again is silence. The sociological evidence for … Continue reading

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G20: The Fence

4 July 2010 He is all pine and I am apple orchard. My apple trees will never get across And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him. He only says, “Good fences make good neighbours.” Spring is the … Continue reading

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