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  • Santa Claus is coming to town

    No, I take that back. The most horrendous thing is that it is said by parents to their children. Some parents and child development ...

  • Christmas on celluloid

    No way does it seem that long ago. Until, that is, you take a look at a recent picture of Macaulay Culkin.You’ve seen pictures of beautiful ...

  • “... the least of these”

    It means, of course, that we expect ourselves and everyone around us to behave in a more or less “civilized” manner. Most of us have the human ...

  • Just in time

    The United States is bigger, but we are more wonderful. The U.S. is stronger, but we are more wonderful. Actually, we are bigger than the U.S. ...

  • The Three Mouseketeers

    In response to the overwhelming number of requests I receive to give you, my readers, the benefit of my analysis of the above-mentioned, here it ...

  • The ISIS solution

    There is just this one interesting little fact: they’re not being sent to Syria to fight. Now, if they were sending Rex Murphy, Rick Mercer and ...

  • ‘Blow, Ye Winds, Hi Ho’

    The people on CNN were saying this was the most powerful storm in the history of recorded storms. Bigger even than Katrina, which pretty well ...

  • Autumn leaves

    “Paint Your Wagon” was later made into a rather bad movie with Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin. But more important than that it was successfully ...

  • On sports and politics

    As I write, last night was the first night of the new NHL season. Later on this afternoon the major league baseball playoffs begin. For those of ...

  • Thankful — what for?

    These include our supposed extremely high levels of intelligence, our incredible rates of sexual activity and several things that cause peoples ...