Tag Archives: tolerance

Pump rage

My general state of being whenever I wait for a gas pump to free up can best be described as “seething.” I’m not great with waiting, even in a car surrounded by the endless possibilities of radio entertainment because, as … Continue reading

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A case of refugee envy

Dear Refugees Fleeing Would-Be American Oppression: I see on the news that you’ve been crossing illegally from the U.S. into Canada along our vast and largely unprotected border. It’s been happening in Manitoba and it’s been happening in Hemmingford, Quebec, … Continue reading

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Lives measured on the Beer Scale

If you ever want to completely despair over Canada’s rapidly receding tolerance, simply read the comments section of any Internet news site. It takes a special breed to become a commenter – a special breed with “special” spelling and grammar … Continue reading

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