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SOURCES CITED For Vǫluspá’s Gullveig, Heiðr and narrator: one, two or three?

It’s commminnng… As I write this, the last source I have in mind to cite for my upcoming blog-post on Gullveig & Co is  SKIÐARIMA, by Theo Homan, a copy of which is crossing the border from Illinois post-haste.  As … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Sears Faces Extinction

UPDATE March 25, 2017:  Well, the Advertising Standards folks were a little bit slow, but eventually they got around to my complaint, and the outcome of their investigation was that last week Sears Canada and I reached a happy settlement … Continue reading

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The current state of affairs in Turkey

June 23, 2017 at 10:50 EDM:   I’ve only just now realized Why Tayyip Erdoğan and MIT head Hakan Fidan are doing this:   https://www.turkishminute.com/2017/06/23/new-mother-detained-over-gulen-links-despite-doctors-objection/  they’re hoping that Fethullah Gülen will crack under the pressure of knowing that all his adherents are … Continue reading

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“Why I’m voting for Trump:” a considered response.

May 12, 2017:  “”If you’ve seen [James Comey] under sworn testimony, he just doesn’t comment on things he’s not supposed to. He knows the ropes.”  http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/trump-fbi-skeptics-james-comey-investigation-1.4111522   Really??  Has the FBI forgotten so soon how James Comey skewed the last U.S. … Continue reading

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‘Sink your bottom down’ Robin Camp: what Does it take to remove a judge in Alberta?

I have on occasion written about Alberta Court of Appeals judgments I consider to have been really bad ones:  https://marnietunay2.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/dalla-lana-v-university-of-alberta-2013-abca-327/  and https://marnietunay2.wordpress.com/alberta-injustice-failures-in-courts-and-government-public-accountability/  and the case of Justice Robin Camp is right up there with the worst of Alberta court judgments. Oh, … Continue reading

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China, where lawyers are martyred…

China, where lawyers are martyred:  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/04/chinese-lawyer-who-exposed-baby-milk-scandal-jailed-for-subversion http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/pu-zhiqiang-human-rights-lawyer-china-1.3365674 http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2016/02/26/ontario-lawyers-urge-ottawa-to-raise-issue-of-jailed-chinese-colleagues-with-beijing/ Turkey, where a failed coup is being used to settle scores and silence dissent once and for all:   https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/03/free-speech-groups-condemn-turkeys-closure-of-29-publishers-after-failed-coup and Russia, where the hand of the government is never quite seen in … Continue reading

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On the death of a (former) gangster: Sukh Deo

March 20, 2017:  I have been derelict in updating this post.  I actually did hear back late last year from both the Federal Minister of Justice and from the Public Safety Minister, with respect to that whole Pindi and Interpol … Continue reading

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