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The Plague-Ground – Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice…

Seventy million Americans voted for Donald Trump. As Wade Davis noted, that’s “4 million more than did so in 2016, inspired, one can only assume, by his personal and political record over the past four years.” Many Canadians, myself…

The Plague-Ground – Morning in America

In 1984, Ronald Reagan unleashed one of the most devastating commercials in American campaign history. It helped him swamp Democrat Walter Mondale in a landslide, 525 electoral votes to 13. That ad, like that very age 36 years ago, is touchingly…

The Plague-Ground – The right to bully voters is under threat

The First Amendment lets Americans say pretty much anything to anyone, anywhere. The Second Amendment lets them keep and bear arms. So can they turn up at polling stations on November 3rd, armed and belligerent and, in the words of their…

The Plague-Ground – NOT THE BEST CANADIAN IMMIGRANT. NOR THE BEST AMERICAN ONE, EITHER.

"Are you willing tonight to condemn white supremacists and militia groups?" asked Chris Wallace. "Proud Boys?" replied Donald Trump...."Stand back and stand by." That was the defining moment from a Presidential debate that CNN's Dana…