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A $500 Dinner and a $15 Cab Ride

I left the $500 a ticket fundraising dinner for Premier Redford and stepped into the cab.  I was crestfallen and concerned.  The reason for my unease became crystal clear when my cabbie, a lanky young Frenchman, asked what all the … Continue reading

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What Do Alison Redford and George Orwell Have in Common?

Premier Redford and the novelist George Orwell have one thing in common—they recognize the value of euphemisms in political discourse. A euphemism is a mild or indirect word or expression used in place of one that is too harsh or … Continue reading

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