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Shawn Ohara said…
We have a Canadian hero and Canadian villain all within a week. Let's talk about the hero Kevin Vickers and let the courts decide what to do about Gomeshi and hope they each get their just rewards.
I don't know why but the one about Tim Cook made me laugh out loud, literally. I was scrolling through them and that one caught my eye for some reason. I guess I just can see that happening. Thanks for the laughs this morning. Much needed.
nonamedufus said…
It was a bittersweet couple of weeks for Canada, that's for sure, Shawn.
nonamedufus said…
I'm amazed how the Pope keeps popping up in political cartoons lately. On gays, evolution and other things, he's way out there. I'm a lapsed Catholic but he's really shaking the church up somewhat.
I'm a converted Episcopalian and while I think it's positive the things he has been saying, I'm still not convinced.
nonamedufus said…
The Catholic church has been stuck in tradition and the same dogma for years. Even a movement of inches is significant.

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