In the midst of the early federal election chest thumping and drum beating, I’ve come to the conclusion that if we could convert idiots into energy there would be no reason for a Carbon Tax. It’s the solution we’re looking for.

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Is it the fragility of the Legion’s existence or a general mistrust of good things that has Iroquois branch members disrupting what seems like good news from the nearby Ross Video?

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There’s proof in our midst that you can in fact be both a horribly inept politician and a terrible human being at the same time.

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It’s election season and signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs; mucking up the scenery breaking my mind.

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As the days shorten and the evenings get cooler, thoughts turn to cider and apple pie. If someone could ever make a cider that tastes like apple pie, you’d have a real winner.

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Autumn in SD&G, although it isn’t officially here yet, is a spectacular time of year.

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After installing a series of lights at great heights in the barn, it only occurs to you while you are walking the beams the importance of a ladder. It becomes even more apparent when your son tries to knock it down.

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How are people still shocked at the behaviour of one Donald Trump? What’s shocking and truly disgusting is the continued tolerance of his actions by the electorate. Trump knows that John Q America is greedier than he is and his presidency has proven that.

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The tourism advisory committee formed in South Dundas has done some exemplary work in identifying “quick wins” and given the drive for more visitors a real urgency that was sorely lacking. It’s often the little victories that will eventually result in the proverbial overnight success.