Archive for January 2011

A tale of two reviews of books : on the memory loops of George W. Bush

Jan 7th, 2011 | By | Category: USA Today

Apparently George W. Bush’s presidential memoir, Decision Points, only released this past November 9, 2010, has already “sold almost a million and a half copies.” According to one wise observer, it is nonetheless “unlikely that many will ever read Decision Points, and even fewer will finish it … Conservative groups buy these things in bulk […]

Will Con-NDP “coalition” be big Ottawa surprise of 2011?

Jan 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

Just for starters, if there is not going to be a Canadian federal election this year at least one of the three opposition parties will have to vote with the Harper Conservative minority government on the budget “expected to be brought down in March.”Â  Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff “says he wants to see the budget […]