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Posted by Marion On Mar - 18 - 2010 17 COMMENTS

One of the things I admire most about Bill Maher is the ability he has to make one think. He has a way with words – he would, having been an English major – that at first infuriates or intrigues a listener, but which then implants a thought in one’s […]

Categories: Observations, TV
Posted by Marion On Mar - 10 - 2010 3 COMMENTS

Real Time with Bill Maher hit the boards running for its eighth season a couple of weeks ago, and I held out great hopes for my favourite fundit program, after a decidedly iffy season last year which ended in confusion. However, I’m hoping I didn’t speak too soon, as it […]

Categories: Observations, TV
Posted by Marion On Feb - 21 - 2010 15 COMMENTS

“An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.” – Simon Cameron US financier & politician (1799 – 1889) The utter timelessness of that remark, made by this 19th Century East Coast political boss, has never been made more obvious than by recent events in our current government, […]

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