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Who will be the first American to say: “Our President is mentally ill”?

Who will be the first American to say: “Our President is mentally ill”?

By William Thomas – The President of the United States, Donald Trump is mentally ill. He must be. Who but a person suffering from mental deficiencies would spend five years attacking former President Barack Obama’s birthright, accusing him of being a Muslim from Kenya when in fact he is a Christian born in Hawaii? Would […]

High tech, high-end underwear. Mortgages available

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High tech, high-end underwear. Mortgages available

Breaking news, but hopefully not wind – men’s underwear is in the throes of a technological evolution. New upstart companies like Tommy John and Mack Weldon run by “twenty somethings” have discovered that since our underwear hasn’t changed much since the 1900s, it was high time for an unwarranted upgrade accompanied of course, by a […]

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February – a month too weird for the calendar

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February – a month too weird for the calendar

I knew February was going to be a very weird month when I read the message from my fortune cookie: “Very little is needed to make a happy life.” And underneath they listed my six luck numbers to help me win the lottery. With President Trump stoking the fires of world conflict, you had to […]

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A hitchhiker’s advice to wannabes. Don’t.

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A hitchhiker’s advice to wannabes. Don’t.

As ridiculous as this may sound, at 70 years of age I still enjoy hitchhiking. Safe country, beautiful day, backpack stocked for an overnight – there I am with my thumb out watching the world and lots and lots of cars go by. Such was the case late last October during a glorious spell of […]

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In Canada, organized crime targets … blueberries

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In Canada, organized crime targets … blueberries

In Mexico it’s drugs, in America it’s gambling and prostitution, in Europe it’s human trafficking and in Canada – organized crime gangs are trading in perennial flowering plants commonly known as blueberries. The distinguishing feature of this fruit is that it’s a berry and it’s blue. Last week thieves in Hamilton, Ontario boosted a refrigerated […]

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Absurd autobiographies and the artful mangling of words

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Absurd autobiographies and the artful mangling of words

Everybody thinks they can or should write a book these days. Sixteen-year-old punk/pop star Justin Bieber has written a … wait for it … memoir. I have a pair of original Saddle Shoes that are older, wiser and more interesting than the kid who is famous for urinating in a restaurant’s mop bucket and throwing […]

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