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Bhutan Sixes

“Bhutan Sixes” for the first time organised in capital turn out be an entertaining format for cricket lovers. Initiated by the former cricketers to host this tournament under the guidance of Bhutan Cricket, the tournament was held in Jigmethang Ground, Thimphu. 44 more words

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When Quacks Duck the Facts and Other Waterfowl Puns

Firstly, I hope that one and all had a safe holiday season and a Happy New Year. I spent some time up North with my parents for Thanksgiving and Chanukah, followed by a week-long vacation in the Caribbean, and then laid low for a few weeks at home around Christmas and New Year’s. 768 more words

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Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

It has been fascinating to watch the president’s dogged determination to push his healthcare legislation. He’s wed himself to a bit of policy that he hopes will be his legacy, for better or worse. 664 more words

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You Need To Get Out More...No, Really.

I know it has been a while since this blog was updated. On one hand, I have been incredibly busy at work – we’re in the middle of our grant season, I’ve been going on site visits with nonprofits, there have been several events, and I was in Albuquerque for a conference a few weeks ago. 963 more words

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The proposed Charter of Quebec Values. Telegraphed Gazette Column. 18 September 2013

The push by the Parti Quebecois to institute a charter which would force neutrality upon all government, and public sector employees has received mixed reviews from inside the province, while outside of Quebec in the rest of Canada, things have tended to lean towards a protest of this proposed charter. 2,015 more words

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The Privilege of Right

Today the U.S. experienced another dreadful gun-related tragedy, this time in the Naval Yard in Washington, DC. They are reporting that thirteen people, including a shooter (and there may have been more than one), were killed when Aaron Alexis opened fire from above. 416 more words

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How About We...

Today should not be about divisiveness. It should not use Patriot Day as an excuse to push a personal set of beliefs or an agenda. It should not be an “I told you so” or a list of why you are right and everyone else is wrong. 253 more words

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