Archive for March, 2017

In a Mirror, Darkly: Some Advice to a Holocaust Denier from Kevin D. Annett

News item: Ottawa, March 8, 2017 – Canadian Senator Lynn Beyak defends Indian residential schools, claims “they didn’t mean to harm anybody”       Senator Lynn Beyak Ottawa Dear Lynn, It’s been said that life in the Canadian Senate is so droll that all you can hear is the sound of cud-chewing and pork barreling. [...]

The Secret of my Unsuccess, or Cutting Loose from Sodom

by Kevin D. Annett You have to entertain the crowd, which is why fiction always has to make sense. The truth doesn’t. - Eugene O’Neill If only you had have said ten percent of those kids died, maybe I would have believed you. But fifty percent, forget it. - MP Svend Robinson to the author, May 2003 [...]