Happy To Be Outraged

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  Happy To Be Outraged
March 27, 2003
  The best news isn't embeddedPDF files may take a moment to load

The last Iraq war started live on CNN. Back then, that was about as intrusive as the media got into the activities of the military. Of course, every war brings about new revelations in media coverage. We've come a long way since World War II, when Lorne Greene--the "Voice of Doom"--read the casualty lists over the radio from well behind the front lines.


November 28, 2002
  CFL lacks dynamic of pro sportPDF files may take a moment to load

Montreal Alouettes running back Lawrence Phillips must have already been drinking out of the Grey Cup when he called it the "biggest cup in professional sports" following Sunday's Canadian Football League championship game. While the Grey Cup may in fact hold more celebratory beverage than any other North American sports prize, in terms of prestige, it can scarcely hold a candle to such revered icons as the Vince Lombardi Trophy, the World Series trophy or the Stanley Cup.


November 21, 2002
  Getting a piece of the terrorism piePDF files may take a moment to load

Everyone wants a piece of the terrorism game.

Since 9-11, there seems to be a sense of pride derived from being a victim, or potential victim of terrorism, with al Qaeda being the most fashionable threat. Recent intelligence has revealed Canada and Calgary as possible targets, which is about as hip as it gets.


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