Kevin Michael Grace

Kevin Michael Grace lives in Victoria, British Columbia. He runs the website TheAmbler.com

Latest by Kevin Michael Grace in Chronicles

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  • September 2007

    Born-Again Canadian

    I was one of many who sighed with relief when Conrad Black was convicted in U.S. District Court July 13. He is exceedingly litigious, and word had gone out that anyone who had suggested anything untoward in Black’s management of his newspaper empire could expect writs should the great man be found not guilty.

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  • December 2004

    It’s a Wonderful Racket

    Q magazine once regularly asked rock musicians the question, “How do you react when you see a nun?”

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  • November 2004

    Just Win, Baby

    In 1968, George Wallace said that there wasn’t a “dime worth’s of difference” between Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey. Implicit there was the suggestion that Americans were not satisfied with echoes and preferred choices.

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  • The Global Pharmacy
    August 2004

    The Global Pharmacy

    Asked when he became so obsessed with voting, the antediluvian Professor Farnsworth on Futurama replied, “The very instant I became old.” Politicians know only too well that Americans 65 and over vote at twice the rate of 18- to 34-year-olds.

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  • July 2004

    Strictly From Hunger

    In his autobiography, A Season For Justice, Morris Dees describes his 1967 epiphany in snowbound Cincinnati. Dees was, at the time, a millionaire 31-year-old lawyer, salesman, and publisher.

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  • June 2004

    The Fall of Lord Blackadder and Lady Manolo (of Blahnik)

    Mark Steyn once told me a revealing story about Conrad Black’s “conservative” Canadian national newspaper, the National Post.

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  • Auberon Waugh, R.I.P.

    The death in January of the British journalist (and Chronicles contributor) occasioned a startling outpouring of grief. The Daily Telegraph of London weighed in with five pages, and that was just on the next day.

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  • February 2001

    The Canadian Alliance

    Canadian Alliance leader Stockwell Day, I asserted a few months ago in Chronicles, would "seek to persuade Middle Canadian voters that the [governing] Liberals are their enemies, not their friends."

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  • Taking Stock
    November 2000

    Taking Stock

    Sir John A. Macdonald, the first prime minister of Canada, was a Conservative. He is remembered chiefly for his love of alcohol and his hatred of free trade.

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