Blog by John Miller

Words of wisdom

October 25th, 2009

Richard Moon is a wise and independent man.
 
The professor of constitutional freedoms at the University of Windsor is a prominent critic of Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, which prohibits repeated communication, by phone or internet, of any messages that are likely to expose identifiable groups to hatred or contempt.

This has made him an unlikely hero to the right-wing blogosphere ...

Not fit to lead

October 13th, 2009

Leonard Asper, who is now being protected from his creditors, once complained to my boss that I was hurting his business.

Answering a fund-raising letter sent on behalf of Ryerson's School of Journalism, Leonard wrote back with a question: "Why should I give money to a school that allows one of its professors, John Miller, to criticize my company?"

My dean showed me the letter, along with ...