Opinion Column

Submitted photo A young Paul Kelly in seen here at his kindergarten graduation with his teacher Arlene Brash.

The road less travelled

Last night my oldest daughter, Ava, accomplished something I have never done: she graduated from Grade 12. Yes. It’s true. I never did.

Coming up to 65 in the digital age

How old are you? Have you been carded recently? Do you remember life before computers? Can you still read? All these questions and more get asked by the younger generation of us old farts. As I am approaching my 65th birthday I am questioning more and more what age and health means. My ability to think clearly depends on how much sleep I had the day before!

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the US Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony in New London, Connecticut, May 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEBSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Trump's sharing of intel with Russians a disaster

The president of the United States is very powerful. The so-called leader of the free world has a lot of influence and a great deal of leeway in deciding what to say and do. Donald Trump is exercising this freedom to the max.

U.S. President Donald Trump returns to the White House, on May 17, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump's dysfunction cannot be contained

All the talk of special prosecutors and the like will not bring the man to book. No amount of dysfunction in the White House will make it stop until early 2019 at best, even though a great deal of damage will have been done by then.