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Stories by Gordon Robinson

Published:Tuesday | April 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Robinson

Late one Easter Saturday, playing against Dr S. Blank and Jimmy Hunchback, I drew the following: double-six; six-four; five-ace; four-ace; trey-deuce; deuce-ace and ace-blank. Playing REAL dominoes (not the artificial 'winners pose' version)...

Published:Sunday | April 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Robinson

Let's take a dispassionate look at two contending theories.1. "In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth."And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of...

Published:Tuesday | March 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Robinson

I've stopped listening to radio's tiresome and uninformed horse-racing coverage.One Gleaner-affiliated radio station treats listeners to a weekly whine about the claiming system, giving the impression that, if only handicapping returned, racing...

Published:Sunday | March 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Robinson

Racism is an insidious evil. It's born of experience, then nurtured by undereducation, insecurity and isolation. It can infiltrate any society and metastasise without the existence of a single racist. Like everything else in this mundane existence,...

Published:Tuesday | March 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Robinson

The Riverton fire is getting more attention than any other annual event, including carnival.Why the shock, awe and outrage? Haven't we been here before? Repeatedly? Governments prioritise SUVs over fiscal targets and fiscal targets over all else,...

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Robinson

Why are so many lawyers expressing so many divergent opinions on the effect of one Supreme Court Judgment?Everybody has a view. Some even say the decision means Young Andrew should resign. Young Andrew himself has been consistently inconsistent: first combative; then conciliatory; then apologetic. The lawyer for the chief architect of the scheme now ruled unconstitutional says it means his client is still a Senator.

Published:Sunday | January 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMGordon Robinson

Tribalists and other defenders of political faith, draw near and take heed.

Published:Monday | December 1, 2014 | 10:45 AMGordon Robinson



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