Pope Benedict XVI asserts that Catholicism is the only true church. The document he approved states that other Christian churches are “defective” and not true churches. Pope Benedict also plans to bring back the Spanish Inquisition and witch burnings later this year.
Canadian Olympic Committee wants Toronto to try yet again to get the Olympics. Because if lackluster support for bringing the Olympics here twice wasn’t enough the first two times, surely the third time everybody will change their minds and totally support it.
John Tory promises to spend all gas taxes on transit. Because it is unfair if the government spends gas taxes on anything else! Tory also promises to set up accounting programs to make sure that property taxes are only spent on lawn mowing services and that sales taxes are only spent on shiny new “Take A Penny Leave A Penny” trays.
NDP promises public dental care plan for the poor and needy if elected. John Tory demands that it be paid for out of dental taxes, and that the NDP’s refusal to admit they will tax dentistry is dishonest.
Finally, Toronto’s Alex Rios came in second in the annual Home Run Derby to Vladimir Guerrero, formerly of the Montreal Expos.
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