Boys n girls, I have to admit that the French language face a face debate on TVA was a bit of a disappointment for me. There were some funny moments, one in particular that everybody will be talking about for awhile. I’ll get to that later; hint: it was a Freudian slip . . . → Read More: About Last Night, Mon Amour -Face a Face TVA Debate Review
The only debate I had managed to watch during this election cycle. Hence one I can finally comment on with an informed mind. At first I thought, Foreign Affairs, eeh Gad! This is not a bread and butter topic. I had missed the pertinent debates before. I think many would agree. According . . . → Read More: Some Thoughts On the Munk Debate
Well boys n girls, the latest poll came out from EKOS and it is no longer a 3 way tie (warning, the choir I normally preach to will not like this post). Harper is out ahead now with 35.4% with the Liberals and NDP in a virtual tie trailing behind them by . . . → Read More: Niqabs! Polling Station Phobias! Balanced Budgets! Why This Latest EKOS Poll Needs to be Taken Seriously
I put a similar poll up during the 2011 election campaign here. I think I will do it again. Yes, boys n girls, Margaret Atwood’s turnip is included again.
Who Would Make the Best PM?
Thomas Mulcair Justin Trudeau Elizabeth May Gilles Duceppe . . . → Read More: And Now For Election Time — A Completely “Scientific” Poll–Yes, Margaret Atwood’s Turnip is in the Running
Well, boys n girls, the bitch has come back at least, temporarily. Before I go on with this post, I would like to say that one of the reasons I haven’t been posting (other than ongoing personal and health issues) is that I have realized for some time now that my progressive . . . → Read More: My Take On Thomas Mulcair Not Participating in Debates Without Harper
I came across this article on Sockeye mortality on the west coast this year due to catastrophic high temperatures in the rivers. What really blew me away was the language the scientist used and his focus, strangely, on “talking points” and messaging.
“It may be advisable for DFO communications to identify . . . → Read More: Sockeye Mortality, Climate Change and Responsibility
What is more important, your political ideology or your country?
Thank you to my 9 readers for responding to my last question. Clearly, you are all very intelligent and discerning readers.
Canada has a wealth of fresh water, yet we have no regulatory structure to protect it as a common asset.
Tonight’s question… Is water a human right? Which is a kind . . . → Read More: An Exercise in Nation Building, Part Two
I am going to attempt an exercise in nation building here in that I think that we have been damaged as a people and I think that we need to heal together. So, I am going to ask you one question and I would really love it if you replied . . . → Read More: An exercise in Nation Building
BC is burning.
There is no end in sight.
Where the hell is Christy Clark?
Where is our “media”, asking this question?
What would Nenshi do?
Can we trade Christy for Nenshi?
We sure could use some leadership right now,
but we can’t find our leader.
Can you help?
Tweet After spending this winter in agony and anticipating the worst of outcomes, I finally went to my Doctor and have bloodwork, chemistry, and all the tests done.
Why did I wait so long? Fear of not being able to afford the treatment. Yes, because Health care is not universal, at least not . . . → Read More: Universal Health Care
Tweet How come you never invite me to surveys anymore? Is it because of my demographic? Female, over 45, under $30,000?
Legerweb, same questions for you. Are you just not that into me?
I haven’t been polled by online pollsters that I belong to, telephone surveys, mail ins…nothing. Nobody wants to know what . . . → Read More: Dear Angus Reid Forum
Boys n girls, we have learned of the demise of Stun News. Permanently as of 5AM tomorrow.
How will Ezzy Levant ever pay for his recent law suit he lost? Something tells the his law suit hit parade would likely continue.
What about Brian Lilley and his chipmunk voice? Would he be . . . → Read More: Stun News Can Stun No More — Some Thoughts and Questions
Boys n girls, as I am sure you’ve all heard by now, Evie Adams has defected to the Liberals. At first, when I read the releases about this, I thought, not really a big deal. I posted an article on my facebook page with my usual quick snarky remarks. Overall, though, not . . . → Read More: Be Careful What You Wish For, Justin, Evie & Dimitri Are Not Nice People
Well boys n girls, my first political post in a long time is here and it may get me into trouble, especially after the Harpercons pass that insanely draconian “security anti-terrorist” Bill C-51 which definitely requires our attention. As of last Friday, it’s in 2nd reading. I seriously hope that the opposition . . . → Read More: Eight Year Old Boy Arrested In France For Allegedly Supporting “Terrorism” — Seriously?
Boys n girls, the bitch is on her way back, I hope.
Here we are, after 5 years, yet another Bell Let’s Talk Day. A day of Mental Health Awareness. Encouraging people to tell their own stories in order to end the stygma; the taboo. I had always thought it was a . . . → Read More: The Bell Let’s Talk Campaign: Exploitation, Branding Feel Good Event or Altruistic?
needs a fundamental shift
Towards a lateral
I generally post about politics, but today, I’d like to share with you what has become known as a “life hack”. That’s like a shortcut, for all you old codgers out there, who probably already know this.
I am of a certain age, as they say. I like to . . . → Read More: PSA, Life Hacks
Tweet I have some questions I will put to every candidate in my riding.
1)Will you commit to Election reform? FPTP is not working.
2)Will you commit to restoring and enhancing the independence of Elections Canada and the Commissioner of Elections to compel witnesses and pursue fraudulent activities in our Elections, independent of . . . → Read More: Well, it’s finally 2015, Ten Questions for my Candidates
Full text of Harper’s Christmas message:
This Christmas, we Canadians have many reasons to celebrate (fear for our children’s future).
We live in a beautiful country, a compassionate (war mongering) country, a prosperous country (hollowed out petro state).
Despite the difficulties elsewhere in the world, Canada’s economy is getting ever stronger (weaker) and . . . → Read More: Harper’s Year End Message, (with added context).