Tweet I had this ham in the freezer. After having to do a major repair on the truck this month, I was grateful to have this ham to feed us for close to a week. Day one I threw it in the crockpot with some brown sugar and sprinkled it with ground . . . → Read More: Breakfast for Supper
Well boys n girls, I was proven wrong and I am very happy about that. I was so sure Harper was going to get that majority again. I believed the Liberals’ campaign would’ve fallen off the rail somehow and it almost did. His name was Dan Gagnier. I thought for sure, that . . . → Read More: Election 42 — Post Mortem
Friends! Wait a minute! I mean…ENEMIES!!!
Well, it looks like that Drama teacher with the nice hair just won. But, Friends! What exactly have you won? (cue in the faux “Price is Right” cash register)
Higher Taxes! No more child benefit! Small businesses and large alike will close shop! Let me be . . . → Read More: A Would Be Harper Concession Speech
I have known for some time. Even long before that scandal regarding Liberal campaign co-chair, Daniel Gagnier erupted today all over the news pages. I knew the Liberal high polling numbers of late were fragile at best. For a few days, it looked like a trend was happening. Some of those torn . . . → Read More: Why Harper Will Win a Majority
Many are speculating this scenario as many pundits are predicting a weak Harpercon minority. Both the Signal and threehundredeight.com seat count projections are pointing in that direction, however, as days pass, Harper’s seat count projections increase. Many in that crucial 905 belt around Toronto are tight 2 way Liberal-Con races where Harpercons . . . → Read More: Speculation in the Event of a Harpercon Minority–It’s Not What Many are Predicting
Boys n girls, Jagdish Grewal, the Harpercon candidate running in Mississauga-Malton, has taken a cue from the Michelle Bachman playbook, believing that one can “cure” and “pray away” the gay. It came out in a community Punjabi news page that:
“Is it wrong for a homosexual to become a normal person?” that . . . → Read More: Jagdish Grewal the Harpercon Version of Andre Forbes?
Boys n girls, the Trans Pacific Partnership has been agreed upon and by the looks of things, only needs to be ratified which should happen soon. Stephen Harper is touting this basically as the greatest thing since sliced bread. Claims it will create jobs, open our markets, lower prices on dairy and . . . → Read More: Can The Trans Pacific Partnership Help Thomas Mulcair?
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