In particular, women and gay men. Yes, with Justin posed with stars and pixie dust and Tinkerbell, it assumes that he is not “manly” enough to lead a country. So, are the Harpercons suggesting that women or gay men are not fit to lead a country? Well, boys ‘n’ girls, if that is . . . → Read More: Even if You’re not a Fan of Justin Trudeau, These New Attack Ads Should Insult all of us
Boys ‘n’ girls, this is a rant that is long overdue. I’ve seen the righty trolls bitch about teachers being paid too much or they’re being greedy every time there is a labour dispute as it happened in Ontario recently. They bitch that teachers don’t really work all that hard and they have . . . → Read More: To Those Knocking Teaching as not Real Work Experience; You Must Not Really Value Your Children
Tweet Muzzled. Our Scientists. Civil Servants. Librarians and Archivists (? Yes, you read that correctly, Librarians and Archivists). Our Members of Parliament. Journalists. Activists. Charitable and Environmental Orgs. Have I missed anyone? I have a problem with the way muzzled gets used these days. In this Governments actions and in the casual way . . . → Read More: The Language of Oppression
I can’t help but notice that National Post’s Jonathan Kay has been trumpeting Sun News Network and Ezra Levant lately. Which seems odd in that Kay works for Sun Media’s primary competitor, Postmedia.
It’s not just the free praise and publicity that Kay has showered on Levant and co. It’s most likely a . . . → Read More: Is the National Post working in tandem with Sun News?
Tweet Updated at bottom Racism and ignorance are obviously alive and thriving in Canada today. I can’t help feeling overwhelmed by it. Saddened. Discouraged. But I have this doubt in my mind, based on stories that have surfaced over the last few years. We all know that Stephen Harper is extremely controlling in his . . . → Read More: Trolls and Polls
Tweet Deloitte and Touche. Auditors of Attawapiskat. It turns out, for one of the 4 largest Auditing Firms on the planet, this firm has faced alot of critisism, charges and fines. After the 2006 election, they were forced to retract their audit of the Conservative Party of Canada. From the Ottawa Citizen
“The Conservative . . . → Read More: Who Audits the Auditor, and why it’s not news…
Haven’t blogged much lately because frankly I’m sick to death of the absolute grip the Conservatives have over our country and its media. It’s barely worth blogging anymore because let’s face it, who cares? Canadians certainly don’t.
While the press has a field day with the obviously phony Lance Armstrong and his cowardly Oprah interview, the . . . → Read More: Lance Armstrong and Dean Del Mastro – tour de lies
Boys ‘n’ girls, as of now, Employment Insurance will be next to impossible to receive, but, of course, not only are we all still obligated to contribute to the EI fund, but our preniums are going up. How is that fair?? Hey, Harpercon cheerleaders! Time to wake ‘n’ bake, how come you don’t . . . → Read More: Harpercon Cheerleaders! Why do you Demand more Accountability from First Nations and Unions but Not From Your own Government?
Tweet I’m getting tired of the racism displayed for all the world to see right now. I thought we were so much better as a collective society. I was wrong. It’s not just the right-wing extremists. It’s looking to me like somewhere around half of all Canadians are completely unaware of how our country . . . → Read More: The World is Watching
Tweet To Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the Second, Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA Your Majesty; The situation with Parliamentary Democracy in Canada is at a crisis. I’m sure you are well apprised of the allegations against the current Government, led by Stephen Harper. Proroguing Parliament to avoid questions of Confidence. Twice. Contempt of . . . → Read More: A Crisis in Canada, an open letter to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the Second.
Tweet Stephen Harper, for all his shortcomings, is a shrewd strategist. He is known for his astute surveying of the political horizon and coming up with a precise show to please the public and fool the media. This immaculate playing of the publicity game has been the primary reason he has stayed in power . . . → Read More: Why is Stephen Harper so intent on making Chief Spence a martyr?
Tweet Stephen Harper has a little problem. Her name is Theresa Spence. She is Chief of the Attawapiskat Nation and she is tired of being bullied. In fact, she is not going to take it anymore. On December 11, 2012 this leader started a hunger strike. Her demand is simple. She wants the Prime . . . → Read More: Harper’s Problem
Just a few comments and observations regarding today.
Our Quebec government did one thing positive today. It announced that we will be having our own long gun registry.
In light of the anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, the Parti Québécois has announced the government will move forward with a bill to mandate the registration of . . . → Read More: Remembering December 6, 1989
Today is the 57th anniversary of that fateful day Rosa Parks defiantly refused to give up her seat on a city bus. The White House tweets a pic of President Obama sitting on that bus to commemorate the event.
Righties like the clinically insane Michelle Malkin and her . . . → Read More: Tea-Baggin’ Racists Once Again Prove to be Historically Challenged
It’s officially, Canada has become more of an embarrassment than even tea-baggin’ US of A.
Read and weep, boys ‘n’ girls. Watch her gush and crush over Stevie Spiteful, if you have a strong stomach.
How low have we sunk?
The good news.
The survey found only 16 per cent of Canadians place “a lot of trust” in their Prime Minister, putting Stephen Harper near the bottom among all leaders in the Americas.
“In an international context, Harper has a lower level of trust than almost every other national leader in the hemisphere,” . . . → Read More: Harper least trusted. Media at dismal 6% approval.
Or, how being good at one’s job in journalism is a firing offence. The Jill Winzoski story.
If you’re looking for a story to represent the true nature of our 90 percenter Conservative media, this one would be considered a masterpiece (emphasis mine).
It was almost as if James Bezan had become the young girl . . . → Read More: Wanker of the Day: Brett Mitchell of Selkirk Record
I’m not much of a Lena Dunham fan. But anyone who can drive wingnuts ’round the bend like she is doing with her “Your First Time” video is AOK with me.
CNN’s Erick Erickson had a coronary after seeing it, tweeting, “We do live in a fallen, depraved world destined for the . . . → Read More: CNN analyst irate after viewing Lena Dunham voting video: “depraved world destined for the fire.” Yes, it’s that good.
Wow. Canada, for all of Harper’s claims, is not getting any better. For women especially, the road is getting harder. It’s bad enough that anti-women-rights advocates like Woodward and Ambrose are putting up roadblocks to women working to gain equality, the government’s attitude towards women is becoming more and more dismissive.
The Global . . . → Read More: Canada slips 3 points in World Gender Gap. Now 22nd, behind Cuba!
It’s not so much the absolute underscored disregard for women or the blind adherence to scripture that makes Richard Mourdock’s statement so egregious; it’s the rush from the GOP in support of the Senate candidate that is so startling.
The chairman of the Senate Republicans’ campaign arm is standing by Indiana Senate . . . → Read More: Republican Richard Mourdock: Rape is a gift from God