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Jim Flaherty’s Death Does Not Warrant the Hero Worship he Has Been Receiving

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I shouldn’t have to open this post with I’m sorry for Flaherty’s family’s loss. That is a given.  In fact, I can empathize. I have lost people recently.  I really hope Flaherty’s family finds the strength to continue with their lives.  It’s one reason why I haven’t really spoken of it on Thursday . . . → Read More: Jim Flaherty’s Death Does Not Warrant the Hero Worship he Has Been Receiving

Is Anyone Capable of Critical Thinking? Does Anyone Even Care?

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Well, it looks like a Quebec Liberal majority and the PQ are collapsing to 2007 numbers. Quebec Solidaire has shown some improvement in vote count but not in seats. It seems that the biggest hope for Ste-Marie-St-Jacques, Manon Masse of Quebec Solidaire will not win her seat, although it is still early and . . . → Read More: Is Anyone Capable of Critical Thinking? Does Anyone Even Care?

Why This Anglo Supports Quebec Solidaire and So Should Other Progressive Anglos

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Well, boys n girls, one week before the election. Advanced polling starts today. After the sparring on Facebook and Twitter with other Quebec Anglos who are progressive as to why the Quebec Liberal Party doesn’t deserve our votes and that yes, there is indeed a choice in voting.  Yup, I’ve heard all the . . . → Read More: Why This Anglo Supports Quebec Solidaire and So Should Other Progressive Anglos

Jason Kenney Gets His Job Data From Kijiji — Myths Regarding Labour & Skills Shortages Debunked

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Boys n girls,  very recently, data from Stats Can and the Parliamentary Budget Office have been debunking the Harpercon propaganda regarding so-called “skills shortages”; sounding off on a supposed future “labour shortage”. It’s about time. Jason Kenney was recently skewered after going on Power Play with Don Martin, singing the praises of Kijiji. . . . → Read More: Jason Kenney Gets His Job Data From Kijiji — Myths Regarding Labour & Skills Shortages Debunked

Let’s Start Commemorating This International Women’s Day by Demanding Justice

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I will open with a Happy International Women’s Day to all my likeminded readers.  However, I’m afraid this is not a pleasant post.  I will be talking about many issues facing women today, mainly in Canada.

I found it hilarious that Tasha Kheiriddin, preaching human rights using typical right winged talking points when . . . → Read More: Let’s Start Commemorating This International Women’s Day by Demanding Justice

Babs Kay And Robyn Urback, By Denying a Rape Culture Exists, You’re Actually Contributing to It

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Boys n girls, Babs Kay has exposed her betrayal to the sisterhood yet again.  This time she contends that the rape culture on university campuses virtually doesn’t exist, or at the very least, is grossly exaggerated.  First off, she gives an extremely dumb analogy:

Health-conscious people do not smoke for fear of getting . . . → Read More: Babs Kay And Robyn Urback, By Denying a Rape Culture Exists, You’re Actually Contributing to It

Stay Klassy John Ivison And The Nasty Post

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Boys n girls, leaders of the Harpercon cheerleader has just sunk to new lows today — they printed an attack on a baby boy just born today.   I’m not kidding.  You see, boys n girls, Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire’s third child was born today, a baby boy they named Hadrian.  Yup, . . . → Read More: Stay Klassy John Ivison And The Nasty Post

Exxon CEO Just Loves Fracking So Much, He Pulls a NIMBY

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I know what you’re thinking boys n girls (assuming you haven’t caught yesterday’s news, naturally),  what do we have here?  You read right, Exxon Mobil (company big on tracking for shale gas) CEO, Rex Tillerson just pulled, well,  to steal my friend, Bina’s description, Shit You Couldn’t Make up if You Tried.   . . . → Read More: Exxon CEO Just Loves Fracking So Much, He Pulls a NIMBY

Economic Inaction Plan 2014 — One Step Closer to Elimination of Universal Health Care

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On page 279 of Jimbo Flaherty’s latest budget which was declared pretty much a yawner by the punditry, ignored by the masses more interested in gold medals in Sochi,  is Stevie Harper’s main dream to kill universal health care.  We shouldn’t be surprised though; not long ago, Stevie closed the  Health Council of . . . → Read More: Economic Inaction Plan 2014 — One Step Closer to Elimination of Universal Health Care

My Prediction? We’re a Goin’ To Have an Early Snap Federal Election-UPDATE

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Well boys n girls, I’m about to make another prediction.  I believe Stevie Spiteful is going to call an early snap election.   The election will likely be called sometime later this spring or early summer after the newly gerrymandered election map has been redrawn, complete with 30 more seats.  Here’s why.

1) . . . → Read More: My Prediction? We’re a Goin’ To Have an Early Snap Federal Election-UPDATE

The Unfair Election Act

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Well, boys n girls, Stevie Spiteful outdoes hisself yet again. Another omnibus bill with a benign name to hide its’ real intent.  Yes, Bill C-23 — The “Fair Elections Act” .  All 249 pages of it.  A bill taken right of out of the Rethuglican / tea-baggers’ play book.  Like the Rethuglicans’ bill,  C-23 . . . → Read More: The Unfair Election Act

Fantino Only the Gravy on the Goose as Harpercon “Support the Troops” Hypocrisy Continues

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Out of two major events in federal politics this week, Harpercon Robocop Fantino added insult to injury with our veterans just when you think that he and his Harpercons couldn’t stoop any lower.

Over the past week,  after two months of  8 veterans committing suicide, therefore a group that . . . → Read More: Fantino Only the Gravy on the Goose as Harpercon “Support the Troops” Hypocrisy Continues

Those Who Live in Glass Houses… Justin Trudeau is Not the Only Sitting Politician to Break the Law and Won’t be the Last

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Well, Boys n girls,  it seems that Justin Trudeau has admitted to having smoked some weed about 5 or 6 times in his life, the most recent being a few years ago as a sitting MP at a dinner party with friends as they passed a spliff around the table.  The comments I’ve . . . → Read More: Those Who Live in Glass Houses… Justin Trudeau is Not the Only Sitting Politician to Break the Law and Won’t be the Last

Dear Corporate Apologists and Harpercon Cheerleaders…

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Dear Apologists and cheerleaders,

You all keep saying “Let’s see what the Investigation turns up on the Lac-Megantic disaster” or “Before we do anything, or  add new regulations, the investigation isn’t over!” Or my personal favourite “Blame the Fire fighters!” Or blame the lone conductor!! Off to the fainting couches with you!!

While . . . → Read More: Dear Corporate Apologists and Harpercon Cheerleaders…

Still Think the Harpercons aren’t Running a Dictatorship?

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I learned about this scary happening on tonight’s episode of Power Play this fine evening.  Remember another story CTV’s Bob Fife did a year ago,  regarding  Walt Natynczyk, spending 1Million $ smackers using gov’t aircraft as his personal play things, going off to the Caribbean and to hockey games?  Well, boys ‘n’ girls, . . . → Read More: Still Think the Harpercons aren’t Running a Dictatorship?

Mayor Fordzilla Finally Slithers Outta His Hole, But Does Anyone Buy His Denial?

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Well, boys ‘n’ girls, after 8 days of playing cat and mouse with the media and pretty well the world at large, Fordzilla crawls out and denies the crack smoking allegations.

“I do not use crack cocaine,” Ford told a jam-packed news conference at Toronto City Hall. “Nor am I an addict of . . . → Read More: Mayor Fordzilla Finally Slithers Outta His Hole, But Does Anyone Buy His Denial?

Any Bets As To What Happens Next For Stevie?

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After that twitter storm of #PMHarperMustResign, I found a few interesting tweets. Got me thinking. We already knew that Stevie Spiteful was planning to shut the place down early and prorogue and return in the Fall with a brand spanking new cabinet with fresh faces and a Throne speech even before the shit . . . → Read More: Any Bets As To What Happens Next For Stevie?

A Few Questions Regarding Senate Gate, Some Thoughts and Why Is All Excused if You’re a Conservative?

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Well, boys ‘n’ girls, it appears that Stevie has had a bad week. What does Stevie do when the going gets tough? He either runs and locks himself into the nearest toilet available or skips town.

Senategate has proven to be no different. When revelations surfaced regarding Porky Puffy Duffy’s 90 grand “gift” . . . → Read More: A Few Questions Regarding Senate Gate, Some Thoughts and Why Is All Excused if You’re a Conservative?

Oh Bob Fife, Are You Suggesting That You Get Paid Less Than Your CBC Counterparts?

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That is the question @YukonGale asked on Twitter tonight during tonight’s episode of Power Play on the boob tube this fine evening.  I watched it too.  For those who did not watch, Don Martin asked both journalists (Toronto Star’s Tim Harper and of course, Bob Fife, CTV’s Ottawa bureau chief) he had on . . . → Read More: Oh Bob Fife, Are You Suggesting That You Get Paid Less Than Your CBC Counterparts?

Even if You’re not a Fan of Justin Trudeau, These New Attack Ads Should Insult all of us

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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