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Come Join the Dark Side! We Got Poutine, Pepsi and Jos Louis! (Mise a Jour) — Part D’Uh??

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Well, no, not really part d’uh. I’m just resurrecting this snarky, satirical and sarcastic post I did 4 years ago with the help of a Montreal friend, Karl, with an update or 2.  I thought it would be fitting to resurrect during this fine election campaign. Because every election campaign is in dire . . . → Read More: Come Join the Dark Side! We Got Poutine, Pepsi and Jos Louis! (Mise a Jour) — Part D’Uh??

BC Election

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BC elections are funny, sad and scary all at the same time.  (warning, following BC politics can cause sleeplessness and depression.  Any consumers who feel depressed after following BC politics should immediately turn off the computer/TV/radio and seek vitamin D, hence my recent silence on the blog.)

 

This morning I got an . . . → Read More: BC Election

Sue-Ann Levy destroys her career in Tweets

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I’m joking of course. Sue-Ann Levy is employed by Lorrie Goldstein and Sun Media. Nobody gets fired over at that outfit. Ezra Levant regularly has to apologize for his blatant racism and lies. But he still resides on the Sun News Network throne. Let’s face it – the right is a no-pink-slip zone.

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Fuqua’s Folly: Canada’s future under Harper, Woodworth, Kenney et al?

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Yep, here’s where Canada’s Conservative party could one day be headed. With the subtle but urgent march of the likes of Woodworth, Kenney, and the 91 MP’s who voted against women’s rights, how much longer before we are urged to debate the right of women to vote? Or, listen to a recommendation . . . → Read More: Fuqua’s Folly: Canada’s future under Harper, Woodworth, Kenney et al?

Arguing with a Conservative. Canadian version.

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Yesterday, Antonia Zerbisias tweeted a link, courtesy of Canadian Cynic, to these well-traveled instructions for arguing with a conservative, That version was written for an American audience. I did a little tinkering and changed it to a Canadian perspective  So, with much respect to Antonia, Canadian Cynic and the original author, here’s my Canadian version of how to argue with . . . → Read More: Arguing with a Conservative. Canadian version.

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Tweet I would have to characterize Myself As a root vegetable. I am not aerie, or flighty. not even in the treetops… Not a mariner nor a swimmer Maybe a toe dipper… I am most comfortably at home with my toes in the loam with the scent of the earth and the warmth of . . . → Read More: Element

The state of Canadian journalism. Coyne, Stead, Wente edition.

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Margaret Wente has been caught allegedly plagiarizing.

Her public editor, Sylvia Stead, quickly absolves her of any indiscretion.

I react with a typically hyperbolic blog post.

For a lark I ask Andrew Coyne on Twitter for his opinion on the issue.

In response, Mr. Coyne evades my inquiry, instead moving the cursor to . . . → Read More: The state of Canadian journalism. Coyne, Stead, Wente edition.

JimBobby celebrates Justin Trudeau’s underdog win with “On the Ropes Again”

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Once again JimBobby comes up with a timely, toe-tapping ditty that will put a smile on your face.

Exclusive! Brian Lilley’s audition reel for Sun TV News.

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