Tweet Can you smell it? The tide has changed. There is salt in the air from Neocon tears. Enbridge is dead in the water. They have no credibility left. BP. Shell. Exxon Mobile. Corporate crimes are finally in the open in general. Banks and the financial sector worldwide. Wars waged worldwide to fund corporate . . . → Read More: Winning
There is much talk these days about the safety of transporting bitumen via tankers in the Douglas Channel and out into Hecate Straight. The proponentspimps of the project insist that technology is just wonderful and there will be the utmost care taken to avoid the unthinkable, a catastrophic spill on the pristine North . . . → Read More: Tanker Safety
When I looked yesterday afternoon at the now famous Kathryn Marshall Ethical Oil freakout on youtube, the hits were just 6,000. It’s now well over 26,000 and quickly rising. Word has been blazing around the web, snaking its way into the States where amused commenters are comparing Marshall’s clueless and belligerent approach to that of . . . → Read More: Huffington Post’s Kathryn Marshall has meltdown on Power & Politics. Goes viral. UPDATED
If you ever wanted to know which side of the political spectrum the BC ‘Liberals’ fall, it’s pretty obvious by now it’s neither centre nor left. When a supposed centre-left political party hires a lobbyist whose previous tenure involved working as senior policy advisor and strategist to Stephen Harper and lobbying for Enbridge and Suncor, . . . → Read More: Christy, what are you thinking? BC Liberals hire Harper aide and Enbridge lobbyist Ken Boessenkool as chief of staff.
"Don't ask me hard questions. I'm a student!"
Wow. Just wow. Yesterday, I watched Power & Politics with Huffington Post’s Kathryn Marshall debating the Northern Gateway hearings with a representative from the Sierra Club. What was so amazing is that every time host Evan Solomon correctly asked if Enbridge was funding Ethical Oil, . . . → Read More: Why is Ethical Oil too terrified to confirm if it is funded by Enbridge or not? UPDATED with video.
I watched in mild horror ’Question Period’ yesterday. Horror, not because CTV is too cheap to broadcast the show in HD, but because of the nonsense delivered on behalf of Alberta’s ‘Ethical Oil’ lobby by Huffington Post’s Kathryn Marshall. Her spiel was more about trying to trap Eric Swanson of Dogwood Initiative with circuitous and unrelated arguments rather . . . → Read More: Next time some ‘Ethical Oil’ salesperson gives you the ‘foreign influence’ bunk on the pipeline hearings, mention Alison’s post on the subject at Creekside
Tweet Pressure mounts in the Media, as Canadian Petroleum Producers bombard us with propaganda to forcefeed the Northern Gateway Pipeline and it’s associated Tanker traffic in the most dangerous and pristine water ways in the world. Across Canada, you are being told by the Press that the majority of British Columbians support a . . . → Read More: Canada’s Energy Future
Tweet How we embraced hate. I was watching the CBC News this morning, Suhana Meharchand was the host. Talking about Attawapiskat, she interviewed NDP/MP Charlie Angus. Hostilely, she asked him, “What would you do if you were Minister? Throw money at the problem?” His reply showed unflappable professionalism, indicating that he would first alleviate . . . → Read More: Welcome to Harperland
Tweet *Update from Holly Stick at the bottom of this post. Today in the local corporate fishwrap, appears the local Harper Mouthpiece, Gary Lunn. He admonishes us to “Let the Professionals Decide on Tanker Routes”.
Decisions on the safety of supertankers transporting oil through B.C.’s northern waterways should be left to professionals instead . . . → Read More: Gary Lunn shills for Big Oil.
Tweet Autumn arrived rather suddenly on the wet coast this year. The jet stream did it’s autumnal thing and turned the taps back on. We breathe a collective sigh of relief this year, another fire season passed in our forests. Our rivers will flood with enough water for the salmon to return and we . . . → Read More: Autumn Musings