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Long-time Conservative operative Keith Beardsley demonizes social media

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Shorter Keith Beardsley: Social media is full of dirty fucking hippies who are not nice to Conservatives.

You know what I find the most egregious about our Conservative-dominated media? It’s the pearl clutching of its older, more established journalists and op-ed political operatives when it comes to social media. Here’s a guy, . . . → Read More: Long-time Conservative operative Keith Beardsley demonizes social media

Giorgio Mammoliti– A Great Shirriff Roscooooo P Coltrane To Mayor Boss Hogg

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Yes, ol’ Giorgio Mammoliti has been really becoming unhinged as of late. McCarthyism is indeed alive and well over at City Hall. A Facebook group that won’t allow ‘commies’, although, one seems to have slipped through, but the comment has been scrubbed. Damn! shoulda taken a screen shot.

First, was his spying . . . → Read More: Giorgio Mammoliti– A Great Shirriff Roscooooo P Coltrane To Mayor Boss Hogg

Owen Gray Asks Where Are The Woodward And Bernsteins of Today? I Ask IF A Woodward And Bernstein Would’ve Been Able To Succeed AT All Today?

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Owen Gray, who blogs at Northern Reflections asks Where are the Woodwards and Bernsteins these days?  Today’s blog post from Owen was in reference from another great column from Lawrence Martin, where he asks if the fourth estate has lost its tenacity.  Owen’s and Lawrence Martin’s questions today remind me of a . . . → Read More: Owen Gray Asks Where Are The Woodward And Bernsteins of Today? I Ask IF A Woodward And Bernstein Would’ve Been Able To Succeed AT All Today?

Some of My Worst Fears Are Starting to Materialize

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I always knew something like this would happen sooner or later. 

Looks like we’re on our way to criminalized dissent.

Thanks, Fern Hill,  one of the good people at Dammit Janet who gets that Stevie Spiteful is anything but mainstream, for your good work and research, as usual.

Master Steve Takes On Social Media–Because It’s Not Enough To Just (Most Outlets, Anyway) Control Corporate Media

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I wish I was kidding, boys ‘n’ girls, but, I’m not.

Apparently, this is an effort to ‘correct misinformation’. (Most likely) Translation: Stevie doesn’t like  the fact that he has so many critics floating around social media sites and blogs, so he feels a pathological need to scrap real information, since, for . . . → Read More: Master Steve Takes On Social Media–Because It’s Not Enough To Just (Most Outlets, Anyway) Control Corporate Media

Malcolm Gladwell on social media: not good for the little people

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Via an excellent article from Frank Rich on politics and social media:

“With Facebook and Twitter and the like,” Gladwell wrote, “the traditional relationship between political authority and popular will” was supposed to be upended, so it would be “easier for the powerless to collaborate, coordinate, and give voice to their concerns.” Instead, he . . . → Read More: Malcolm Gladwell on social media: not good for the little people

Stephen Taylor, Put Up or Shut Up!

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A typical Harpercon cheerleader’s modus operendi; psyche everyone out when things don’t look to be going their way. I had read on some of the blogs about Stephen Taylor tweeting that some Liberal MPs will be staying away from the vote tomorrow evening. I went to Twitter to check the feed out, . . . → Read More: Stephen Taylor, Put Up or Shut Up!

Catch 22 Conservatives Wants Our Help To Help Opposition

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Before I begin my campaign,  I put up a poll yesterday, in part, because of lighthearted fun, but also, as an experiment I’m conducting. The poll is Who would you vote for Prime Minister of Canada? So far, although I’ve had few voters,  there could well be something to the none of . . . → Read More: Catch 22 Conservatives Wants Our Help To Help Opposition

New Poll: Turnip For PM?

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Since many polls have been coming out pretty much saying “none of the above” for prime minister if an election were held today, and inspired by Margaret Atwood’s column in the Sun Media where she has specifically told readers that she, like probably many Canadian voters, is a swing voter; meaning she’ll . . . → Read More: New Poll: Turnip For PM?

Sister Sage’s Musings Turns One Today – And What a Learning Experience It Has Been! Sharing Memories

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It seems  just like yesterday I began my first post when SSM was at blogspot, back in the days with those rather boring looking cookie-cutter themes. I noticed Blogger has improved on that since then.

What’s funny is that I had never meant for Sister Sage’s Musings to be a political blog. . . . → Read More: Sister Sage’s Musings Turns One Today – And What a Learning Experience It Has Been! Sharing Memories

How a Harpercon Canadian Flag Would Look

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Somebody tweeted this morning that an MP wanted to change the Canadian flag because of some poll  in South America said that the maple leaf looked like a pot plant.  I’m not sure if she meant John McKay, who is one of the more conservative Liberal MPs though. I did some research . . . → Read More: How a Harpercon Canadian Flag Would Look

Rob Anders Makes All Kinds of Allegations Without Proof–Liberal Candidate Tweets a Truth, Yet, They Call For Her Head–We Juxtapose!

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Only in Calgary West. Actually, no. It just so happens that Harpercon MP Rob Anders and Liberal candidate, Jennifer Pollock happen to be from the riding of Calgary West. It’s those shrieking Harpercon cheerleaders, who once again, show their total lack of coherence.

First, here’s Rob Anders. I don’t really have to . . . → Read More: Rob Anders Makes All Kinds of Allegations Without Proof–Liberal Candidate Tweets a Truth, Yet, They Call For Her Head–We Juxtapose!

Oh Clucking Christie, Enlist In the War Effort Already! But, Maybe We Owe Her Thanks?

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Because you and many of your compatriots in the corporate media sure ain’t doin’ it.

Blathering Blatchford strikes again! Read her miserable column if you can stand the pain.   The title just says it all:

‘G17’ defendants mostly white kids with good teeth

Boris at The Galloping Beaver already went through the . . . → Read More: Oh Clucking Christie, Enlist In the War Effort Already! But, Maybe We Owe Her Thanks?

Something We Can All Get Behind…But How Long Will That Last?

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It seems that a new Facebook group created by Harpercon blogger, Derek Fildebrandt no less, is once again getting Canadians together from all political stripes, it would seem, for now, anyway.  We all want to see the MPs expenses made public and as well they should be made public. After hearing about . . . → Read More: Something We Can All Get Behind…But How Long Will That Last?

Female Bloggers vs Many Female Columnists

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I thought Jane Taber was insipid, particularly when Question Period isn’t playing on the big TV screen. Truth be told, many of these women columnists are a disappointment in this day and age and I have to wonder why they actually get paid to write: Christy Blatchford, Gloria Galloway and now, this . . . → Read More: Female Bloggers vs Many Female Columnists

Voters’ Priorities Go To Pot …And Why do Some Progressives Fear Iggy More than Stevie?

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Here we go yet again.  Once again, Iggy may not be our first choice, but he’s all we’ve got at this time. Damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t, yeesh! This time, it’s about that whole marijuana; to legalize or not to legalize? That is the question of the day . . . → Read More: Voters’ Priorities Go To Pot …And Why do Some Progressives Fear Iggy More than Stevie?

Now Social Media is Acceptable?

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Yes, it seems that the federal budget and particulars will bet ‘tweeted’. Here is the twitter account in question. Already boasts 367 followers.  Tweets in real time will be complete with links to supporting documents and such.

“Our Government wants to reach out to inform Canadians of actions we are taking to . . . → Read More: Now Social Media is Acceptable?

Not Only C.R.U.S.H. Stevie’s Numbers, but Also Push for the Coalition: This Time With Feeling

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I read Thwap’s (Thwap’s Schoolyard)  post today regarding his distaste for Iggy and the Liberals.  He leaves the impression that the Stevie and Iggy aren’t that much different as he refers to Iggy as ‘Harper-lite’, particularly if he becomes prime-minister as well as predicting that a minority would be the best they . . . → Read More: Not Only C.R.U.S.H. Stevie’s Numbers, but Also Push for the Coalition: This Time With Feeling

More Evidence North American Society is Declining

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I have to say,  I am discouraged. It is indeed a dark day for me and I have been seeing more and more of those lately.

First, I get pissed off reading wall postings from an American neo-con redneck who decided to set up camp and troll at the Facebook group, No . . . → Read More: More Evidence North American Society is Declining

If The Homeless Can Do It, So Can We

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A homeless man  and his dog walk across Canada to bring awareness to the plight of the homeless.  A Video below from Sun Media. He braves the elements, fatigue and everything else that goes along with being homeless walking for so long.  But he continues the mission. He has places to be . . . → Read More: If The Homeless Can Do It, So Can We