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Huffington Post’s Kathryn Marshall has meltdown on Power & Politics. Goes viral. UPDATED

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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

Why is Ethical Oil too terrified to confirm if it is funded by Enbridge or not? UPDATED with video.

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"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.

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

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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

Jymn’s half-assed Predictions for 2012

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Occupy will stay underground and grow its infrastructure and goals. More and more organizations and individuals will pledge allegiance to the movement. The media will interpret this lack of visibility to the failure of Occupy and continue to treat supporters as dirty fucking hippies. The year of Occupy will have to wait until . . . → Read More: Jymn’s half-assed Predictions for 2012

What Gregor Robertson’s win means to the right wing: “Vancouverites are now raising sheep and growing corn in their backyards”

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You know how right wingers love to predict the end of the world if a non-conservative is elected? Republican presidential contenders in the States are conjuring death panels, rampant socialism if not communism (or is it fascism – the right can’t seem to make up its mind), gay parents raping their . . . → Read More: What Gregor Robertson’s win means to the right wing: “Vancouverites are now raising sheep and growing corn in their backyards”