Even last year (Tory Minority) you would never see Ottawa merchants selling crap like this. Now (Tory Majority) they`re freaking rampant in the streets:And when the lights go out you can hear whips cracking, and the sound of people being …Continue reading
So I am browsing through the shelves at Argosy Books, which has become my favorite Ottawa Area bookstore, and the owner is showing me some old, hard-bound reports from various archaeological societies, and I see a copy of an early translation (1904, I …Continue reading
…who are resisiting the gov.’s efforts at Senate Reform?
I have compiled a partial list here. Furthermore, given his remarks on the radio yesterday (he said of Bert Brown, composer of the infamous Tory Senator’s oath of loyalty, that the man was off…Continue reading
OTTAWA – Is the New Democratic Party looking more like the Liberal Party in drag these days?
PS. Not a diss. This is actually my favorite pic of Mr. Layton. You notice, however, that he is wearing the red jersey.Continue reading
You never have to worry about hockey fans rioting because the team loses in the Stanley Cup finals.Continue reading
Considering Dalton McGuinty’s personal unpopularity, the PCs could be doing better than this. They are still well below the electoral outcome of the federal Conservatives in the province, and the provincial Liberals don’t s…Continue reading
…or, to put it more bluntly, of selling out. But its a good thing. Some of the nutty language in its constitution does nothing but provide fodder for Tory attack ads, and should be removed. Not that moving to the Centre isn’t fraugh…Continue reading
A group of prominent Australians has published an open letter calling for a price on carbon to help deal with climate change.
The letter is signed by four former Australians of the year – including Professor Fiona Stanley, Ian Kiernan, Professor Pat M…Continue reading
“…The government is rushing because 31 Hells Angels were let out of jail. This bill does not put them back in jail,” May said.
With the LPoC navel gazing, and the NDP joining the Torys in demagoguery, it is down to our lone Green to keep Parliament …Continue reading
I see that Vijay Sappani is getting upset with Lizzy May For demanding hearings into Bill C-2. He seems to think that all “due diligence” has already been completed by the various parties. It has not been. The predecessor to C-2 was Bill C-53, in…Continue reading
…but if you watch to the end you can see me sounding off on the No Frills Veggy section. If anyone from P&P is watching, however, please note the ample, wind-swept hair, which I believe compares favourably to Anderson Cooper.
H/t Imp for finding…Continue reading
…interviewed this aft about a “needle” they found in a head of lettuce at a No-Frills close to my place. Don’t know if they mean a syringe or a knitting needle. They caught up with me in the parking-lot. I was wearing a black “The Cure” t…Continue reading
Elizabeth May is the only MP in the HOC, and The Green Party the only party (by definition!) in favour of due diligence when it comes to legislatin’ crime laws. Also clever on the part of the Dippers, politically, but do they really want to stand for …Continue reading
Despite his constant criticism of CBC as a “state broadcaster” spouting propaganda “on the tax-payers dime”, Ezra Levant sponged up government dough when he ran The Western Standard. And, when it went under, what happened to its subscribers?
I wasnContinue reading
Saying “dildo”. Not being a Nazi. Meanwhile, its official: on average Sun TV doesn’t have enough viewers to fill a junior hockey rink. But that’s better then Kory Teneycke expected. Because presumably Kory Teneycke expected to be back working …Continue reading
“There are ways to manage the risks; there are ways to diminish the risk, but there’s no way to eliminate risk. Will some inmates escape? Will some inmates walk away? It’s possible, and anyone who tells you it’s not is lying.”
Anyone remember Mike Ha…Continue reading
As a guy, you eventually realize that, once you’re past a certain age, if beautiful women appear to be interested in you, they’re up to no good. So I’ve never been taken in by one of those gorgeous gals who dress scantily on Facebook and want to b…Continue reading
He is apparently considering a run for Mr. Stelmach’s old job.
In the past I’ve been quite critical of Mr. Blackett. His handling of Alberta’s human rights legislation revamp (bill 44) was not terribly coherent. In fact, it was confused and co…Continue reading
While most people may see rainbows as a good sign because the rain is ending, some Catholic schools in Ontario have banned visual references to the iconic colourful arch.
Its just too damn gay.Continue reading
From NDPer Chris Charlton:
The purpose of this enactment is to prohibit employers under the Canada Labour Code from hiring replacement workers to perform the duties of employees who are on strike or locked out.
The enactment also provides for the imp…Continue reading