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Author: West End Bob
dickhead’s Scared of Canadians . . . .
Score one for Our Side! From today’s Seattle Times: Cheney deems Canada too dangerous for visit Toronto – Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney canceled a Canadian speaking appearance because of security concerns sparked by demonstrations during a visit he made to Vancouver last fall. Cheney was scheduled to talkContinue reading
More on the "Blessed" Season . . . .
As Rodney King would say: “Why can’t we all get along?” From the CBC and other sources today: Clergymen brawl at Bethlehem church Fight erupts at traditional site of Jesus’ birth The annual cleaning of one of Christianity’s holiest churches deteriorated into a brawl between rival clergy Wednesday, as dozensContinue reading
bennie Speaks . . . .
But should anyone listen? From Global Post yesterday: Pope Benedict XVI urges faithful to see through “superficial glitter” of Christmas Pope Benedict XVI has urged worshipers to see through the “superficial glitter” of Christmas during the traditional Christmas Eve Mass at St Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Pope Benedict XVI lamentedContinue reading
It’s Time . . . .
We’re fortunate here north of the 49th – Not the same on the south side, tho . . . . . Recommend this Post at Progressive BloggersContinue reading
Oh, Come On . . . .
The name Mullet and bad haircuts? Someone couldn’t have seen this coming?!? The Toronto Star has more: The leader of a breakaway Amish group allowed the beatings of those who disobeyed him, made some members sleep in a chicken coop and had sexual relations with married women to “cleanse them,”Continue reading
1% Smackdown . . . .
Poor hank and condescending. They don’t look happy, do they? Maybe ‘cuz of this bit of news from SocialistWorker.org today? OCCUPY CHICAGO won a victory on November 14 when the University of Chicago was forced to cancel a scheduled lecture from former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and ex-Treasury SecretaryContinue reading
Robert Scheer Remembers bill clinton . . . .
In honour of bill clinton’s latest book tour, this video of Robert Scheer recalling the “rest of the story” at an Occupy LA event sheds a bit more light on the clinton legacy:Still wanna buy the book ? ? ? ?H/T TianaRecommend this Post at Progressive B…Continue reading
Occupy Denver Elects a Leader . . . .
and our Four-Footed-Child heartily agrees with the choice . . . .Boris: Who’s the speaker at the 8:12 mark ? ? ? ? Recommend this Post at Progressive BloggersContinue reading
Have a koch and a $mile ? ? ? ?
The right-wing-billionaire-zealot brother$ koch are about to fully engage their database war on the rest of the civilized world.Feature article in today’s GuardianUK reveals the details: The secretive oil billionaires the Koch brothers are close to lau…Continue reading
"The Party of the People . . . ."
Is not that “people friendly” according to this piece from SocialistWorker.org.A snippet follows, but check out the entire piece here:More generally, the truth is this: Democratic mayors may talk about how they sympathize with the Occupy movement. The…Continue reading
99% Action from Home . . . .
Something we all can do from home to annoy the 1%:H/T BTORecommend this Post at Progressive BloggersContinue reading
A Picture Is Worth . . . .
Compliments of the ACLU . . . .Recommend this Post at Progressive BloggersContinue reading
Chris Hedges on Occupy TVNY . . . .
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‘Nuther Day, ‘Nuther Protest in Vancouver . . . .
Only had about an hour and a half to spare, but the Occupy Vancouver facilitators were able to get thru the first side of the “Consensus Decision Making” flyer, anyway.Lots of discussions, counter-discussions, “are we loud enough?”, “where should the t…Continue reading
dickhead Comes to Vancouver . . . .
dickhead cheney came to The Vancouver Club tonight to promote his book.Of course I participated to see Vancouverites welcome him in style.To the best of my knowledge, he signed no autographs for the crowd outside the facility . . . .Recommend this Post…Continue reading
Daryl Hannah: NJAPF* . . . .
*Not Just Another Pretty Face
Don’t limit your thoughts of Daryl Hannah to her “Steel Magnolias” and “Kill Bill” roles. She is one tough debater as the shill for Big Oil finds out in their debate on CBC’s “Power and Politics” today. She handles …Continue reading
Match Made in ? ? ? ?
Your guess is as good as mine.
From today’s Toronto Star:
TRIPOLI, LIBYA—Libyan rebels who took control of Moammar Gadhafi’s sprawling compound made a surprising discovery in one of the buildings: a photo album with pictures of Condoleezza Rice.
Ralph Nader Speaks . . . .
On the Canadian election, U.S. politics, the “security perimeter” and proportional representation.All in less than 8 minutes.Concentrated, rational analysis . . . .Recommend this Post at Progressive BloggersContinue reading
Don’t Let Life Get You Down . . . .
Two weeks from tomorrow it’ll all be moot, anyway.Stock up on emergency supplies and offer to take care of your “believing” friends’ pets when they are released from their earthly ties . . . .Recommend this Post at Progressive BloggersContinue reading