“God give our land a Conservative majority…” Every time I read the press’s lamentable suggestions that left-wing anarchists caused the Vancouver Riot this week (a talking point they loyally picked up from the Vancouver police), I’m reminded of the decidedly right-wing idiot behind me belting out his modified lyrics to O Canada at the last […]Continue reading
The Baseline Cowboys
I was walking down Baseline Road on Wednesday afternoon when I came across some happy dudes sitting on a couch with a sign that said “Spread the awesome.” They had a Vancouver Canucks jersey too.
So I stopped to talk to them.
“Whatcha doing?” I asked.
They told me that they do this […]Continue reading
And as I was walking around yesterday, looking at the artfully tatooed arms and shoulders on the young folks here, I remembered that I have two tatoos. They’re the marks made to guide the radiation therapy I had nearly five years ago after suspect ti…Continue reading
As angry as I have been with Jack Layton and his alliance with Stephen Harper, I had great hope for the party.Packed now with union leaders, activists and bright-eyed youth, I thought they might be able to rouse Parliament with a bit of the prairie fir…Continue reading
The United Nations Human Rights Council passed on Friday an historic resolution that seeks equal rights for all regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. The 47-member Council voted 23 in favor and 19 against, with 3 abstentions. The resolut…Continue reading
The U.S. Department of Defense has released a new strategy for how the U.S. military will address growing concerns over energy consumption. The military remains the single largest c…Continue reading
I don’t doubt that anarchists were responsible for “lighting the spark” in Vancouver, but that seems an emerging convenient way to absolve what really happened. Anyways, I note that the media are looking for the man who was beaten trying to stop riote…Continue reading
Summer time is swimming time!Continue reading
I’ve declared today to be “Good News Friday” on 350orbust. It doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot of bad news out there, but today we’re going to focus on some feel-good stories to start the weekend off. From a country …Continue reading
But for this to work, there has to be SOME sex before hand.
Alltop loves a good wooden horse joke.
The real problem?
The Blackberry PlayBook’s screen is too small — and this was the way to the future for Blackberry.
I’m still going to stay with Blackberry for a PDA — but I’ll probably do Apple for a tablet.
When Can…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
Even to people not desperately in need of help in the wake of last year’s Hurricane Igor, it was pretty obvious – at the time – the provincial government was more geared to stoking and stroking political egos than anything else. By the second or …Continue reading
That back-to-work legislation is going ahead next week, although it's only for Canada Post, as Air Canada has come to an agreement with their union. The NDP and the other opposition parties aren't happy about it. According to the House&n…Continue reading
A 59 year old Edmonton father has been found guilty of abusing his autistic son. He was convicted of unlawful confinement, failing to provide the necessaries of life, assault with a weapon and assault. Alexandra Zabjek of the Edmonton Journal reports t…Continue reading
Because your media (especially you Toronto Star, HNIC, TSN and so on) did such a great job of instigating, lying and taunting the entire Canucks roster and their fans in concert with the folks of Boston. Enjoy your day with the cup. You earned it.Continue reading
Marz and Lindsay retiring Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills PC MLA Richard Marz announced that he will retire when the next provincial election is held. Mr. Marz was first elected in 1997, defeating Liberal MLA turned Social Credit candidate Don MacDonald with a 19% margin of victory. Stony Plain PC MLA Fred Lindsay also announced that he will […]Continue reading
normalizing and/or highlighting the importance of hockey by attempting to seriously write articles or blog posts about the stupid ass riots, should really purchase or somehow access this piece of writing cuz i’m so, so fucking tired people who should r…Continue reading
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TheStar Feds reject nearly half of G20 compensation claimsHarper Cons don’t give a rat’s ass about Toronto business owners – isn’t that the Cat’s meow! Critics argue that many businesses were unfairly disqualified as a result, and the compensation pro…Continue reading