In This Corner: The Return of Stuff Happens, week 2: My hush money has arrived

Deposited into my bank account this week was a payment of $150, my “Alberta climate leadership adjustment rebate”. The rebate covers the period of January to June of this year, which is a rebate for money I haven’t spent yet (or, as I call it, a prebate). The prebate is part of the “climate leadership ...

In This Corner: Stuff Still Happens, week 45: President Homer Simpson

As always, The Simpsons predicted the future. In a season 9 episode called Trash of the Titans, Homer runs for sanitation commissioner against career civil servant Ray Patterson, voiced by Steve Martin. At one point, Homer gets into a shouting match with Patterson, and threatens to run for commissioner. “Wanna know what I think?” Homer ...

In This Corner: Stuff Still Happens, week 40: OK, now he CAN’T win

Even the Teflon Don can’t get out of this one. Everyone except his most fanatical supporters knows Trump is a pig, a boor, a crass, classless thug. Now we have the best evidence yet of exactly what kind of person Donald Trump really is. An audiotape of Trump on a bus ride with entertainment reporter/nobody ...

In This Corner: Stuff Still Happens, week 29: Donald Trump’s Lying Circus

OK, let’s recap the week at the Republican National Convention. Be prepared, this makes for depressing reading. The week began with Antonio Sabato, a former underwear model, little known actor, and failed Dancing with the Stars competitor, addressing the convention. Why Antonio Sabato, no one is sure why. But after his speech, he told ABC ...

In This Corner: Stuff Still Happens, week 28: A summer to regret

Remember when summer was carefree? Sunshine, lollipops and rainbows? Hot times in the city? Walking on sunshine? Sunny days? Well, not this year. The summer of 2016 has been riddled with tragedy and horror. It gets harder and harder to write this blog; every week, it is a litany of man’s inhumanity to man. This ...

In This Corner: Stuff Still Happens, week 13: Horror in Lahore; more Trumpism

Remember the horrible attack last week in Belgium? Of course you do; it’s still in the news. But on Easter Sunday, there was another terrorist attack that was worse by multiple factors, yet it hardly rated a mention. On Easter Sunday in Lahore, Pakistan, hundreds of people had gathered in one of the city’s largest ...

Canadian Political Viewpoints: On Social Media and Bozo Eruptions

So, the blog has been dark for awhile. There’s a variety of excuses, but ultimately, none of those really matter. Instead of lamenting over lost post potentials, let’s just move on to the subject of the day. I’m not sure if this will result in more regular postings or not, but I found myself wanting ...

Canadian Political Viewpoints: On Social Media and Bozo Eruptions

So, the blog has been dark for awhile. There’s a variety of excuses, but ultimately, none of those really matter. Instead of lamenting over lost post potentials, let’s just move on to the subject of the day. I’m not sure if this will result in more regular postings or not, but I found myself wanting ...

Canadian Political Viewpoints: On Social Media and Bozo Eruptions

So, the blog has been dark for awhile. There’s a variety of excuses, but ultimately, none of those really matter. Instead of lamenting over lost post potentials, let’s just move on to the subject of the day. I’m not sure if this will result in more regular postings or not, but I found myself wanting ...

In This Corner: Stuff Still Happens, week 10: Justin does Washington

It was a good week to be Justin Trudeau. Just like the other 51, only a little bit more. Trudeau made the official rounds of Washington this week, including a rare state dinner, the ultimate accolade for a visiting leader. The American media has lavished attention on the rookie leader, with the Washington Post calling ...

Larry Hubich's Blog: The Sask Party is just not listening

Visit:  www.notlistening.ca

Larry Hubich's Blog: The Sask Party is just not listening

Visit:  www.notlistening.ca

Larry Hubich's Blog: The Sask Party is just not listening

Visit:  www.notlistening.ca

In This Corner: Stuff Still Happens, week 6: Trudeau keeps promise, gets roasted

The Trudeau government made good on one of its election promises this week. Whether it was a good decision remains to be seen. As promised, Trudeau is pulling our fighter jets out of the international bombing mission that is kicking the crap out of ISIS. Trudeau has never fully explained why we would pull out, ...

Susan on the Soapbox: The Progressive Conservatives Prepare for War–Really!

“Our organization cannot lose the grassroots donation battle to our opposition if we hope to win the war in 2016.”—Ron Renaud, PC Chief Financial Officer Win the war in 2016???  The “war” metaphor Before we get sucked into the “war” metaphor let’s pause and consider what George Orwell taught us—thought can corrupt language and language ...

The Happy Wanderer: Pro Same Sex Marriage GOP Candidate…….Maybe?

With Rob Portman, the senator from Ohio along with the many prominent Republicans like Dick Cheney, Meg Whitman and Laura Bush supporting gay marriage is it possible to see a GOP candidate in 2016 run supporting gay marriage. In 2012 all the GOP candidates where opposed to same sex marriage. Most in fact supported a constitutional amendment prohibiting ...

The Happy Wanderer: Pro Same Sex Marriage GOP Candidate…….Maybe?

With Rob Portman, the senator from Ohio along with the many prominent Republicans like Dick Cheney, Meg Whitman and Laura Bush supporting gay marriage is it possible to see a GOP candidate in 2016 run supporting gay marriage. In 2012 all the GOP candidates where opposed to same sex marriage. Most in fact supported a constitutional amendment prohibiting ...

The Happy Wanderer: Pro Same Sex Marriage GOP Candidate…….Maybe?

With Rob Portman, the senator from Ohio along with the many prominent Republicans like Dick Cheney, Meg Whitman and Laura Bush supporting gay marriage is it possible to see a GOP candidate in 2016 run supporting gay marriage. In 2012 all the GOP candidates where opposed to same sex marriage. Most in fact supported a constitutional amendment prohibiting ...