I warned you. I warned you The Block would blame others for their own evil acts, that they would scheme and connive to sell yourContinue reading
Whenever I am feeling a bit down about the world around me and the passivity with which so many ‘face’ it, I know I canContinue reading
Now that Senator Don Meridith, about whom I have previously posted, has switched lawyers, it is gratifying to see that his cowardly cries of racismContinue reading
On Friday’s Power and Politics, host Rosemary Barton was her usual relentless self, evident in her sharp questioning of Selwyn Pieters, the attorney representing disgracedContinue reading
Every so often, I happen upon a news item that, for want of a better word, inflames me; it is usually something so patently outrageousContinue reading
The just-concluded Parliamentary session witnessed “serious abuses of power by the Harper Conservatives” through the use of two omnibus bills “that are radically changing Canada”:Continue reading
About a year ago, I lamented the fact that the CBC, through Peter Mansbridge, seemed to be following a policy of appeasement toward the HarperContinue reading
Must read post from Dave at Galloping Beaver: “Airshow” MacKay is now well over the line. On Peter MacKay’s abuse of his position by askingContinue reading
Digging back through some old posts on Monday evening, your humble e-scribbler came across one titled “Abuse and power”. This sort of thing happens everyContinue reading
In the wake of the Speaker’s privilege ruling yesterday, the Conservatives are saying that “there will be no more phone calls to voters in Cotler’sContinue reading
Toronto News: Man settles G20 lawsuit, claims police brass ordered false arrests – thestar.com Officers detaining Wall on June 27, 2010, told OPIRD investigators theyContinue reading
Yeah, “Support the Troops!” is Stevie Spiteful’s delayed defense of Petey MacKay’s jet setting with government jets these days– to the tune of $3 million. So, boys ‘n’ girls, shame on you if you’re questioning Petey MacKay’s (and I guess this would also go for questioning ol’ Walt Natynczyk’s Caribbean vacation as well) . . . → Read More: Stevie Finally Comes To Petey MacKay’s Rescue With Standard Excuse–”Support The Troops!”Continue reading
Toronto News: Police board refuses to promote G20 officers – thestar.comGood for the board! The Toronto police b…Continue reading
First Tunisia and now Egypt.
One can only rejoice at seeing people taking their aspirations for civil rights and freedoms into their own hands, courageously claiming these justly as their undeniable birthrights as human beings and steadfastly demandin…Continue reading
Here is the authoritarian mind in action:
1- At the request of a city Chief of police, in anticipation for an international summit in said city where peaceful protesters and demonstrators (and yes, including an inevitable small minority of idiotic ind…Continue reading
… when your elected government begs Big Business interests to help them write and/or kill bills:Back there, Transport Minister John Baird (yes – this same John Baird) was caught privately encouraging Canada’s big airlines to step up their lobby campaign in order to kill a proposed "passenger bill of right" while his predecessor, then-Transport Minister Lawrence Cannon, publicly supported s…Continue reading
Read it and weep, folks (emphasis added):
Canada’s little-known spy agency comes out into the open
At a time when most government agencies are cutting and slashing, a little-known spy agency led by a Rhodes Scholar is the envy of Ottawa for its pla…Continue reading
In a way, it is with relief that I find I am not one of the "tinfoil hat" paranoid/conspiracy theorist crowd, yet at the same time feel dismay at being proven right yet again.
Pertaining to what, you ask?
Why, that Big Brother has not only arrived, but that he has been here for quite a while at that.
Case in point, today’s expansive article in the Washington Post by Dana Priest and William M…Continue reading
First, the mainstream/corporate media largely abdicates its raison d’être, i.e. reporting facts, the truth and keeping checks on the Powers-That-Be.
Second, corporations collude with politicians not only to make policy, but to facilitate increased su…Continue reading
I have an extremely busy day today and so I will not be able to write anything decent – my apologies.
However, I offer to you good folks the following, which recapitulates quite succinctly what I have been writing about recently (and to my fellow Cana…Continue reading