A File with Teh See-Siss

I have a seemingly unanswerable question that’s been giving me brain aches, so I thought I’d throw it out there on this fine Saturday afternoon. Why would an ordinary, if imperfect, citizen have a file with CSIS? The rundown:  A friend of mine — and no, I’m not using “friend”

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The next time

… some screechy, screaming conservative Catholic like Our Lady of the Fetuses or Father Tubesock tries to make the case that conservatives like them are all about “liberty” and “the free market”, point them towards this little item: The Vatican called on Monday for the establishment of a “global public authority” and a “central world […]

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A Tale of Two Georges

I shouldn’t have to say it, but for the benefit of the cerebrally-deprived I will anyway:  I am not a fan of George W Bush — far from it. But this is ridiculous: Next week’s appearance by former U.S. president George W. Bush at an event hosted by a local evangelical Christian university has been […]

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You Know You Are Living In A Corporatocracy …

… 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…

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