Trashy's World: Whether the USA survives as one nation and not two or several…

…is anyone’s guess. I ain’t no psychic. So. Something I’ve been saying since Obama was elected and the right-wing vitriol fallout is that this was the beginning of the end of the United States of America.  I hoped I was wrong but am increasingly thinking that I’m dead on. A black man occupying the highest ...

Left Over: Brexit – Stage Left…

The Guardian view on post-Brexit politics: perilous times for progressives Editorial Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in north London in the wake of resignations from his shadow cabinet. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Sunday 26 June 2016 20.12 BST   Frankly, I don’t see why all the panic is being created..it’s terrible that immigrants feel ...

Left Over: …Then They Came for Me…

Online comments on news stories: a problem for everyone Syrian refugee stories on news sites are prompting some backlash in the comments section of some websites By Bal Brach, CBC News Posted: Jan 10, 2016 8:00 AM PT Last Updated: Jan 10, 2016 8:11 AM PT   I can remember the same thing happening re the ...

Montreal Simon: Rachel Notley and Alberta’s Monstrous Harvest of Hate

When Rachel Notley was elected Premier of Alberta I thought it was a shining moment for that province.I thought she would be able to make Alberta more than a one-party petrostate, the land of the Con zombies, and the home of the Harperites.And would finally end its reputation as a haven for religious bigots and ...

Left Over: Don’t Send Us your Tired and Poor….

More than 30 U.S. states refusing Syrian refugees on ‘shaky legal ground’ In wake of Paris attacks, governors of at least 31 U.S. states announce plans to bar Syrian refugees By Matt Kwong, CBC News Posted: Nov 18, 2015 3:02 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 18, 2015 7:35 PM E I am  so disgusted by US ...

LeDaro: Racism: Washington Redskins Football Team

Natives find the term Redskins highly offense. It has the historic background as follows: “Back not so long ago, when there was a bounty on the heads of the Indian people…the trappers would bring in Indian scalps along with the other skins that they had managed to trap or shoot. These scalps brought varying prices ...

Cowichan Conversations: Racism Growing In Our Canada And It Must Be Faced!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger By now you have read the bigoted no nothing tripe that pops up anonymously in the  comments section of media online blogs and news sites. It is time to block anonymous posts. If people are not prepared to identify themselves then their comments should be deleted. It was bad enough before but ...

Left Over: Welcome Home, Omar…..or not…

Khadr eligible for parole next summer, lawyers say Let no one say that there be no trolls in this day and age…just read some of the comments at CBC online regarding Khadr’s repatriation…   This man was railroaded at 15 years old..let’s see, how old were Rina Virk’s murderers? And how much time did they ...