Tattered Sleeve: Justin Calling

Justin Calling to Albertan towns Now get prepared for the writ to come down Justin Calling to the oilsands Forget about Pierre and his Energy plans Justin Calling, now look here to us The new Trudeaumania is on the up’n’up Mulcair isn’t catching Harper’s on the way out The Cons are corrupted The Greens got ...

Tattered Sleeve: Justin Calling

Justin Calling to Albertan towns Now get prepared for the writ to come down Justin Calling to the oilsands Forget about Pierre and his Energy plans Justin Calling, now look here to us The new Trudeaumania is on the up’n’up Mulcair isn’t catching Harper’s on the way out The Cons are corrupted The Greens got ...

bastard.logic: RIP Father Raymond Gravel, Progressive Catholic Priest

Sad news via CBC News: “Father Raymond Gravel, a well-known Catholic priest, an advocate for Quebec sovereignty and a social activist, has died. […] “He served one term as the Bloc Québécois MP for Repentigny, before he was ordered by church authorities to choose between his priesthood or politics and returned to the pulpit. “He ...

Red Tory v.3.0.3: Survey Says…?

A recent bullshit survey by Nanos Research asked a thousand or so random people online to describe the “personality” of the five federal parties using a single word. Just for fun, let’s pretend this ridiculous poll is meaningful in some way and compare the primary responses given, shall we? Conservatives were described most frequently as ...

Topp is the wrong choice for NDP leader

Almost as soon as Brian Topp announced his candidacy for leader of the federal NDP, he stepped into the Conservative trap regarding electoral re-distribution. Conservatives have been long advocates of an equal distribution of seats based on one formula. While there’s nothing with that idea in principle, the Conservative governments plan to add federal seats ...

Polygonic: If this isn’t bittersweet…

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times – welcome to Dickensian Canada. The best of times, in some ways – a social democratic party’s never had a bigger share of the Parliamentary pie. And Quebec sovereigntists have never had less. The worst of times, clearly, in that years of fear-mongering ...

politics on CAPS LOCK: CANADIAN FEDERAL ELECTION 2011 LIVEBLOGGING: *** UPDATED COMPULSIVELY ***

I AM STONE SOBER LISTENING AND SOMETIMES WATCHING THE PRE-ELECTION SHOW FROM ATLANTIC CANADA OVER SKYPE AND IT’S KIND OF SUCKY NOT BODING WELL GUYS GOT TO BE HONEST 5:32 OBVIOUSLY NOT COMMITTING ANY OFFENCES UNDER THE CANADA ELECTIONS ACT TONIGHT 5:34 IAN HANNOMANSING OPINES THAT PEI IS A LIBERAL STRONGHOLD. EVERYBODY HAS TO HAVE ...

Forecast: Grim With Heavy Chances Of Losing Country

Still insanely busy, but I just can’t remain silent on the current electoral campaign … I mean, the ongoing electoral campaign that began months ago (you know, before everyone actually proclaimed that *now* we’re running elections?) – but I digress. In any case, polls still tend toward two most likely outcomes: a CPC minority again, ...