Politics and its Discontents: Never Bait A Veteran

For those of us sickened over the years by the Harper cabal’s hypocrisy of wrapping itself in the flag of patriotic support for ‘our troops’ while essentially abandoning them when they return home either physically or psychically maimed, it was a sweet moment, to be savored and shared widely. Yesterday, veterans who travelled to Ottawa ...

Politics and its Discontents: Rick Mercer On The Harper Regime’s Shoddy Treatment Of Vets

As a supplement to The Disaffected Lib’s excellent post on Remembrance Day, take a look at Rick Mercer’s thoughts on a government that not only has turned its back on wounded war vets but also tossed them out on the street: Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: From The Salamander

Lately, I guess as a response to the rhetoric that comes pouring forth every year as Remembrance Day approaches, I have made several critical posts directed against those who find it so easy to don the mantle of patriotism while paying only lip service to the lives lost in war. In response to one of ...

Politics and its Discontents: When It Comes To Our Veterans

… the Canadian government knows that talk is cheap. Recommend this Post