Dead Wild Roses: Tom Engelhardt – Government Reformation – But not the good kind.

The Supreme Court’s Citizen’s United decision reverberates strongly in my consciousness when I read articles like this one from Tom’s Dispatch.  I am still at a loss as how to compute the base equation of $ = Free Speech, because, well… it doesn’t. Certainly money grants access, but it begets the question:  Should it?   ...

The Disaffected Lib: Get Used to It. This Is Just Beginning.

It’s amazing how the plight of refugees fleeing a war on the other side of the world has had such a deep impact on electoral politics in Canada. I’ll bet we won’t be nearly so caring and concerned about this sort of thing ten years from now.  Our hearts may harden and our purse strings ...

Alberta Diary: Warning to Canadians: Reefer Madness in Colorado and Washington could mean the end of civilization as we know it!

Your intrepid blogger with one of the wholesome and touristic murals of Legal, Alberta – evidence Civilization As We Know It survives in Canada, thank goodness! Note the crowds of tourists. Below: Perfesser Dave; Mural on the Legal Post Office; Mural on the wall of Denver Airport; So, do you stand with civilization (Legal murals), ...

LeDaro: Chaos and Turmoil continues in Egypt

This video was posted on YouTube 15 minutes ago. It is very sad. Another 50 people killed according to an NBC report.

calgaryliberal.com: Reboot Alberta

I’m not a fan of engagement for engagement’s sake. It is a vacuous activity with few, if any, results. Every political activity must have a purpose and this draws my angst about Reboot Alberta. It doesn’t have a purpose. If the goal is to grow a progressive presence in the Albertan legislature there are other, ...