Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Harper Can’t Grasp the Solution to ISIS

Fisk puts his finger on the failing pulse of Canadian leadership the last decade. “We had a chance to do something at the end of the First World War [when Sykes-Picot was signed], but we didn’t. Nobody reads history books anymore. One of the first things ISIS did was to put up a badly filmed ...

Bill Longstaff: Enough of this low tax nonsense

If conservatives believe in low taxes in order to keep government small, so be it, but when they insist that low taxes are necessary for a healthy economy, they are talking rot, parroting a mantra that has been utterly disproved. The low tax theory can in fact be refuted with one word: Sweden. I could ...

Left Over: Take a Propaganda at this Ridiculous Headline….

Spin Cycle: Is the NDP’s proposed corporate tax hike a ‘job killer’? Liberals, Conservatives decry NDP plan to raise corporate tax rate to 17% from 15% By Ira Basen, CBC News Posted: Sep 17, 2015 3:22 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 17, 2015 3:32 PM ET Who wrote that headline, some-under-assistant from the  Tory propaganda division ...

Left Over: Take a Propaganda at this Ridiculous Headline….

Spin Cycle: Is the NDP’s proposed corporate tax hike a ‘job killer’? Liberals, Conservatives decry NDP plan to raise corporate tax rate to 17% from 15% By Ira Basen, CBC News Posted: Sep 17, 2015 3:22 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 17, 2015 3:32 PM ET Who wrote that headline, some-under-assistant from the  Tory propaganda division ...

wRanter.com: Refugees: a Jewish issue comes to the fore

A quintessentially Jewish issue has dominated the news and become a prominent election issue ever since the picture of three-year-old Alan Kurdi lying dead in the Mediterranean surf generated headlines worldwide earlier this month. For many, the painful image has crystallized the ongoing question of what the world ought to be doing about the human ...

OpenMedia.ca: Maclean’s: Conservatives made deal to quiet dissent on C-51, gun group says

Conservatives offered a deal with the National Firearms Association to quiet C-51 dissent, and then broke their promise.  Article by Laura Payton for Maclean’s The president of the National Firearms Association says the Conservative government offered to make changes to its gun licensing bill if the NFA held its fire on the controversial bill C-51, then reneged on the ...

The Canadian Progressive: Canadian rights groups demand a stronger Canadian response to the Syrian refugee crisis

Amnesty International and 11 other rights and refugee groups have released a comprehensive set of recommendations that should form the basis of Canada’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis. The post Canadian rights groups demand a stronger Canadian response to the Syrian refugee crisis appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Dead Boy In The Sea

Wednesday’s Twitter feeds were jammed with the body of a young corpse of a boy facing down in the sand as an authority stood over the body and soon picked him up to carry his body away. I realized the boy was from a refugee family that didn’t make a boat crossing. He was a ...

The Tory Pirate - Politics & Policy: ‘GhostVolunteer’ and why its a Bad Idea

I happened upon a Facebook discussion that had ended up on my feed due to a friend commenting on it. The discussionwas on a script called ‘GhostVolunteer‘ that would automatically fill in the volunteer form on the Conservative Partywebsite with random data. The idea being to flood the site with legitimate-looking, but completely fake, volunteer offers. ...

The Canadian Progressive: Mrs. Universe urges Canada’s First Nations to vote out Harper

Newly-crowned Mrs. Universe, Ashley Callingbull, is calling on First Nations people in Canada to vote out Stephen Harper during the 2015 federal election. The post Mrs. Universe urges Canada’s First Nations to vote out Harper appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Learn About Conservatives

Here’s a fun way to learn about the Conservative Party of Canada. Reminds me of how I speak of Prime Minister Harper while on Twitter, I reference this guy instead: I have been Prime Minister for 10 years. #elxn42 #cdnpoli pic.twitter.com/75NRMc6HcY — Not Steve Harper (@pmoharper) August 4, 2015

OpenMedia.ca: iPolitics: Top gun advocate turns on Tories, runs as Independent

Huge numbers of conservatives are speaking out against reckless Bill C-51. Despite Harper’s Conservatives’ efforts to keep the gun lobby in their camp, the sector warns about the dangerous power-grab this legislation gives the security sector, threatening Canadians’ privacy rights. Let’s keep fighting until we Kill C-51 –> KillC51.ca   Article by Claire Wahlen read more

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Pay To Access Harper

A lot has been said recently about people paying to have access to the Prime Minister. @Justin_Ling @saskboy you are being told what to write?if i an issue with that — shawn d hill (@nbf54321) July 8, 2015 Ling has said: So @KoryCPC asked me to write a story about how I can't ask Harper ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Political Advice From Conservatives

“If media insist on covering #DuffyTrial, then cover other political party scams as well. Stop protecting #NDP & #LPC” – Gail Dyer @GailDyer10 someone who voted for Canada's most recently jailed MP is dispensing political advice on Twitter? Oh goody! #DelMastro — John Klein (@JohnKleinRegina) August 23, 2015 “Basically Premier Brad Well has rightfully told ...

The Political Road Map: Federal Election/Star Wars

I thought I would take the Star Wars/Federal Election 2015 crossover and have some fun with it. Please spread around with your friends and enjoy! 😛 And of course… “If elected, I will increase the number of reserves to 30,000.”

The Political Road Map: Federal Election/Star Wars

I thought I would take the Star Wars/Federal Election 2015 crossover and have some fun with it. Please spread around with your friends and enjoy! 😛 And of course… “If elected, I will increase the number of reserves to 30,000.”

The Political Road Map: George Lucas Hates This Post!

I thought I would take the Star Wars/Federal Election 2015 crossover and have some fun with it. Please spread around with your friends and enjoy! 😛 And of course… “If elected, I will increase the number of reserves to 30,000.”

The Tory Pirate - Politics & Policy: Random Thoughts: Just Not Ready For The Meme Campaigning

So today I was at work (I do this a lot these days) and it was fairly quiet. My coworker from the Flooring Department wasvisiting my glorious Paint Department. He has been learning how to work in the department in his free time (probably aspart of some plot to supplant me). Anyways, I decided it ...

wRanter.com: Four ‘Jewish’ battleground ridings to watch

It’s no secret that Jewish voters have apparently shifted from being largely supportive of the Liberal party to heartily supporting the Conservatives in what seems like majority numbers, due largely to the party’s full-throated support for Israel under Prime Minister Stephen Harper (and to a much lesser degree its commitment to security for religious institutions). ...

Left Over: A Prophet Is Always Without Honour In Their Own Country….

NDP candidate Linda McQuaig’s comment on oilsands stirs up hornet’s nest Linda McQuaig says ‘a lot of the oilsands oil may have to stay in the ground,’ in calling for environment The Canadian Press Posted: Aug 09, 2015 10:25 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 09, 2015 11:51 AM ET     Gee, a politician telling ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: #elxn42 underway

Although political blog traffic goes way up during an election campaign, I haven’t put anything on my blog since the writ dropped. That’s partly because I have better things to do than analyze an election campaign that is too bloody long (unless it is 140 characters at a time on Twitter). Maybe I’ll add more ...

The Canadian Progressive: NDP vaults past Conservatives, Liberals after 2015 election call: Poll

A Forum Research poll conducted after Stephen Harper officially called the 2015 federal election on Sunday shows that 39 per cent of Canadian voters would vote NDP if the election were held today. The post NDP vaults past Conservatives, Liberals after 2015 election call: Poll appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Tory Pirate - Politics & Policy: A Long Campaign Season Would Be Good For The Pirate Party

Well, the rumours are flying that Prime Minister Harper intendsto ask Governor General David Johnston to dissolve Parliamentthis Sunday. This would begin the longest election campaign inCanadian history. It seems clear the Conservatives fully intend towin by outspending their opponents. While this would be arather crass political movement if it occurs it would also be verygood ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: We Are Not Charmaine Borg, We Are The Conservatives

Ms. Borg is an NDP MP, and is most definitely not one of these Conservative trained seals. It's funny but I think they left out female MPs to make it look like CPC are a bunch of old white men https://t.co/k42JOtTSTC — Stephen Maher (@stphnmaher) July 30, 2015 This is hilarious. 13 Conservative MPs deliver ...

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Ignorance Means Power For Conservatives

A cringe-worthy tweet explains the Conservative mindset in running the election campaign early before school gets back. Keep kids in the dark, and disengaged so wise old people can continue to run things for them. Poppa Harper knows best. @ChristinePenro1 @CBCAlerts election date hasn't changed.regardless, I certainly don't want students learning about elections from teachers ...