Canadian Political Viewpoints: With Freedom and Liberty for Some, Sometimes.

I know, I know, the senate scandal had some interesting things happen this afternoon. But, as I started this post prior to those revelations, we’ll talk about this first and senate tomorrow or so.  Somehow, I have ended up on the mailing list for Conservative MP Joy Smith; I would assume this blog has something ...

Canadian Political Viewpoints: With Freedom and Liberty for Some, Sometimes.

I know, I know, the senate scandal had some interesting things happen this afternoon. But, as I started this post prior to those revelations, we’ll talk about this first and senate tomorrow or so.  Somehow, I have ended up on the mailing list for Conservative MP Joy Smith; I would assume this blog has something ...

Canadian Political Viewpoints: With Freedom and Liberty for Some, Sometimes.

I know, I know, the senate scandal had some interesting things happen this afternoon. But, as I started this post prior to those revelations, we’ll talk about this first and senate tomorrow or so.  Somehow, I have ended up on the mailing list for Conservative MP Joy Smith; I would assume this blog has something ...

A BCer in Toronto: The state has no business in the computers of the nation

The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation, a future Prime Minister once said. Nearly 50 years later, it’s time for an update, as the state has no business in our bedrooms either. Inspired by British Prime Minister David Cameron, who has proposed legislation that would require British Internet service providers (ISPs) ...

Accidental Deliberations: On contrasting treatment

BigCityLib comments on the Cons’ hasty backtracking over Helen MacMurchy. But I find it particularly interesting to note the contrast between their treatment of MacMurchy and their handling of John A. MacDonald. Remember that MacDonald’s fervent commitment to an “Aryan Canada” and racial purity was publicly noted just as the Cons named a freeway after ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: calgary-centre conservatives and liberals choosing their by-election candidates.

TweetOn Saturday, August 25, Conservative Party members in the riding of Calgary-Centre will choose a candidate to carry their party’s banner in an upcoming and yet-to-be called by-election. Six candidates are contesting the nomination. The Conservative candidate is widely expected to win the by-election in this moderate conservative voting downtown Calgary riding. Here is a ...