Warren Kinsella: Or, as George Carlin said, how come when it’s us it’s abortion, and when it’s a chicken it’s an omelette?

The key thing when you are playing politics with abortion is not to look like you are playing politics with abortion. #onpoli #cdnpoli — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) October 6, 2017

Warren Kinsella: Hey There Girl by the Hot Nasties!

Coming soon on The Ballad of the Social Blemishes EP on Ugly Pop!

Warren Kinsella: Thank you to every Canadian MP

Here. The pro-Russia group denies any connection to the Kremlin, but lawmakers say the push fits a pattern of Moscow-backed interference in the West. And they say that the lobbying campaign, which began in 2014 and grew with attacks last spring on Canada’s foreign affairs minister, Chrystia Freeland, highlights the dangers of Russian meddling in ...

Warren Kinsella: Abortion and politics, apparently

Apparently PC MPP Lisa MacLeod invoked my name in a scrum over at Queen’s Park this morning.  Apparently it came up because she was denouncing the abortion-related trap the Ontario Libs had apparently set for the Ontario PCs.  Apparently she said it was the kind of thing I would do. The following aren’t apparent, they’re manifest ...

Warren Kinsella: More on the Ford Park thing

I’ve stated my view: I thought it was a kind gesture on John Tory’s part. That said, Doug Ford – Who I don’t dislike! We’ve had a few laughs together! – does himself no favours in this radio interview.  In it, he says of the councillors who voted no: “They hit a new low…[they’re] really ...

Warren Kinsella: Melanie Joly Watch: the latest media roundup

She’s a disaster, but you knew that already.  From the Canada Day fiasco, to these: Globe: “Her fall from grace in her home province has been swift and merciless, sped by her maladroit attempts to sell a deal with Netflix…” National Post: “[Joly] she has been savaged in Quebec media, artistic and political circles.” Globe: ...

Warren Kinsella: About that Rob Ford park decision

Here. It’s dumb because it gives Doug Ford an issue with which to rally his base.  It looks mean because the guy is, you know, dead. Don’t speak ill of the dead, etc.  It would have hurt no one. No one.  John Tory deserves credit for being the bigger man, and for trying to do ...

Warren Kinsella: “Freedom.”

Warren Kinsella: Coming soon: a new look for this here web site!

Stuff you will see: New regular contributors – from the Left, Right and Centre! Regular news updates – Canadian news and top news stories! Smartphone-friendly content! Less clutter! Still not a blog, because I was here first and hate that stupid word! Why the change?  Various reasons.  One, the present design doesn’t work well on ...

Warren Kinsella: Us vs. Them

America debates if citizens should have machine guns. Toronto debates whether citizens should have chickens. Canada: better. #topoli #uspoli — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) October 3, 2017

Warren Kinsella: Tom Petty, RIP

Almost 30 years ago, I drove down from Ottawa to TeeDot to see the Replacements open for him.  The ‘Mats were drunker than skunks, comme toujours, but I spotted Petty on the side, watching them, laughing his ass off.  I liked that. Anybody who would take the circa-’89 Replacements on tour with them was either (a) crazy or ...

Warren Kinsella: The gun lobby are terrorists

Good morning, Your Honour. We appear before you this morning to argue for the proposition that the defendant, the National Rifle Association of America, hereafter referred to as the NRA, is properly classified as a terrorist organization. And, accordingly, that the NRA’s directors and officers have been engaged in a campaign of terror against civilian ...

Warren Kinsella: Monday 

Warren Kinsella: Jonathan V. Lewis

He’s the guy who said that my wife should be raped and thrown in a dumpster, here. He lives or has lived in Hamilton, and is (sadly) the son of well-known musician there.  The police have contacted me about his threats (there have been plenty). We need help in tracking him down. Tips welcome at wkinsella@gmail.com. 

Warren Kinsella: Pretty good country we’ve got here, folks 

I’m a Liberal, but I think it is truly wonderful to live in a country where a turban-wearing Sikh man could be a Prime Minister. #cdnpoli — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) October 2, 2017

Warren Kinsella: Jagmeet and me

I want everyone to note that I invented @theJagmeetSingh candidacy. You’re welcome, #NDP. #NDPldr #cdnpoli — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) October 1, 2017

Warren Kinsella: Ontario PCs 44, Ontario NDP 27, Ontario Libs 22

It’s Forum, but ouch.  Comments are open. 

Warren Kinsella: Dear CBC and assorted book publishers

Forgive me for me being a tad critical, but two things.  One, they  are not “anti-immigrant protesters,” CBC. They are white supremacists. Get it right. Wake the Hell up.  Two, as I told Random House, U of T press, House of Anansi, and Simon and Schuster: we have a problem in Canada, and I want ...

Warren Kinsella: And people ask me if I’m still with her

Always.  And she is the real president. Always. 

Warren Kinsella: In which I pledge my undying love for the missus

…on Charles Alder’s show – in studio in Vancouver! Right here!

Warren Kinsella: Our friends Laura and Scott won!

Lisa and me are high above Manitoba, but we just got word that our pal Laura Miller – and her amazing lawyer (and Lisa’s, and mine) Scott Hutchinson – won in their effort to get the “evidence” of the “expert” in the OPP’s bogus, bilious, baseless case against Laura tossed out.  This is huge, and this ...

Warren Kinsella: Neo-Nazi rag experiences some peaceful community action

About time. There’ll be more. 

Warren Kinsella: My column on the Tories’ Bedrock Caucus

Now on HuffPo.    

Warren Kinsella: Bill Morneau, Charles Sousa et al., and the fight to save Sears Canada

Dunno about you, but when I buy stuff – mainly shoes for Lisa and technology for the kids – I like to see the stuff with my own eyes, you know? I’ve had way, way too many bad experiences online. So I like to go in to a store and experience the reality of a ...

Warren Kinsella: Premier popularity, parsed 

From Reid. No big changes, really – which is good news for some, and bad news for others. Comments open.