The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Words and Violence #nlpoli

Canadian writer J.J. McCullough used a column in the Washington Post last week to ask a very useful question:  why it is that the progressive society in Quebec produces “so many massacres”? Regular readers will recognise this question from SRBP last week.  McCullough also noted that Canadian conventional media are looking for familiar narratives in ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Words and Violence #nlpoli

Canadian writer J.J. McCullough used a column in the Washington Post last week to ask a very useful question:  why it is that the progressive society in Quebec produces “so many massacres”? Regular readers will recognise this question from SRBP last week.  McCullough also noted that Canadian conventional media are looking for familiar narratives in ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The “Significant Impact” of Open Line #nlpoli

Cleaning out the home office has turned up a few forgotten gems. One of them related to the political impact of open line shows in the province.  Last week,  your humble e-scribbler moderated a lunch-time talk by Professor Alex Marland and Randy Simms on just that topic.  The pile of papers included a Canadian Press ...

Larry Hubich's Blog: Solidarity

Larry Hubich's Blog: Solidarity

Larry Hubich's Blog: Solidarity

The Ranting Canadian: Ignorant scapegoating: a feel-good pastime for the thick-headed…

Ignorant scapegoating: a feel-good pastime for the thick-headed and big-mouthed Anyone who doubts that racism and religious bigotry are alive and well in Canada in 2013 simply needs to read the online comments for articles about natives or Muslims, or listen to the callers (and sometimes the hosts and guests) on AM radio talk shows. ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: $#*! the Premier says, Open Line edition #nlpoli

I suggest that the members opposite do the same and they encourage our representatives in Ottawa to do the same, because the only time we hear from them is on Open Line shows here in Newfoundland and Labrador. Premier Kathy Dunderdale, Hansard, March 22, 2012 Kathy Dunderdale was making fun of politicians who call Open ...

Art Threat: Rush (band) pulls music from Rush (bigot)

North America has always been home to one good Rush and one evil Rush, but never have they engaged in battle … until now. Canadian prog rock legends Rush have demanded that the Rush Limbaugh Show stops using their music. The band’s music was regularly played leading in and out of commercial breaks during Limbaugh’s ...