Press horror in Venezuela! Film at 11!

Oh. Oh. Oh my gawd. This is simply terrible! Scathing UN, OAS report gets quick results as Venezuela announces federal government will start investigating press crimes By Tania Lara/ZD A commission formed by the Venezuelan National Assembly approved the federal government to investigate crimes against journalists with the cases to be tried in local courts, […]

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gritchik: Frank is Frank

Tim Hudak would’ve been wise to have paid a bit more attention to his notoriously conservative, Progressive Conservative MPP, Frank Klees during the last session. A Conservative insider had told me that among senior Tory staffers, they generally didn’t “give a shit” about Klees. Here’s a quote from Klees himself after the 2009 PC leadership […]

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gritchik: Federal Tories need to do better

Last week I posted on the “It gets better” video Conservative MPs, ministers and some staffers put together in honour of Jamie Hubley, the Ottawa teenager who took his life because of others’ homophobia. I was critical, highlighting how many of those in the video voted against same-sex marriage in 2005. (I also took exception […]

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Occupy Council

Occupy Regina has a speakers series this Saturday to listen to and participate in. I’ve invited the Regina City Council. I encourage you to also contact them. If you live elsewhere, please do the same. If the councilors do not listen to those on the front lines of the Occupy movement, Occupiers will have to […]

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gritchik: Tim Hudak: “Pro-abortion”?

So says Campaign Life Coalition. They also say that on abortion, Hudak is “cowardly” and that he “used to be solidly pro-life.” CLC mentions that Hudak, since even before winning Tory leadership, has done nothing related to “life and family issues.” CLC emphasizes this point by reminding those so inclined to support CLC’s ultra conservative […]

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Embedded Slavery

The last week has been super-interesting politically speaking in Regina. Not only is there an election campaign underway, but Occupy Regina challenged bylaws and to this point has won us back our Charter rights to assemble peacefully in dissent of the government. While people in the “first world” work out how best to peacefully gain […]

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