Monthly Archives: October 2007

Alison Bodine Update: Barred From Canada For Two Years

by matttbastard @$%#@!!11 pale @ A Creative Revolution brings the bad news: The Immigration and Refugee board says [Alison Bodine] “lied” or misrepresented herself when entering Canada, way back on September 10. The Canadian Press has more details on the … Continue reading

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Why I’m Wearing Red Today

by matttbastard “We call these people ‘missing women’ – Aboriginal women are missing in so many ways in our society. … I really believe there are aspects of society that have to change so that things like this, in the … Continue reading

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Hump Day Music Spotlight: “And I Never Cared About…Whatever.”

by matttbastard Before delving into decidedly weighter subjects, please enjoy the following frivolous ear candy to hopefully help get your system primed and ready for Halloween sugar shock: Los Campesinos! – International TweeXcore Underground (Arts & Crafts/Wichita Recordings) annemarie – … Continue reading

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This Is Only A Test

by matttbastard I’m really getting sick and tired of this constant letter ‘A’ bullshit. Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers (please.)

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by matttbastard This one goes out to Timmy, George and everyone @ Nocturnal Commissions: TUNE! Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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PSA: Urge Canada to Vote YES for Nuclear Disarmament at the UN

by matttbastard From Urge Canada to Vote YES for Nuclear Disarmament at the UN There is an important meeting taking place right now at the United Nations to discuss nuclear disarmament, with voting on key resolutions scheduled to happen … Continue reading

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Due Process (And Sanity)? Stop Being So September 10th, d00d.

by matttbastard Via Stageleft – The Globe and Mail: Canadian officials are taking the unprecedented step of asking a judge to install closed-circuit video cameras inside a terrorism suspect’s family home, arguing national security necessitates the scrutiny. Hang on, rewind … Continue reading

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PSA: Document the Silence Tomorrow

by matttbastard October 31st: Be Bold, Be Brave, Be Red: Wear red on October 31, 2007. Take a picture or video of yourself and friends wearing red. Send it to: We’ll post it! Take Your Red to the Streets! … Continue reading

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Sleep Is, Like, SO 20th Century

by matttbastard The deficit keeps mounting; hopefully tonight I can get into the black again. Suffice to say, minimal blogging and/or thinking tonight (y’all think we could procure those monkeys some typewriters? All that booze might inspire some HST-esque gonzo … Continue reading

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Sunday Blogwhoring: Gotta Have Friends

by matttbastard To all the folks @ Bread & Roses (Debra, Godammitkitty, fern, skdadl, berlynn, deBeauxOs etc etc etc); to JJ, Prole and pale; to boomgate, Isabel, and sassywho (best cobloggers EVAR) : thank you. For everything. Love, muchly. (big … Continue reading

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