Monthly Archives: November 2007

Friday Blogwhoring

by matttbastard Have been out of the loop, so this is largely a catch-up edition. Anyone who has any recommendations (whether of their own work or someone elses) feel free to join in the orgy via comments. As always, much … Continue reading

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More On The NDP And Bill C-6

by matttbastard [cobbled together from various comments/forum posts, edited substantially for coherency] Ok, so we’ve heard from the NDP (sort of). And if the NDP kills the bill, great. But upon reflection (thanks, skdadl) I think my last post was … Continue reading

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Layton Sees Daylight?

by matttbastard Via pogge, Dawg finally heard back from his MP, Paul Dewar. According to Dewar, the NDP hasn’t taken a final decision position on Bill C-6, the so-called ‘show-your-face bill’. Props to Dewar for allowing Dawg to get out … Continue reading

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PSA: Sign The Petition

by matttbastard Via ACR: Pass it on. If there’s enough signatures, we can mail the petition to the media of the other Commonwealth countries, and the Canadian media as well. To all the people in the Commonwealth, RE: The Commonwealth … Continue reading

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“The best gift you can give your child is another sibling”

by sassywho That’s the tagline of Women Influencing the Nation. One of its directors was quoted recently in the Kansas City Star: Pat Adair, director of the anti-abortion group Women Influencing the Nation, said she’s been “very impatient” to see … Continue reading

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Layton Gets Up-Close And Personal With His Colon

by matttbastard Way to play wingman while Uncle Steve flirts with nativism, Jack. h/t pogge and Sinister Greg. Update: Found the following delightful dispatch at a private forum; apparently it’s making the rounds as an email forward. Who knew Bryan … Continue reading

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Mandatory Minimum Madness

by matttbastard Kill Bill C-26. More from Prole on the latest bit of bright and shiny base-fluffing idiocy from ‘the North Star’ (h/t Frank). Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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CBC Gets Too Friendly With Rusty And Jerome

by matttbastard It seems that in this era of Viagra and retirement home STD crises, you really gotta keep your eyes on a pair of jazz-loving, septuagenarian hand puppets: The children of the late Bob Homme – the Friendly Giant, … Continue reading

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“I think of you all day long, so try to get some sleep.”

by matttbastard “Nostalgia is the symptom of a dying culture.” Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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CBSA Dziekanski Report: Jolicoeur “very, very sorry.”

by matttbastard The CBSA report on the death of Robert Dziekanski is out, and–surprise surprise–the border service agency ain’t admittin’ nuthin’: Alain Jolicoeur, the agency’s president, said on Monday that “we do not have all the answers” as to how … Continue reading

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