Category Archives: Canadian politics

What Was Justin Trudeau Smoking When He Decided To Embrace Marijuana Legaliza — Oh, Never Mind.

Without getting into the merits (or the politics) of Justin Trudeau’s call for the legalization of marijuana (of which I think there are many — one of the numerous reasons why I support the NDP), it does represent a rather … Continue reading

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Stay Classy, Sun Media

Oops: AM640 ‘s Lou Schizas calls Andrea Horwath a ‘whore’ | canada.com o.canada.com/2013/06/12/and… via @natnewswatch— Lorrie Goldstein (@sunlorrie) June 13, 2013 @mistervermin @natnewswatch Exactly.— Lorrie Goldstein (@sunlorrie) June 13, 2013 h/t Justin Stayshyn

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Down and Out in Harperconia

Sweet tit-humping Christ I’m tired. Tired of the chronic lack of accountability in Ottawa. Of a parliamentary press corps that been for far too long too prissy and timid to rightly ferret and call out endless examples Conservative corruption with … Continue reading

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The War Comes Home (Redux)

ICYMI: Regarding the previously open question, “what does the Harper government’s door-to-door EI Stasi unit want to know?” Not too too much, just, y’know, everything: Investigators with the Integrity Services Branch were provided with a 23-page manual, dated October 2012, outlining … Continue reading

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The War Comes Home

900ftJesus has some important questions for the Privacy Commissioner re: the new Harpercon plan to randomly audit EI clients for *gasp* fraud, via taxpayer-subsidized bureaucratic fishing expeditions (House calls? REALLY?): What information are federal employees told to gather through house visits? … Continue reading

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I’m Not Sayin’ (I’m Just Sayin’)

The following nugget was buried at the bottom of a follow-up CP report on how CIDA helped fund the Ugandan aid work of the virulently anti-gay Crossroads Christian Communications (in full PR damage control mode now that its homobigoted Evangelical slip is showing) to the … Continue reading

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Stick a Fork in Senator Brazeau….

Innocent until proven guilty and all that, but things ain’t lookin’ good for the Brazman: Senator Patrick Brazeau will be formally charged with domestic assault and sexual assault later this morning, following a brief appearance at the courthouse in Gatineau, … Continue reading

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Conservative Senator Patrick Brazeau: Accountability for Thee, Not For Me UPDATE: Senator Brazeau in Jail, Removed From Tory Caucus

Update: Holy shit: Senator Patrick Brazeau is in jail following an alleged domestic assault, sources tell CBC News, and has been removed from the Conservative Party’s caucus. Brazeau, who has weathered several controversies since his appointment in 2009, will continue … Continue reading

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Something In The Water

BCL on the chutzpah of Jonathan Kay, junk science enabler debunker: [T]here’s a real lack of self-awareness here.  Jonathon [sic], after all,  is comment pages editor at the National Post, and under his watch it has for years entertained  junk science … Continue reading

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Harpercon Tom Flanagan Has An Animal Hide Fetish. Your Argument is Invalid.

Sabina asks: Tom Fucking Flanagan. Why? Answer: Because chicks [sic] dig “the full buffalo”. No, really: “[I]t is kind of a chick magnet. Women are drawn to the coat. They want to come up and feel the coat.” Tom Fucking … Continue reading

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