Tag Archives: misogyny

G20 Aftermath Shakes Canadian Democracy: Public Inquiry NOW.

(Originally posted at Comments From Left Field) At this past weekend’s G20 Summit, Toronto the Good was transformed into Toronto the Garrisoned. Almost from the moment the summit began, 25,000 mostly-peaceful protesters faced a riot gear clad phalanx of security … Continue reading

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From Marc Lepine to Hiram Monserrate

by matttbastard This was the first thing I read today, 20 years after the violent massacre of 14 young women (because they were women): New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate, one of the Democrats who helped “defend traditional marriage” in … Continue reading

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December 6th.

by matttbastard We remember, even if they choose to forget. Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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Long Gun Registry Going Down? Happy Anniversary From Canada’s 40th Parliament.

by matttbastard Shorter 164 members of Parliament to the 14 victims of the 1989 École Polytechnique Massacre (and, by extension, every woman in Canada): Drop dead. Again. Via Devin Johnston, Dennis Gruending connects the blood-red dots that weave together antipathy … Continue reading

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NBC Sports Blog Lifts Steel Curtain on ESPN’s Roethlisberger Rape Embargo

by matttbastard If only the GENERAL mainstream media establishment would go after each other with this kind of righteous gusto when warranted — as is DEFINITELY the case here: “We really don’t want our coverage of the civil lawsuit filed … Continue reading

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Teh Pill Kills teh Baybees (and Jesus Sometimes Kills teh Brain Cells).

by matttbastard (image via Cara) Oh, right — today is “Protest the Pill Day”, aka, ‘Take Your Common Ground and Shove It Day’ (as Kate Harding put it) or, as I call it, ‘Anti-Choice Unmasking Day:’ This is the true … Continue reading

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This Just in: Nancy Pelosi is the New Hillary Clinton (ie, Flypaper for Misogynists)

by matttbastard Fair. And. Fucking. Balanced. Fer srs: One bone of contention, Antonia: saying that anything spawned by the gliberati who rule USian cable NOOZ networks and talk radio even remotely constitutes ‘news commentary’ is akin to earnestly declaring that … Continue reading

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Dear Ron Fournier

This may come as a shock to you, but despite conventional wisdom and what Hollywood might have you believe, women–especially professional women–actually get along with each other. So, until you come up with some actual, y’know, proof of acrimony between … Continue reading

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12.06.89

by matttbastard Today isn’t about pro or anti coalition rallies, the respective leadership abilities of Stephane Dion vs. Stephen Harper, partisanship, or unelected heads of state. Nor is it about Western alienation, Quebec separatism, parliamentary democracy, or regional polarization. Today … Continue reading

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Wanker of the Day: Skating on Thin Ice Edition

by matttbastard Dallas Stars forward (and overpaid dipshit goon) Sean Avery: “I am really glad to be back in Calgary, I love Canada,” Avery said after requesting the media to gather around him for a statement after the morning skate. … Continue reading

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