Writings of J. Todd Ring: The global financial coup and the coming revolution

The Real Story of the 2012 US Presidential Election – the story the mass media missed altogether – And the critical lessons from history that we must learn now “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – anonymous “Evil can flourish only when good people do nothing.” – anonymous “Repeating ...

Calgary Grit: Another Argument Against Legalizing Pot Goes Up In Smoke

The stoned slacker vote is up for grabs In the midst of a largely status-quo election, several groundbreaking ballot initiatives passed last night. Puerto Rico voted to apply for statehood. Same sex marriage was legalized in Maine and Maryland, and was upheld in Washington State, snapping a 32 vote losing streak for equal marriage proponents. ...

Trashy's World: Ah, hearing a neo-con make a concession speech…

… was like hearing a live orchestra for the very first time… And it is my fervent hope that in a few years time, Canadian’s will be listening to this speech: Here’s the full transcript from Stephen Harper’s concession speech on Nov. 7, 2015. (APPLAUSE) Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. I have just called ...

Calgary Grit: The Most Entertaining Moment of this Election

Watching Donald Trump’s head explode on Twitter: My favourite part of this is that Donald appears to have deleted the following tweet out of shame for mixing up “one” and “won” – but has left up the ones calling for revolution.

Calgary Grit: Election Day in Ohio

Who will win? “Not Obama” or “Not Romney”? While I may not be as overdosed on hope and change as I was four years ago, I’ll be rooting for Barack Obama tonight. I could write a lengthy treatise comparing policy positions and promises, but the short of it is I like the guy and I ...

CalgaryGrit: Meanwhile, South of the Border

Despite a pair of humiliating set-backs in Alabama and Mississippi last week, Mitt Romney is still on course to stumble over the finish line in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Despite an overwhelming desire to find anyone else up to the job, the Anybody But Romney options have imploded one by one – ...