LeDaro: Stephen Harper’s Plane Design for $50,000.00

Where are Stephen Harper’s priorities? He has money for fake lakes and $50,000 plane designs, but lays off staff at Environment Canada and is stubborn on Attawapiskat. Environmental protection, First Nations, and helping the poor and vulnerable are not priorities for Stephen Harper, plane designs and fake lakes are.

The Scott Ross: Penny Wise, World Foolish: Pennies Never Cost A Cent

All the attention focused on how costly it is to make pennies is worth less than any piece of copper. For much of last year the most popular cited reason, the go-to justification for scrapping the penny was that making one costs more than what it’s worth. Simple economics, or even simple logic shows that ...

Trashy's World: Things that I won’t bitch about again…

… until I’m 50. Really. From the Ontario government website: Whether on a city street, highway or county road, and regardless of the speed limit and the number of lanes, motorists travelling in both directions must stop when approaching a stopped school bus with its upper red lights flashing. A flashing stop arm will swing ...

Dutch election aftermath: it’s pretty much all good

Dutch election yesterday, with preliminary results as follows, via Parties and Elections in Europe: Party                        – Preliminary results (99,5%) – Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2012 Seats 2010 Seats Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie (VVD) People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy Conservative liberalism ELDR, LI 1948 26,5% 41 20,4% 31 Partij van de Arbeid (PvdA) Labour Party Social ...