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A Puff of Absurdity: On Being Useful: a Necessary Shift in Radicalism

“Oh, what can we do in a case like that? Nothing to do but sit on your hat, or your toothbrush, or your grandmother, or anything else that’s useless.“

Those are the butchered words of a Burl Ives song I sang as a kid until my sister corrected me. The last word is actually helpless, not . . . → Read More: A Puff of Absurdity: On Being Useful: a Necessary Shift in Radicalism

Alberta Politics: AlbertaPolitics.ca is taking a short break, with possible interruptions, staring now

PHOTO: Don’t be fooled. The plan is for this blog to be closed for the virtual equivalent of overnight, not forever. AlbertaPolitics.ca will be back soon. There hasn’t been a dull moment in Alberta politics for about four years now. Which makes it … . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: AlbertaPolitics.ca is taking a short break, with possible interruptions, staring now

Politics – Toronto Lawyer | Omar Ha-Redeye: Developments in Applying Assisted Dying

Omar Ha-Redeye commented on Slaw on the new Alberta Court of Appeal decision on assisted dying in Canada (Attorney General) v E.F. The decision raises important constitutional issues in light of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Carter v. Canada. The Federal government is currently drafting Bill C-14, containing amendments to the law in light of the
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Politics and its Discontents: To All Would-Be Bloggers

I’m feeling a bit stale these days in my blogging, and so would like to step back a little bit from daily posts. For those of you who do not have your own blog but like writing informed commentary, such as I often receive from some regular contributors… . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: To All Would-Be Bloggers

knitnut.net: Hello, goodbye

It snowed yesterday: 20 cm. I think we broke the record for the most snow ever on April 6th, which was previously held by 1958.

Here are some of the Spring snowmen which sprung briefly to life yesterday:

Help me! I’m melting!

Zombie Spring Snowman will never die!

By the way, I miss you guys. I never […] . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Hello, goodbye

A Grumpy Hobbit: A Belated Merry Yuletide and Happy New Year Post

It has been nothing but work work, sleep, work, work, sleep, work work workYEAH CHRISTMAS BREAK,… sleep sleep sleep sleep,…That is what it has felt like for the last few weeks, and thus my absence from blogging. Do not fear, the Grumpy Hobbit w… . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: A Belated Merry Yuletide and Happy New Year Post

A Grumpy Hobbit: A Belated Merry Yuletide and Happy New Year Post

It has been nothing but work work, sleep, work, work, sleep, work work workYEAH CHRISTMAS BREAK,… sleep sleep sleep sleep,…That is what it has felt like for the last few weeks, and thus my absence from blogging. Do not fear, the Grumpy Hobbit w… . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: A Belated Merry Yuletide and Happy New Year Post

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Why We Do What We Do.

Tackling organized religion and all the inanity that goes along with it is a full time job. It is quite possible to sink days worth of thought and engagement into the struggle against religion and the toxicity it spreads through our societies. As a writer, one needs to know when to disengage and take […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Why We Do What We Do.

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Adios comments section

The comments section at SRBP is gone,  this time for good.The theory was great.People could offer their own views on your writing and then you could have an exchange of views based on mutual respect,  even if the conversation got animated.In … . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Adios comments section

A Grumpy Hobbit: URMURGURD – He’s Back Blogging TOO!!! Mark Francis (aka Section 15)

My oldest and bestest of friends (deal with it Mark) is back Blogging, you need to check out his blog, he just started it and needs readers. So head on over to Korptopia . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: URMURGURD – He’s Back Blogging TOO!!! Mark Francis (aka Section 15)

A Grumpy Hobbit: URMURGURD – He’s Back Blogging TOO!!! Mark Francis (aka Section 15)

My oldest and bestest of friends (deal with it Mark) is back Blogging, you need to check out his blog, he just started it and needs readers. So head on over to Korptopia . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: URMURGURD – He’s Back Blogging TOO!!! Mark Francis (aka Section 15)

PostArctica: 10th Anniversary

Yep, 10 years here on Word Press as of yesterday. I sure got to meet a lot of really cool and interesting people because of this blog. I have been […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: 10th Anniversary

A Grumpy Hobbit: I Normally Don’t Cross Post Other Peoples Material,… BUTTTT

Montreal Simon just went to town on Ezra’s ballsack with an automatic paintball gun.I highly recommend to pop over and read it, it will make you smile. The Wonderful Humiliation of the Ghastly Ezra Levant . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: I Normally Don’t Cross Post Other Peoples Material,… BUTTTT

A Grumpy Hobbit: I Normally Don’t Cross Post Other Peoples Material,… BUTTTT

Montreal Simon just went to town on Ezra’s ballsack with an automatic paintball gun.I highly recommend to pop over and read it, it will make you smile. The Wonderful Humiliation of the Ghastly Ezra Levant . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: I Normally Don’t Cross Post Other Peoples Material,… BUTTTT

A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000009 – EXCLUSIVE * Ezra’s Huge Huge Cenorship Douchebag Move

You all know Ezra’s TheRebel.Media Web domain right? You know, its the site where he posts all of his stories before the cross posting then over at his The Rebel Community FaceBook page. This is without fail, first the video rant or post goes up on TheRebel site and then it appears on the FaceBook, I have yet to see an exception,… until now,… but it is an "after the fact" change or dare I . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000009 – EXCLUSIVE * Ezra’s Huge Huge Cenorship Douchebag Move

A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000009 – EXCLUSIVE * Ezra’s Huge Huge Cenorship Douchebag Move

You all know Ezra’s TheRebel.Media Web domain right? You know, its the site where he posts all of his stories before the cross posting then over at his The Rebel Community FaceBook page. This is without fail, first the video rant or post goes up on TheRebel site and then it appears on the FaceBook, I have yet to see an exception,… until now,… but it is an "after the fact" change or dare I . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000009 – EXCLUSIVE * Ezra’s Huge Huge Cenorship Douchebag Move

A Grumpy Hobbit: Have a Very Happy War on Christmas Everyone

Bah-Humbug Now that Remembrance Day is over, we can talk about the next Great War to come, The War on Christmas, where brave Christians loose life and limb because their Starbucks Coffee Cup doesn’t have a snowflake on it. Where these brave Christi… . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: Have a Very Happy War on Christmas Everyone

A Grumpy Hobbit: Have a Very Happy War on Christmas Everyone

Bah-Humbug Now that Remembrance Day is over, we can talk about the next Great War to come, The War on Christmas, where brave Christians loose life and limb because their Starbucks Coffee Cup doesn’t have a snowflake on it. Where these brave Christian Warriors line up for hours to buy the latest crap that they . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: Have a Very Happy War on Christmas Everyone

A Grumpy Hobbit: at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

WE REMEMBERIt is a shame that we seem to have forgotten the lessons of history. . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

A Grumpy Hobbit: at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

WE REMEMBERIt is a shame that we seem to have forgotten the lessons of history.

A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000008 – The RWNJs at The Rebel Is Going To Do Sciency Science

Oh God, the impending hilarity that is going to ensue with this series from Joshua Lieblein at The Rebel Media. Yup they are going to reclaim science for Conservatives and be like all sciency I guess. So who is Joshua Lieblein? I guess we shoul… . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000008 – The RWNJs at The Rebel Is Going To Do Sciency Science

A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000008 – The RWNJs at The Rebel Is Going To Do Sciency Science

Oh God, the impending hilarity that is going to ensue with this series from Joshua Lieblein at The Rebel Media. Yup they are going to reclaim science for Conservatives and be like all sciency I guess. So who is Joshua Lieblein? I guess we should know who we are dealing with first. Jashua is;

A . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000008 – The RWNJs at The Rebel Is Going To Do Sciency Science

A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000006 – The Ezra Levant Spinoff Fanboy Club

They call themselves "Life was Better Under Stephen Harper" and really are nothing more than Ezra Levant – The Rebel Media – regurgitation crew. Yup, you will normally first see Ezra make something up, and then these little peons will puke it up on their own page,… I said normally, but occasionally these pea brains try to do it on their own and fall flat on their faces. Lets watch them as . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000006 – The Ezra Levant Spinoff Fanboy Club

A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000006 – The Ezra Levant Spinoff Fanboy Club

They call themselves “Life was Better Under Stephen Harper” and really are nothing more than Ezra Levant – The Rebel Media – regurgitation crew. Yup, you will normally first see Ezra make something up, and then these little peons will puke it up on their own page,… I said normally, but occasionally these pea brains . . . → Read More: A Grumpy Hobbit: E-FLAP #000006 – The Ezra Levant Spinoff Fanboy Club

The Political Road Map: Wriber: Canadian Intellectual Advancement

While Stephen Harper has done his fair share to direct our economy into the ground, he failed in all of his attempts from keeping Canadians from doing what they do best, which is making new things that benefit everyone as a whole!  Introducing Wriber… https://www.wriber.com/ Improve your writing and idea generation all in one place . . . → Read More: The Political Road Map: Wriber: Canadian Intellectual Advancement