Politics, Re-Spun: Fixing the Cleveland I*****s Racist Team Name

Congratulations, Toronto Blue Jays on another exciting season! Let’s hope that before the Atlanta B****s or Cleveland I*****s come back to Toronto they will have changed their name. And as I’ve argued in the past, the process of fixing racist team names can itself be a reconciliation moment. A moment that you can help bring ...

Trashy's World: How the Jays might affect the election results. Maybe.

Hey fans of sports and politics! Check it out: if the Jays do win the AL East, they will be in the ALDS starting on October 8. Advance polls are from the 9th to the 12, inclusive… meaning that on three of the five advance polling date, many would-be voters will be gathered in front ...

Trashy's World: Look out Yankees!!

Right on AA! You did done good. Now maybe the Jays can once again contend in the AL East! Woo-hoo (5) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

Trashy's World: I’m a huge Jays fan…

… but what Escobar did was utterly despicable and unexpected. But hey, these undereducated über gazillionairres are used to getting what they want and saying what they wish without consequence, aren’t they? (6) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario

Trashy's World: Friday miscellany…

… summer doldrums edition… +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I hate guns. I really do. And I did long before all of this tragic shit that has gone down in Scarborough and now in Colorado. Don’t give me that crap about gun ownership being a right or not having to worry about lawful owners of guns. I don’t want ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: An Open Letter about Rob Ford to the City of Toronto, from the Rest of Canada

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, a political figure so big he has his own gravitational field! Toronto politicians may not appear exactly as illustrated. Dear Toronto: It’s time we had a frank talk about that Chief Magistrate of yours. We are speaking of course about Rob Ford, the big guy who keeps showing up in that ...

Trashy's World: Friday miscellany…

Jason Kenney edition. Is Jason Kenney Canada’s Joseph McCarthy? I think so… OTTAWA — New Democratic Party MP Don Davies says it never occurred to him when he innocuously snapped a photo at an anti-racism march in Vancouver last month that he would suddenly become the latest target in an increasingly vicious Canadian political culture. ...

Trashy's World: Friday miscellany…

… O M G! The SKY is falling edition… Literally. The sky. Falling. Yup. The sun burps and we all freak out. Oh no! The GPS on my iPhone might lose some of its precision!!!! Anyhow, the solar “storm” seems to have had little impact and we can all carry on with our lives. Phew. ...