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Pushed to the Left and Loving It: It’s High Time Canadians Started Listening to Bill O’Reilly at Fox News

The Conservative Movement, that has been gaining momentum since the 1960s, has made one of their missions, destroying progressive agencies; especially those that support the Welfare State.

In the U.S., they honed in on ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now), that advocated for low- and moderate-income families.

What bothered Conservatives the most about ACORN, however, was their voter registration drives, that encouraged the poor and disenfranchised to take part in the democratic process. They knew that anyone involved with the organization would not vote Republican, so have always worked to make sure that they didn’t vote (Read more…)

Dented Blue Mercedes: Hypocrisy on Free Speech and “Protecting Freedom.”

On June 6th (the same night that the trans human rights Bill C-279 advanced to committee) Conservative MP for Westlock – St. Paul, Brian Storseth’s Private Member’s Bill C-304, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act (protecting freedom), passed Third Reading in the House of Commons, and advanced to the Senate for ratification. Bill C-304 abolishes Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, which pertains to electronic communication of hate speech.

Sun Media commentator Ezra Levant barely got through taking credit for the bill’s passage before taking advantage of a recent censure of

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Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Why are we so Shocked to Learn that the Conservatives Stole the Election?

During the G20 in Toronto, when Canadian citizens were being arrested, beaten and shot with rubber bulletts, simply for engaging in their democratic right to protest, at Charles McVety’s Christian College, another event was taking place.

With an election on the horizon, Harper’s point man to the Religious Right, was hosting a seminar with none other than Karl Rove, the man who helped to steal two elections for George Bush.

McVety also runs the Canadian chapter of Christians United For Israel, a frightening and Apocalyptic Christian fundamentalist group, that promotes the nuclear annihilation of the Middle East. 

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BigCityLib Strikes Back: McVety’s Trans Bashing Ad Judged Misleading

Of course, compliance with ASC rulings is voluntary, so theoretically Sun TV and the other outlets could run the ad again.  Luckily, Uncle Ben has taken revenge on our behalf.

Bully Away The Gay is A-OK, According To Religious Wingnuts

Religious zealots like the Charles McVetys of this world are getting more certifiable by the day as they pervert religion further. Well, now some of these zealots have really outdone themselves this time around as they are opposing an anti-bullying bill tabled by the McGuinty government, as they think it’s some weird radical . . . → Read More: Bully Away The Gay is A-OK, According To Religious Wingnuts

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Sun TV: It Doesn’t Get Better

They’ve been running that gay/trans-bashing commercial again from McVety and Co.  Classy Bunch.  Although I suppose it would be more of an issue if anyone was watching the stuff. . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Sun TV: It Doesn’t Get Better

Dented Blue Mercedes: Hate Speech on Trial in Canada

If you lived in certain parts of Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto over the past decade, there’s a chance you’ve encountered or at least heard about flyers distributed by Bill Whatcott. These fliers are typically peppered with photos of naked or half-naked gay men kissing (or in at least one instance, engaging in oral sex), with . . . → Read More: Dented Blue Mercedes: Hate Speech on Trial in Canada

Dented Blue Mercedes: Learn about gay and trans kids? No. Have them protest abortion? Okay.

A group of parents in B.C. are adamantly opposed to the Burnaby school district enacting an LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying policy. Catholic school districts in Ontario want to ban rainbows and Gay-Straight Alliances. Charles Adler is worried that a calendar that is a teachers’ reference (and notes the Transgender Day of Remembrance) might cause kids to become . . . → Read More: Dented Blue Mercedes: Learn about gay and trans kids? No. Have them protest abortion? Okay.

Slap Upside The Head: National Post Apologises for Publishing McVety Ad

The National Post, Canada’s largest right-leaning national newspaper, has apologised for publishing a transphobic advertisement from the Institute for Canadian Values, headed by anti-gay lobbyist Charles McVety. The ad—which pretends to be written by a doe-eyed, four-year-old girl—is headed by the phrase “Please! Don’t confuse me!” “I’m a girl,” it reads. “Don’t teach me to [...] . . . → Read More: Slap Upside The Head: National Post Apologises for Publishing McVety Ad

Another step down the Conservative evolutionary scale. Sun runs homophobic McVety ad. Bonus Shaidle charm offensive.

Conservatives have a very well defined hierarchy of idiocy. The National Post is about midway down the pack, excelling at Disingenuous, Lacks Moral Clarity and Will Do Anything to Further a Conservative Meme. Not to mention the bottom of the pack for Empathy.

Then you have Sun Media. It’s right there in the basement, . . . → Read More: Another step down the Conservative evolutionary scale. Sun runs homophobic McVety ad. Bonus Shaidle charm offensive. . . . → Read More: Another step down the Conservative evolutionary scale. Sun runs homophobic McVety ad. Bonus Shaidle charm offensive.

Montreal Simon: Tim Hudak Plays the Homophobia Card

Well I see the Con teabagger Tim Hudak is so desperate he is hauling out the homophobia card.Just as I told you last night.And remember, the people they are going after are bullied gay kids.The miserable cowards.Oh boy. It takes all kinds of people to … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Tim Hudak Plays the Homophobia Card

Montreal Simon: Tim Hudak, The Bloater, and the Dirty Game

Gawd. It’s a horrible thought eh? But when I think about the homophobic porker Charles “Bloater” McVety these days, I can’t help thinking of the Con teabagger Tim “Hoo Hoo” Hudak.Because after reading McVety’s grotesque ad in the National Pos… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Tim Hudak, The Bloater, and the Dirty Game

National Post and free speech

I find it not a little humorous that the National Post is back pedalling furiously over their publishing Charles McVety’s repulsive homophobic ad. Even more humorous is the Post’s high-minded explanation of why it published an ad that should never have been published in the first place.

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Montreal Simon: The National Post Apologizes for Anti-Transgender Ad

The National Post should never had published this truly evil ad from the grotesque homophobe Charles “Bloater” McVety.It was offensive, it was cruel, it was aimed at bullied children.But at least now they they have apologized.The fact that we will not … . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The National Post Apologizes for Anti-Transgender Ad

National Post and free speech

I find it not a little humorous that the National Post is backpedalling furiously over their publishing Charles McVety’s repulsive homophobic ad. Even more humorous is the Post’s high-minded explanation of why it published an ad that should never have … . . . → Read More: National Post and free speech

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: The Canadian Manifesto 5: The Exploitation of Religion

“… the seemingly squeaky clean but morally corrupt Ralph Reed.” Sarah Posner (1)In the movie Casino Jack, based on the life of Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff, we are introduced to some of the players in the massive corruption scandal, that took do… . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: The Canadian Manifesto 5: The Exploitation of Religion

Charles McVety, champion of censorship, free speech martyr (huh?)

Shorter Charles McVety: “WAAAHHHHHHH!”: An evangelical minister says his television show’s content will now be “pre-screened and censored” after his remarks about homosexuals drew complaints that were investigated by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council. [...] The Word TV statement released Wednesday also criticized the CBSC’s “heavy hand of censorship” and the way it investigates complaints [...] . . . → Read More: Charles McVety, champion of censorship, free speech martyr (huh?)

The Progressive Right: Charles McVety was for Censorship before he was Against It

Charles McVety, the best spokesman for the Conservative Party a partisan Liberal could ever hope for, has come out against censorship despite being for it. . . . → Read More: The Progressive Right: Charles McVety was for Censorship before he was Against It

A. Picazo: Who’s Influencing Policy Decisions In Stephen Harper’s Government?

In the wake Marci McDonald’s newly released book The Armageddon Factor: The Rise Of Christian Nationalism In Canada, a political firestorm has erupted on Parliament Hill, igniting debate about just who’s influencing the policy decisions made by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The release of McDonald’s book comes amid the brewing tension of apparent ideological moves made … Continue reading →