Cowichan Conversations: PM Steve Harper: Boy He Sure Can Pick Them, Eh!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Well we have at least four Harper appointed Senators caught up in fudging or just outright lying and cheating over expenses, residences and such. Top that up with 3 Billion and change that has vanished from security and terrorism accounts. Next up, Steve’s Chief of Staff cutting disgraced Senator Mike Duffy a ...

Left Over: Pussy Riot? Can you Say Assange?

A well-known British politician, who is considered a bit of a ‘radical’ in the best sense, in  the UK,  has launched a defence of Julian Assange, pointing out that, should Assange be convicted of what he is accused of, there would be no penalty in Britain, since his alleged acts are not illegal in Britain.. ...

Bill Longstaff: Funny picture of the day—Julian Assange’s personal patrol

Below is a Sang Tan/Associated Press photo of policemen hanging out at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The occasion is Julian Assange’s presence within. As the whole world knows, Ecuador has granted Assange political asylum from the pursuit of British and Swedish authorities. But look at the cops! I count 13 of them twiddling their ...

Drive-by Planet: ‘Four Corners’ video: Sex, Lies and Julian Assange

An Australian current affairs program – “Four Corners” – has looked into what happened to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the three critical weeks following his arrival in Sweden in August 2010. What emerges is the strong suggestion that the allegations of sexual misconduct may have been used to frame Assange. The program also investigated ...