Susan on the Soapbox: Prentice Drops the “E” Word on Day One

Extremist: /ɛkˈstriːmɪst/ noun, chiefly derogatory: A person who holds extreme political or religious views, especially one who advocates illegal, violent or other extreme action—Oxford dictionary Hysterical rhetoric Of all the bonehead things Premier Prentice could have said in his campaign kick-off speech, warning Albertans to beware of “extreme ideas or ideologies” takes the cake. Prime ...

LeDaro: Canadians fighting in Syria

Some of these Canadians are converted Muslims and part of extremists group such as Al-Qaeda. One thing you can say about Assad is that he kept these kinds of extremists out of Syria. Now is U.S. going to support these groups and similar extremists? It is hard to understand why would they do that. Before ...

The Canadian Progressive: Canada Doublespeak Watch: Kent, environmentalists & “money laundering”

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive | Mar 7, 2013: The Harper Government is increasingly using doublespeak to stifle the democratic conversation on the issues of our time, including: the Alberta tar sands. It’s quite possible that this government has studied Joseph Goebbels. First, let’s take a look at the one where Stephen Harper’s environment Minister, Peter Kent, bizarrely accused environmental groups of “money laundering”. Minister Kent made the ...

Left Over: Enbridge Pipeline Spoof is “Revised”

Dan Murphy is a cartoonist for the Province newspaper,and  here in BC,  it is common practice to castigate the corporate agenda of rightwing whackjobs, sometimes in the media,  whatever the East may think of the West’s support of the CRAPs.. Now that ability to laugh at, and thus negate the power of, Enbridge and other ...