Fight Night! (GIF from GifWich)
So, ummmm, the Obama VS. Romney rumble in the mountains (it was in Colorado…get it?) was less a debate than it was two Economics professors arguing about which shade of grey was better. Oh, and one hate’s Big Bird…seriously. Clearly, Prof. Romney won the debate and proved that his . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Tips for Barack Obama on How to NOT Suck in the Next Debate
Online voting IS the future of voting!
So, an old friend from my student advocacy days tracked me down last week to see if I would host a quick piece he put together looking at the importance of online voting. Given that this is a topic close to my heart, and is also probably . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: E – Voting – #FF – Guest Post
Leadership races for this place, should be open and vociferous !
So, in 2003 I attended a very strange and interesting event held in the Minto building at Carleton University, where I was a student in Public Affairs. I remember earlier in the summer the leader of the NDP, Alexa McDonough, had stepped down and . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: The Liberals Need a Leadership Race Worthy of the Third Party
Sometimes I worry that I am actually trapped in the Matrix…
So, I was doing my normal dance around the internet, reading pieces of news from all corners. While I blog mostly politics, I like to stay up on the news of the day for lots of topics. I find twitter.com particularly helpful for . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: #FF Yourself!! A Follow Friday You’ll Thank Me For
Left or Right…there is no in-between.
The Toronto SunSo, when I started this blog less than half a year ago I never would have imagined linking to the Sun as often as I have. But, true to form for this space, I look to talk about the issues that are important to me, and potentially . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: A House Divided Against Itself…
So, we started this week with some talk about the Olympics, and I took my usual turn and looked at the issues people weren’t paying enough attention to, or really caring about. The feedback I got was really good, and I appreciate all the kind words about my triple jump. I’m considering trials for Rio . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Canada at the Olympics – Follow Friday – #FF
A Farmer in a parched field…
So, in case you haven’t noticed, both from my previous Movie Monday post and any time spent out side for most of July, it’s been hot as hell and dry as a bone out there. While this might be great for getting a tan and running your solar . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Save our Farms! Follow Farmer Friday!
So, for this week’s follow Friday post, I’m going to talk about a poll from the firm of one of my very best friends: the brilliant and handsome Dr. David Coletto, at Abacus Data.I’ve been waiting a long time to post a poll from David J. (as we like to call him), and this week . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Co-Operatives Rock! Follow Friday – Dr. David Coletto
So, another, far more talented Paul wrote about his father today and it is as heartfelt as it is thorough. Paul Wells has always been a writer I admire and this piece is a good reminder of why.Still, I want to write a note to my father anyway because while the writing will be vastly . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Follow Friday – For My Father – #FF
So, last weekend our esteemed Movie Monday videographer and I got to do something super awesome: we went on the “Old Toronto Beer Tour“. Now, I should start off by telling you that drinking from 11am-9pm was something that I did for all of you, my fair readers. See, it was research . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Follow Friday – Old Toronto Beer Tour – #FF
Check Out Doors Open Toronto – This photo is at the MaRs Discovery District!
So, this weekend something really cool is happening in Toronto Ontario…it’s called Doors Open. “What the hell is that?” you might be asking. “Do I have to allow anyone into my kitchen for brunch?” you probably aren’t asking. Well, Doors . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Doors Open Toronto – #FF – What to do This Weekend
So, a little while ago I wrote a post for the good people over at Shareaholic. Below is an excerpt from the post, follow the link below to read the whole post!How Do I Best Connect With People?First off, when I see Twitter trends that jive with my desired topics I make my blog part of the . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Politics and Blogging – It’s All About Relationships
So, in case you haven’t noticed, I tend not to blog on the weekend. Usually, this doesn’t matter as most of you are out in the world having fun and not reading as many blog posts (right???). This weekend, it actually causes a very large problem for me: what is the point of having my . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Mother’s Day – #FF Follow Friday – For All the Mom’s Out There
The Avengers – A great movie worth seeing!
So, I’m going to write this blog in two sections, and then post it all Friday morning. Some of it is being written on my way to my special advanced screening (yup, advanced….like at 7pm! thanks twitter!) and some of it will be written on my . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: The Avengers Movie Review – #FF – Follow-Friday
The Alberta Candidates: Brian Mason (NDP), Alison Redford (PC), Raj Sherman (L), Danielle Smith (WR)
So, I’ve had a few people ask me why I haven’t blogged about the Alberta election and I think my answers weren’t convincing enough for them, as they keep asking. But I have had genuine concerns about wading into . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: The Alberta Election – #FF – Just When You Thought It Couldn’t Get Any