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Paulitical Satire: We Need Activist Government NOW More Than Ever!

So, the past couple of weeks have given us some stark and sometimes troubling reminders why we not only STILL need governments of all shapes and sizes, but also why we need governments that are truly interested in their citizens’ well beings when it comes to our economics and environment. Now, I’m not saying we have . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: We Need Activist Government NOW More Than Ever!

Paulitical Satire: My Olympic Moment! – Movie Monday

An American hurdler, Dawn Harper put up this picture on Twitter to protest restrictions on sponsorship at the Olympics

So, in case you haven’t noticed…it’s the summer Olympics. Oh, what’s that, you weren’t living under a rock?? Awesome, then you already know this! Given all that’s going on with the games this year, did . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: My Olympic Moment! – Movie Monday

Paulitical Satire: What’s Your Freedom Worth? – Movie Monday

So, in our continued “back to Movie Monday basics” series we take a look this week at what it means to be free in our “free and democratic” Canada. Rules and laws are obviously an integral part of the Canadian dream for “Peace, Order and Good Government” (not to be confused with the American dream . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: What’s Your Freedom Worth? – Movie Monday

Paulitical Satire: Canada Day – The Weekend That Was

So, as we all know (unless you’re not from Canada, in which case, learn about other countries already!) this past weekend we celebrated the 145th birthday of our great nation.  For those of you who don’t know me very well, I should tell you that I LOVE me some Canada Day…I’m mean LOVE!How much do . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Canada Day – The Weekend That Was

Paulitical Satire: Part of This Balanced Breakfast

A REAL complete balanced breakfast…

So, I was eating a delicious post-run breakfast this morning consisting of some cottage cheese, tomato, avocado and grapefruit (yes, I’m trying to make you feel badly about what you had for breakfast) and realized just how damn healthy it was! Just for fun, I entered the breakfast into . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Part of This Balanced Breakfast

Paulitical Satire: Attack Ads – Sometimes In Politics It’s All About Hate

Attack ads to the left of me…Jokers to the right!

So, Warren Kinsella (a blogger that anyone who reads this blog will know is someone I enjoy very much) recently wrote an article for The Sun trying to understand why the federal Conservatives haven’t lobbed any attack ads at honeymooning Tom Mulcair. The conclusion he reaches . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Attack Ads – Sometimes In Politics It’s All About Hate

Paulitical Satire: F-35 Scandal – 40,000 Feet Above the Average Canadian

“Roger that control, commencing scandal bomb drop…”

So, I was having a discussion/argument last night with some friends about the 24 hour news cycle and the 15 second soundbite information age we live in. During this chat the issue of the F-35 scandal came up, and only 2/3 of us knew what this issue was even . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: F-35 Scandal – 40,000 Feet Above the Average Canadian

Paulitical Satire: Cell Phone Companies – On the Wrong Side of the Law

So, this is going to be kind of a quick hit, as it doesn’t require a crazy amount of time and space to explain why the Ontario Government’s recent proposal to give consumers some power back in the face of multi-billion dollar telecom companies is a great idea!The bill proposed does a whole host of AWESOME . . . → Read More: Paulitical Satire: Cell Phone Companies – On the Wrong Side of the Law