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Dead Wild Roses: Like Silent Flatulence At Night – The Sun ‘News’ Network Goes Off Air

Not many a tear was shed as Fox News North closed up shop.

“Sun News Network went off the air at 5 a.m. ET Friday after failing to find a new owner. Programming on the channel was replaced with a Sun TV logo. Sun Media Corp. issued a statement saying it spent months unsuccessfully . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Like Silent Flatulence At Night – The Sun ‘News’ Network Goes Off Air

Montreal Simon: Return to Harperland and the Wonderful Death of Sun TV News

Well as you can imagine it wasn't easy saying goodbye to the balmy breezes of the Caribbean.After my amazing sailing adventure where I once again showed the sea that I am its MASTER !!!And then returning to the grim reality of Harperland and this arctic nightmare.

But I have to admit I . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Return to Harperland and the Wonderful Death of Sun TV News

Montreal Simon: The Utter Disgustingness of Ezra Levant

I never thought Ezra Levant could stoop as low as he did when he donned a red wig after Jack Layton died to mock his supporters.But his recent attack on Justin Trudeau shows that he is still crawling through the gutter.Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is refusing to speak with Sun Media until the . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Utter Disgustingness of Ezra Levant

Alberta Diary: PKP to run for PQ: Why PKP, with SNN and CPC PMO spell SOS for Canada, which could be FUBAR

Impressionable English Canadian youngsters tune in to SNN for sinister ideological conditioning by RWN (right-wing nuts) on the staff of the PMO-favoured network. Below: PKP and his now-ex wife (NXW), grabbed from the Internet; SNN broadcaster Ezra Levant.

Oh, H-E-double-hockey-sticks, PKP wants another D-I-V-O-R-C-E!

This time, having just given his common-law wife of . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: PKP to run for PQ: Why PKP, with SNN and CPC PMO spell SOS for Canada, which could be FUBAR

Let Freedom Rain II: Protester farted in my face: Sun News reporter Faith Goldy

Another case of “she who smelled it, dealt it?”

So shouts Fox News North. Or, Faith Goldy to be exact. Goldy spoke about the incident on The Source, saying, “”I’m just minding my own business, when all of sudden something putrid emerges in the air. So I gaze from my phone and there before . . . → Read More: Let Freedom Rain II: Protester farted in my face: Sun News reporter Faith Goldy

Montreal Simon: The Long Slow Death of Fox News North

Uh oh. Somebody call a plumber, or a mortician. It looks as if Sun TV News, also known as Fox News North or Harper TV, won't be able to make us pay to keep it on life support. Sun News Network has been denied a guaranteed spot on basic cable TV packages in a . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Long Slow Death of Fox News North

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Ezra Levant’s Freedom Cruise Update: Tips For Travelers

As you know, last year Ezra Levant and the Sun News Network arranged a “Freedom Weekend” up in Muskoka for big-C Conservative zealots.  Since nobody who signed up for that trip has ever spoken ill of it, or even been seen again, Ezra and the gang have decided to try again with a 7-day excursion . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Ezra Levant’s Freedom Cruise Update: Tips For Travelers

Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your Sunday reading.

– Daniel Kaufman notes that the EU is on the verge of implementing new standards for transparency in oil extraction – while recognizing that big oil has fought the effort every step of the way in an effort to keep its activities secret. And Shaun Thomas discusses the no-knowledge . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your Sunday reading.

– Daniel Kaufman notes that the EU is on the verge of implementing new standards for transparency in oil extraction – while recognizing that big oil has fought the effort every step of the way in an effort to keep its activities secret. And Shaun Thomas discusses the no-knowledge . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Morning Links

Montreal Simon: Ezra Levant and the Apology Song

Well I'm glad to see that Ezra Levant has apologized for his hateful comments about the Roma.Although it did take him forever to put his lips together and spit out the words I'm sorry.And knowing him, I'm pretty sure he's even sorrier that he had to write this formal apology. Read more »

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Montreal Simon: How To Stop the Sun News Money Grab

Golly. Call me Nostradamus eh? Almost three years ago I wrote this about the outhouse gang at Sun News Network aka Fox News North:They don't have the money, or the infrastructure, or the talent, to compete for even a small part of that tiny news market. Or even to be taken seriously. This is . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: How To Stop the Sun News Money Grab

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Sun News Network Bans Sun News Network Critics

Dear Sun News and fans of Quotes From Sun News Viewers,

My name is Dylan Hornby, and I am one of several other people who admin this Facebook page. For the past few months, I and many others have made it a hobby to comment, criticize and expose the Sun News Network (SNN) and it’s . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Sun News Network Bans Sun News Network Critics

BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Sun News Network: Hard News, Straight Talk, Random Gunfire…

Desperately seeking content for its weekend broadcasts, Fox News North turns to SHAW TV rejects the Beasley brothers, who will travel the nation and kill stuff for no apparent reason.  Which raises the question: if you slaughter a deer on Sun TV and nobody watches, is it really Venison?

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Is A Sun News Network Insider Trying To Screw The Sun News Network?

…or are they just trying to screw Michael Coren? This is the second bit of embarrassing Michael  Coren footage to have appeared within the last couple of days.

The first can be found here (although, truth be told, the audio looks to have been fiddled with–and there’s an edit at the 7 second mark–but the gestures are all . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Is A Sun News Network Insider Trying To Screw The Sun News Network?

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Akin’s Got A New Show On Fox News North

The description:

This show is 100% focused on the political battles taking place across Canada, in the United States…even around the world. We’re not about the corridors of power or the inside processes of government, it’s about how you get there in the first place. It’s about bringing you every twist and turn in . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Akin’s Got A New Show On Fox News North

Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

This and that for your Thursday reading.- Andrew Potter highlights the difficulties in practicing and encouraging truth-based politics at a time when entire parties make a deliberate strategy of lying – as well as the one technique that seems to be wor… . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Fox News North Financial Update: Still Losing

…but less.  May Ezra Levant soon face the axe. . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Fox News North Financial Update: Still Losing

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Ezra, Hate Speech, And Sun TV: Shit That May Or May Not Be Going Down

From Dr. Roy:

I was on Sun Tv with Jerry Agar ( replacing Ezra ).

From that horrid social networking device know as Twitter:

Not sure of the provenance of this last item, as George Smiley might say, but I will note that @sunnewsmedia stills gets you results via google but seems gone from the twitterverse.

This of course . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Ezra, Hate Speech, And Sun TV: Shit That May Or May Not Be Going Down

Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Afternoon Links

Assorted content to end your weekend.

– Jonathan Bernstein comments on how the U.S.’ right-wing echo chamber may be preventing Mitt Romney and other Republicans from recognizing when their spin has no hope of convincing voters: As Romney rolled out yet another of these insipid, implausible campaign talking points, however, it occurs to me that . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Afternoon Links

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Sun TV Deletes Ezra Levant’s Anti-Roma Screed

It used to be here.  Background on the network’s latest foray into hate-speech here. H/T to Dawg  And a question to Kory Teneycke, boss of bosses at Fox News North (Sun News Network):  why let these kind of broadcasts happen, and then pull them down when they cause your network shame?  Why not just tell . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Sun TV Deletes Ezra Levant’s Anti-Roma Screed

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Denier Comes To T.O., Denies

Susan Crockford tells Sun News that polar bears are doing A-OK.  But Susan Crockford gets paid $750 a month from the Heartland Institute to say such things.  And she’s been brought to town by, among others, Tom Harris and ICSC.  In any case, her thing is dog evolution, not bears.  So we can assume she’s bullshitting.

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BigCityLib Strikes Back: Nuze Flash: Fox News North Luzes Less!

From Canadian Business:

Operating income in TVA’s television sector fell to $17 million due to a loss at the new TVA Sports service, partially offset by higher operating income at other French-language specialty services and a smaller loss at the Sun News channel.

From their news release, I gather they found a couple of saps . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Nuze Flash: Fox News North Luzes Less!

BigCityLib Strikes Back: What Will They Whine Of Next?

From the CHRC page detailing with access to info requests:

Logically, the only people on the planet who would care would be the folks named in the request itself, desperately trolling about for something to be fake-outraged about.  It appears, however, that they haven’t found anything useful, as Fox News North is apparently down to . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: What Will They Whine Of Next?

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Fox News North: Hard News, Hard Numbers

 …no audience:

CBC News Network drew 1.4 per cent of viewers, U.S. news network CNN took 0.9 per cent, CTV News Channel attracted 0.8 per cent and Sun News brought in 0.1 per cent.

Happy birthday, luzers.

bastard.logic: Jacked from the 140 (Because sometimes that’s all you need)

Fox News North’s @kinsellawarren puts down his 30 pieces of silver to spank @fernhilldammit for consorting w/ teh enemy is.gd/zoW25t

— Matthew Elliot (@matttbastard) April 9, 2012

Seriously, dub tee eff?

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