When we sat down in early summer to discuss how we’d cover what was expected to be a five-week fall campaign, CJN editor Yoni Goldstein asked me to write a weekly column about election topics of Jewish interest. The idea – a departure from past practice of mostly limiting ourselves to rather pedestrian riding profiles . . . → Read More: wRanter.com: It’s time to mend fences in the Jewish community
In the Sept. 17 Globe and Mail leaders’ debate, Prime Minister Stephen Harper made reference to “old-stock Canadians” in defending his government’s policy on health care for refugees and immigrants, saying it had only denied care to bogus claimants. “We do not offer them a better health-care plan than the ordinary Canadian can receive,” Harper . . . → Read More: wRanter.com: Gaffes and ‘anti-Semitism’ on the campaign trail
I don’t delve a lot into municipal politics, and I wouldn’t usually have a reason to delve into school board trustee politics (except perhaps watching with interest as Michael Ford, nephew of Rob, tries to use that as his springboard), and you wouldn’t think I’d have a specific interest in Hamilton school board trustee politics, . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Hat-tip to cousin Dawn Danko running for School Board Trustee in Hamilton Ward 7
A few pics and short video showing just how hard it was snowing. Looks lovely and for once wasn’t bitterly cold.
April Reign – In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
. . . → Read More: April Reign: Snowy Afternoon Walking With My Dog
Postmedia reports “Sen. Mike Duffy told a spellbound upper chamber Monday that the prime minister’s former chief of staff, who paid him $90,000 to cover his housing expenses, had also arranged a second cheque to pay his legal bills.” And:
A court document filed by RCMP Cpl. Greg Horton says that Wright’s lawyers told the . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Duffy vs. PMO: The Duffy Documents
Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger
By now most of us know that we in Canada are in serious trouble, much of it induced by Steve Harper’s uncaring federal government combined with the forces he cares about, the greedy corporate industrial interests.
This is criminal neglect and only possible when the laws and the government . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Code RED! Hamilton in Crisis in Harper’s Canadian Nightmare
Thanks to the Hamilton Tigercats for this amazing SharkNado spoof of the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ mascot Gainer the Gopher.
Hat tip to John Gormley
As my beloved Raptors wind down yet another lost season, and with the Leafs mercifully having been put out of their misery a few weeks ago, it’s time to turn my attention to the sports of summer. Here in Toronto, that means Blue Jays baseball – it’s hard not to get excited about a team . . . → Read More: wRanter.com: Why I like the CFL, and you should, too
MUSIC EVENTS HAMILTON: REBEL FEST II: Coming up in Hamilton Ontario on April 14 and 14—–Rebel Fest II, hosted by Rebel Time Records. Here’s the promo… ◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘REBEL TIME RECORDS PRESENTS: REBEL FEST IIPublic Event · By Rebel Time Records.Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 7:00pm until Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 10:00pm!!OUR MUSIC, OUR MESSAGE!!
REBEL . . . → Read More: Molly’sBlog: Molly’sBlog 2012-03-04 19:52:00