I truly wish there was something to celebrate. Take a look at my previous post and the commentary from the Mound of Sound that accompanies it; then watch this short video.
Their commonality? A rapacious industry and an economic system that disdains impediments to their profits, and a federal government (a.k.a. the Harper regime) . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Happy Earth Day
Unequivocally evil is the only phrase I can think of to describe this ecological and environmental outrage. Read the story and draw your own conclusions:
Ottawa removing North Pacific humpback whales from list of ‘threatened’ species Recommend this Post
Oh, what a tangled web they weave. Recommend this Post
Thanks to alternative media, Canada’s recent denigration of all things U.N. begins to make sense. Just another instance of how we have become a renegade nation under the Harper cabal.
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To watch the disgraced senator performing this new walk craze, please click here. Recommend this Post
H/t Dawg’s Blog & Alison at Creekside for the inspiration.
Oh, the great outdoors beckon on this fine Victoria Day morning, so for now, allow me to offer you this from today’s Toronto Star:
Hard to believe Duffy has no nest egg
Re: Duffy resigns from caucus, May 17
It seems egregious Mike Duffy has . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Beware High Walls
Recently I wrote a brief post directing readers to a story written by Chris Hedges. Hedge’s piece, entitled The Crucifixion of Tomas Young, conveyed the very sad story, one that has probably been lived out many times, of a young man, paralyzed in Iraq in 2004, who has made the decision to die by . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: The War Crimes of Our Political Leaders
You can run, Mike, but given your now well-known behaviour at the trough, I doubt that you can hide. Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: On Porcine Behaviour, A.K.A. Mike Duffy
Today I received an email from The Council of Canadians which includes a link to a sworn affidavit by Annette Desagne, a former employee of Responsive Marketing Group, attesting to election fraud through the misdirection of voters to the wrong polling stations. When you read the actual affidavit, you will see that she was clearly . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: PROOF of Tory Election Fraud
The litany of abuses, even crimes, against democracy committed by the Harper regime is indeed long. Probably the gravest damage done by this regime, and I believe the damage is intentional, is to alienate increasing numbers of citizens from the electoral process.
In his column today, Bob Hepburn, in writing about the renewal of . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Discouragements to Democratic Participation