My final comment for the next while on the town’s committee-based wishlist (the so-called community-based strategic plan, of which it is neither) has to do with biased and partisan comments made in the document’s introduction. This material was presented to council in the recent versions (approved by a 7-1 vote, as expected, with one councillor . . . → Read More: Scripturient: The Hidden Agenda in the Strategic Plan
It’s not like it comes as a big surprise that the Harper Government is nasty. But the extent of their vileness continues expand.
First, the Harper Government seems to have decided to shut down basic literacy programs across Canada. The claims of the Harperites on this matter are the usual “we don’t believe these . . . → Read More: The Cracked Crystal Ball II: Nasty, Just Plain Nasty
Think that the Harper Government doesn't have an anti-woman agenda? Think again.
From LifeSite: Conservative MP Kyle Seeback openly admits that he was once “fairly comfortable” with the viewpoint that a pregnant woman should have the option to abort in the case of rape. He also says that even though he saw abortion as okay . . . → Read More: The Cracked Crystal Ball II: Decision Making and Pregnancy
The last word on this week’s Seinfeldian freakout goes to Red Tory: I wonder if all the indignant liberal folks appearing on TV and fulminating in blogs that have been asserting Harper and the Conservatives were nefariously plotting to undermine gay marriage by stealth utilizing the legal system will now admit they were being completely . . . → Read More: And finally, Quote of the Week
With all due respect, please… get a grip. Does anyone seriously believe this is part of Harper’s legendary Hidden Agenda®©™ to Destroy Gay Marriage? As opposed to maybe, err um you know, a goofy screwup of lawyerly semantics over some uncrossed “T”s and undotted “I”s in our relatively-new equal marriage laws? The Harper government is . . . → Read More: In which a good case is made for the aerial spraying of Prozac® over the Progressive Blogosphere
Build more prisons. He must have heard that prisons are universities for criminals. If young people with minor insurrection are imprisoned for fair length of time they learn from the hardened criminals how to commit more crimes. Punishment and vindicti… . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Stephen Harper’s concept of education