It’s bad enough that there’s no sight of Conservative candidates campaigning to public crowds in Regina, but Conservative-friendly orgs are also trying to cover-up their interview contents.
Sloppiest. Cover-up. Ever. Conservative Michael Kram's LITERALLY covered-up interview with 'pro-life' paper. #elxn42 pic.twitter.com/JSgnASp9Hn
— ʇɹǝqoɹ Jago (@rjjago) October 5, 2015
This particular Con candidate is running in Wascana, against Goodale, among others. I once saw a sandwich board say he was door-knocking in Parkridge, and another time his campaign flyer came to the door. That’s the extent of interaction I’ve had with this man who passionately wants to end a (Read more…)
Here’s a portion in High Definition: And another segment (it’s also included in the long video at the top, so if you’ve seen that, there’s probably nothing new in this clip either.)
When Harper appointed Carson as a top adviser, the fraud used his position to undermine research into climate change.
About the only part not worth reading is the line saying “There is no easy way to cut emissions and grow the economy”, and now you’ve read it, and can recognize that tired line as untrue.
Fisk puts his finger on the failing pulse of Canadian leadership the last decade.
“We had a chance to do something at the end of the First World War [when Sykes-Picot was signed], but we didn’t. Nobody reads history books anymore. One of the first things ISIS did was to put up a badly filmed sequence of a bulldozer pushing down a sand wall on the Iraqi-Syrian border. It was pushing it down, and on the ground beside it was a tiny piece of paper, ‘End of Sykes-Picot.’ Someone said to me then that it was the end of (Read more…)
Brad Wall, speaking directly to oil and gas men, remarked that he thinks Ottawa needs a “champion” of non-renewable energy. There’s been more than enough support for that industry in the past decades.
This is a good sector, that oil and gas are not four letter words. That they create untold quality of life and wealth for all Canadians. Let’s make that case.
“At one point, a list of dozens of items made from derivatives of petrochemicals were highlighted on a projector screen[…]
“The smartphones they use perhaps to send you angry Tweets about your industry or send you texts,” (Read more…)
I love radio. I’ve always loved radio. Right now, I love radio more than usual. Just because you can do something, like take photos of dead refugee children, or take live footage of people being shot in the street, doesn’t mean you should use that footage. The best news reporters don’t need to shock their […]
Not surprisingly, the musician is being investigated by the paranoid and vindictive Harper Government.
The Streisand Effect is working though, and www.HarperMan.ca is a hit today.
When I tweeted #Harperman last June & you RTed it @saskboy, I did wonder if #cpc thugs would come after Tony. They sure did. @althiaraj
— deBeauxOs (@deBeauxOs1) August 28, 2015
Tony Turner sang #Harperman protest song with his church group. Where's the office of Religious Freedom? http://t.co/caLeHKj9Jz #cdnpoli
— PatRiotchick (@PatOndabak) August 28, 2015
A lot has been said recently about people paying to have access to the Prime Minister.
@Justin_Ling @saskboy you are being told what to write?if i an issue with that
— shawn d hill (@nbf54321) July 8, 2015
Ling has said:
So @KoryCPC asked me to write a story about how I can't ask Harper questions without paying $78,000. I obliged. http://t.co/8V3HCr7o7m
— Justin Ling (@Justin_Ling) August 24, 2015
Perhaps it’s too obliging to ask the Harpercons about their exploitation of ISIS propaganda in this campaign?
While it's just a media access issue, I think @Justin_Ling is (Read more…)
“Mon, Aug 17, 2015 – 8:15 AM Bill Baruch, chief market strategist, iiTrader joins BNN to discuss why he’s watching crude oil to move sharply higher today.” “oil will rally today” is the BNN video title, but I didn’t hear the trader say that, but he did say a rally by midweek. In the video he notes $35 oil is realistic in the near term (which was actually a better prediction), and it will be unlikely to rebound to $60 if production levels stay similar to now.
How far are we from $30 oil? http://t.co/A1CW1aOkcn @iiTRADERbill @BNN #crudeoil
Check out @LeslieCBC’s Tweet:
What the PM said then, and how it stacks up against evidence submitted in court: @pnpcbc #Duffy fact check #cdnpoli http://t.co/okoZsW4OBB
— Leslie Stojsic (@LeslieCBC) August 14, 2015
Duffy’s trial is giving facts about Harper’s criminal gang in his office.
Although political blog traffic goes way up during an election campaign, I haven’t put anything on my blog since the writ dropped. That’s partly because I have better things to do than analyze an election campaign that is too bloody long (unless it is 140 characters at a time on Twitter). Maybe I’ll add more in three weeks when it’s a more reasonable time to start talking about election day.
Hands up if you think the Cons will take illegal donations and overspend again. *shows hand*
This is also the first election in 9 years that I don’t intend to (Read more…)
Reuters has brought a new phrase to the surface in an effort to describe someone religiously and politically motivated to attempt to murder peaceful political demonstrators.
“Religious assailant” is far more precise than “terrorist”.
I wonder what a search of @Reuters for "Religious assailant" turns up in other similar terrorist attacks?
— John Klein (@JohnKleinRegina) July 30, 2015
I looked on Google with this search “Religious assailant” -jerusalem to see what other news comes up. Nothing of note. Apparently this is the first publicly noted crime by a “religious assailant” in years, if ever.
A cringe-worthy tweet explains the Conservative mindset in running the election campaign early before school gets back. Keep kids in the dark, and disengaged so wise old people can continue to run things for them. Poppa Harper knows best.
@ChristinePenro1 @CBCAlerts election date hasn't changed.regardless, I certainly don't want students learning about elections from teachers
— AJF (@AronJFinn) July 30, 2015
Aron’s autobiography: “Conservative. Pro Oil & Gas. Man made Climate Change is a farce. Anti Trudeau / Wynne and the biased MSM [Mainstream media].”
.@CBCAlerts It would be nice if @GGDavidJohnston would politely tell the PM to (Read more…)
There will be no questions. Well, almost none, as per usual.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaking with Premier Brad Wall at legislature today. #yqr #skpoli #cdnpoli pic.twitter.com/MUHNM5gbcN
— Natascia Lypny (@wordpuddle) July 24, 2015
Gluttonous child has gorged himself on the ice cream; now declares a moratorium on more ice cream. #cdnpoli #SenCA https://t.co/h3NBZKX14N
— Saskboy K. (@saskboy) July 24, 2015
L. Lea @YukonGale : “@althiaraj Basically he’s saying he won’t appoint any more senators but he can’t make that binding upon the next government, right?”
Not without a Constitutional amendment.
PM taking questions now. First (Read more…)
Coal is a four letter word, however.
Perhaps Wall is a bit touchy about fossil fuels because Saskatchewan produces more greenhouse gases per person than any other Canadian province [link added], and is one of only three provinces whose emissions have risen since 1990. The province contains only 1 per cent of the country’s population, but produces a disproportionate 10 per cent of national emissions.
Saskatchewan recorded the highest deposit-paid bottle return rate in Canada (82 per cent) and largest wildfire detection camera system in North America, said the ministry.
Yet we had the worst wildfire season, perhaps (Read more…)
Some of these items found in Armstrong’s closet, were to be abandoned on the surface of the Moon.
More than four decades after the Apollo 11 moon landing, a cloth bag full of souvenirs brought back by astronaut Neil Armstrong has come to light.
Among the trove: a 16 mm movie camera from inside the lunar module that filmed its descent to the moon and Armstrong’s first steps on the lunar surface in 1969.
That camera “took one of the most significant sets of images in the 20th century,” said Allan Needell, a curator in space history at the National (Read more…)
Don’t be. Be proud about recovering good food that has been wasted.
If you’re staying away because of a fear you might have to pay a ticket, in the unlikely case you’re ticketed for some messed-up bylaw in your city? Rob will pay your fine.
If you get arrested or ticketed for dumpster diving for food I promise to pay the ticket(s), get media coverage to the issue, and make sure that you are in safe hands. I will even travel to your town to be there in person if it will add to the positive impact of the event.
Originally posted on John Klein – Regina:
Brad Wall says “…we need to do better in terms of more sustainably developing our energy resources…”
Unfortunately what he means is he wants to find ways of ensuring fossil fuels and uranium come out of the ground at an increasingly profitable pace, no matter the world’s demand/need for such things. Greg Fingas views it as such, too.
New blog post: For @PremierBradWall pride is all about corps burning resources, not ppl accomplishing goals http://t.co/US6QUaXtWv#skpoli
— Greg Fingas (@juristblog) July 17, 2015
He notes that oil pride goes “Before the (Read more…)
The Globe and Mail, Google Canada, and Munk Debates all ought to be ashamed of their brands.
In both cases, the organizers say they chose to invite leaders whose parties have official status in the House of Commons, which requires at least 12 seats. The Green party, Bloc Quebecois and Forces et Democratie each have two seats.
So, rather than doing the common sense thing, and inviting all of the parties in the House to participate (more debate is good in a democracy), they do the convenient and wrong thing instead and exclude the Greens in a faux attempt to (Read more…)
This story is worth mentioning, because it’s about a Canadian journalist who stood up to censorship by their paper’s editors. It’s the sort of courage also described by Wab Kinew at his Minifie Lecture a couple years ago.
Why did you resign from the Toronto Star?
Part of what got me to the place I finally arrived at yesterday was listening to your show [CanadaLand] and realizing that enough is enough.
I was ordered six weeks ago yesterday to stop reporting on what I believe is a story of significant public interest.
“What are you working on?” For reasons (Read more…)
Whoa, whoa… chaos reigns…. they might have just overthrown the speaker…
— Paul McLeod (@pdmcleod) June 26, 2015
Housakos rules the government’s attempt “violates a fundamental distinction in our rules and practices."
— Paul McLeod (@pdmcleod) June 26, 2015
Jesus you really can do anything you want with a majority in Canadian politics
— Paul McLeod (@pdmcleod) June 26, 2015
You mean election fraud 3 elections in a row didn’t already tell you that?
Now the government is overruling the speaker and making its illegal notion legal. It is surprising this is even able to happen.
— Paul McLeod (Read more…)
Dean Del Mastro is going to jail for a month, house arrest for longer, and cannot run (for office) for at least 5 years.
Hey, kids, remember Stephen Harper from back in 2006? http://t.co/z8SoCu2Pss Have fun, Dean-o. pic.twitter.com/ZN1ZM9yAow
— CC (@canadiancynic) June 25, 2015
BREAKING:video of Dean Del Mastro being led out of courthouse in shackles. pic.twitter.com/ZQUKtMave0
— Pamela VanMeer (@Pamreports) June 25, 2015
Let's never forget that Harper hand picked Del Mastro to be his Parliamentary Secretary & appointed him to the Ethics Committee. #cdnpoli
— Stephen Lautens (@stephenlautens) June 25, 2015
Dean Del (Read more…)
This is a difficult subject to talk about, because highlighting it could easily be viewed as hypocritical. In my defense, I’m not defending Trudeau because I want him elected, and I’m not attacking the Conservatives over this because I think they’re unfit to govern. I just think that using propaganda videos created by ISIS is not something Canadian political parties should ever do.
I regret even posting a link to this remarkably bad Conservative video www. facebook.com/ cpcpcc/videos/10153435917054204/ “Conservative Party of Canada – Parti conservateur du Canada:
On the same day that ISIS releases yet another barbaric video, Justin (Read more…)
Canadians are so trained to accept power grabs, that we didn’t fight sufficiently to stop it.
The police state usually pads up behind you on cat’s paws. But this time, Harper has stabbed his finger into everyone’s chest to give us a hearty shove. This is a blatant, brazen grab for the kind of power no leader in a democracy should seek — let alone have in perpetuity.
How can there be unfettered sharing of information between departments of government without massive and illegal privacy violations?
Here’s a typical response by a Harper supporter on Twitter:
@saskboy Oh, you (Read more…)
I wondered why Peter MacKay’s Liberal challenger was quitting too, and it seems the reason was how Trudeau mishandled the C-51 “anti terrorism” vote by supporting the bad bill. Since MacKay is quitting too for other reasons, Central Nova will be a riding to watch again.
Now-former LPC candidate on #C51: "a repressive act which assaults Canadian liberty.” @JaneTaber1 reports http://t.co/Qr5W0KFT3s
— Laura Payton (@laura_payton) June 15, 2015
Out of context tweet, missing information:
— Inky Mark (@inky_mark) June 15, 2015
“Free sex” – Inky Mark.