BigCityLib Strikes Back: I’m Getting Bad Vibes

Not so much because of the invite/event itself: …although it does strike me as a bit silly.  Your “favorite virtue”?  What?  Is this some kind of virgins only event?  But because it reminds me too much of this: And we all know what happened last time the LPC invoked Andy Warhol.

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Yo Federal Liberal Leadership Candidates (Esp. Justin Trudeau): Bullshit Cometh Before The Fall

If you take the numbers from the last NDP leadership convention as a guide–and there is no reason not to–about 10% of the people you recruit on-line will be arsed enough about the whole enterprise to actually vote. The rest will forget they signed up.  So this story is just puff.  As a matter of fact, ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Trudeau and Garneau On Guns

I have been pondering the recent policy reverals on the long-gun registry from LPoC leadership candidates Justin Trudeau and, now, Marc Garneau.  I actually don’t find Justin’s response that hard to parse: if there was a registry left to defend, he would defend it, but now that its gone resurrecting the thing would come at ...