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Politics Canada: Harper’s Orwellian scare tactics

It has just come out that our civil servants have been told to provide fodder to the Harper government’s wish to make terrorism a big issue in Canada. An issue big enough that we don’t notice the horrific mishandling of our economy and tax system. Harper used the Ottawa shooting to push through bill C-51 . . . → Read More: Politics Canada: Harper’s Orwellian scare tactics

Cowichan Conversations: Quebec Resident Charged at Border For Not Giving Up Phone Password

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Our rights and freedoms are disappearing before our eyes.

The new normal is ‘Orwellian’ and it is taking hold as commonplace. Like a lobster in a pot we are being conditioned to be accepting of these dangerous intrusions.

Harper’s Bill C 51-The so called anti terrorism bill promises further . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Quebec Resident Charged at Border For Not Giving Up Phone Password

350 or bust: Limiting Scientists’ Free Speech: A New Canadian Tradition

Ah, Rick, I love you, and your honesty and willingness to use your celebrity to remind Canadians what our nation has come to under Stephen Harper. Thanks! * Wondering what all the fuss is about? Listen to Dr. Andrew Weaver, a climate scientist from the University of Victoria, discuss the current clampdown on Canadian scientists . . . → Read More: 350 or bust: Limiting Scientists’ Free Speech: A New Canadian Tradition

DeSmogBlog: ALEC Climate Change Denial Model Bill Passes in Tennessee

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The month of March has seen unprecedented heat and temperatures. A rational thinking, scientifically-grounded individual could only posit, "Well, hmm, I bet climate change has something to do with the fact that in Madison, WI, it is 80 degrees in mid-March. Sometimes it's 60 or 70 degrees colder than this!"

While . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: ALEC Climate Change Denial Model Bill Passes in Tennessee