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The Disaffected Lib: What’s Old Is New Again. The Return of the Workhouse.

Stephen Harper has a prison fetish.  Despite steady declines in crime rates in Canada over the past four decades, Steve is hell bent on building new prisons.  We like to mock him for this but maybe we shouldn’t be so quick to dismiss it as the product of a whacked-out fundamentalist mind.

Harper may . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: What’s Old Is New Again. The Return of the Workhouse.

Bill Longstaff: Would 42 months in prison make Harper a better Prime Minister?

I assure you that the title of this post is purely tongue-in-cheek. Heaven forbid I would want to see Stephen Harper behind bars. Nonetheless, another prominent conservative just spent 42 months in the slammer and he emerged a better man with a better sense of what prison can and cannot do for society.

Conrad Black, . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: Would 42 months in prison make Harper a better Prime Minister?