CuriosityCat: Andrew Coyne on Justin Trudeau and discussing Uganda

The political uproar in Canada over the questionable (Read more…) used by the newish Trudeau Liberal government to raise funds though what seems to many to be a Cash for Access method, has not died down. Now Andre Coyne, one of Canada’s most astute journalists, has put this mess in a context that the Liberal ...

THE WINGNUTERER: In Defense of Rob @TOMayorFord

Yes you read the headline correct, In defense of Rob Ford. In a few short hours Rob and brother Doug will be on the air the weekly clown show on CFRB1010, where we are expecting him to make an announcement. It could be anything, but if is an announcement from Rob that he has an ...

CuriosityCat: Vanity Videos and the Morphing of the Tories

Mister 100 Percent Satisified Move aside, YouTube: here come the new, improved Harper Tories’ Vanity Videos, made especially for every Canadian voter: Employment Minister Pierre Poilievre won’t apologize for using taxpayer dollars to produce YouTube videos of himself promoting the universal child care benefit.Poilievre insisted Friday that he’s simply using innovative ways to inform Canadians ...

The Wingnuterer: The Twitter Wars – Damany Skeene

There are funny Trolls, trolls who have a purpose and use snark, satire and humor to get their point across. An example of this kind of Troll would be @CanadianCynic (aka CC). CC is the master of the 140 character snark on twitter. There are brain dead Political Trolls, trolls that continuously spout lies and ...

Politics and its Discontents: On The Perils Of Retirement

As a retiree, I occasionally think that maybe I have too much time on my hands – too much time to follow politics, especially its more sordid aspects which, sadly, seem to define almost all politics today. National, provincial and municipal affairs appear beset with a kind of self-indulgence and selfishness (perhaps the two are ...

Politics and its Discontents: One Picture Really Is Worth A Thousand Words

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The Wingnuterer: In Defense of Rob @TOMayorFord

Yes you read the headline correct, In defense of Rob Ford. In a few short hours Rob and brother Doug will be on the air the weekly clown show on CFRB1010, where we are expecting him to make an announcement. It could be anything, but if is an announcement from Rob that he has an ...

CuriosityCat: Senator Duffy: The Tory Big 5 who knew

The Duffy Deal: Up go the numbers The latest news from the RCMP is interesting – the number of people in the know about the Wrigh/Duffy agreement regarding his expenses is increasing: Lawyers for Mr. Wright told the Mounties that while their client kept Mr. Harper in the dark about his personal gift to Mr. ...

The Wingnuterer: 1, 2, 3, 4, @TOMayorFord Declares a Twitter War

One, Two, Three, Four, I Declare a Twitter War was the original title for this article, but as of last night I figure out who is behind the major of the suspensions complaints against my account, none other that @TOMayorFord’s twitter account. WOW!  Anyways on with the story as it was originally written. IN THE ...

The Wingnuterer: Who’s a Worse Mayor than Rob Ford???

To quote Mel Lastman NNOOOOBODY So here’s Rob Ford’s Transit plan Streetcars are not Rapid Transit LRT’s are not Rapid Transit We need SUBWAYS SUBWAYS SUBWAYS Ok, so how are we going to pay for the most expensive transit plan?  Well according to Rob Ford, we can’t raise taxes, either in the City or on ...

The Wingnuterer: Rob Ford’s House of Cards Falling Apart

Rob Ford Fiddles as his Administration Burns Well the Gawkers crowd source manage to raised the money.  Gawker is now giving it a month to get their hands on the video. Is the story over?  Nope, it just keeps getting more and more interesting.   Ignore the Globe and Mail story about Doug Ford and his ...

CuriosityCat: Prime Minister Harper was roasted like a rotisserie chicken

PM Stephen Harper Today’s question period in the House of Commons finally showed onlookers what real question periods are for. The prime minister was appearing for the first time since the Senator Duffy loan was made by his chief of staff. And the opposition leaders asked pointed, clear questions. Mulcair hammeredthe PM: The Prime Minister ...

The Wingnuterer: #RobFord and the Butt of all Crack Jokes

Long time no blog, I am not going to blow smoke or crack any jokes,…. ok maybe a few jokes.  it has been a long time since I have blogged, but this whole Rob Ford/Crack story has me jonesing for fix so lets begin. 1) The background Unless you have been living under a “Rock” ...

Left Over: The Empress Has No Clothes…..

B.C. Liberals face budget vote amid ‘ethnic-vote’ scandal Premier Christy Clark doesn’t rule out possibility of scandal forcing her out CBC News Posted: Mar 5, 2013 7:04 AM PT Clark, like the disgraced Campbell before her, unhappily faces the onslaught of very real scandal;  unlike him, however, she is facing an election with nowhere to ...

CuriosityCat: Goodbye, Premier Redford

Premier Redford I like Premier Redford. I think she was a breath of fresh air in the closed Alberta system, promising a departure from myopic thinking and an entry into the real world. Now it seems that a trail of emails might play a role in her departure as Premier, caused by her statements to ...

The Wingnuterer: RoboCon – Lets Examine Some Of The Facts

Elections Canada distributes voters lists to all parties that are running  at the start of the election and a send update list three days before the official election date. Elections Canada’s voter list consist of the voters name and address, no phone numbers, no polling station information. The Political Parties have to marry the EC ...

The Wingnuterer: RoboCon – It Doesn’t Matter One Rotting Dingo’s Kidney,…

Let’s be perfectly clear here, it Doesn’t Matter One Rotting Dingo’s Kidney whether the people who perpetrated the voter suppression crime in last years election are linked to the CPC, or the Liberals, or the NDP or to the Church of Scientology.  They need to caught and punished to the fullest extent of the law ...

The Wingnuterer: I was out, finished! and I took an arrow to the knee

I had given up on blogging and then I dabbled with it for a bit, off an on.  The reasons for leaving are complicated,… various events in the blogosphere sour my taste for it,… certain events in my life just made me loose interest in the task,… And then, when I finally thought I was ...

The Wingnuterer: RoboCon – If The CPC Have Nothing To Hide, Why Are They Hiding?

The one thing that always amazes me about Politics, when you are accused of doing something wrong, and if you didn’t do it (ADScam, In and Out, RoboCon whatever) why not just lay your cards on the table and serve up the opposition parties a huge, heaping pile of SHUT THE FUCK UP! The voter ...

The Wingnuterer: RoboCon and the Big Pile of Dead Stupidity

RoboCon, RoboGate and/or RoboCalls,… Listening to the various CPC RoboPosters this whole RoboScandal is some massive diabolical Liberal/Dipper/Anarchist/OccupyWallStr. Drum Circle conspiracy to make Harper and the CPC look bad. So lets see if you can make sense of this Liberal/Dipper/Anarchist/OccupyWallStr. Drum Circle conspiracy works. Liberal/Dipper/Anarchist/Occupy Drum Circle operative buys a burner phone in Quebec Obtains ...