Left Over: …Then They Came for Me…

Online comments on news stories: a problem for everyone Syrian refugee stories on news sites are prompting some backlash in the comments section of some websites By Bal Brach, CBC News Posted: Jan 10, 2016 8:00 AM PT Last Updated: Jan 10, 2016 8:11 AM PT   I can remember the same thing happening re the ...

Left Over: Canadian Kindness Trumps Captain Combover

Syrian refugee family to benefit from couple cancelling big wedding Samantha Jackson, Farzin Yousefian accepted donations in lieu of gifts when they tied the knot at city hall CBC News Posted: Nov 19, 2015 7:50 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 20, 2015 11:04 AM ET Donald Trump says he would ‘absolutely’ implement Muslim database if ...

Left Over: The Donald Bleats , Harper/Walker Meet..And Other Rightwing Treats…

Stephen Harper met with controversial Wisconsin governor Scott Walker last month and didn’t tell anyone Glen McGregor, Postmedia News | July 9, 2015 | Last Updated: Jul 9 3:42 PM ET More from Postmedia News Donald Trump, Stephen Harper, and the Bigots That Flock Together http://montrealsimon.blogspot.ca/2015/07/donald-trump-stephen-harper-and-bigots.html     No one in ‘Merka should be surprised by ...

Left Over: A Secular Choice…..and the Right to Choose

Niqab controversy: Judge struck down ban without referring to charter Zunera Ishaq, a Pakistani woman and devout Muslim, seeks to wear niqab during citizenship oath By Mark Gollom, CBC News Posted: Mar 16, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 16, 2015 5:20 AM ET An intelligent decision by this judge, based not on the erroneous ...

Left Over: Oh, RoFo, Oh Harpo…….(with apologies to John Lennon)

New Rob Ford video leaves council members frustrated, stunned Toronto mayor should step down for the good of the city, Coun. Michael Thompson says CBC News Posted: Jan 22, 2014 9:28 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 22, 2014 5:33 PM ET Personally? LMAO, sorry, but this latest  RoFo Rant knocked Harpster off the front page of Canada’s ...

Left Over: Harper: The Working Class Can Kiss My….

  Minimum wage in Canada: One woman’s story No fancy meals and no vacations: ‘I am working poor’ CBC News Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 14, 2014 7:06 AM ET     This is an article that could have been written forty-odd years ago, when I arrived on Canada’s doorstep as an ...

Left Over: The new Canadian Plague: Have We all been Infected?

Sadly, Rob Ford epitomises what Canada has become With his crack smoking and drunken misbehaviour, Toronto’s mayor personifies our crude, swaggering, bungling New Canada  Robert Hays in the Guardian Fri Dec 13 2013     Speak for yourself, Hays..truly the East seems to have adopted the crudities of the HarperCons and their (Rob)in of the ...

Left Over: Immigration, Reformed

Conservative Refugee Reforms Put Party At Odds With Jewish Group Posted: 07/05/2013 5:44 am EDT  |  Updated: 07/05/2013 10:43 am EDT  Huffington Post This is a blast from the past- a rather dismally dark corner of the Canadian WW2 agenda, the new 20th century agenda, that never seems to get talked about openly… such as the refusal to accept ...

Left Over: Droning on and On at the NDP Convention…(but no drones, please!)

Tiny socialist caucus raises ruckus at NDP convention Party forces protesting delegates to put away anti-drone banner By Laura Payton, CBC News What a bunch of middle of the road drones the NDP has become…now  there is  a muzzling of dissent? I have always voted NDP – not because I agreed with them on everything – ...

350 or bust: Take Time To Renew Your Spirit

Left Over: Limbaugh- America’s Sweetheart

All over Canada and I suspect in the US as well, there has been much talk and speechifying about bullies…. Limbaugh has just said some unforgivably stupid and ugly things about a legal student who spoke at a hearing on insurance coverage through the workplace for birth control…but I didn’t even raise an eyebrow..this sort ...