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McFadyen Brings Knife to Gun Fight

Poor, poor Hugh. He`s stuck playing Charlie Brown……again. I can only imagine the scene over at the Omega Theta Pi Frat House when they were discussing their latest scheme. “Hey, Hugh!”, says brother Neidermeyer, “I know how we can fix that Greg Selinger, real good!” “How’s that?”, says Hugh. “Let’s challenge him!”, says Neidermeyer. “Challenge […] . . . → Read More: McFadyen Brings Knife to Gun Fight

The One Thing You Need to Know About Hugh McFadyen

He will turn on a dime. That’s a good thing if you’re Jacques Villenuve or Vinn Diesel, but if you are in need of Health Care; are concerned about crime; or, as we see in the video below, a Manitoba farmer – being able to turn on a dime means that if you are backing […] . . . → Read More: The One Thing You Need to Know About Hugh McFadyen

NDP Announces Partnership with the Jets

This Morning, Greg Selinger and Mark Chipman announced a partnership between the NDP and the Jets to create the Winnipeg Jets True North Foundation. The programme is intended to help “at-risk” youth of High School age. According to the Freep, the “After School Program will bring business, community organizations and professionals to teach kids in […] . . . → Read More: NDP Announces Partnership with the Jets

McFadyen on McFadyen

So far this week Hugh McFadyen has promised: to run a deficit until 2018; hire 1,500 nurses and 250 doctors; not privatize Manitoba Hydro; pave the back-alleys in the city of Winnipeg; take Manitoba off of $2 Billion worth of Equalization; cut income taxes; not raise taxes; cut “red tape”; give $375 Million to municipalites; […] . . . → Read More: McFadyen on McFadyen

Hugh’ve got to be kidding me

Seriously Hugh. The “leak” of your election platform is as disengenuous as the document itself. So the polling that now has you ten points back has also showed that Manitobans are in no mood for the cuts in public services that you have been advocating for. In response, the Team McFadyen brain trust has decided […] . . . → Read More: Hugh’ve got to be kidding me

What McFadyen’s cuts would mean to YOU!

We know that Hugh McFadyen’s personal ideology would compel him to balance the Budget on a year-over basis. Though Hugh has been trying to run away from this for the past couple of months, the fact remains that had Team Hughie been successful with their amendment to last years Budget, there would have been cuts […] . . . → Read More: What McFadyen’s cuts would mean to YOU!

Beautiful Day

OR that could be beautiful days. Afterall, we’ve had a good run for the past eleven years. While the rest of the world has been engulfed in the economic shit-storm, we’ve managed to weather the drecession with barely a glitch. This has not been by accident, a good measure of it is due to the […] . . . → Read More: Beautiful Day

McFadyen and Crime

We know that Hugh McFadyen and some of his supporters think that issue of crime is a game, a ball to be taken out every once an awhile and played with. Used to suit their own personal agenda. Going back to their wildy successful 2007 campaign, we had McFadyen and his accolytes with gems such […] . . . → Read More: McFadyen and Crime

Hugh wants a “do-over”?

Today’s Freep has a piece by Dan Lett in it about how Hugh McFadyen and his team are “holding their fire” in this “pre-writ” period. I say, “pre-writ” period, because McFadyen has been campaigning for the past two years. This notion that Team Hughie is somehow just sitting back and working on their election infrastructure […] . . . → Read More: Hugh wants a “do-over”?

Do No Pass Go! No Soup for You!

The thing about Hugh McFadyen that sets off people’s bullshit detectors is his penchant for resorting to stunts that are cheap, cheesy, and perhaps worthy of a Junior running for Class President, but notsomuch when it comes to being the Premier. It’s the whole lack of maturity thing. One would thing that a man of […] . . . → Read More: Do No Pass Go! No Soup for You!

Where, oh where?

On Monday we had Ian Rab and Myrna Driedger parroting the claims of the Winnipeg Scum that the government was beng unethical because they announced programmes and services for Manitobans. Today we have Ian Rab and Team Hughie wannaba Scott Gillingham doing their Twitter sock puppet routine on behalf of Colin Craig of the Canadian […] . . . → Read More: Where, oh where?

Just the facts ma’am

So late yesterday Team Hughie wannabe Ian Rab and Myrna Driedger pecked out this little <140 character missive on the tweeter. ”NDP buying votes with you| Winnipeg Sun http://t.co/DrFapIz” OK, so it’s a link to a Winnipeg Scum article about the plethora of government announcements over the past while. Now, the article that was being […] . . . → Read More: Just the facts ma’am

McFadyen changes feet

Guess Hugh McFadyen finally woke up and realized that his strategy to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory is working. Good on you Hugh. Today McFadyen issued his call to arms and wants the Premier to call the Legislature back into session because Hugh’s duck-and-cover strategy needs saving…..er, rather to deal with the flooding. […] . . . → Read More: McFadyen changes feet

Why Manitobans are Rejecting Hugh McFadyen

A couple months ago the polls had Hugh McFadyen ready to move into his new digs at Room 204 of the Legislative Building. Well, today a fresh poll released by Probe Research shows that Hugh may be stuck on the Main Floor for another four years. According to CKY, Probe notes that the NDPs popularity […] . . . → Read More: Why Manitobans are Rejecting Hugh McFadyen

On no he di’nt!

It’s not often that malfunctions of a political mind are put so obviously on display. Well, expect for perhaps our dear friend, Hugh McFadyen. OK, we all know that on May 2nd, 2011 Stephen Harper got his majority government. In large part, Sir Stephen was given his coveted majority because farmers in Western Canada voted […] . . . → Read More: On no he di’nt!

What else? – The Jets!

Way back in the before time, when I was a young’un, in my circle of friends there was an arrogant little shit by the name of Scott Browntree. In addition to being little, and more than a little arrogant, Scott always had an undeserved sense of self-entitlement about him and a very annoying habit of being […] . . . → Read More: What else? – The Jets!

Now it’s starting to make sense

Interesting. Earlier this week the news broke the that the Province is looking at providing assistance to the MTS Centre to bring an NHL team back to Winnipeg. Today we receive news that the Province will start allowing for the sale of wine and beer at some grocery stores. I get it. We’re going after […] . . . → Read More: Now it’s starting to make sense

Flood Compensation

We know that without reducing the amount of water flowing through the Assinniboine River, the river would have breached the banks between Elie and Winnipeg causing uncontrolled flooding. Flooding that would wipe out about 850 homes and flood the area that is currently being flooded by cut at the Hoop and Holler bend. We also know […] . . . → Read More: Flood Compensation

Good news everybody!

Still on the Futurama theme. Couple of interetsing items in the news today. We have the Conference Board of Canada releasing their report on the ability of the Winnipeg and Quebec City markets to support an NHL team. I’m not the biggest hockey fan in the world. However, I do support the Jets coming back […] . . . → Read More: Good news everybody!

I for one welcome our new Conservative Overlords

Well, just think about it for a moment. No more crime. The Conservatives have promised to “get tough on crime”. Now that they have their Majority, there are no more excuses. Given that they are men of their word, I expect crime to cease and desist. Be gone, kind of like the BQ. It was […] . . . → Read More: I for one welcome our new Conservative Overlords

Tory Majority – Whatever

To be honest, the difference between a Tory Majority and a Tory Minorty in terms of policy is neglible. Had the Tories been held to a Minority, the Liberals would have propped them up anyway and the corporate creep would have continued. Now that they have their Majority, the gloves come off and the middle […] . . . → Read More: Tory Majority – Whatever

Crush pwns Harper

Ya might want to have a talk with your advance people. . . . → Read More: Crush pwns Harper

One Vote

Strategic voting is an interesting animal. When applied to the left, the idea is that you should vote for the candidate that stands the best chance of defeating a Conservative. Afterall, any Liberal would be better than a Conservative, and we must all work together to avoid a Conservative majority, right? Bullshit! Tomorrow is the […] . . . → Read More: One Vote

Why Ignatieff will have his ass handed to him on Monday

Yes, we all know that the only poll that counts is the one on election day. However, after #elxn41 wraps it up, _if_ the results are merely in the same ballpark as the polls, then the Liberals are going to be handed ther worst defeat, EVAR! Everyone knows this. While there are many opinions on […] . . . → Read More: Why Ignatieff will have his ass handed to him on Monday