As always, The Simpsons predicted the future.
In a season 9 episode called Trash of the Titans, Homer runs for sanitation commissioner against career civil servant Ray Patterson, voiced by Steve Martin. At one point, Homer gets into a shouting match with Patterson, and threatens to run for commissioner.
“Wanna know what I think?” Homer . . . → Read More: In This Corner: Stuff Still Happens, week 45: President Homer Simpson
February 18, 2015
The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P. 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2
Dear Prime Minister:
Many Americans love Canada and the specific benefits that have come to our country from our northern neighbor’s many achievements (see Canada Firsts by Nader, Conacher and Milleron). Unfortunately, your latest proposed legislation—the new anti-terrorism . . . → Read More: Susan on the Soapbox: Ralph Nader’s Open Letter to Stephen Harper
Edmonton’s Misericordia Hospital waaay back in the day. Below: The modern Mis, the one in Edmonton’s west end that after 45 years is falling apart. Alberta Health Minister Stephen Mandel.
Happy Thanksgiving! With a case of a “potential contagious illness” in an unidentified Edmonton hospital last night, I guess we can be thankful . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Happy Thanksgiving! Would the Tories praising our health care system please stop trying to privatize it!