Category Archives: Politicking.

Now if I were elected…

People think I joke about changing the laws, but I’m almost serious.  If I’d been elected I would have started talking to other MP’s about improving the quality of life for our fellow Canadians, working most of the year in … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake – the next American Revolution?

On September 17th people camped out in Wall Street (here).  A week ago today 80 people marched in New York to protest corporate greed in Wall Street resulting in several arrests. On Friday nearly 2,000 people marched to protest the … Continue reading

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Heavy Hangs the Head

My apologies for my absence to my regular readers –  I ran in the last election. Having never ran for office before, I grossly underestimated how much time I would want to devote to it.  When I wasn’t writing blog … Continue reading

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Salvia – will someone pleeeeease think of the children?

By children, I mean you and me, the adults of this nation, Canada. Thank the white man’s one true god that we have a government who cares enough to watch out for new things to protect us from. Salvia is … Continue reading

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Mid-East Protests & an Honest Look in the Mirror

You can bet that the ‘western’ democratic governments in power are watching the middle east protests for real change very carefully.  In fact, they’ve been watching it so closely they’ve been slow to comment, even to praise the events.  Why? … Continue reading

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Boycott Paypal for Free Speech

Paypal used to be the way donations were accepted until yesterday when they opted to no longer support Wikileaks. Not only do they no longer support them, but they froze their assets. (Readwriteweb) Paypal: “PayPal has permanently restricted the account … Continue reading

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Wikileaks – doing the job of the newspaper companies

Wikileaks.  I would normally provide a link to that, but I as a Canadian citizen surfing the internet in Canada, am not allowed to access the site: wikileaks.org. Now that the Wikileaks website is not accessible, this means that the … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cookies – the stupidest news story and Stephen Duckett

The standard for what qualifies as ‘news’ fell drastically in Alberta in the last month. Stephen Duckett, while on a break, wanted some privacy from the press. Instead of leaving him alone to enjoy his snack, the press punished him … Continue reading

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Which would you rather: Stoning or Flogging? WTF Iran?!

You may have seen this article today on the BBC: Iran stoning woman ‘to be lashed over photograph’.  She was sentenced to death by stoning in 2006 for being involved in adultery while being married.  The Times published a photo … Continue reading

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Stockwell Day’s Retirement Plan

“Stockwell Day is facing criticism after he suggested that Ottawa needs to spend billions of dollars on new prisons in order to lock up people who commit unreported crimes.” (CTV News) Umm…..unreported?  Logic seems to be in short supply with … Continue reading

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