WSP Bloggersedition

Field Notes: SupConf 2016

Automatticians, the people who build WordPress.com, participate in events and projects around the world every day. Periodically, they report back on the exciting things they do in the community. Last week I attended the first ever SupConf, held at Automattic... Read More

Leave alone millions dead by bombs,etc , here’s a list of Refugee Deaths since Empire’s wars on Muslim countries

If not for wars inflicted by the warmongering powers-that-be on the Muslims in the Middle East and Africa, there wouldn’t be deaths by drowning, by missiles, by headchopping, by car bombs, by suicide bombs … and incidentally there would not... Read More

Bumpersticker sums up what everyone feels about politics

In the U.S. and everywhere else, too. (H/T Richard Madan.) ... Read More

Social media giants oppose hate?

I’ll believe it when I see it. Talk is cheap.  Words minus actions equals zero, as my friend Joey Keithley says.   ... Read More

In this week’s Hill Times: ten things the Conservatives must do (but probably won’t)

The Conservative Party of Canada: leaderless, powerless and – if they’re not careful – hopeless. They had their convention in Vancouver over the weekend, the Conservatives did. Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke, resolutions were debated, leadership hopefuls pressed the... Read More

On Social Media and Bozo Eruptions

So, the blog has been dark for awhile.There’s a variety of excuses, but ultimately, none of those really matter. Instead of lamenting over lost post potentials, let’s just move on to the subject of the day. I’m not sure if... Read More

Clearing the Air

Well, I think we need to talk about a few things.In truth, I struggled with quite a while on how to write this post. Yes, we need to address the elephant in the room that is the shooting in Ottawa;... Read More

War Is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength.

I am a great admirer of George Orwell, the man whose quote has provided the title of this post. The first and last part of it are, sadly, greatly applicable to the situation we now find ourselves facing.Since the 1950s,... Read More

To Hell With Tradition

Source: CBC News: Speaker Andrew Scheer Warns Mulcair and Others over Bias ClaimsSource: Library of Parliament: Standing Orders, Chapter One, Section 11.2Anyone who has bothered to turn on the news during Question Period over the last, oh I’d say nine... Read More

Why We Need a Guaranteed Annual Income.

It’s been a little while since we last sat down and talked, so I’d like to take the opportunity now to correct that and try to move the conversation forward a little bit. As I mentioned when I posted that... Read More

Back on the Horse

It has been awhile.The blog is still active, despite the appearance to the contrary. Yet another time period of feeling a bit uninspired struck, though it does seem to be on the way out. There is definitely no shortage of... Read More

Continuing the Thought

In the last blog post, I talked a bit about how the financial system in our democracy is ultimately harming our ability to vote effectively. If you didn’t read it, the long and short of it is we need publicly... Read More

Hey, Must Be the Money

So, a lot has happened. Two Premiers down, a Federal Finance Minister out, and numerous other political developments. As interesting as some of those would be to talk about, it’s also a tad old news at this point. Besides, there’s... Read More

Quebec as Scorched Earth

The devil is in the details. For the longest time, the Conservatives have identified a resurgent Liberals as their go-to target. Pollsters confirm that the Liberals have indeed enjoyed a bump in their support thanks to the new Trudeau Era.... Read More

Same As The Old Boss

I know, the blog has been dark for quite awhile. Call it a lack of inspiration, or perhaps a small amount of callousness over world events at moment, but either way here I am…Once more onto the breach, and all.And... Read More

The Rothschild Family … the Main Member of the Powers-that-be

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Imagine that! An RCMP bully torturing his own son, but hey, the poor man is a victim himself, doncha know!

If an RCMP officer could do this to his own flesh and blood, heaven help us ordinary folks who might come across such others from the  force for a minor offense of speeding or giving one of the bullies a... Read More

Gord Tulk – booted for the second (or third, or fourth) time

All of you will be tremendously upset, I suspect, to hear that Gord Tulk has – yet again – been asked to take his commenting elsewhere.  What is it with this guy? Anyway. The commenting rules are here, folks.  Clip... Read More

Onwards and Forward

The CPC convention has come and gone. When you look back at it there wasn’t all that much excitement. A possible exception being the motion on marriage which generated a lot of interest and once passed brought us into the 21st... Read More

OWTH – Nightlife

Christ, I love this song. Story of several lives, etc. ... Read More