Wait until I show Daughter this!

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USA: Elizabeth Warren takes the fight to Wall Street

The Real USAThe highly intelligent, courageous and scrappy new senator is not stopping in her fight for the middle class. She is pounding the streets, raising money for long-shot Democrat candidates, and focusing on the rigged stock market that favours... Read More

Saskatchewan: not too hilly, from this vantage point

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On plane to Regina, Daughter and NAIG 2014

It could be just me, but I get the sense that Air Canada isn’t happy until I’m not happy. (Old one, but good one.) ... Read More

I’m glad Sun News advertises on the web site of a guy who jokes about killing me

That’s just fucking great. Just great. Thanks. . ... Read More

NHL & Global Warming: A Development Of Some Note

The NHL says that climate change is real, and announces measures the league will take to fight it. They’re worried that the gradual disappearance of outdoor rinks might be detrimental to the game.  And it probably will be.  Less access to... Read More

Mandatory Fun Time

It occurred to me today how ironic it is that Weird Al releases Mandatory Fun at the same time as I’m given a mandatory break from work for months. Today's cartoon in The @NewYorker http://t.co/uJZnYUNnRd— Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) July 21,... Read More

Against Me! Black Me Out

One of the best songs on the new record.  Saw her and the band do it at World Pride, and it lifted me up. ... Read More

Five Foot’s Hubby Booted Off Blogger?

These Israeli-Palestinian set-tos always Put Arnie over the moon, so I imagine someone reported some kind of hate-speech/policy/terms-of-service violation thingy to Blogger Central and they yanked his site.  But no matter, looks like Ms. Shaidle will have work with a... Read More

Six Key Terms When Partnering With the Empire

If you run an early stage tech or Internet company, you might relate to Lando Calrissian. Lando was running his small business when the Empire (insert your favorite $100B plus market cap player) showed up and made him an offer he couldn’t... Read More

How to Partner With the Empire

If you run an early stage tech or Internet company, you might relate to Lando Calrissian. Lando was running his small business when the Empire (insert your favorite $100B plus market cap player) showed up and made him an offer he couldn’t... Read More

Coming soon: High Noon in Ottawa, starring Senator “Sixgun” Duffy

The Mounties have ridden into town, dismounted, and placed their investigations in the hands of the state prosecutors. The prosecutors have carefully drafted 31 charges against a senator, and the stage is now set for an epic High Noon shootout... Read More

My tweets about Duffy

Today’s Duffy news about the personal trainer and the makeup artist etc is just a gift to Twitter. Here’s my contribution: I guess Duffy needed a fitness instructor because he wasn’t fit to be in office! #duffyrimshot #cdnpoli— Cathie from... Read More

How to Successfully Go-To-Market With the Empire

If you run an early stage tech or Internet company, you might relate to Lando Calrissian. Lando was running his small business when the Empire (insert your favorite $100B plus market cap player) showed up and made him an offer he couldn’t... Read More

In Tuesday’s Sun: Mike Duffy isn’t the only one who should be charged

It’s a little like being charged with speeding when you’re not in a car. Or, it’s like robbing a bank when, you know, there’s no bank. Or, say, being busted for breaking and entering, when nothing was broken into and... Read More

Free advice to New Democrats

Sure, you lost the Ontario election, and the Trinity-Spadina by-election. Sure. • Suck it up. Your brand still has value. That’s why federal and provincial Grits needed to kick the crap out of you – your brand had value. •... Read More

John Tory’s Nick Kouvalis approves this flea-bitten message

Tory’s top campaign guy is Nick Kouvalis.  Nick gets paid lots of money by Tory, who has taken on a more and more prominent role in the mayoralty candidate’s campaign, just as others have drifted away.  So he’s not irrelevant.... Read More

Dear John: not bad

Nearly 13,000 words in less than a month, Daughter was in opening ceremonies at North American Indigenous Games, sons again tore up the links in a golf tournament – and heading to Sask with Lala early Wednesday. It rained, but... Read More

Can you picture Rob Ford or John Tory doing this?

Me neither. Does such stuff matter, you ask? In my experience, yes. . ... Read More

Surviving Death Going Well

My death and quick resurrection made it into the local newspaper on the front page. There will be a followup coming later too I think. ... Read More