When your chosen profession has no soul, you tend to acquire a hobby

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Is That Ron Banerjee Choking The Gay Protester At Ford Fest?

Sure looks like it, and the folks at ARC Canada have a clearer shot, and links to video of the guy in the picture yelling anti-gay slurs.Ron Banerjee, if you don’t know, is both the leader and a large portion... Read More

Danielle Takacs for the Liberal Party Nomination, Brant ( #lpc #cdnpoli )

I do not often blog about Brant politics, but when I do, it’s to support Danielle Takacs and her bid to secure the Liberal nomination in the riding.Danielle is a community leader and a passionate Liberal. I’ve had the opportunity... Read More

Dear John: back in TO

Daughter is back, too, with three bronze medals, two silver and one gold from NAIG; Son Two is back for lacrosse camp, and his voice is changing; and the book is going to hit about 20,000 words before July is... Read More

Israel & Gaza: Is Kerry a Nebish?

John Nebbish Kerry?This question has been raised, given Kerry’s missteps in recent weeks:Nonetheless, one can’t deny Kerry’s almost inexplicable series of mishaps, faux pas and unfortunate events: on Friday it was the press conference in Cairo with the UN Secretary... Read More

Sure Its Only Forum

…from a week ago, no less.  But that’s majority territory, as the poll suggests.  As for the pollsters, well, can’t find where he wrote it but 308′s Eric Grenier has been taking Forum a bit more seriously lately, after they... Read More

I swear to God, Saskatchewan is so beautiful

If I lived here, I’d lay in a park and stare at the sky all the time. Taken by Lala on the way back to Moose Jaw, from Regina. . ... Read More

In Friday’s Sun: spare a thought for Moose Jaw

MOOSE JAW, SASK. – As you head into town here, there’s bright yellow canola sprouting on one side of the highway, and bluish flax to be seen on the other side. There’s winter wheat, too, but it’s a bit harder... Read More

Conservative Chris Tells A Tall Tale

.@CBCNews – @calxandr HarperCON’s trained MP seal, announces Poverty has been eliminated in Canada. Yes, really youtu.be/ncUtF2E7D8Y— StopApartheid Israel (@NadineLumley) July 24, 2014 How Chris Alexander stacks up with James Moore, and Lying Leona A. I’ll leave to you to... Read More

Team Ontario at NAIG were over the moon when they saw this tweet

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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