The Attitude Behind It

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If You Care

If you care about the economy, you cannot vote for Stephen Harper.If you care about healthcare, you cannot vote for Stephen Harper.If you care about veterans, you cannot vote for Stephen Harper.If you care about the lives of First Nations... Read More

After Election Speculations

Andrew Coyne Wrote an interesting article, on which a number of people have commented, about the uncertainly that might prevail even after the election. Coyne, though he has sometimes been a rather mindless supporter of the Conservative government, has become... Read More

Perhaps our Hearts Need breaking to remind us we are human. . .

The refugee crisis in the Middle-East and Europe is a complex issue. International turmoil, political economy, deep-seated historical conflicts. You can’t blame people for feeling bewildered by the events they see unfolding. As they used to say about the issue... Read More

A Niche of Their Own: Five Sites to Check Out Today

The blogging community is huge and diverse, with thousands of smaller clusters of sites built around shared interests, causes, and passions. It might seem daunting at first — like walking into a party where everyone already seems to know each other — but... Read More

Conservatism’s Relativism about the Truth

Of course he rejects the Statistics Canada report concerning the definition of a recession. Just like he and other conservatives reject the ICPP reports on climate change, United Nations and Amnesty International reports on Palestine, unanimous verdicts of the Supreme... Read More

The Sociology of Neo-Liberalism in One Easy Lesson. . . .

Looking back now over many years, I think we can say that Stephen Harper’s goal during his time in politics has been fairly simple and clear. The overarching goal has been to make government less able to respond to the... Read More

Deficits, the left, and Twitter confusion. . .

I got into an interesting, though entirely unproductive, twitter exchange this morning concerning the issue of the Left and balanced budgets. It all began when someone posted a link on the issue of balanced budgets and the leftwing. The accompanying... Read More

Ashley Madison Is Not Nearly So Black and White

The Ashley Madison hack is bad news for cheaters—and just as terrible for everyone else – By Harris O’Malley It’s like the royal family: glamorize them so we can bash them down to earth. A bit of a mindfuck. If... Read More

New Themes: Colinear and Franklin

On this Theme Thursday, we have two new free themes for you: Colinear and Franklin. Colinear Colinear — our update to the older Coraline — is a squeaky-clean theme featuring a custom menu, header, background, and layout. Colinear supports featured... Read More

Introducing: Our New Action Bar

We strive to make all aspects of using WordPress.com streamlined and intuitive, from following a great new blog to editing a post on the go. Today, we’re happy to present the new action bar, which allows you to do all this (and more)... Read More

The (un)fortunate Luck of our Oligarch. . .

The widespread belief that Stephen Harper is some kind of political genius does not even vaguely conform to anything in reality. In fact, I suggest that like most petty oligarchs he is not even above the average intelligence of a... Read More

Why Are Harper and Kenney Such Liars?

Chronic Liar. We all know Stephen Harper is fond of lying. During the debate this month there were a myriad of drinking games around the country for whenever one of the other leaders called him a liar. Here’s one clever... Read More

Six Questions About Science and Technology

How government funds science and how it treats the information that scientists produce says much about the direction a society is taking and the vision that the government has for that society. Here are six questions that an engineer and... Read More

Harper’s PMO Lawyer Spills The Beans At Duffy Trial – Harper Ignored Legal Advice And Named Senators Who Did Not Qualify – The Stinky Senate Scandal Started At That Moment

“Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s closest aides developed a secret plan in February 2013 to protect Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and other Conservative senators from questions about their eligibility to represent specific provinces in the upper chamber, according to documents tabled... Read More

Harper In Wonderland

(This editorial, published in the Toronto Star, is bang on and a good  expression of what’s happening with our dishonest and highly corrupt Prime Minister:Stephen Harper’s Alice in Wonderland world: EditorialA surreal Alice in Wonderland air is beginning to surround... Read More

The RCMP and the Banality of Evil . . . .

There has been increasing anxiety among many of us that the corruption of Mr. Harper goes much deeper than most suspected and that the RCMP has become an extension of Harper himself. I, and many of my fellow bloggers, have... Read More

The Conspiracy behind the Conspiracy. . . .

It is becoming increasingly clear and ominous that not only was the PMO involved in a bribery cover-up, and not only has the Prime Minister been consistently lying to the Canadian people, but that the RCMP has been acting at... Read More

Elect Harper = Kill Medicare for Good

#HeaveSteve THIS is how much the Harper Conservatives resent, hate and want to kill Medicare with a slow, painful death [starting with a $36 billion cut]…leading to for-profit healthcare where the rich are OK, the companies are brutally profitable and... Read More

What’s so hard about that?

Believing Harper just means believing that a paranoid, micromanaging control freak with a history of taking an active heavy hand in even the slightest minutia of the PMOs office, was completely unaware of convoluted months of scheming from those closest... Read More