I Agree With Willie On The Issue Of Scotish Independence !!

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Edmonton Journal columnist tweets her dismay that new Education Minister is Christian

This from Edmonton Journal columnist Paula Simons is the perfect example of a journalist not being able to hold back their bias and bigotry as it’s so close to the surface: Simons would say the same if he was a... Read More

In Tuesday’s Sun: Scotland divided, plus bonus 007 reference

Scotland, heed the wise words of the guy who bites the heads off chickens. You know, Alice Cooper. According to urban legend, the rock star once bit the head off of a chicken. Reportedly, Alice then went on to play... Read More

From Russia with Love …. for Argentine’s economy

Tango away dear Russia and Argentina  …. you make good music together.  The first vid shows Argentina dancers, the second Russian. What an economic blessing the sanctions on Russia have been for Argentina, Brazil, China and a horde of other... Read More

The Gong Show is Back

Today we saw the return of Parliament or was it the first day of a very long election campaign? Clearly every leader was staking out their position on a variety of subjects and there are early indications that both Mulcair... Read More

John Tory’s Statement Withdrawing From Upcoming Debates

“With Doug Ford entering the race and less than six weeks to go until election day, we have entered a new phase of the campaign. John has extraordinary demands on his time and, unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate every... Read More

Liberal MP says there’s goodness in ISIS terrorists who behead journos

Liberal MP Ted Hsu continued to confirm how soft a Trudeau government would be in dealing terrorism with this tweet: Expect the same non-reaction from the Media Party to Hsu as they did with Trudeau’s comments on letting convicted terrorists... Read More

Breaking News: ISIS/ISIL/IS/xyz have converted from Islam to …..

David Cameron, the mighty leader of the United Kingdom of the First Caliphate has the details. When one can’t reason with these idiotic leaders of the West, the only way to vent our anger is to ridicule them to hell... Read More

The amazing geographical knowledge of the American government’s senior officials

Wow! How do they do it?  I guess it comes from constantly sitting at round table conferences and doodling away redrawing the maps of any country on the surface of our planet.  It’s like playing a game … hold a... Read More

Needed: Clear thinking and honesty on the nature of Islam

From Daniel Greenfield’s The Headchopper Next Door … The current misguided thinking is that we can win a debate between a “good Islam” and a “bad Islam”. The good Islam will tell Muslims to refrain from joining ISIS, to work for... Read More

And we’re off…

We’ll be gone on vacation for a couple of weeks — now that we have retired, its the first time in 25 years that we have been able to travel in September! ... Read More

The SCO group is strengthening just like the BRICS

The peoples of the world outside the West  have seen how like kindergarten brats the leaders of those nations have been behaving for going on now for decades, and are taking the reins of the economy and the defense and... Read More

RCMP Warning Of Oil and Gas Attacks

.@DavidMcLA @mikedesouza Remember, the RCMP are experts at critical energy infrastructure terrorism. http://t.co/6MhPHIS97R #Oil — Saskboy K. (@saskboy) September 15, 2014 The RCMP would know. @DavidMcLA does it tie into this? http://t.co/dfZpU7AxgT — Mike De Souza (@mikedesouza) September 15, 2014... Read More

The price of cheap shrimp

The readership of Island Tides is, in my experience, among the best informed and most conscientious about our collective and individual ecological footprint of any people on the planet. However, I keep encountering a blind spot. We wouldn’t touch farmed... Read More

Calgary Herald reporter who ignored Hamas supporters chanting “Heil Hitler” at Jews runs ‘Muslim hate crime’ story

Imagine the level of nerve it takes to witness pro-Hamas demonstrators yell Heil Hitler at Jews like Calgary Herald reporter Erika Stark (see here) and even after massive international pressure, still refused to admit it but then turn around and write... Read More

The passion of the Fords

Spotted on Twitter.  Anyone know who all these folks are? I can only name a few. ... Read More

My take in this morning’s Hill Times

Can’t remember my password, so here’s the unedited version, filed with ‘em last week: “Political things tend to come in threes. This Parliament is likely to be no exception. Three things – three issues, three challenges – will define the... Read More

Announcement: United for Ukraine Rally on Parliament Hill on Wednesday

I want to pass on an announcement I received from the Ukrainian community for an important upcoming event. Considering all the horrible aggressions visited on the Ukrainian people by Putin’s Russia, please try to attend this rally if you at... Read More

Stiff Little Fingers: Nobody’s Hero

Saw ‘em last night with Lala, Chris, Andrew, others. They are bit older now, and they stand in front of the drum kit. But they’re still brilliant. ... Read More

Now THIS is writing

I don’t agree with Strobel on politics, pretty much ever, but this column had Kirbie and I laughing our keesters off on the way back from Stiff Little Fingers last night.  Just great writing, here: “Some folks are so sick... Read More