New "Pot Garden" finished.

Besides getting the tower up as shown in my last post I have been busy with constructing a new “Pot Garden” to try and eliminate garden weeding but still permit the moving around of plants as they come into bloom... Read More

I’m happy folks are opposing the display of the Confederate flag

Good. But why not the pro-the pro-Nazi rag distributed by Canada Post, as well?    ... Read More

The censorious Media Party

The CBC is, again, attempting to censor Conservative ads showing Justin Trudeau saying something foolish: ... Read More

World War 3 … news and updates June 30

Some of the countries in it, either in major or minor roles:USA, UK, Canada,  Australia, New Zealand, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Jordan, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey, Kurdistan, Yemen, Nigeria, France with (Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger... Read More

#LoveWins! LGBTQ Bloggers Make Their Voices Heard

You might have noticed the rainbow banner across the top of WordPress.com over the weekend — our way of marking Pride month, celebrated by cities across the globe in June, as well as the US Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across all states.... Read More

Conflicted about Foothills

#andpThis is hard, I’m conflicted and not happy to be writing this.Bob Hawkesworth has thrown his hat into the ring for the Foothills by-election to replace Jim Prentice who took his ball and slunk home on election night resigning his... Read More

The Confederate Flag battle in the culture wars

In the aftermath of the Charleston atrocity, it has become clear that the Left has set its sights on the Confederate flag. In response, many conservatives have agreed that taking it down is the right thing to do. After all,... Read More

Trudeau, Dion and the Green Shift

Liberals still wince, a little bit, when reminded of Stephane Dion’s Green Shift. Some of them even attempt to rewrite history, and suggest they never supported it when it was party policy in 2008. But everyone did, including Justin Trudeau,... Read More

Mulcair honeymoon ending in 5…4…3…

In this, the NDP leader frankly looks not unlike a megalomaniac without a shred of principle. But, then again, the main source is Dimitri Soudas (a guy who allegedly has been investigated by the Mounties for stuff like this, according... Read More

She blew a big lead before, she’ll do it again

He’ll beat her. ... Read More

The Queen City Ex Musical Ride

Here’s an advance preview, if a similar “musical ride” comes to Regina? Kids expecting horses and music from RCMP Musical Ride treated to para-military violence. http://t.co/MSqET5fY0G pic.twitter.com/XHipX4zt4f — CC (@canadiancynic) June 29, 2015 ... Read More

Trudeau, CPC and the ISIS footage

There has been a ton of commentary about what the ad is. There hasn’t been a lot of commentary about what it isn’t. It isn’t: Proprietary: The CBC has tried to claim it is, but the CBC is mistaken.  There... Read More

July in Blogging U.: Blogging 101 and 201

Note: Blogging 101 and Blogging 201 cover the same content each time they are offered. Have you just started blogging (welcome!), or are you looking to breathe new life into a blogging habit that’s fallen by the wayside? Blogging U. is... Read More

#NDP trying to turn The Beard™ into an asset. (updated)

Smart. (Shows what I know.) UPDATE: My former North Van pal Shahriar Shahabi has invented a name for it – it’s the Mulcair Hair! ... Read More

On Hope and Fear in the run up to the Elections. . .

Despite wanting to turn off recent political events, an urge that is motivated by a depressed feeling of helplessness and hopelessness, I have kept a careful watch on things over the past few months, almost like a addict who willingly... Read More

The Battle over Gay Marriage is lost: now let’s concentrate on winning the War On the Family

One of the greatest sins in strategy is failing to see reality as it really is. This is because conflict is an unforgiving accountant. If you make your plans in la-la land you will pay the price. It is in... Read More

NDP spots political landmine, decides to dance on it

So: If you’ve got the dough, and the NDP does; If you have achieved historic levels of popularity due to the other parties’ spending scandals, and the NDP has; and If you want to campaign against the Senate, and the... Read More

More evidence that Alberta is screwed (and Canada with it)

Alberta NDP appoints “crackpot” global warming “cult member” Dave Mowat to lead royalty review: Ezra references this Globe and Mail article when Mowat was CEO of Vancity Credit Union which has a reputation for eco-nuttery on a variety of fronts.How... Read More

Barry Kay of Laurier Institute: Say welcome to Prime Minister Tom Mulcair

Global News graphic of the horse raceJames Armstrong of Global News has a fascinating article about the findings of the Barry Kay team of the Laurier Institute, with three really illuminating graphics. The three diagrams clearly spell out the problems... Read More

QuAIA At Pride?

They said they that this year they were going to throw in the leather trunks and the feather tickler, as it were.But old Meir says they’re there today:@JohnTory @TorontoPFLAG @PrideToronto You made a promise that if the antisemitic gang QAIA... Read More