Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fox News North

Canada may soon have its own Tea Party – just like the U.S! If Stephen Harper and the new Sun Media television channel(Fox News North) have their way, Canadians may indeed soon be enjoying all the benefits of a media driven … Continue reading

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Easter

Easter is the Easter Bunny. It’s gnawing the ears off a chocolate rabbit. It’s perhaps brunch, and maybe, a big ham for family dinner.  It’s a time to see Grandma and Grandpa. It’s a well deserved, statutory long weekend, a … Continue reading

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Justin Trudeau is Right

Justin Trudeau Is Right Justin Trudeau doesn’t think that our Canadian Immigration Handbook should use the word “barbaric” to describe “honour killings, female genital mutilations, forced marriages, and other gender based violence.”  I agree with him. Trudeau abhors these cultural … Continue reading

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Oil Tankers off the B.C. Coast

If a spotted owl has to move its nest a few hundred metres to allow an upgrade of the Sea to Sky highway, most of us are okay with that.  If a pop can sneaks into our garbage, most of … Continue reading

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Frick and Frack

This week, my  “let ‘em eat cake” colleague and I have agreed  to focus our attention  on what we dislike about our preferred parties  in this federal election , rather than on criticizing the other guys’ bunch, whom we believe … Continue reading

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Those Darn Public Unions!

So, those public sector unions have finally managed to spoil the American economy, what with their unreasonable salary demands, cushy benefit packages, and bloated pensions. It’s time we did something about it, if we want to restore the economy and … Continue reading

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Corporate Tax Cuts

 “Let’s give increasing amounts of money to rich guys. “ Past and present Conservative federal budgets are that simple. In 2007, they legislated an automatic, one percent, corporate tax cut for each of seven years. No strings attached. No requirement … Continue reading

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Gas Prices

When  pundits and analysts subject us to explanations about how “supply and demand” affects gas prices, I can’t help but feel  that they think we’re stupid. Their flimsy, farfetched  excuses wrapped in the immutable laws of “supply and demand”  are … Continue reading

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Throw ’em in the Slammer!

In the wake of Alan Schoenborn’s recent petition for supervised Starbucks trips and Chimo Pool dips, we have responded with justified anger. Unfortunately however, our anger over such individual snafus, has led us to an over-simplified view of our justice … Continue reading

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