Monthly Archives: April 2011

Don’t Vote Conservative lim->∞

This is the government you elected last time in a nutshell, Canada. Don’t elect them again.

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Don’t Vote Conservative VI: Democracy? What democracy?

(Thanks to vanitas for the article) This is a point I’ve seen brought up last election, and it still rings true: Stephen Harper does not want you to vote. But what else do you expect from someone who has Parliament … Continue reading

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Why the U.S. Constitution is fatally flawed

Here. A government shutdown, in no short words, should not fucking happen, at least not for a prolonged period of time; certainly not during an economic crisis where jobs are hard to find and the government isn’t making it much … Continue reading

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Don’t Vote Conservative V: A Vote for the Conservatives is a Vote for Stephen Harper

Turnabout is fair play, right? Of course, this is a hell of a lot more than “he said 15 years ago he wanted to be Prime Minister” and “coalitions are reckless!”. Don’t vote Conservative, unless you like being known as … Continue reading

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Don’t Vote Conservative IV: If all records told the same tale…

So I wake up and find this open letter to Canadian journalists on Pharyngula’s Endless Thread. What a surprise. The Harperites are staging press conferences, controlling access, preventing any photos or releases that don’t come from their press office. “He … Continue reading

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Don’t Vote Conservative III: Bought and Paid For

So I just read this article by Joseph E. Stiglitz on inequality in the United States. It makes me think about Canada, and how things have been going here. I don’t doubt that Stephen Harper’s cronies would love to have … Continue reading

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Canada’s Tea Party…in my backyard.

So when I was driving home I saw an election campaign sign in my riding, one I’d hoped I’d seen the last of: the Christian Heritage Party of Canada. “This is not acceptable,” I thought. “I must write about it … Continue reading

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