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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Don’t Vote Conservative II: Recession? What recession? We’re making more money than ever!

This is strange for a recession. I mean, with all that bailout money, surely some should have gone to those lower down on the totem pole to help them out too. Or you might think that there would be cuts … Continue reading

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