When even the Wall Street Journal acknowledges that the Republicans are hell-bent on wrecking the American economy and castrating the middle class, you have to ask, who on earth votes for these suckers?! Suckers, apparently. As you head to the polls, remember who wrecked the economy – MarketWatch.
Tim Cook’s brick in the path to justice. You’re a good man, Charlie Brown. And a brave one. Tim Cook: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’ – Businessweek.
Well, the results are in and the Fords are out. More precisely, out but not down. Alas: while Doug (the mean, older Bozo) let slip the chain of office, he nonetheless managed to dredge up a third of the vote, and the younger Bozo, Rob (all this familiarity in the media makes them sound almost
Ideology and Investment – NYTimes.com. This piece by Paul Krugman could as well have been titled ‘ideology and evidence.’ ‘Nuff said…
Today is Toronto’s long, long, too-long-awaited election day. Too long, in the sense that the city has had to put up waaaay too long with the Bozos Ford, and too long in the more mundane sense that this campaign has dragged and dragged until, finally, the whole damn thing has become an enormous drag. The
This has been a hard week in Canada. First, on Monday, a Canadian soldier, Patrice Vincent, was run down and killed by a suspected radical Islamist in Quebec; Warrant Officer Vincent, it appears, was just a few short months away from retirement, after thirty years in the military. I want to record his name, because
In the past week, Rob and I drove over a thousand kilometres up and down two sides of an Ontario triangle: North, to North Bay, where I ran two workshops over two days at Nipissing University; back down Highway 11 and across through the Muskoka region, in glorious Fall colours, to Rosseau – where we stopped
Parliament Hill attack: 1 gunman dead after soldier shot at National War Memorial – Politics – CBC News. This situation still unfolding in Ottawa. Too soon, of course, to draw any kinds of conclusions. But one’s heart goes out for the Canadian soldier who was shot while on duty at the National War Memorial – as
Foreign scientists write letter criticizing decline of Canadian federal research – The Globe and Mail. Okay, so I’ll leave this issue about the Harper government and science here: it’s enough, surely, that the international science community is taking aim, too, at the cretinous ideologues in the Conservative Party? On second thoughts, no – it’s not