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The Harper Ford Lovefest.

Saw a tweet from a fellow by the name of Robin Archer that seems to have hit the nail on the head today… Which immediately brought to mind this video that has caused some fury over the years by the Conservative party, who apparently… Continue Reading “The Harper Ford Lovefest.”

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Public deserves appointees who have competed for position

This week, Brent and I take a look at the recent government appointments of Gordon Wilson and Ben Stewart. This week’s topic: Are government appointments special, or should appointees go through the usual hiring process? If there is anything the last week in politics… Continue Reading “This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Public deserves appointees who have competed for position”

This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Leaks help countries stand up to U.S abuse of power.

This week’s topic: Do recent revelations of U.S. spying on its allies do more harm than good? “I had to pinch myself after reading Brent’s column this week — and hard. His laughable comparison of the recent spying allegations against the U.S to eavesdropping… Continue Reading “This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Leaks help countries stand up to U.S abuse of power.”

“He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.” ~ George Orwell

The hypocrisy of Stephen Harper’s recent announcement that he would be boycotting the big grand poo-bah’s summit in Sri Lanka next month is stunning. The lack of comment on it thus far, even more so. According to reports from overseas: ” Canada will skip the meeting… Continue Reading ““He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.” ~ George Orwell”