Archive for February 2009

Canadians always vote Democratic in American elections

Feb 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Key Current Issues

OTTAWA, FEBRUARY 20, 2009. Many years ago now the long since departed Canadian historian Frank Underhill declared: “Canadians always vote Democratic in American elections.” Opinion polls have subsequently borne out the wisdom of this remark – through various shifts in demography, etc, etc. That may be because US Democratic politicians have at least sometimes shown […]

The return of the dubiously prorogued Parliament

Feb 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

OTTAWA. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2009. 8 PM ET. The dubiously prorogued Parliament of Canada has been back in business some two and a half weeks. It now has a more or less big economic stimulus budget to its credit -  though is it big enough, etc, etc? And it is time to wrap up our already […]

The Tingleys are trash and should be locked up for a long time????

Feb 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Crime Stories

So says a lady from Saint John, New Brunswick, who calls herself “upset mom.” And she goes on: “could someone tell me how a family can sell drugs and guns, steal cars … do anything they want for so long? … you can say they are good people and dont break the law but WHY […]