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The other night was the most hilarious thing I have seen on TV in a long while.
Romney lied and smiled that horrible smile, and he face planted on the Benghazi Rose Garden statement.
Romney also made many noteworthy gaffes.

He thinks women want to go home to make dinner instead of getting equal pay for equal work. Release em all at 5pm, that outta shut em up?

He Lied about a story regarding "whole binders full of women". He never asked to have the state scoured for women candidates, that was the work of others. And, his claim that he appointed more women to senior postions, is not entirely true either it seems.

Dear high school tormentor:

With the news full of Amanda Todd, many of us have gone into some deep reflection of school years where we were harassed and tormented on a daily basis.

We feel very deeply for that young girl, even though we didn't know her.

It has struck a chord because we can empathize with what she was feeling to a certain extent.

The hopelessness, the fear, the....shame?

It was different back when I was in school, then, we were not wired into our school peers at home. The internet has made it that much worse for many kids. Running the daily gauntlet on the bus (which I simply refused to use much of the time) going to school and just feeling like it was hell to get through a day. But if you made it home, and could just hide in your bedroom and have a good cry- daily...Home was not all that much better BTW.

Shame shame. SHAME!

We came across a site the other day that made the whole family in the batcave laugh, dog-shaming.com.

People post pictures of their dogs with guilt riddled faces and a note explaining the "crime" that the dog has committed.





Funny stuff. The dogs don't care too much.  They have no idea of the thousands of people who are looking and laughing at them. Or with them in many cases.

But this particular thing is also happening to children. 

There have been several instances found online of parents posting similar things

I just gasp at the cruelty of that one in that last link. It will come back to bite someone in the butt, the internet is forever after all.

As god as my witness, I thought Turkeys could fly!

I was just watching this preview on CBC's Fifth Estate site, and damned if that quote didn't enter my head....
A gentleman in the clip says that the F-35's can't really do anything well, they are Turkeys as he says......


Be quiet you peons! It is hard work being honest!

Today's full comment by Dan Delmar, the short paraphrased pale version:

It is hard werk making sure you don't steal errrrrrrrrr borrow, errrrrrrrrr missapropriate! (ya, that's it)  others words! And you Twitterers and " novice journalists" have no idea how hard it is to come up with original thoughts!

To expect us to actually attribute ideas and stuff....Don't you know how hard it is to keep these dying papers going!

 Leave Margaret alllllllllllllllllllllloooooooooooooooone.

pale *blinks*

Did this actually just appear in an online news column, written by a grown man? 

You betcha. A petulant little whine festivus. In the NP, but of course.


Just when you thought you had heard it all...
Here it comes again!



Bev Oda was busted for smoking in a Washington DC hotel room, and fined $250 dollars for the privilege. She then tried to charge it as an expense, but paid it back when it was discovered, or about to be discovered.

Small potatoes, when you think of all the wasteful things the Harper Conservatives have spent our money on. But, it is indicative of the lack of honesty and accountability that is rife in that government.

Kissin' cousins and the think tank circle jerk in the PMO.

Harper likes to keep everything "in the family" as it were.

They may not be blood relatives, but they are all related somehow somewhere.
Six degrees of Kevin Bacon?

More like the 1st degree.

Headline: PMO chief lobbied by Barrick Gold despite personal ties

Pointed questions are beginning to swirl around Nigel Wright, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's chief of staff, and whether he used his position to further the financial interests of friends at Barrick Gold Corp.

Wright met with Barrick Gold twice in May of this year, and the PMO sees nothing wrong with that of course.

Peter Munk, the Chairman of Barrick Gold, also a director/trustee of the Aurea Foundation which Wright was also a director until shortly before his appointment to the PMO. That is outlined in that article that is linked, but dig just a little deeper......

That "middle ground" is actually a quicksand pit.

In my twitter feed today I spotted a conversation with two people I think highly of, and another....I really don't know what to think mostly.

I am never sure if he is that clueless or if it's a Devil's advocate kinda thing? There have been troubles in the past with his methodology as I recall.....

Today however, it started here:



Well. Why is it so many of the so called progressive men are so callous with this topic?

We just went through an incident with some glaring similarities over at good 'ol prob blogs. You may recall, where a couple of them think it's a fine'ol idea to debate the right of women to decide what happens to their bodies?

Death of money

Carney put his tootsies into the piranha pool the other day and the corporate fishies are now attempting to take off his leg.

In this instance he is totally correct.

Oh sure, the corporate piranha's are telling us they are just being prudent and all. They are just saving for a rainy day.
But anyone with a grain of common sense knows they are only attempting to make things worse.

See, the corps make a lot more money when they lay off all the workers or cut wages and benefits of regular workers. They want to devalue the worth of the rest of us so they can keep more and more for themselves. So far it's a great gig, and they get the total support of anyone who votes Conservative.

The CEO's of those corporations make more money every year, they don't care much.

Confessions of an "Eco Terrorist".

I oppose the pipeline here in BC.

I write letters, I conspire errrrr.....talk to others who may share my views.
I fund other so called "eco terrorist" organizations with the meagre amount of pennies that are left after paying the bills.

I read scientific reports, and use common sense in my decision making.  I am a pacifist who does not believe in violence or war.

A direct contradiction of the corporate owned Government of Canada that does not represent me.

Are you an "Eco terrorist" too?

Feel free. as always.





Going Medieval on your hiney

The blogosphere and the twitterverse are alive with chatter about the absolutely stoopid statements that GOP'er Todd Akin made yesterday.

Senate Candidate and Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) told a local television station on Sunday that “legitimate rape” rarely produces pregnancy because “the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” Akin cited conversations with unnamed doctors for the bizarre claim.

The GOP is even backing off from supporting him in his senate race.

I don't actually think they disagree either, they are most likely just horrified that someone said it out loud. For women voters to hear. Oh My. They still try to hide some of their crazy.


Sun entertainment is pointing out a study that shows....That many Canadians simply do not have an emergency fund. They are not setting money aside for a rainy day. 

Of course, that is where I start laughing my ass off.

Set money aside.....With what?

Prices go up, wages do not. Lose your job? The Cons will be forcing you to take a lower paying one anyway. 

We spend all of the money we make on bills and basics.

Really, it is that simple.  

What they are trying to do is show how CARELESS people are.
How can they NOT save money? Just in case?

Tsk tsk many of their readers will be saying.  Many of them are probably baby boomers and seniors who got to live in better times created and engineered by their parents who wanted them to have a better life. Times where saving was possible. 

Where has all the money gone?

Into the coffers of corporate Canada. As anyone with a grasp of reality knows.
The rest vote Conservative.

And let's face facts, the Liberals have mostly favoured this approach too.
This failed approach.

See, corporations are not actually reinvesting all those juicy tax breaks into this country. They are not paying it out to their shareholders even. Nope.

They are stashing it away in mattresses all over the world.

In a recent research note, Mr. Madani said Canada’s non-financial-sector corporate cash balances stood at $526-billion at the beginning of 2012 – up 42 per cent since the recession ended in mid-2009. Since the Canadian economy is roughly one-tenth the size of our U.S. neighbour, this Canadian cash pile, in relative terms, dwarfs the roughly $1.3-trillion (U.S.) in cash held by U.S. corporations.

Voodoo economics, Reaganomics, trickle down. It's all complete bullshit.

LIBOR, the shoes are dropping from the sky.

Anyone else following the LIBOR scandal that started in the UK and is spreading like a wildfire across the global banking industry?

If not, this could be a good popcorn and beer opportunity. If you can still afford those things.

Libor — that’s the London interbank offered rate — represents a series of interest rates at which banks make unsecured loans to each other. More important, it is a benchmark that many financial instruments are pegged to. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which doggedly pursued the wrongdoing and brought the scandal to light, estimates that some $350 trillion worth of derivatives and $10 trillion worth of loans are based on Libor.

But...but many will say, that's in London.

Good riddance.

To bad trash.



Gonna miss her. "NOT".
Not saying I am unhappy she is gone from cabinet, but it's always women who are punished in the party of Harper, if you are male they just let this stuff ride out.

See Kenney and Moore. They have pants on fire on a regular basis.


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