Month: November 2008

November 30, 2008

Uniting the Progressive Vote in Canada

Reposted on request Ron Love, organizer of the ‘United Alternative’, explained in this article how his efforts to unite the right paid off in 2000 and how they continue to pay off as Stephen Harper comes closer and closer to a majority government.  He shares his wisdom for the ‘left’ and demonstrates what ‘we’ need to do in order to mount a force that could […]

November 30, 2008

Great Depression by 2011

And now for some really good news.  Well, I tried. This article offers a fairly complete list of reasons why we should at least expect zero growth for the next three years.  When our MA in Economics leaders claim that they couldn’t see it coming, I’ll feel like I’ve fulfilled my public duty by warning them here first. It’s the least I can do. Now, […]

November 30, 2008

Iceland Riots: Precursor for What’s to Come?

Last week, the people of Iceland broke into riot in protest of the direction that their government was taking in wake of the ‘financial crisis’.  More here . I think they reached the tipping point in being told a spew of BS about the need to tighten our belts etc etc etc. I think sometimes we give neo-cons for thinking too far ahead.  In fact, […]

November 30, 2008

Stephen Harpocrite

Compare this: "The opposition has every right to defeat the government but Stéphane Dion does not have the right to take power without an election," Harper said. "Canada’s government should be decided by Canadians, not backroom deals. It should be your choice, not theirs." Stephen Harper, November 28, 2008 To this: "We respectfully point out that the opposition parties, who together constitute a majority in […]

November 29, 2008

Chapter 30 (MOMYS VI – Heather’s Going)

Author’s Note: The following is Chapter 30 of the my online book "Excited Delirium". Please post comments. Please tell your friends about this story. If you’ve missed a chapter, please click here for Chapter 1 (Prelude) or here for the full index . She’d been beaten. She was wounded emotionally and spiritually. She had no moral compass guiding her through this nightmare. She felt used. […]