Day: March 31, 2009

March 31, 2009

Chicago Sun-Times Files for Chapter 11

In this story , we learn about the latest chapter … chapter 11 that is … in the saga of the Conrad Black affair. For those policy wonks in Ottawa who are even remotely thinking about extending a penny to the folks at CanWest, this should act as a reminder that this company (and other media companies in this country and the US) were having […]

March 31, 2009

Cons Paying Defense Lobby to Lobby the Cons?

I was a little confused by the links provided by this site when I first saw them: After seeing some of the details, it all clicked:  the Cons are paying the defense industry with Canadian tax dollars to finance groups that basically lobby the Cons (and other government stooges) to buy more stuff from the defense industry. I have to admit:  it’s a nice […]