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Great stories

Posted April 13, 2024 by Anonymous

Just sharing some stories tonight:

Good Samaritans rush to save herd of elk trapped in frigid waterTwo dozen people jumped into action Friday morning at 7:30 a.m. when a herd of elk fell through the ice at Palisades Reservoir near Alpine, WY.https://…

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Yeah, isn’t this just what we all needed now … bird flu!

Posted April 7, 2024 by Anonymous

So let’s all worry about bird flu now!The @USDA is closely tracking #H5N1 #flu in the dairy industry, and it’s turning up in a very dispersed pattern across the USA.States w/confirmed cases since March 25: TX, KA, MI, NM, ID, OH.https://t.co/2vuQKuh3CS…

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Trending tonight: #PuntTheRunt

Posted April 5, 2024 by Anonymous

Canadians are laughing at Poilievre’s three-word policies for anything that ails Canada — and tonight, “Punt The Runt” is trending: Also today, Charlie Angus announced he won’t run again, and Poilievre couldn’t resist responding with the usual pe…

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Random Round-up: from the Sask Easter Bunny, to the Trudeau Liberals, the RCMP, Boeing, the eclipse, and even wigs

Posted March 31, 2024 by Anonymous

For Easter, here is the Craig Baird Saskatchewan Easter Bunny:I recently found several good articles that are worth sharing: 
Evan Scrimshaw pleads with the Trudeau Liberals to smarten up –Jurisdiction’s False Sanctimony and stop pretending they…

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We’re all bridge experts now, aren’t we?

Posted March 27, 2024 by Anonymous

Here is a fascinating analysis of the Baltimore bridge disaster, by someone who actually does know a lot about ships and bridges: 

  My bet is they will get some shipping lanes cleared within two weeks — the Army Corps of Engineers alr…

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Canada is re-thinking Mulroney today. And maybe Poilievre, too

Posted March 24, 2024 by Anonymous

Canada is buzzing about Brian Mulroney’s funeral — so many profound, moving and memorable moments: Good God… when Marc Hervieux and Mulroney’s granddaughter Elizabeth Lapham stopped to let a recording of Brian Mulroney finish singing When Irish E…

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Trending tonight: #ScrapTheCrap and #22Minutes

Posted March 21, 2024 by Anonymous

[With thanks to Journo Dale Smith.]So today Pierre Poilievre was getting lots of media attention due to his ridiculous “threat” of a non-confidence motion — did he think the NDP would actually want to fight an election this spring? Not.&nbsp…

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Has America finally reached its gag limit with Trump?

Posted March 17, 2024 by Anonymous

I try to ignore just about everything Trump babbles. But tonight he is quoted by activist and former Labour Secretary Robert Reich in a post titled Trump is out of his mind, and desperate
At a rally today outside the Dayton International Airport i…

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The Golden Calf and the Three Little Pigs

Posted March 16, 2024 by Anonymous

In America, Trump is the Golden Calf – because he has no philosophy or morals or principles himself, he can only reflect the hatreds and prejudices of his worshipers. And they love him for it.

Here in Canada, we’re dealing with out own fairy tale. Poilievre’s three-word solutions –Ax the Tax, Build the Homes — and his frothing hatred of Trudeau makes him a kindred spirit to people who want shouting and slogans and fist-raising rallys but who don’t know what his slogans actually mean. 
Mulroney knew the real Poilievre, as does Kim Campbell

Now his MPs are following in his footsteps:

People are noticing that Poilievre’s speeches seem to be adopting an “ein volk, ein reich” flavour:

Journalist Brigitte Pellerin writes “Tell Me, Pierre, What Is A Jewish Riding?”

People who are eligible to vote in Canada are Canadian citizens and fully Canadian, full stop. If we allow politicians to put people into groups and pit those groups up against one another, we agree to them tearing this democracy apart and that won’t do.

The Poilievre gang feels free to do just that, and I can promise you they’ll find me in their path.

22 Minutes has nailed it:

Poilievre used to deal with media questions by adopting a Mr. Roboto persona to make non-answer answers. Now he doesn’t even want to hear the questions at all:

HaHa — the “Baloney Factory”!

Apparently Poilievre and the Baloney Factory can’t even figure out what to say about something that happened years ago. How in the world do they think he will respond to current events?

We will sure miss Trudeau if Canadians make the mistake of thinking that all politicians are basically the same and so a change is as good as a rest:

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#Kate-Gate: maybe she just exited, pursued by a bear

Posted March 15, 2024 by Anonymous

Oh, wouldn’t you know that the Kate Middleton story is now so big it just had to become “Kate-Gate”!

The Princess of Wales is missing and the spare Prince is in exile and the King is treating his cancer with herbs. If this were the 1300s France…

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“Say….what????” moments — with Campbell, Middleton, Moe, and LA

Posted March 11, 2024 by Anonymous

Several “Say….what????” moments tonight: First, Kim Campbell called Pierre Poilievre a liar and a hatemonger. Wow!

Kim Campbell. Brian Mulroney. Flora MacDonald.Back when Conservativism was actually just a different way of trying to make a cou…

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Wow, wasn’t that a great State Of The Union?

Posted March 8, 2024 by Anonymous

Dark Brandon was in the House tonight!

President Joseph R. Biden kicked ass.— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) March 8, 2024

Enjoyed watching Biden dancing the hully gully on Mike Johnson’s Adam’s Apple. #StateOfTheUnion— Al Franken (@alfranken) March…

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More great stuff — from #snowmageddon to dogs to Amish barn-raising

Posted March 4, 2024 by Anonymous

We got a huge dump of snow this weekend – its #Snowmageddon2024 -and our street is now impassable. So we’ll be cocooning at home for the next several days:
#Saskatoon #Saskatchewan 🇨🇦 is closed 🔒 DON’T even try to get around without a 4 x 4 with #winte…

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Here’s some great stuff – from the solar system to dogs, bruh!

Posted February 28, 2024 by Anonymous

Amazing!This is how our Solar system is.. ❤️🔥pic.twitter.com/zOXqT87Hob— The Random Guy (@RandomTheGuy_) February 27, 2024

You’ve seen me share a few maps and videos of the Panama Canal. I love that engineering marvel. This animation shows a map and …

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Poilievre wants Canadian Porn Constables — our new CPC!

Posted February 24, 2024 by Anonymous

Sorry for the lack of posts this week — my laptop was in the shop. But tonight I’m back to it again, and just in time! Because it was one of those weeks when Christ, what an asshole! should have been trending. I don’t k…

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Today’s News: A Nelson moment for Canadian Press

Posted February 15, 2024 by Anonymous

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So Canadian Press did their research. As Poilievre launched into attacking Trudeau for giving Bell Media a $40 million fee reduction in spite of firing journalists across the country, the Canadian Press found out this reduction was actu…

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Today’s News: Speculatively smearing Biden

Posted February 9, 2024 by Anonymous

In nine months, we will know whether Biden and the Democrats can win the American election. Though in 2020 Biden won the popular vote by millions, he only won the Electoral College distribution by less than 100,000 votes. Now we’re into 2024, a…

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Today’s News: Is Poilievre actually Mr. Roboto?

Posted February 7, 2024 by Anonymous

I thought yesterday’s clip of Poilievre being interviewed by several reporters was very strange. Now, the questions from the reporters were odd too — they seemed incredibly intimidated by Poilievre, fumbling and mumbling, their voices trembling a…

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Words of Wisdom — from Dark Brandon to Ford v Trudeau to Taylor Swift to Wikipedia’s finest moment

Posted February 3, 2024 by Anonymous

Some interesting columns this week First, there was this controversy:Isn’t this why Trump voters like him though https://t.co/c0eXBjuKdF— Drew McKevitt (on a hiatus, mostly) (@drewmckevitt) February 2, 2024

In Everyone is Entitled to My Opinion,…

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Hey, it’s time for some funny stuff!

Posted January 29, 2024 by Anonymous

I am always so glad when January is over:
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One of the best shots in live TV history pic.twitter.com/QiXs7Jjg2Z— Historic Vids (@historyinmemes) January 24, 2024

I had never heard musical rocks before:

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Today’s News: an imaginary bouncy castle of 20-20 hindsight

Posted January 24, 2024 by Anonymous

Very disappointing to see a Federal Court judge, Justice Richard Mosely, create an imaginary rewrite of history to conclude that Ottawa really hadn’t needed to invoke the Emergencies Act against the freedum convoy protests and blockades in February 20…

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Today’s News: Prairie Harm Reduction – “It’s about keeping people alive”

Posted January 21, 2024 by Anonymous

It has taken years for Canadians to understand the concept of harm reduction – which means everything from sunscreen to seatbelts, not just safe injection sites and naloxone – but Canadians generally “get it” now. The federal government’s Can…

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Well, isn’t this just ducky? Now Iran and Pakistan are verging on war

Posted January 18, 2024 by Anonymous

Whoa-jeez, this is getting dangerous:

Meanwhile, Canada’s Loyal Opposition is still shit-posting about Trudeau’s vacation.

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The cry of the Cu-cu-cu bird!

Posted January 13, 2024 by Anonymous

From across the Prairies we hear the mournful cry of the Cu-cu-cu bird….”Cu-cu-cu-Christ, its cu-cu-cu-cold here!”

Oh well — we had a great fall here, and a green Christmas, so of course the weather gods are making us pay for it now. Tomorrow…

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Writings about the Israel-Hamas War

Posted January 9, 2024 by Anonymous

First, Paul Wells has an interesting article out tonight about how police are dealing with the pro-Palestinian protests: The police won’t make your point
Notes on a 20-year revolution in police handling of protests. Spoiler: you probably won’t like i…

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