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Category Archives: Politics
(This is not a posting about politics, or the Democratic Convention, even if it starts out talking about that for a second, so bear with me.) After last night’s Democratic National Convention speech, Michelle Obama’s gotten a big spotlight around the world for bringing a topic up that we don’t often treat with the respect it [...]
A six-year-old has been suspended for singing the words an LMFAO song: “I’m sexy and I know it.” The school board thinks he should’ve known better. You know what the six-year-old knows? That these people look like they’re having a LOT of fun when they’re bouncing around singing this song in the video. They’re cool, weird, [...]
I’m swearing a lot here on purpose. When I talk about censorship, it makes sense to do so. Avert your sensitive eyes if you’re all bent out of shape by cusswords, and all will be fine. Because that’s all you need to do… not fucking ban it. We’re regressing as a society, and it scares the [...]
I never thought I could feel my reputation as a Canadian in the world was sullied, but then Stephen Harper came to town. Under Stephen Harper, since 2006, Canada has enjoyed George W. Bush-quality leadership. Rejecting climate change, encouraging destructive environmental practices like the tar sand oil refineries, creating division and hate between right and [...]
In 2008, my friend bought me an Obama shirt as a New Orleans souvenir. I was definitely an Obama fan but I’ve never been one for political worship. You show me a politician, I’ll show you someone who makes compromise a lifestyle — Obama or otherwise. Not that all compromise is bad, but sometimes you [...]
I’m 37 and I’m still not really sure what “being Canadian” means. We’re a hodgepodge of nations, Spackled together with generational waves of immigrants who land here, retain some of their culture, and absorb others, and blend it all together in a delightful Canadian cultural smoothie that has oddly distinct flavours throughout. We’re a sum [...]