Category Archives: Barreling Right Along

Quotable: Bernie Sanders on fossil fuel dependency

Bernie didn’t mention this, but Der Drumpf is not just a hazard to the environment (in Standing Rock and beyond) by virtue of his idiotic climate-change denial (which, ha ha, the Chinese have already slapped him for); he is also … Continue reading

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Against the “leftist” case for a certain right-wing president-elect

“The end of the world as we know it” — Der Spiegel, not exactly a socialist Chicken Little, callin’ it like it really is. Of all the lame arguments I’ve ever heard, none is a bigger non-starter than “the enemy … Continue reading

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A few random thoughts on the US election farce

So, this happened. Der Drumpf groped Ms. Liberty, and now she’s in hiding, because the last thing she wants is those wrinkly little shrimp fingers in her…well, you know. And who can blame her? After all, he’s brought out the … Continue reading

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Why the US is at war in Syria

Ever wonder how that Syrian conflict REALLY began? Well, you might have to look back to 2000 for the real root cause: As usual, it’s all about oil prices…and pipelines. And if you want to know even more, they mention … Continue reading

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Oilpatch workers: Smarter than their bosses. Duh!

If you ever wondered whether workers can survive without bosses to think for them, get a load of the latest out of Alberta: Workers from the troubled Alberta oilpatch want government help to retrain for jobs in the growing renewable … Continue reading

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Dear climate-change denialists…

…you can take your head out of your ass anytime now. What you deny has been scientific fact for more than a century: As you can see, this news clipping (from New Zealand!) dates back to 1912. At the time, … Continue reading

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The predictable outcome of “God, guns, and gays”

Probably the most sickening thing about the whole Pulse nightclub shooting, for me, is how quickly the media seized on the ethnicity and alleged religion of the shooter, as though Omar Mateen — Afghan-American, ostensibly Muslim — were the product … Continue reading

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Politicize the Fort Mac fire? Yes, PLEASE.

Alanis Obomsawin, more relevant now than ever. So, I hear all kinds of rumblings to the effect that we “shouldn’t politicize” the forest fires in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta. That it’s “insensitive” to the people of the town, who … Continue reading

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Daesh gives up!

German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen with just a sampling of something that made Daesh piss its collective pants…with no shots fired! Germany’s announcement that they will send up to six Tornado reconnaissance aircraft and a frigate into the … Continue reading

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Syria: Turkey tips its hand, NATO objectively pro-Daesh, Canada WTF?

Ahem. Sorry for that inelegant header, but this is gonna be an untidy post that covers a lot of rough ground, so hang onto your hats, kiddies. First up, a little video from that shootdown of a Russian Sukhoi yesterday: … Continue reading

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