Category Archives: Barreling Right Along

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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Silence around the roots of the Syrian “jihad”

The Real News delves into the operations of Daesh: who’s funding them, and how they are getting their war matériel. Obviously, the idea that they’re generating their own income is false. Their operations are too expensive to be fueled by … Continue reading

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It’s Election Day in Canada. Do you know where YOUR vote is?

Yes, smartass, I know it’s in the ballot box. But really. Do you know where to make your mark? Having trouble deciding? Fine. I’ll help you narrow it down a bit. First off, NOT under the Conservatives. I don’t care … Continue reading

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Whoa Canada!

A tale of environmental horror and police-state paranoia, set right here in the Great North. Pull up some frozen lasagna and watch this, folks. (Courtesy Shit Harper Did.)

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Venezuelan navy intercepts three ships suspected of illegal fuel trafficking

“Everything this government does is bad, that’s why now I love the crooks, killers, bachaqueros, and all those who are destroying this country.” Thanks for that, Señora Disociada. Me oh my, what a bad week it’s been for the disociad@s. … Continue reading

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