Category Archives: Canadian Counterpunch

Sunny wuss.

Sir Wilfrid is not amused. So, Justin Trudeau isn’t even attending the funeral of a rather important man who served as a pallbearer at his ol’ man’s funeral (and sat next to Jimmy Carter, to boot). This after actually saying … Continue reading

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A major WTF on Moroccan TV

A Moroccan TV channel is under fire, at home and abroad, for featuring a segment on how to cover up facial bruising caused by domestic violence. (Pro tip: “Use the yellow foundation, the white one lets the punch marks show … Continue reading

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The Drumpfenproletariat strikes again…

Well, looky here. The Mencken Prophecy has fulfilled itself yet again. Last time it was Dubya and his “Get a Brain Morans”. This time, it’s Der Drumpf…and his little Drumpflings from the Drumpfenproletariat, harassing a completely innocent playhouse in Canada: … Continue reading

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Quotable: A gentle reminder from Tommy Douglas, our Greatest Canadian…

…which will be timely not only here, but south of the 49th Parallel and across the Atlantic and Pacific, too: It’s also a useful corrective for those who insist that the problem is that there are “too many definitions” of … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: A song for the times…

…courtesy of a man who knew when to bow out: So long, Leonard. Glad you didn’t have to see President-Elect Drumpf.

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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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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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Does somebody’s country need a hug?

Welp. If you’re looking for it north of your border, you’re in luck. We’re giving out free hugs up here to anyone who needs reminding that their country doesn’t need to be “made great again”, but that there’s plenty going … Continue reading

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Why Robin Camp needs to go

If you ever wondered whether a so-called “independent judiciary” is really such a great thing as it’s cracked up to be, you might want to bear in mind how independent it really is not. And how it treats those of … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Didn’t come? It doesn’t matter.

The Hip in one of their final concerts. I looked for last night’s CBC footage from Kingston, but it hasn’t been posted yet. This is the next best thing. Enjoy! PS: For those who want to donate in Gord’s honor … Continue reading

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