Category Archives: Not So Compassionate Conservatism

A little song for Der Drumpf

Remember those little girls who didn’t get paid for their “patriotic” performance at a Drumpf rally? Well, Stephen Colbert & Co. decided that wasn’t right. So they got together some “girls” of their own: And if you want to know … Continue reading

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Mexican cardinal offers bizarre sex-ed lesson

Mexican cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera is a powerful man in the Catholic hierarchy. And, like so many of his ilk, he has some mighty…er…interesting notions about human sexuality and the functions of the body: The Roman Catholic Church and its … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart, where ya been?

Ah…balm for everyone’s frayed nerves from last night, eh? Watch Jon as he takes on Drumpf, the Baby Jesus (whom he calls “Lumpy”) and the hypocrisy of right-wing media. Oh, and Stephen Colbert is in there too, cleaning out an … Continue reading

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Venezuelan government cracks down on corrupt bakeries and distributors

“No bread until further notice.” A sign out of Les Misérables? Not quite. This was in Caracas, Venezuela…where a government minister and his hard-working team of inspectors are now cracking down on bakeries displaying similar signs while hoarding and hiding … Continue reading

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Dear gunsuckers: You can all shut up now.

And if the above graphic offends you, you might want to educate yourselves as to the real and only purpose for which the AR-15 was invented. Hint: It wasn’t for hunting OR for self-defence. “Our father, Eugene Stoner, designed the … Continue reading

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Drug smuggling: Venezuela’s latest problem

Eduardo Samán (in red shirt) drops a bombshell on VTV. So, you think Venezuela has always had a drug smuggling problem, and that it’s cocaine, marijuana, and other street drugs, being exported overseas with Venezuela as a trans-shipment point? Au … 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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Compare and Contrast: Bernie supporters vs. Der Drumpf’s

Spot the difference!

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When rape culture calls itself Justice, and the papers defend it as such

Many years ago, when I was a j-school student, I got interviewed by the Globe and Mail, for an internship I didn’t get. At the time, it was cause for some chagrin: a plum big-city reporting job, missed! What made … Continue reading

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Calling bullshit on Birgitt Peterson

Remember this lady? The one who was misidentified as a Bernie Sanders supporter by an outright fascist who loves Der Drumpf? Well, here she is in her own words. See if you can spot what’s wrong with them: Ms. Peterson, … Continue reading

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