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It's Time to Drag Redneck Alberta Out of the Closet

If a government wants to trample the rights of its citizens it can do so in two ways.

It can violate our fundamental rights by passing legislation that invokes the “notwithstanding clause”—this allows the government to pass laws that… 927 more words

Politics And Government

Bikin Review Pilpres Dong ... NOT!!!

Gara-gara review caleg Pemilu Legislatif 2014 yang populer dibaca di blog ini, cukup banyak teman yang meminta saya menulis review serupa untuk Pemilihan presiden 2014. And setelah sempat tergoda, karena tulisan politik beginian adalah resep jitu untuk meningkatkan… 346 more words

Politics And Government

Motion 503: Calling all Hypocrites and Homophobes

In the same week that the Alberta government debated and rejected Motion 503, Rob Anderson, Wildrose House Leader, made an emotional plea to put an end to name-calling—specifically “Lake of Fire Party” and “homophobe”. 840 more words

Politics And Government

It's NOT the money.

I keep seeing this statement around the internets and elsewhere anytime someone has an issue with XY or Z (usually the government or some powerful conglomerate plotting evil death for its customers): 218 more words

Rants

Minot Man Pleads Guilty To Charge Involving Teen Girl

AUBURN, ME – A 34-year-old Minot man poised to go to trial for being with a 16 year-old-girl without her parents’ permission agreed to plead guilty to the charge Wednesday. 117 more words

Politics And Government

Sir John A. Macdonald: Rare and intriguing treasures from the vaults of Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada holds Canada’s most comprehensive collection of material related to the life, times and continuing appeal of Sir John A. Macdonald (1815–1891)—charismatic firebrand, architect of Canadian Confederation and Canada’s first prime minister. 333 more words

Our Collection And Facilities

A privileged way of dealing with scandal

Hmmm, let’s see.  It’d make you laugh except there’s nothing funny about pols behaving badly.  And we’ve seen this sort of thing before numerous times. 608 more words

Opinion