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Jim Prentice Fails the "Truthiness" Test (apologies to Stephen Colbert)

If Jim Prentice is going to wade into the murky waters of “truthiness” the least he could do is do it properly, otherwise the whole thing becomes a farce.        844 more words

Politics And Government

Good cronies?

In recent days we have heard a few sniggers about U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry staying in Naypyidaw in a hotel owned by U Zaw Zaw, one of Myanmar’s crony capitalists still on the U.S. 355 more words

Economic Development

The Tory Airplane Scandal--Excuses, Excuses

“I am optimistic that your review will assist in securing Albertans’ continued confidence in their government and trust in their elected officials.”—Premier Redford’s letter to the Auditor General requesting a review of her compliance with the Travel and Expense policy, Mar 4, 2014… 896 more words

Politics And Government

Transparency Local - Goat Islands Edition

Yesterday I posted what should have been a mass media bombshell.

On August 5 the Jamaica Government (secretly, my best guess) signed an agreement with China Harbour effectively handing over Goat Islands. 610 more words

Politics And Government

China Harbour to begin work at Portland Bight

Source: Jamaica Observer

Text:

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Phase One of the Portland Bight development project will now get underway following the signing of the final Framework Agreement between the Jamaican Government and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC). 475 more words

Politics And Government

Tentang Gaza: 7 Things to Consider Before Choosing Sides in the Middle East Conflict

Posting ini adalah kutipan langsung tulisan Ali A. Rizvi di Huffington Post yang situsnya sekarang di-blok oleh Kominfo karena ada artikel tentang konflik Gaza yang menurut saya paling netral dan paling mendekati realita di lapangan. 3,155 more words

Politics And Government

Alberta's Rogue Politics and Politicians

Is Alison Redford a rogue politician or does she belong to a rogue party?

A rogue is a dishonest or unprincipled man (or woman), a scoundrel, villain, miscreant, reprobate, good-for-nothing, ne’re-do-well, wretch, louse, crook. 816 more words

Politics And Government