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What the hell? A TOWN councillor who sparked outrage after posing as a Nazi officer for a fancy dress party has had his suspension lifted. The Welsh Liberal Democrats said they would be taking no further action against Porthcawl town councillor Sean Aspey. The councillor posted pictures of himself in German World War II uniform […]

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Hon. Yoine Goldstein said some things that needed to be said yesterday: Honourable senators, we are witnessing a distressing series of events in Canada that are reminiscent of darker chapters in world history. The first event is the passage of a resolution on February 22 by the Ontario division of the Canadian Union of Public […]

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As Kenney’s spokesperson put it, ridiculous! Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is facing a possible investigation by Parliament’s ethics commissioner in the wake of his threat to axe funding to a group whose president called him a “professional whore.” Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis has filed a complaint against Kenney with Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson, saying he […]

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A very interesting read from people who are actually qualified to comment on this kind. I’ll spare you my rhetoric and leave it to the expert. While the article is apolitical, you can see that the current political solution is failing to meet many of the proposed criteria. Obama’s $700 Billion Infrastructure Plan: […] Over […]

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From today’s Globe and Mail: OTTAWA — The controversial section of the Canadian Human Rights Act governing hate speech comes under scrutiny today when federal politicians decide whether to debate the limits it places on freedom of expression. Brian Storseth, a Conservative MP, has asked the Commons justice committee to review Section 13 of the […]

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This week, Iraq held peaceful fully democratic elections. But since that would imply that maybe the US is winning the war in Iraq, it did not receive much media attention. Here is an excerpt from an interview in Iran’s state media, PressTV. Even they can’t spin this election negatively! The following is a Press TV […]

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Here’s what one Arab columnist has said about Obama’s new approach to dealing with the Middle East: Arabs and Muslims find it difficult to acknowledge the positive points in Obama’s speech simply because it included the statement that “the US is and will remain a solid ally of Israel.” It is as if he is […]

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Our taxes apparently help fund these eloquent speakers. Full story and videos here.

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So the strike is over, but that’s just a temporary fix: The Council of Ontario Universities is predicting the economic downturn will hit its schools, helping rip a $511-million operating hole in this year’s budgets. Council president Paul Genest warns the unprecedented shortfall could be enough to cause some universities to close. “We’ve been hit […]

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