Archive for April, 2012

Happy Tax Day!

- April 30th, 2012

And once you’ve said that…

- April 27th, 2012

This politician’s words truly speak for themselves… and shout nothing!

Stuff politicians smirk

- April 27th, 2012

Confronted by a credit downgrade by Moody’s and an outlook downgrade from Standard & Poors, Ontario finance minister Dwight Duncan quipped that two of three major agencies (Standard & Poors and DBRS) hadn’t actually lowered the province’s credit rating so he was “two out of three that’s better than Ted Williams.” Ha ha ha.
This is not Ted Williams batting .400.

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Harper & Rae: Two peas in a pod on abortion

- April 27th, 2012

24V_iStock_000000195410MediumThere is little difference between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and interim Liberal leader Bob Rae on the issue of abortion.  Neither is willing to support Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth’s motion to set up a committee that would study when human life begins.  While the motion makes no mention of abortion, its implications are obvious.  If human life begins only when a child is fully removed from his or her mother, then even just minutes before that, the child is something less than human.  If a committee consulting scientists and doctors concludes human life begins at some point before birth, then a child might have legal rights before emerging from his or her mother.  Read more…

I checked; the sky hasn’t fallen… yet!

- April 27th, 2012