Archive for May 2nd, 2012

The video you must share

- May 2nd, 2012

This video is a brilliant take on what is wrong with America right now. Unfortunately we could say that much of what is in there could apply to Canada. In fact, watch the video and switch out America for Canada. Watch this and share it with your friends.

 

VIDEO: Taliban attacks Kabul just after Obama’s visit

- May 2nd, 2012

COLUMN: Goldstein – Global warming alarmist admits he went too far

- May 2nd, 2012

Apocalypse postponed

The godfather of global warming says he, and Al Gore, have been ‘alarmist’ about its effects

by Lorrie Goldstein

James Lovelock has been called the godfather of global warming.

He’s one of the world’s most honoured scientists and environmentalists.

His “Gaia theory” — that the Earth operates as a single, living organism — created an entirely new field of Earth science studies following its publication in 1979.

His electron capture detector first enabled scientists to detect CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) and other pollutants in the atmosphere, which in many ways was the start of the modern environmental movement.

His inventions have been used by NASA. Read more…

COLUMN: Akin – There was no secret bank bailout by the Harper government

- May 2nd, 2012

Bank bailout claim pure propaganda

by David Akin

It sounds like a wonderful conspiracy theory: Banks get secret bailout worth $114 billion during the 2008 recession!

Bailout discovered by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

In fact, this is all hooey. There was no bailout of our banks. The government did, in 2008, set aside $200 billion to help all Canadian businesses and households hit by the global credit crunch and banks were the tool the government used to help us all out.

Taxpayer money was never at risk of being lost and, in fact, taxpayers are making a tidy profit with the credit crunch assistance program. Read more…