Tag Archive | Government

BC Teachers Losing Public Support

http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Support+teachers+softens+poll+shows/10159408/story.html

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10 Things That Are Pissing Me Off

1. Talking elevators that constantly break down. 2. Israel and Hamas’ leadership. 3. People who wear spandex. What is this, 1985? 4. Birmingham gets Malala, Vancouver gets bike lanes. 5. Underappreciated educators 6. No cure for breast cancer – or none the government will let you have. If a straight man won’t stand up against […]

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Oliver Stone On JFK and the Untold History

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Pride Day: Straight Eye for the Queer Guys…And Girls

Pride Day: Straight Eye for the Queer Guys…And Girls

Unfortunately for my beer guzzling, flatulence-producing couch potatoes, I am not going to advocate for “straight pride.” You already have the Super Bowl (ADD moment: then again, it is a sport involving fat guys grinding on each other in tight uniforms, and every time a play begins, the centre/offensive lineman is bent over for the […]

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Capital Punishment 2014: Vancouver Edition, Part 1: Don’t Go Green, Go Brown!

Capital Punishment 2014: Vancouver Edition, Part 1: Don’t Go Green, Go Brown!

Upon reflection of the candidates for mayor of Vancouver, I am reminded both of Jon Stewart’s “Democalypse 2014″ and the late George Carlin’s epic rant debating the principle and/or relevance of voting at all, since most politicians are bought by special interest. Do we really have a viable alternative to run against such corrupt governance as […]

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British Columbia (BC) Teacher’s Strike: Support Our Educators!

To judge a society, look at what it values. We value our kids and their futures. The education system isn’t perfect (but what is?), but we send them off to school because we love them and want them to have a better life than we did. In turn, we entrust certain responsibilities upon paid professionals, who […]

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Risk: The Key To Understanding The Great Recession

Risk: The Key To Understanding The Great Recession

Many of my friends on the left side of the political spectrum will ONLY focus on the greed on Wall Street in causing the Great Recession. They argue that deregulation of the banking system was the sole reason we got into this mess. Meanwhile, my right wing compadres will insist that it was the greed […]

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