Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Blogosphere exploded today

Because of this report from the Progressive Economics Forum. The release presaging this report describes it as – “Throughout the 2008-2010 financial crisis, Canadian banks were touted by the federal government and the banks themselves as being much more stable…

Now the reason for anonymity

When this story appeared in the G&M this morning, it hit a few banks of memory cells. I had been approached to submit a story for the upcoming edition of SideRoads magazine, this Metromedia publication is a giveaway from the…

Godwin’s law hits the mainstream

Godwin’s Law is a most familiar thing to those of us who read internet forums. As wikipedia explains “Godwin’s law (also known as Godwin’s Rule of Nazi Analogies or Godwin’s Law of Nazi Analogies[1][2]) is an observation made by Mike…

Living in Bizarro World

Today has brought the revelation that we are all, finally, living in Bizarro World, although I’m not sure anyone but me has noticed. It started when I dropped in to the CBC Coronation Street site, where the forum called “Daily…

Oh no – not again.

What a day for cynics! Anybody wondering what is wrong with local politics today should read the press release put out by local hasbeen MPP Lou Rinaldi. “I have served my communities in public service for over 20 years, 8…

Sunday sorties

 Cobourg tosses the lowest paid under the bus In a move to lower the municipal budget Cobourg has tossed the lowest paid of its labourforce under the bus for, as one of the Commissionaires told the BR, “for about 40cents…