Monthly Archives: June 2011

Ice Cream Sundae

Ice Cream Sundae An 11 year-old girl entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of her. “How much is an ice cream sundae”? The little girl asked. “Four … Continue reading

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Post Economic Task Force Report

Task Force Report Now that we have had the seers tell us what we should do, having recently presented their report after studying the entrails of mother goose that we call the Crowsnest, it would be helpful I think to … Continue reading

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The Country According to Rednecks

Friday Night Humour: Redneck Map (click on image to enlarge)   The truth will set you free, but first it will make you sick. from John Prince

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Brigette DePape supports the Canadian Boat to Gaza

Boat to Gaza The Canadian Boat to Gaza has been endorsed by Brigette DePape, the Senate page who protested the Speech from the Throne earlier this month, making a call for creative civil disobedience to “Stop Harper”. Here are Brigette’s … Continue reading

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Mel Hurtig – The Truth About Canada

The Truth About Canada Excellent link to a video on how Canada is being screwed and sold out by successive governments over the last 30 years. Sums up pretty much what I have been saying on this blog for some … Continue reading

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Economic Task Force Report

Economic Task Force Report Last night the Economic Task Force presented their report to the good people of the Crowsnest. You can view it here… http://town.crowsnestpass.ab.ca/component/docman/doc_download/1090-final-report-of-the-mayors-task-force-june-20-2011 I’m not going to get into the meat and potatoes of this report because … Continue reading

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Go Canucks Go!!!

Vancouver Hockey Riots thescottross The riots in Vancouver are not caused by animals, they’re caused by people like me. I think I was too into the Canucks this season, I say that not because they lost, but because how I … Continue reading

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Dissent…. No longer a dirty word in Alberta

Dissent is in the Air Albertans slowly overcoming culture of fear Published June 9, 2011 by Trevor Scott Howell in News Trevor Scott Howell For 40 years, the Progressive Conservatives have ruled Alberta with relative ease, quashing dissent through intimidation, … Continue reading

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In a society where most of the population is politically disengaged

…. speaking truth to power is something to be admired. The Mark by Laura Kaminker The barrage of criticism being heaped on former Canadian Senate page Brigette DePape’s lone act of civil disobedience comes as no surprise, nor does the … Continue reading

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John’s Rules

Blog Rules Following in the steps of Dean Ward’s Rules I think it’s time to lay down some ground rules here too. In addition to what Dean said so well above (which applies here also), I would just add the … Continue reading

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