Happy Market Meltdown Monday!

So, what did we learn this weekend (besides the fact that Sarah Palin is the spiritual reincarnation of Richard Nixon and John Sidney McCain III has, according Howard Wolfson, jumped the shark)? Well, the European banking crisis is spreading; US bank failures are expected to increase in ’09; US...

Uncle Steve Awarded Human Rights Medal (Say What?!)

“I wonder how long it will take them to figure out that my name isn’t ‘Stephen Lewis’?” You have got to be shitting me: Prime Minister Stephen Harper today became the first Canadian to receive the B’nai Brith International President’s Gold Medallion, in recognition of the Government’s efforts to fight...

Riding Off Into the Sunset

Uncle Steve on his lame-duck BFF: Prime Minister Stephen Harper praised outgoing U.S. President George W. Bush for never promising anything he could not deliver as the two began a 48-hour North American leaders’ summit. But it was unclear Monday whether anything will be promised, much less delivered, during...

I Want Ohio Back

With merely days to go before the March 4th primaries, Obama was leading in Texas and he had closed Ohio to single digits.  Both were herculean efforts, particularly the one in Ohio where Obama had been down by over twenty just weeks prior.  He looked poised to crash through Hillary’s firewalls and...

Yes, In Our Name

Via the Dawg, the lying liars lied to each and every one of us: The Harper government knew prison conditions were appalling long before The Globe and Mail published a series of stories last April detailing the abuse and torture of prisoners turned over by Canadian soldiers to Afghanistan’s notorious...

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