Tony Clement testified on behalf of the Tory government to stubbornly try and justify their doing away with the long form census in spite of all those lined up against the government's position -- including many of their own allies. The Globe and Mail called it a masterful defence of a false fact.Yesterday in Ottawa Industry Minister
Our neighbors to the south have allowed right-wing think tanks to dominate the public discourse and define the terms of the various arguments that are taking place and it has led them to a kind of divisiveness I would never have thought possible. It has been one of the prime drivers in helping to shrink the middle-class, to propagandize and misinform and get people to vote against their own best interests. We cannot allow it to happen here.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
I was getting ready to blog and looking around for Julian Assange's bio when I came upon a TED video talk he had just a few short days before the release of the 92,000 plus reports on the Afghanistan war. Very interesting and yet another reason to love the intertubes.