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This is historic! CNN has just delivered the Twitter generation's "Dewey Defeats Truman."
When the Canadian and American governments condemn Syrian human rights abuses, remember: That is the regime we handed Maher Arar to.
Angry scientists gathering on Parliament Hill to protest. Before, it was statisticians. It takes a special government to make that happen.
The test of critical thinking isn't spotting errors in argument whose conclusion is unwelcome. It's whether you spot BS in stuff you like.
So Conservatives believe "underage children" are too young be exposed to sex education. But old enough to be imprisoned in Guantanamo.
Seriously, Parliament can be lied to without consequence, closed at will, and ordered to swallow anything. Parliamentary democracy is dead.
Marc Garneau makes key point: Government permitted not even one tiny amendment to its C-38 behemoth. That bespeaks arrogance. And contempt.
Hey, everybody! You either #TellVicEverything or you side with the child pornographers.
Heart-warming stuff from Ann Romney. Her big finish: "...and that's why we want to remove health care from millions of people!"
If Luka Magnotta is ultimately convicted of murder, the cruelest thing we could do to him is never mention his name again.
Organ donor cards should have a box that reads "unless it's Dick Cheney."
Scientists protesting on Parliament Hill. "WHAT DO WE WANT?" "EVIDENCE!" "WHEN DO WE WANT IT?" "AFTER PEER REVIEW!!!"
So. To repeat. A minister and a prime minister lied stonewalled Parliament and lied to the public about F-35 costs. Consequence? Nothing.
Bev Oda's lush expense account is the least serious offence committed by the Harper government. And the most resonant. God help us.
So the PM stuffs his entire legislative agenda in one bill and imposes time limits. Good thing Young Stephen Harper isn't alive to see this.
Know what casinos are? Supervised gambling sites. The main difference with supervised injection sites is politicians love them.
Politicians who think criminals read the Criminal Code and run cost-benefit analyses before making decisions have never met a criminal.
Ottawa Citizen columnist / author of Risk and Future Babble