Author Archives: Sabina Becker

The assassination of Haiti’s “president”, explained

Sam and Emma interview Brian Concannon, an expert with over 20 years’ experience in Haiti, and what he says is highly interesting: And if you wonder why I put “president” in quotes, there’s a reason for that. Namely, the salient … Continue reading

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Couple who worked in a residential school denounce horrors they witnessed

From CBC’s YouTube channel: Nancy Dyson and Dan Rubenstein worked at St. Michael’s Indian Residential School on Vancouver Island in 1970 as child-care workers. They say after speaking out about neglect and abuse at the school to federal authorities they … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Here, have my earworm.

It all started out so simple. First, there was a cat from Turkey, an Exotic Shorthair named Leo, who jealously guarded his spoonful of milk, growling while he drank up. Then there was this guy, who set Leo to music, … Continue reading

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Crappy, CRAPPY Canada Day.

Yes, I know. This is a bit belated. But better now than never, eh? So. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t celebrate this year. Partly because of COVID, partly the shitty weather in my neck of the boonies. … Continue reading

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Down goes Rummy!

Yes, that’s right, ladies, gents, and enbies of all ages. Donald Fucking Rumsfeld has finally commenced his Big Sleep in the Forever Box. And how better to commemorate the occasion than Mike Malloy’s fantasmagorical shredding of the old warmonger and … Continue reading

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Debunking the antivaccine movement

Harry Brewis, alias Hbomberguy, has the whole story behind this all-too-vast movement, its debunked claims, its bogus doctors, its charlatan promoters, and its very real (and deadly) consequences. Buckle up, you’re in for a mind-blowing blast: It’s an hour and … Continue reading

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A fireman has a few words for the fuel hoarders…

…and they are EXPLOSIVE: BOOM! But seriously, folks: Don’t hoard gasoline. And definitely DON’T buy it by the bagful. You’re not only driving the cost up and creating the very shortage you’re trying to mitigate, you could also be driving … Continue reading

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COVIDiots now wearing masks? WHAT???

Well, this is nuts, even for a bunch of absolute fucking nuts. David Doel breaks it down: Here’s why that myth — not a fact, but a dangerous myth — is making the rounds: A private school founded by an … Continue reading

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Quotable: Graham Greene on writers and privacy

“Writing is the most private of all the arts, and yet few of us hesitate to invade the writer’s home. We have all heard of that one caller from Porlock, but hundreds of callers every day are ringing doorbells, lifting … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Say what?

Oh hey! Here’s Falco as a disgruntled newscaster. What’s he “reporting”? Well, here’s my (singable!) translation of the lyrics: On the Run Say what? Whatchoo say? West Berlin, 1967 First impression: paddywagon A roadblock against the madmen Are you cruisin’ … Continue reading

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