Category Archives: Barreling Right Along

So THAT’s how they got the CN trains moving again.

This afternoon, one of the CN trains parked on the rails (there are three pairs of them, plus one set of CP tracks) behind my house finally departed for points east, after the blockade near the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory was … Continue reading

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What’s happening in BC, and why the trains aren’t moving

First, a little item from CBC: Marc Garneau says “the system is working”, but anyone who’s living alongside a railway where the trains are stalled on the rails (and there are two of those trains out behind my own house … Continue reading

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Wile E’s grody pickle

This is just….EWWWWW. But I guess it’s entirely par for the course if you’re such a sickeningly insecure “alpha male” as our Suuuuuuper-Genius, whose pride and joy is his badly parked gas guzzler.

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A few random thoughts on Election 2019

Hi again, everybody, and welcome back…or please welcome ME back, I know I’ve been remiss/tardy/Bog-only-knows-what-all-else here. Pardon my dust (cough cough), but at least I’m still alive. And this blog is still live, too. Yes, we’ve had another election, and … Continue reading

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Ding, dong…

…one of the two hydra-heads of the Kochtopus is dead: And bless David Doel for not sugar-coating anything about this lousy fucker’s life. Including his early adventures in the not-so-fine art of screwing people out of their money (in this … Continue reading

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Greg Palast exposes media lies about Venezuela (again!)

Is the current Venezuela situation a case of déjà vu all over again? Damn right it is. And if it all sounds woefully familiar, that’s because you’ve heard it all before. As early as 2002, in fact. And here’s a … Continue reading

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Mexican student invents biodegradable straws from avocado fibres

How’s this for a timely solution? A young guy who probably has eaten his share of avocados has come up with a novel use for them, one that could help reduce plastic waste in general…and the kind that’s clogging up … Continue reading

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Jimmy Dore exposes Thor Halvorssen

…and that “freedom-loving democrat”*, Garry Kasparov, too: Both of these clowns are seriously out of their depth, and it took a “jagoff comedian”, as Jimmy comically calls himself, to make that painfully clear. Jimmy is, in fact, a comedian, but … Continue reading

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U of A is full of oily snowflakes

You would think that an honorary doctorate for David Suzuki — a longtime environmentalist and proponent of science — would be an uncontroversial no-brainer. And in most of Canada it is. But not, it seems, in oil-soaked Alberta, and one … Continue reading

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Is Rex Tillerson on the way out at the US State Dept.?

Cenk Uygur, who believes Tillerson is the reason Russia meddled in the US elections, certainly thinks so: I, on the other hand, think he may yet stay on. There’s a reason for that, and its name is VENEZUELA. Venezuela’s proven … Continue reading

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