Category Archives: Canadian Counterpunch

The biggest covidiot yet?

Ladies and gents (and nonbinary folx too), please give a big round of applause to Ethel Merman — sorry, uh, this wack-ass Drumpfnik woman here…

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What is Japan doing right about COVID-19?

Japan’s ambassador to Canada has some interesting insights: Surprise! Japan’s secret weapons are science, technology, communitarian solidarity, internal public preparedness, and international co-operation. Something the amnesiacs just to the south of us, in all their not-so-rugged “individualism”, are forgetting even … Continue reading

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Covidiots gather in Toronto parks

How dumb ARE they? And if you think my characterization of them is harsh, stick around for the last minute or two, when an emergency-room doctor chimes in. He’s already working his ass off (as are all his colleagues), and … Continue reading

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Bryan Adams has an un-rocking moment…

…and it’s killed all my nostalgic affection for him and his music, too: Let’s count the facepalms here, shall we: Okay, dude, here’s where you lost me: The moment you started to whine about having to cancel your LUCRATIVE concert … Continue reading

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Short ‘n’ Stubby: Ms. Manx does Doomsday

It’s been a hot while, but the Manx is meowing again. Yes, folks, the calico kitty is back, with some short news items for y’all. And this time, it’s all about the imminent end of the world. So strap in … Continue reading

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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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Yeah, hi.

Sorry I’ve been incommunicada again, I just didn’t feel like talking much. Got snowed in, metaphorically (not literally, since there’s been hardly any of the white stuff out my way). So many events and so little to say on any … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: I could be happy the rest of my life

You see your baby loves to dance…

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Quotable: Aneurin Bevan on Tories

For my dear British readers, my condolences on the results of your recent election. And a few words which may or may not comfort you, but which I’m sure you’ll find relatable, regardless: It’s going to be a rough few … Continue reading

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