On Morons Messing With Health Care and the Successful Marketing of Nickelback

Make inequality great again: Making private health care illegal again.

Missing the point perfectly, one asked: “So the pain of the wealthy is worse than the pain of the poor?” No, their pain is equally valued. That’s why it’s important to find the most efficient way to ease it.

“No you fuck. it’s equally valued if the wealthy have to get in line. If the wealthy can just, as you say, whip out their credit card, their pain has more value because they have money to put up” – Nicole Joliet.

Doug Ford is dead right, injection sites are dead wrong. I got excited because I read “Doug Ford is dead”. Am I a bad person?

A rebuttal: Doug Ford and Toronto Sun doctor need an education in harm reduction and injection sites.

Also in Ontario, and a direct corollary to Ford’s populist chest thumping… ‘I was shocked … I couldn’t believe that was being said’: witness to ‘illegal alien’ video. Unfortunately, I’m not shocked. Aside from the fact that London is one of the most racist shitholes in Canada, this is a pure expression of our “old-stock” heritage as settler colonialists. This man is afraid that a brown person is going to use the resources his ancestors fought so hard to steal.

“All the more disturbing on a day when Justin Trudeau created a new Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, officially also responsible for “irregular border crossings”, and gave it to retired police chief Bill Blair. So much for bucking international trends and not giving in to the right’s fear-mongering.” – Michal Rozworski.

Opinion in The Star:The refugee ‘crisis’ originates far from our borders:

Some facts would be handy. According to federal government data, in 2017 just over 50,000 asylum claims — irregular or otherwise — were processed. Yet somehow a population that is less than one per cent of Canada’s population has come to constitute a “crisis.” If there is any crisis, it is one of political will and compassionate policy.

Lol at this journalist trying use facts like anybody gives a shit about those anymore.

Related:

Fascinating that these people who openly support a broad agenda of discrimination also claim to not be racist: The Nationalist’s Delusion.

The specific dissonance of Trumpism—advocacy for discriminatory, even cruel, policies combined with vehement denials that such policies are racially motivated—provides the emotional core of its appeal. It is the most recent manifestation of a contradiction as old as the United States, a society founded by slaveholders on the principle that all men are created equal.

Lasia Kretzel, Canadian Reporter, Calls Out Nigel Farage For Sharing Altered Version Of Her Photo. It’s not even a good photoshop.

Ontario teen makes ‘buy Canadian’ list in response to Trump trade tariffs. Ontario teen yet to come to the sobering conclusion that there is no ethical consumption under capitalism.

To wit: Starbucks Bans Plastic Straws, Winds Up Using More Plastic.

Douchebag of the day: B.C. music exec apologizes for tweet criticizing diversity at Juno Awards.

In case you didn’t already know, Jonathan Simkin is a piece of human garbage. He is everything that’s wrong with the music business: unscrupulous, tasteless, and all about the white-first/male-first worldview. He screwed over a lot of artists to get where he is today, but all people focus on is his successful marketing of Nickelback, which should be a hanging offense in and of itself. – Alan Ranta.

Good news of the day: To The Sex Worker Community – We Owe You An Apology.

Bonus: Microdose Me.

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