by Sean Orr | Harper Spaniel? Palestinians hold placards depicting Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper with a dog’s face during a protest in Ramallah. Dudes, that’s ruff.
There seems to be a conflict of interest-palooza happening in the political sphere across the country. There’s going to be a tattoo booth, a mist tent, and places to buy hemp necklaces.
Bateman already has his tickets: Sneaky Libs want to expand taxation with new PST. I dunno. I think it’s pretty funny, but then again I lost faith in that whole democratic system thing a long time ago, back when the Liberals – with all their talk of balanced budgets (ha) – managed to convince people like Bateman that they were actually fiscally conservative.
Death is a gateway drug: Editorial: Gangsters’ lives end in prison or in death. Oh, I see. So the reason you’ve been splattering your pages with crime every day for decades is to teach us all a lesson, and not to sell papers? OK, I got it. “If young people didn’t have the message already, this has been an instructive week for anyone thinking it might be cool to join a drug gang”. Right, because economics isn’t a factor, and coolness is. Thanks for being our local paper.
And speaking of gangs: Mountie Kick Broke Protocol, Court Told. If you ever wonder why I am constantly angry, it’s because of this, and this:
1 in 3 Canadians are the mayor of a Tim Hortons on Foursquare
— Stats Canada (@stats_canada) November 27, 2012
Oh fake StatsCan, I love you. You really capture the zeitgeist of our suffering nation.
Salvation Army Official: Gays Deserve Death. If you’re feeling really in the Christmas Spirit, go up and tell them that the bells they ring are, like, totally gay.
What is the ITU? I would link to something about it on The Tyee but I went there and was dumbstruck instead by the following: Life of PSY: When bubblegum monotony rules, one weird little man cuts through. I guess they didn’t read this HuffPo article: Why Asians Aren’t Dancing in the Streets Gangnam Style.
Irony in Surrey: New Council Chamber will double as performance space. It sure will.
It’s gonna get messy: The subway versus LRT debate on Broadway. Wow! Just reading that made me want to stop reading that.
Finally, this one is just nice: Sunshine Eggs.