Mr. Falstaff, like most Shakespeare scholars teaching high school, has become philosophical. He remembers his former pupil well.
“I remember Stephen in his salad days when [he] was green in judgement—better at multiple choice questions, or fill-in-the blanks. Not so good at, and troubled by, the essay questions that asked him for nuance, balance. Actually, never good at Continue reading
Have you heard about the Conservative lobby room in the House of Commons? Elizabeth May saw it and here’s how she described it:
“Every available space has a photo of Stephen Harper – in different costumes, in different settings, dressed as a fireman, in Hudson Bay looking for polar bears, meeting the Dalai Lama, even the portrait of the Queen had to have Stephen Harper.” Continue reading
As we reported in last week’s episode, small towns across Canada were elated at the promise of Tailings Pond Beer refineries and bottling plants and the jobs that would come with the new factories. Harper himself was rubbing his hands in anticipation of a fifth election win. But to curb competition from other tailings pond owners and to keep the price down, Harper authorized Temporary Workers to be discretely introduced across the country in the Harper Beer Company factories.
No one noticed in the cities but, before long, the people in the towns noticed the TWs in their midst and rose up in anger at this blatant attempt to cheat them of employment. Soon recall petitions Continue reading
Mary: Did you read the e-mail on our next assignment?
Joseph: Yeah. They’re sending us to Canada. What’s up with that?
Mary: You haven’t heard about what’s going on in Canada?
Joseph: No, haven’t heard. I’m looking forward to a little junket. Maybe a stop over in New York on the way, maybe a side trip to Montreal. I’m thinking the guys in admin finally noticed the good work I’ve been doing and decided to reward me by not sending me to the Ukraine. Either that or you slipped them a couple of bills – Continue reading
Stop, hey, what’s that sound? Everybody look what’s going on…
This cover of a Buffalo Springfield song by Young Medicine Ft. Trent Agecoutay brings it home to the here and now.
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They now tell me they got a list of targets for me.
I said, Kaboom!! They LOLED!
Anyways, there’s some old time hoity toity pointy-head called Himelfarb or maybe the Broadbent Institute – what??
I thought that guy was long gone. When I troll them, I’ll start with, dearly departed … LOL Continue reading