Air France Throws Women’s Rights Under the Wheels for A Chance to Make Money in Tehran

Air France recently decreed that its female employees–this is a French corporation based in the West, mind you–must now wear headscarves as part of their uniform when disembarking in Tehran.  The women are understandably upset. The company says it has … Continue reading

Editorial for Saturday, March 21, 2015-Watch Out for the Distraction of Banjo Politics

Nothing stirs up our banjo tendencies like a good, old fashioned mix of craven politics and easy bigotry. This was the order of the day in the recent Israeli election, where Benjamin Netanyahu promised dreadful consequences to those who voted … Continue reading

Editorial for Saturday March 7, 2015: Spring Break

The boys in the news have pretty much been waterboarding the Canadian public for the last few weeks. The Harper Conservatives have ramped up their exploitation of Terror, Retribution, Tax Crumbs, the Non-existent Crime Wave, and Corporate Sucking-Up for another … Continue reading

February 8, 2014–Have Fun With the Olympics, As Adults, for a Change

There is an idea that the Olympic Games are all about athletes competing for their countries, divorced from politics, with noble hearts and pure intent. And that the Sochi Olympics, in particular, are extraordinarily corrupt, politically contentious and insecure. But … Continue reading

Editorial for Saturday, December 28, 2013–Terrified and Loving It

New research shows that when conservatives are confronted with unfamiliar situations or people, they react with the fear center (the amygdala) in their brains. It seems that the more they react with the amygdala, the more developed it gets. (Fear … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Saturday, October 26, 2013–Clearly Obfuscating, Harper Fixes the Facts to Hide His Crimes Against Canadians

When it comes to his Senate mess, Stephen Harper is consistently being “clear”, but he’s clearly not being consistent, as this piece by Global News shows. (http://globalnews.ca/news/926250/harper-on-harper-the-prime-ministers-evolving-language-on-the-wright-duffy-affair/) Considering the damage being done to the country by the Harper Conservatives as … Continue reading

Daily Sniff for Monday, October 7, 2013–Harper Government Caught Again

The Harper Conservatives have been caught spying on Brazil. Looks like Stephen Harper gave Canada’s reputation another black eye–seemingly his only strength, since he can’t handle the economy, he can’t seem to be a credible voice in international affairs and … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Friday, September 13, 2013: We don’t need NEW laws–we need to enforce the ones we already have.

The Charter of Quebec Values has wide appeal in Quebec and, if the rest of Canada would tell the truth, in the entire country as well. The underlying sentiment garnering approval for limiting the use of religious symbols in an … Continue reading

The Daily Sniff for Wednesday, September 4, 2013–Mark Steyn is at it again. The rest of us should be, too.

Mark Steyn–the same one that challenged the over-correction that constitutes Human Rights Commissions in Canada–is at it again. And he needs to be, since most of the media coverage of anything to do with Islam is not coverage at all–it’s … Continue reading

Editorial for Saturday, August 24, 2013–We Have Met the Enemy, and It’s Not Manning or Snowden

Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden have embarrassed the US and its allies. And that’s all they’ve done. They exposed the facts that major war crimes and crimes against democratic principles, constitutions and charters of rights are happening on a regular … Continue reading