jamesx

jamesx

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13 years ago @ Macleans.ca - Today in whatever this... · 0 replies · +6 points

Just keep a look out for the "Welcome to Anus" sign.

(But seriously, she's from Angus and pranksters keep blacking out the "g.")

13 years ago @ Macleans.ca - The fan club · 10 replies · +1 points

It's possible that the Minister is no longer reading press clippings about herself.

13 years ago @ Macleans.ca - An empty, almost flipp... · 1 reply · +8 points

I doubt even manufacturers are pleased with this budget. The tariffs measure is a pretty small consolation for killing the accelerated capital cost allowance program.

14 years ago @ Macleans.ca - The politics of disast... · 0 replies · +1 points

Glen Pearson makes a typically thoughtful contribution to this debate on his blog:

http://glenpearson.wordpress.com/2010/02/17/polit...

"Why did the Prime Minister suddenly get in his political punches at his opposition during what has been a quiet consent of support from those parties during a pivotal time? I couldn’t begin to guess, but I will venture that it was wrong and defied history..."

14 years ago @ Macleans.ca - Another country · 2 replies · +1 points

Reading Mr. Coyne's post, I can't help but draw a parallel to the recent outing of Minister Baird on CBC radio by the P.C. candidate in Toronto Centre.
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"But once the story has, by one means or another, entered the public domain, that puts a different colour on it. At that point, the media are not just declining to report on something: they are actively colluding in a fiction."

"All that we are accomplishing by suppressing discussion of Williams’s case is to suggest that there is something embarrassing or shameful about it. Far from erasing a stigma, we are reinforcing it."