Sunday, January 31, 2010

The Truth Shall Prevail!

We have been getting hit by so many Climategate's that it's hard for the average person to keep up. Who do you believe? Certainly not most of the media outlets because they are still drinking the global warming koolaid. One newspaper is keeping us informed, and that is the National Post. Here are some great articles to read:


UN used dubious sources for mountain ice claims: report

Wheels fall off global-warming hysteria

Activist-scientists cooked the books to foster alarm


Climate panel hit with more bad news

Climate panel claim may be based on essay


If that isn't enough to get you thinking, try this site, it has a massive amount of links from around the world.

To put things into prospective, you need to watch this video of Larry the Cable Guy!



He talks about global warming on a level everyone can understand.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Keeping In Touch Or Out Of Touch?

So, I get a flyer from my MP called, "Keeping in Touch", nice that he wants to get in touch, but it's like he sat down for two minutes and wrote it. It talks about the upcoming budget, and the committee that he chairs, but it doesn't state anything about what he has done in our community over the holidays (and he has done lots if you go to his web page). The next two pages are the same questions you can answer online at www.fin.gc.ca and the last page asks me about the issues that are important to me.

What I can't understand is what was the purpose of the flyer? Nothing about policy, nothing about what government money has been allocated to my riding, nothing about the future direction of the government, just a bunch of white space. If I had just moved into the area, I would have no idea who this guy is or why I should vote for him. If these flyers are meant to inform, then this didn't inform me of anything. I'm sure he's not the only one sending out these flyers, and I know he is a really hard working and very well respected MP, but looking at the flyer you wouldn't know it. There's no there there!

The same can be said for the Conservative web site. Their idea of multimedia is a photo album!! Can they not afford a camera man?? We have to rely on the biased media to report on what happens at all these meetings. They are really good at asking us for money, but not so good at communicating what the party is doing. They should have speeches posted from all the Ministers and especially the PM, but when I click on the Youtube link, it doesn't work!! Communication is the life blood of the party, and knowing that the media is biased against the Conservatives, they should be taping and posting everything they can so that we can see what really happened, like at Davos.

A great example of what our MP's should be doing to communicate with us, is this post from Maxime Bernier, he gets communications! Make sure you watch the videos, he gives an excellent speech about what he sees as the direction for Conservatives. I hope that he soon gets the industry portfolio back because he did an excellent job in that position.

Keeping in touch? A flyer to constituents is only one way to engage your constituents, but at least make it count, make it engaging. My flyer went right into the garbage because I had already gone to the finance site and entered my requests for the next budget, the most important being to extend the home improvement credit. MP's need to use all the tools at their disposal, and the Blogging Tories are a force that they are ignoring, except for Maxime.



My prorogation video has over 500 views, that's more than double the number of protesters who showed up in Edmonton. I bet that I get more views on my blog any given day than my MP's web page gets in a year. In the last election lots of bloggers promoted their Conservative candidate, and I am sure that it made a difference in some of the close ridings. Yet many MP's don't even know that the Blogging Tories exist. Too bad, because we are a powerful voice for the Conservative cause. The dippers and libs have their own blogging community, but it is nothing like the Blogging Tories. The Conservative party needs to look at how Obama won, bloggers were a huge part of his win.

So, keeping in touch? How about out of touch?

Friday, January 29, 2010

Friday Night Funnies: Celebrity Homes


Here we are at the end of the work week, sitting back and relaxing knowing that we can sleep in tomorrow if we want to. I love Fridays! Let's get started.
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A very tired nurse walks into a bank,
totally exhausted after an 18-hour shift.
Preparing to write a cheque,
she pulls a rectal thermometer out of her purse
and tries to write with it.
When she realises her mistake,
she looks at the flabbergasted cashier
and without missing a beat, she says:

'Well, that's great....that's just great....
Some asshole's got my pen!'
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A guys kind of football!


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Due to the climate of political correctness now pervading America, Kentuckians, Tennesseans and West Virginians will no longer be referred to as 'HILLBILLIES. '
You must now refer to them as APPALACHIAN- AMERICANS.

And, furthermore. ...

HOW TO SPEAK ABOUT WOMEN AND BE POLITICALLY CORRECT:

1.. She is not a 'BABE' or a 'CHICK' -
She is a 'BREASTED AMERICAN.'

2.. She is not 'EASY' - She is 'HORIZONTALLY ACCESSIBLE.'

3. She is not a 'DUMB BLONDE' -
She is a 'LIGHT-HAIRED DETOUR OFF THE INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY. '

4. She has not 'BEEN AROUND' -
She is a 'PREVIOUSLY- ENJOYED COMPANION.'

5. She does not 'NAG' you - She becomes 'VERBALLY REPETITIVE.'

6. She is not a 'TWO-BIT HOOKER' She is a 'LOW COST PROVIDER.'

HOW TO SPEAK ABOUT MEN AND BE POLITICALLY CORRECT:

1.. He does not have a 'BEER GUT'...
He has developed a 'LIQUID GRAIN STORAGE FACILITY.'

2. He is not a 'BAD DANCER' - He is 'OVERLY CAUCASIAN.'

3. He does not 'GET LOST ALL THE TIME'
- He 'INVESTIGATES ALTERNATIVE DESTINATIONS. '

4. He is not 'BALDING'
- He is in 'FOLLICLE REGRESSION.'

5. He does not act like a 'TOTAL ASS ' - He develops a case of
RECTAL-CRANIAL INVERSION.'

6. It's not his 'CRACK' you see hanging out of his pants
- It's 'REAR CLEAVAGE'
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The United States Center for Contagious Disease Control has issued a level 1 warning
about a new virulent strain that has been quickly spreading. The disease is contracted
through dangerously high-risk behavior.

The disease is called Gonorrhea Lectem, and is pronounced "gonna re-elect 'em."
Research has confirmed that most victims contracted this dangerous and destructive
disease after having been screwed in November 2008.

Epidemiologists are amazed at how destructive this disease has become and have
further learned that it is easily cured....by simply voting out all incumbents!
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Celebrity Homes:

John Travolta


Oprah


Tiger Woods

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PLEASE, I NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!
Does anyone know how to cancel a bid on E-Bay?

I put in a bid for a "Mickey Mouse Outfit", and now it seems I am only six minutes away from owning the TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS!


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THE DIFFERENCE IF YOU MARRY A CANADIAN GIRL

The first man married a woman from North Carolina. He told
her that she was to do the dishes and house cleaning..
It took a couple of days, but on the third day, he came home
to see a clean house and dishes washed and put away.

The second man married a woman from South Carolina.. He gave
his wife orders that she was to do all the cleaning, dishes
and the cooking. The first day he didn't see any results, but
the next day he saw it was better. By the third day, he saw
his house was clean, the dishes were done and there was
a huge dinner on the table..

The third man married a girl from CANADA. He ordered her to keep
the house cleaned, dishes washed, lawn mowed, laundry washed,
and hot meals on the table for every meal. He said the first day he didn't
see anything, the second day he didn't see anything but by
the third day, some of the swelling had gone down and
he could see a little out of his left eye, and his arm was
healed enough that he could fix himself a sandwich and load
the dishwasher. He still has some difficulty when he
pees.
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Speaking of dishwashers.....A girls kind of dishwasher:

Hi Everyone,
I feel terrible for asking, but I do need your help. And who other than friends and family, can I really ask for help?

I urgently need to sell my new dishwasher. My significant other is NOT HAPPY that I've wasted money on this particular model and insists that I get rid of it ASAP.

So, to keep the peace in our home, please help by making an offer or forwarding to someone you know that may be able to help. All offers will be considered.

Thanks again. I know I can count on you.

I have included a picture below.


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And for your stupid game of the week:

How Much Do You Know About Golf???

This is multiple choice. If you select a wrong answer, the ball moves onlyso far down the fairway and stops and you are charged with one stroke.

Keep selecting the answers that you think are correct and the ball movesdown the fairway until you get the right answer and the ball goes in the hole.

If you have the correct answer right away, the ball goes directly in the hole - a hole in one.

To play click here!!!!!

I finished at par, how did you do??
Enjoy your weekend.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

The Bias Of CTV's Fife Is Staggering!

PM Harper gives an excellent speech at the World Economic Forum, and Fife nitpicks his comments about climate change to make it look like he was under fire from everybody, including American Iggy. The cut and splice job CTV did was awesome in it's bias against the Prime Minister of our country, Canada.

The sick little Libbot media reporters would prefer for Canada to look stupid on the world stage, then to give PM Harper any credit for a job well done. It's time to start using their own techniques against them. It's time to call them on their whining and sniveling. It's time for us to get serious about getting our message out, and blogs are the way to do it.

I took the biased video from CTV and cut and spliced it to generate my own biased message. I figure if they can do it, so can anyone who has a video capture program.



We can start cutting and pasting just like CTV/CBC/Global do to get their message out. I always thought that our news stations had rules that they had to operate under, but it appears they can slant the news anyway they want without fear of prosecution.

Well, we can all play the same game. We know that climate change is under fire because of blogs. We know that newspapers are losing money because of their bias, we know that we can get the word out using blogs.

I was outraged by Iggy, the American, telling me that he was "embarrassed" to be Canadian. I am a PROUD 4th generation Canadian and I am "embarrassed" by Iggy and the Liberal party of Canada for their obvious bias against our troops and our Prime Minister. They need to grow up. If the Liberals want to join with the NDP, I say go for it! But do not do it behind closed doors, grow some balls and come right out and tell us that is what you are doing. Let all the socialists join together in the clear light of the day, like they did with their coalition, then bring down this government so we can have a fair and honest election. Let the people vote, because we are getting tired of the underhanded, sleazy opposition tactics. They remind me of rats in a cave, vicious little creatures who like to attack in the dark, but refuse to come out into the clear revealing sunlight.

Climb out of the dark, into the clear Conservative light!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

The Glow Is Off The Halo!

I watched the State of the Union address. My take, the glow is off the halo! He said "I" over 90 times, and "me" countless more times. He talks big, but his actions refute what he says. Of course the Democrats thought he hit it out of the ball park, whatever "it" was, and Republicans thought he did a bad job.



The best take I have seen on the speech is by Syncrodox Sez I hope he doesn't have a hangover tomorrow. Read the comments, they are too funny!

Now that I have covered the all important State of the Union address, I have something really serious for my Edmonton readers. We have a challenge in front of us that is greater than the Oilers/Flames rivalry. Right now at this very minute, Calgary is ahead of Edmonton in the all important Monopoly Challenge, and this can not be allowed to continue.



When I found out about this yesterday, Edmonton was at 10th spot and Calgary was at 3rd. Edmonton has now moved up to 6th and Calgary is still growing roots in 3rd, you need to vote to get Edmonton into first place. The first place finisher gets the prime property place on the Canadian Monopoly board game, so let's get voting! If you are not going to vote for Edmonton, please forget you even heard about this Monopoly thingy!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

From Their Own Mouths/Website!!!

This is priceless! CTV admits, they are all about gossip!! No really they do, and I have proof! Look at these screen shots:



The headline just below it proves their own point, a bunch of former/fired Liberal watchdogs bashing the government. Can't see it? CTV - Canada's Home For Gossip!!!



Too funny! They finally admitted what we all knew! They are all about gossip from the Liberals and have no substance.

I wonder if Fox News would think about buying the National Post. That could be an excellent in for them in Canada! Then we could have some real news instead of biased TV stations that are all about........ gossip!

Monday, January 25, 2010

Code Of Silence!

So, PM Harper is at it again is he? Imposing that "code of silence" on his MP's, shutting them up..... well that's proof positive that he is a "dictator", just like the Liberals have been telling us all along! How could I have been so blind?

OOPS, it's NOT PM Harper, it's Iggy!

Ross Rebagliati's 300-metre skateboard up the highway from Osoyoos yesterday was the closing of a circle for him; the restoration of his good feelings about the Olympics, just as they're about to hit his home turf.

"That was very, very exciting, emotional," Mr. Rebagliati, 38, said after completing his torch run on wheels, as his wife, bundled-up baby and parents tried to keep up on the side of the highway.

But once again the drug controversy he's been unable to shake since shortly after his history-making Olympic medal in Nagano, Japan, re-emerged after his glorious Olympic moment.

Despite the imposition of a code of silence on Mr. Rebagliati by the federal Liberal Party, for whom he plans to run in the next election, the former Olympian spoke openly about his desire to see marijuana legalized.

"Prohibition didn't work; this isn't working," he said after running with the torch, which some have even said resembles a giant joint.

"You look at the numbers; it's not helping by throwing people in jail. I think the thing we can focus on is helping people with addictions, taking a proactive view.

How can we help people rather than throw them in jail?" Mr. Rebagliati was jubilant in his post-skateboard moment, and either forgot about his party's edict that he not speak to the news media, or chose to ignore it.


Yikes! Did all that second hand pot go to his head and stay there? Seriously, this is the guy the Liberals are going to run against Stockwell Day? Are the Liberals that desperate?

Funny how it's a "code of silence" when it's Iggy clamping down on his candidates, if it had been PM Harper, we would still being hearing about the "dictator", blah, blah, blah!

Iggy imposes order, PM Harper shuts his candidates up. Do you see the difference? I see the difference. Guess the media doesn't even see their bias anymore.

By the way, has anyone else noticed that CBC and CTV look identical these days? Is there collusion going on between CBC, CTV, and Global? Look at these screen shots of their sites:





Are they all using the same web designer? Does CTV have to use all that RED??? They all use the same articles, you might as well just pick one, because they offer nothing different. One talking head is the same as the other, one journalist has the exact same views as the other. That is why they are dying, oh, except for CBC which is too precious to Canadians (1 BILLION a year precious) and can't be allowed to die. We might as well just watch CBC as we are paying for it anyways, and let Global and CTV die from lack of viewership. Oh well, what do I care, I only watch Fox News these days, much more informative.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Welcome To Our New Canadians!

Very good news for 24 orphans from Haiti, they now have families of their own. I pray that their new lives will be full of love, joy and happiness, something they have had little of to date.

Kudos to Air Canada, the aid organizations and both governments!

Air Canada mission brings 24 Haitian children to Ottawa

Four hours later, the toddler and 23 other tiny immigrants -- several of them needing hospital care -- arrived in Ottawa aboard an Air Canada "relief mission" jet.



I also agree with Jason Kenney that we have to go slow and make sure the adoptive families are qualified and that the children do not have any relatives that will take them in Haiti.

I also like the idea that planning is taking place for long term help for Haiti.


Haiti thanks Canada for ‘marvellous’ support, ahead of reconstruction talks

OTTAWA -- A sombre Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive thanked Canadians Sunday for their "marvellous" support beginning within minutes of the earthquake that has shattered his country and brought him to Canada for an international conference on relief and reconstruction efforts.

He expressed gratitude and hope during a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who assured him of Canadian support in weeks, months and years ahead.

"The task ahead of you is unimaginable," Mr. Harper said, as the pair shook hands before settling into discussions in the prime minister's office about the international conference Monday in Montreal. "I say to you Jean-Max as a fellow prime minister, I just can't imagine."


Maybe we can adopt a country, like we did the Haitian children, and work with that government until they are mature enough to help themselves. We need to be in this for the long term, not just a few weeks. I am very proud of how well the government is handling this crisis. Maybe Michelle Jean can become our special reconstruction envoy to Haiti after she is done being the GG, it would be perfect for her.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Looking Like Idiots!

Warning some of these videos contain graphic content! Do not have your children near you when viewing these!


Stand up FOR Canada, that's what we were doing just a year ago.



Notice all the Canadian flags and yikes, they are singing "Oh Canada" too. Look it's the anti-coalition rallies from just a year ago.



Stand up TO Harper, is the new cry from the lefties. Did you see the NDP manufactured signs? Did you hear them sing "Oh Canada"? Me neither. Iggy, and Layton showed their partisan selves by showing up at the protests. You didn't see PM Harper show up at any protests about the coalition, he has more class and more sense.

The MSM pushed this issue with everything they had, and it was a big flop. Their influence is slipping away, and they are too stupid to understand that they are killing their jobs with their biased reporting. So be it!

Watch this if you like Craig Oliver. Oh by the way Oliver baby, the anti-coalition protests were in January too, and they were bigger. It's all a big manufactured crisis by the MSM and their favorite buddies the Liberals. Too bad Liberals talk a good game, but have no idea how to actually get anything done.

I am sick and tired of our biased media. So I want to start targeting their advertisers, because without them, they can not survive. Coors beer has to go, buy Brewhouse instead, it's only a $1 a beer (in Alberta) and my hubby says it tastes just as good. If everyone stops buying Coors for just one month, they will get the message, especially if we email them as to why they are losing revenues.

Lefties are yapping about prorogation of Parliament being a threat to our democracy. So let's compare and contrast. This is something our lefties can not understand, people actually giving their lives to try and get democracy. This prorogue protest is so juvenile compared to the people who are really fighting for their chance to be free.



Real people are fighting with everything they have to gain freedom, while our lefties turn a blind eye. Feminists should be rushing to Afghanistan and Haiti to help, but they are too busy chanting "My body, my choice" to hear the pain of Afghanistan women who are getting acid thrown in their faces. Feminists are silent about that though, it's not politically correct.

Can Layton, Duceppe, and Iggy now support the budget without looking like idiots? Or will one of the coalition parties fall on their sword for the other two parties? Funny how none of the people rallying were calling for an election. If this government is soooo bad, bring them down, let's have an election!!!

Why weren't we hearing this chant?

What do we want?
An election NOW!
What do we need?
An election NOW!

HA! Chickens.

UPDATE: It appears that Edmonton's rally was organized by the NDP. Eco-nut Linda Duncan was front and center with her support group, troll Gayle included.

“The last time (Harper) prorogued a year ago, the reaction was some what different,” said Linda Duncan, NDP MP for Edmonton-Strathcona, who spoke at the rally.

“This time it’s clear to people that it’s an unacceptable act.”

AND......

What's this? Bob Rae is King of the Prorogue?? H/T to Wilson and Blame Crash!

Friday Night Funnies: Pink Glove Dance


Another week is gone. I have noticed that the sun is getting up earlier and staying up later, can we smell spring soon? I have been getting all my seed catalogues in the mail, I love trying new flowers every year, but dang seeds are getting expensive! Oh well, it's Friday, so forget your troubles, and enjoy!
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GLASS EYE
A man is dining in a fancy restaurant and there is a gorgeous redhead sitting at the next table. He has been checking her out since he sat down, but lacks the nerve to talk with her.

Suddenly she sneezes, and her glass eye comes flying out of its socket toward the man.
He reflexively reaches out, grabs it out of the air, and hands it back.

'Oh my, I am so sorry,' the woman says as she pops her eye back in place.

'Let me buy your dinner to make it up to you,' she says.

They enjoy a wonderful dinner together, and afterwards they go to the theater followed by drinks.
They talk, they laugh, she shares her deepest dreams and he shares his. She listens.

After paying for everything, she asks him if he would like to come to her place for a nightcap and stay for breakfast. They had a wonderful, wonderful time.

The next morning, she cooks a gourmet meal with all the trimmings.
The guy is amazed. Everything had been SO incredible!

'You know,' he said, 'you are the perfect woman. Are you this nice to every guy you meet?'

'No,' she replies…

'You just happened to catch my eye.'
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A good looking man walked into an agent's office in Hollywood and said 'I want to be a movie star.'

Tall, handsome and with experience on Broadway, he had the right credentials.

The agent asked, 'What's your name?'

The guy said, 'My name is Penis van Lesbian.'

The agent said, 'Sir, I hate to tell you, but in order to get into Hollywood, you are going to have to change your name.'

'I will NOT change my name! The van Lesbian name is a fine old Dutch name and is centuries old, I will not disrespect my grandfather by changing my name. Nope, not ever.'

The agent said, 'Sir, I have worked in Hollywood for years .... you will NEVER go far in Hollywood with a name like Penis van Lesbian!'

I'm telling you, you will HAVE TO change your name or I will not be able to represent you.'

'So be it! I guess we will not do business together' the guy said and he left the agent's office.

FIVE YEARS LATER..... The agent opens an envelope sent to his office. Inside the envelope is a letter and a cheque for $50,000. The agent is awe-struck, who would possibly send him $50,000?

He reads the enclosed letter ...

'Dear Sir, five years ago, I came into your office wanting to become an actor in Hollywood, you told me I needed to change my name.

Determined to make it with my God-given birth name, I refused. You told me I would never make it in Hollywood with a name like Penis van Lesbian.

After I left your office, I thought about what you said.

I decided you were right. I had to change my name. I had too much pride to return to your office, so I signed with another agent.

I would never have made it without changing my name, so the enclosed check is a token of my appreciation.

Thank you for your advice.

Sincerely,
Dick van Dyke
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A great job of support against cancer. The Pink Glove Dance, the janitor is hilarious!


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Conversation overheard on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz while flying from Europe to Dubai . It's too good not to pass along..

The conversation went like this...
Iranian Air Defense Radar: 'Unknown aircraft you are in Iranian airspace. Identify yourself.'
Aircraft: 'This is a United States aircraft. I am in Iraqi airspace.'
Air Defense Radar: 'You are in Iranian airspace. If you do not depart our airspace we will launch interceptor aircraft!'
Aircraft: 'This is a United States Marine Corps FA-18 fighter. Send 'em up, I'll wait!'
Air Defense Radar: (no response .... total silence)
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An English Professor wrote on the chalkboard the following:

“A women without her man is nothing”, he then asked the students to punctuate it correctly.

All the males wrote:
A women, without her man, is nothing.

All the females wrote:
A woman; without her, man is nothing.
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Three sisters ages 92, 94, and 96 live in a house together.

One night the 96 year old draws a bath. She puts her foot in and pauses...She yells to the other sisters, "Was I getting in or out of the bath?"
The 94 year old yells back, "I don't know. I'll come up and see." She starts up the stairs and pauses "Was I going up the stairs or down?"

The 92 year old is sitting at the kitchen table having tea and listening to her sisters. She shakes her head and says, "I sure hope I never get that forgetful, knock on wood." She then yells, "I'll come up and help both of you as soon as I see who's at the door."
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SUPERSEX

A little old lady was running up and down the halls in a nursing home. As she walked, she would flip up the hem of her nightgown and say "Supersex..." She walked up to an elderly man in a wheelchair flipping her gown at him, she said, "Supersex."

He sat silently for a moment or two and finally answered, "I'll take the soup."
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An 80-year-old man goes for a physical... All of his tests come back with normal results. The doctor says, 'George, everything looks great. How are you doing mentally and emotionally? Are you at peace with God?'
George replies, 'God and I are tight. He knows I have poor eyesight, so he’s fixed it so when I get up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom, poof! The light goes on. When I'm done, poof! The light goes off.'
'Wow, that's incredible,' the doctor says. A little later in the day, the doctor calls George's wife.

'Ethel,' George is doing fine! But I had to call you because I’m in awe of his relationship with God. Is it true that he gets up during the night and poof! The light goes on in the bathroom, and when he's done, poof! The light goes off?'

'Oh my God!' Ethel exclaims. 'He's pissing in the fridge again!
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Think you're a word expert? Try word whomp, at least get the carrot, don't embarrass yourself!

Have a great weekend, it's snowing out tonight, that beautiful soft fluffy first of the season kind of snow, and it's so quiet out, a perfect night to go for a walk with your dog.... or cat!

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Set Our Western Farmers Free!


I have blogged about this for years, the CWB needs to get it's power cut. Ontario farmers can sell their wheat and barley to anyone in the world that they want to, but not our western farmers, thanks to the opposition parties.

In a wildly UNDER-REPORTED challenge, by our biased media, we hear about another win for the Conservative government.

CWB loses gag-order challenge

OTTAWA — The Canadian Wheat Board lost its bid to have the Supreme Court hear its case against a federally-imposed gag order.

The federal government imposed a ban on the prairie grain growers crown corporation, preventing it from using money to promote the monopoly the board has on all prairie wheat and barley sales.

The Wheat Board initially won its challenge in federal court but the decision was overturned on appeal. The board pursued the case to the Supreme Court but this morning the court dismissed the request to hear the case, with costs.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged in the last two elections to eliminate the monopoly held by the Wheat Board, triggering a long-running feud with the board. An initial attempt to do so by cabinet decree was stopped by the courts and legislation introduced to open up barley sales never got debated before the 2008 election call. No legislation has been introduced since.


I wonder if the Conservative government would throw farmers in jail for trying to sell their wheat in the US, like the Liberals did. I think not. Maybe one brave farmer should try crossing the border and see what happens. If nothing does, if no-one is arrested, then the power of the CWB will be gone. What if western farmers planted anything but wheat and barley? What could the CWB do about that? They would have nothing to sell.

I don't want the CWB dissolved, I want it to be reformed so that farmers can CHOOSE to sell their grain to them or not. It's that simple. Farmers who like the CWB can still sell their grains to them, other farmers can take their product anywhere they want.

Why are "progressives" against freedom for our farmers? Why should Quebec and Ontario be able to stop our western farmers from freely selling their products to anyone they want to, while Quebec makes everyone in this country pay more for cheese and milk products because of their marketing boards.

Every opposition party supports the CWB, that is why no bill has been proposed recently. This is just another example of how eastern Canada oppresses western Canada. Eastern farmers can sell to whoever they want, western farmers get jailed for the same thing. NICE!

Set our farmers free!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

No More "Special" Status!

Oh! Oh! I smell trouble. Can the minority Conservative government really do this without some political fallout?

Quebec’s oversized share of Canada Day funding to end


OTTAWA -- Quebec will no longer receive the lion's share of funding from a federal program promoting Canada Day festivities as a result of an overhaul that would eliminate-millions of dollars in administrative costs, Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore said Wednesday.

In an interview with Canwest News Service, Mr. Moore said that the Harper government has shut down regional committees that were using up about half of the budget of the $6.7-million Celebrate Canada program so that there is more money available for community celebrations. He said the government would also introduce a formula that allows each province and territory to get its fair share of funding based on population.

"We're frankly cleaning up a program that was badly structured and badly created by the Liberals back when they were in government," Mr. Moore said.


I say go for it! Quebec doesn't even like the rest of Canada, so why should we pour big bucks into a province that wants to separate? If Alberta sent 15 members of the Alberta Separatist party to Ottawa, do you think the rest of Canada would send us MORE money?

BlackJack brings up a great point in the comments:

BlackJackShelac

10:57 PM on January 20, 2010

Re: What happens if I touch this domino?

hahah true. Normally I would expect some over dramatic backlash against Harper, but in Quebec Canada day is actually "moving day" for many and they don't really celebrate Canada day. Quebec would be it's own nation by now except when you consider the smallish detail that out of the 14 billion dollars 6 provinces receive from transfer payments in 2009, Quebec rakes in 8.3 billion into its pockets.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equalization_payments_in_Canada


Exactly, why stop at some Canada Day funds, the really big one is equalization. How Quebec would squeal if they got cut off of the trough called equalization. Bye Bye $7 a day daycare that no other province no matter how rich or poor can seem to afford.

Alberta will be labeled the bad guy by the lefties, if equalization is stopped. No one will remember that Liberal Ontario and Liberal Quebec slammed Conservative Alberta in Copenhagen.

Cut off the funds. Every province should stand on their merits. Quit sucking off the teat of the producers, and then kick them in the butt to make yourselves look better. Ontario went from a have province to a have not province under the reign of McGuinty, and that's okay with the lefties?

No more "special" status for any province, or any minority group. What ever happened to equal status for all?

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Can You Hear Us NOW?

Was that LOUD enough?? Another earthquake hit last night, but this one thankfully did not cost any lives. It was a shake up of the complacent Democrats who thought they had Kennedy's seat wrapped up. Funny how one sentence can turn everything around.

Scott Brown, responding to a question called it the "people's seat".



This will be the turning point for Americans, it's not about Democrats or Republicans anymore, it's about the "people". It's about time the people understood that concept.

Early tonight with only about 10% of the vote in, you could tell who was going to win, the momentum was with Scott Brown.

Coakley's campaigne headquarters:



Brown's campaigne headquarters:



Congrats Senator Brown, take that pickup truck and drive it to Washington! The "people" have spoken loud and clear.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Eco-Nuts And Our Governments!

I wonder how our governments got so side tracked on fighting actual pollution. We used to be concerned about polluted lakes and rivers, smog was a big problem, but that's all changed, and our governments at all levels are forcing us into stupid programs that cost us extra money and do nothing to actually clean up pollution.

Case in point, those squiggly bulbs that contain mercury, are legal, the old fashioned bulbs with no mercury are soon to be illegal. Who is going to profit from this change, GE for sure, they can charge more. How safe are these new bulbs? Here are two bulbs that recently burnt out in our house. Look closely at them.



Notice that the one on the left has been burnt, also notice the black smoke residue on the bulb. Safe?? No, it's actually very scary! The other bulb has a tiny bit of smoke residue as well, so that is two for two. A clear fire hazard, but because it is supposedly eco-friendly, we have to live with them. We also have those two bulbs hanging around because of the mercury, they can't go into the landfill. How many people just toss them out with their regular garbage? Right, probably 98%.

On the municipal level, we have an uber-lefty on city counsel that wanted us to only idle our cars for 3 minutes. So, in 40 below weather, we would only be able to warm up our cars for 3 minutes then we would have to drive them. Idiot, your windshield would be frosted up! He also is proud that the only thing he did before getting elected was to set up a plan to make all university students pay for those who ride the bus. Socialism par excellence!

At the provincial level we are finally getting some response to the Alberta Bashing that Ontario and Quebec did in Copenhagen.

One of Mr. Morton's jobs will be to inform Ottawa that Alberta is unwilling to continue paying billions of dollars into the equalization program at the same time it struggles to get its own budget back into balance.

"Our contribution -- this last economic downturn, the worst year since the 1930s -- was well over $21-billion and that cannot continue and we have to have that discussion in Canada," the Premier said after unveiling his new Cabinet.


This is a smart move by Stelmach, putting Morton in charge of the budget. We will have to see how that turns out. If Morton fails, Stelmach can blame him, but I suspect that voters will just switch to the Wild Rose Alliance. We are too far away from an election to predict anything yet.

What I do know is that Alberta better fight back. Understand that no matter what we do for the environment, it will never be enough for the eco-nuts. So, stop trying to please everyone and start supporting our oilsands. Iggy supported them more the other day than our own Premier ever has, and that needs to change, or voters are going to send a message next election.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Where Has Global Warming Gone?

We are basking in the heat here in Alberta, (thanks El Nino)temperatures are above zero most days, big difference from being the second coldest place in the world just a month ago!

Watching the troubles in Haiti, I keep thinking what would happen if a disaster happened here during the winter and we lost all power and water. Many people would die from the cold. We could not survive in tents. People trapped in buildings would die from exposure within hours. Heat is bad, but not as bad as bone chilling cold.



Sea freezes in China? Jan 16 - Unusually cold winter weather across much of northern and eastern China has brought heavy snowfall and icy winds, snarling transportation both on land and at sea.

In the Bohai sea to the country's northeast, ice covered some 30,000 square kilometres - up to 40 percent of the Bohai bay - by Saturday (January 16).

Ice extended as far as 70 nautical miles from the coast in some areas and the thickness reached 50 centimetres, the report on China's Central Television (CCTV) said.

In the country's vast northern Inner Mongolia region, thirty-five cars were stranded in the middle of a highway for more than 15 hours.


Cold kills. Ice in China? Will this be taken into account when they average global temperatures? Or will they continue to hide the decline but reducing the number of temperature readings in China. Guess Canada doesn't count because they do not include the NWT, Yukon or the Arctic in their global temperature readings.

Someone needs to call these so-called scientists on what the heck they are doing. Other scientists should be concerned because people are going to put them on the same page as politicians and journalists.

If I had a choice, I would pick global warming over global cooling any day!

Four Legged Heroes


They do it without question, without attitude, without a hint of being scared, they search for people who are trapped and can't alert anyone to where they are, the search dogs are heroes.



At 1:15pm local time, an SDF Search Team in Port-au-Prince located three girls, trapped alive since Tuesday in the rubble of Haiti’s devastating earthquake.

Bill Monahan and his Border Collie, Hunter, were searching a neighborhood near the Presidential Palace, concentrating on a large bowl-shaped area of rubble which was all that remained of a 4-story building.

After criss-crossing the area, Hunter pin-pointed the survivors’ scent under 4 feet of broken concrete and did his “bark alert” to let Bill know where the victims were. Bill spoke with the survivors, then passed them bottles of water tied to the end of a stick. As they reached for the water one of the girls said, “Thank you.” Highly trained rescue crews from California Task Force 2 are now working to extricate the girls from the wreckage and provide first aid.

Bill and Hunter continue to search, as do the 6 other SDF teams on the ground in Haiti:
(I seem to have some special connection to this team, not sure why. HA!)

These dogs are heroes. They ask for only a chew toy as a reward. I suspect that they fully understand that they are saving lives, why else would they get depressed when they don't find anyone alive.

Here's a glimpse of what these dogs do.



Dogs can be heroes in other ways as well:



As you all know, my family fosters service dogs. Right now our house is dogless. A few months ago we had Elliott, he has now gone to a 5 year old autistic boy. Good boy Elliott! While we had him, he needed to be dropped off everyday to the training center, we hooked up with two other foster families and formed a "dog pool" so every morning I would drive all three dogs to the training center. Thank goodness I have a Jimmy, because 2 kids and three dogs would not fit into a Smart car.



Those three dogs are going to make a huge difference to three families. Elliott is the black one. Most importantly they love what they do. They are the true heroes!

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Frisday Night Funnies: Polar Bear Attack!

I wasn't going to do the Friday Night Funnies, because it is hard to laugh when so many people in Haiti are in such need, but I read about how they pray and sing all night, and I thought we should all try to lift our spirits.

Dressing for your next international flight:
They still have to take off their shoes!
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My Resume ...

1. My first job was working in an Orange Juice factory, but I got canned. I couldn't concentrate...

2. Then I worked in the woods as a Lumberjack, but I just couldn't hack it, so they gave me the axe.

3. After that, I tried to be a Tailor, but I just wasn't suited for it - mainly because it was a sew-sew job.

4. Next, I tried working in a Muffler Factory, but that was too exhausting.

5. Then, I tried to be a Chef - figured it would add a little spice to my life, but I just didn't have the thyme.

6. Next, I attempted to be a Deli Worker, but any way I sliced it I couldn't cut the mustard.

7. My best job was a Musician, but eventually I found I wasn't noteworthy.

8. I studied a long time to become a Doctor, but I didn't have any patience.

9. Next, was a job in a Shoe Factory. I tried but I just didn't fit in.

10. I became a Professional Fisherman, but discovered that I couldn't live on my net income.

11. I managed to get a good job working for a Pool Maintenance Company, but the work was just too draining.

12. So then I got a job in a Workout Center, But they said I wasn't fit for the job.

13. After many years of trying to find steady work! , I finally got a job as a Historian - until I realized there was no future in it.

14. My last job was working in Starbucks, but I had to quit because it was always the same old grind.

15. SO, I TRIED RETIREMENT AND FOUND THAT I'M PERFECT FOR THE JOB!
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A 3-year-old boy examined his testicles while taking a bath.

'Mum', he asked, 'Are these my brains'?

'Not yet', she replied.
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I love Dolphins, they are so intelligent, watch how one dolphin circles and stirs up the sand so the fish start jumping ...


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Polar Bear Attack on a human in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada.

These are pictures of an actual polar bear attack in Churchill.

These pictures were taken while people watched
and could do nothing to stop the attack!

Reports from the local newspaper say that the
victim will make a full recovery.


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A Strange Old Tool - do you know what it is? Look below -



This Old Tool has been reintroduced in Washington by the Dems'. They call it Obamacare.
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An Italian grandmother is giving directions to her grown grandson who is coming to visit with his wife.

"You comma to de front door of the apartmenta. I am inna apartmenta 301

There issa bigga panel at the front door. With you elbow , pusha button 301.
I will buzza you in. Come inside, the elevator is on the right. Get in, and
with you elbow , pusha 3.

When you get out, I'mma on the left.
With you elbow , hit my doorbell."

"Grandma, that sounds easy, but, why am I hitting all these buttons with my elbow?

"What . . . .. .. You coming empty handed?"
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For your useless, time wasting game of the week, I have found the jackpot.

Tiger's Transgressions, you golfers are going to love this one!!

Have a great weekend, we are basking in the heat....global warming has finally arrived!

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Adopt A Third World Country!

This post by Maria at Dodo Can Spell, got me thinking.

Making Haiti a part of Canada would not only benefit Haitians, it would benefit Canadians as well, as we would be able to either holiday or even retire to our own little sunny island and keep our money on Canadian soil.


It's an interesting proposition, but I wonder if Haitians would be interested. They might be poor, but Haiti is their country and they might want to keep their independence. Maybe we could trade Quebec for Haiti! I'm just not sure who would want Quebec. HA!

We don't need to adopt Haiti, but I think Canada is moving in the right direction by choosing one or two countries to concentrate the aid on. Afghanistan and Haiti are the two poorest countries on the planet, they deserve our support. If the members of the G20 would each choose 2 or 3 countries to concentrate on, we might actually see improvements in those countries.

If Canada only has say 1 Billion for foreign aid, should we divide it amongst 50 countries, or concentrate it on 2? If you spread the funds too thin, you accomplish nothing.

Haiti is now like a clean slate, the world can rebuild it much better than it was before, if they have the will to stay the course. Remember the tsunami? Aid pored in, and countries pledged billions to rebuild, then they left, and forgot all about the pledges. The money went into the government coffers, and everyone turned their backs.

Haiti can be different. One committed country like Canada, can stick with it, and make real changes. If we are going to adopt a country, a warm one like Haiti would be nice.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Prorogue Not Very Important Now, Is It?



Funny how real human suffering can make those yipping about Parliament being prorogued look really small.

I have already stated that if MP Harper extends Micheal's term, I wouldn't be too upset. She is a very real person that many of us can and do connect with. Her heartfelt worry about the people of Haiti, was probably just as hard for us to watch as it was for her. She is a real trooper.

I am very impressed with our governments response to this disaster. DART was in the air and ready to help within hours. Ships were called back to port to load up with medicine and needed personnel. Money was made available for immediate aid. We have C-17's to cart helicopters and medical supplies to Haiti now, instead of having to hitch a ride with Russians or the US. This was one of the quickest responses I can remember from DART. Thanks to a very understanding Prime Minister and a hard working Cabinet, we are getting the job done for people in real need. By the way who was that idiotic reporter who asked Minister Cannon if this meant that Parliament needed to be recalled? I'm glad he didn't answer her. Who ever she was, she was out of line by making the disaster in Haiti a political issue.

If Parliament isn't working, how come the government was so quick to respond? Maybe people need to better understand the difference between Parliament and government.
This is a time that we need to work together. Haiti needs to be helped, then it can be cleaned up and rebuilt and that can happen with all nations working together.

By the way, CTV your "live" torch relay coverage was ridiculous. I got more black screens than actual video feeds of the runners. Sound was a maybe or maybe not proposition.





I did get this one:



Go Canada GO!! I want those Liberal mitts, they are such a smart statement. HA!

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

The Cat Is Now Out Of The Bag!

Well, finally a Liberal clearly states what it's really all about to Liberals. It's not the prorogation that matters. It's not the fact that in order to rearrange the senate committees to reflect the Conservative majority in the senate, the government needed to be prorogued. Nope, it's about the Liberals lack of respect for our troops.

It was obviously a "slip" of the tongue, like Reid's "beer and popcorn" remarks. It was not meant for general consumption, just backroom strategists, but the cat is now out of the bag and will not be herded back in.

The Liberals thought they had something going with the Mulroney-Schreiber affair, that was proved to be NOTHING! They pushed it to the point of the ridiculous, but they thought they were scoring "political" points. WRONG!

Now, they have another cat by the tail, but have coached it in terms of a "hidden" agenda by the Conservatives, accusing them of being complaisant in torture of detainees in Afghanistan. I think we all knew where they were going with this when they chose to believe a low level diplomat over three very well respected Generals. You could smell the stink of burnt cat hair, and I think we all suspected the direction they were taking. We now have proof, blame the government and more despicable, blame our troops, for something they can not prove. It's a smear job of the worse kind.

Here are some interesting reads:

Dr. Roy

Alberta Ardvark

BC Blue

We knew it was just a matter of time before some Liberal blamed our troops. Funny, that's not how the lefties seem to see it. They are already in denial mode, like troll Liberal Supporter:

All he# is breaking out at Aardvark, Dr Roy, BC Blue and NBTorygal fb, re John McCallum accusing our government and our troops of war crimes on the CBC this afternoon in an interview with Suhanna.
The good old "tell part of the story without context" routine, eh?

Of course if you read the article, it is pretty clear it is the highest level of the government that is complicit in war crimes.

Still, it makes your video about calendars pretty silly. It's not about the length of the prorogue. "It's the coverup, stupid".

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 10:27:00 PM


So, LS is accusing the Liberal ex-Minister's of defense of being complicit in war crimes, because it was the Liberals who were in government at the time, and the Conservatives were the ones who cleaned up a bad prisoner transfer agreement. Don't expect the Liberals to admit that little fact though. Funny, I always thought LS supported our troops, I actually got the sense that someone he loved might be in the military, but I guess I was wrong, because no-one who has anyone who is in the military would stand for the way Liberals are smearing our troops, NO ONE!

The dice have been rolled, there is no going back now for the Liberals, they have let the cat out of the bag. I predict that this will not go well for them.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Prorogue This!

It started out with a suggestion from one of Sandy's posters that we needed a truth ad about prorogation, because the MSM was talking about it being from 4 months to 2 months in length. Then the call went out to citizen journalists to round up some links to video, newspaper articles, and even anyone who knew how to photo shop pictures.

I want to thank everyone who got in the spirit and sent all kinds of links/pictures and suggestions. I especially want to thank Sandy for helping to edit the video, she is very level headed where I tend to go off on partisan tangents. I also want to thank Don, who spent his weekend photo shopping some great pictures...some of which will be used for another project on Olympic MP's! HA!

I had tried to download HI HO HI HO, to add music to the video, but my audio program was acting up. I tried lots of "free" music sites and just couldn't find anything relevant to the video, then it struck me, PM Harper has a song! The more I thought about it, the more I liked it. The PM is singing about "needing someone to love", and the opposition are yapping about Parliament being shut down for 17 days due to proroguing, while they are on vacation. Too subtle?

So, here it is, remember, every minute you watch, takes hours to put together, and it is thanks to all of my and Sandy's posters that I had the material to work with.



I have so much material that a longer version might be possible, but for now, I hope the message is clear.....17 days is NOT 4 months or even 2 months!

Prorogue, Let's Count!

We have heard it's 4 months, or 2 months but who really has counted the days? I have, and I have the calendar's to prove it. This is part of the video that is coming.



Count the days:

Christmas break 32 working days
Olympic break 11 working days
Prorogue 17 working days

Yes, only 17 days not 4 months. So I ask you, what are the opposition so upset about?

Could it be that they want to cover up the fact that Liberal leadership candidates from way back in the Dion race, still have not paid off their loans?

Could it be that they realize that they are about to lose their dominant position in the Senate and might have to pay attention to how they vote from now on?

Funny how the opposition have spun the coalition as a legitimate option for Canadians, but think proroguing Parliament is somehow undemocratic. It has been done 105 times before but because this time it's the Conservatives doing it, it's undemocratic.

The MSM is no better, CTV has 30 seconds of PM Harper talking and 13 MINUTES of Iggy, now that's fair and balanced. They also supplemented that 13 minutes with various experts making the Liberal time even more prevalent. Stop going to CTV, CBC, GlobalTV and all papers you disagree with, stop giving them "hits". Advertisers base their ad placement on "hits" so go over to the National Post multiple times in a day, and do not feed the other media outlets. Boycott bad and biased journalism.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Quick Quotes

Busy working on a video, and I need your help again. Give me quick one line quotes from the media about proroguing Parliament, with sources. Such as; Parliament prorogued for 4 months, or this is unconstitutional, or any other quote that got you ticked off because you knew they were stretching the truth.

Also, anybody who is good at photo shop, I still want some funny clips of Iggy skiing down a hill or Layton snorkeling. Iggy in France by the Eiffel Tower would be funny, and Jack speed skating in the Olympics would work as well.

Use your imaginations.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Friday Night Funnies: Identity Theft


Kick back, loosen that belt, grab a beer, and enjoy some jokes.
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A teacher was reading the story of the Three Little Pigs to her class.

She came to the part of the story where first pig was trying to gather
the building materials for his home.

She read. 'And so the pig went up to the man with the wheelbarrow
full of straw and said: 'Pardon me sir, but may I have some of that
straw to build my house?'

The teacher paused then asked the class: 'And what do you think
the man said?'

One little boy raised his hand and said very matter-of-factly...

'I think the man would have said - 'Well, I'll be buggered!! A talking pig!'

The teacher had to leave the room.
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Sister Mary Ann, who worked for a home health agency, was out making her
rounds visiting home bound patients when she ran out of gas. As luck would
have it, the gas station was just a block away.

She walked to the station to borrow a gas can and buy some gas. The
attendant told her that the only gas can he owned had been loaned out, but
she could wait until it was returned. Since Sister Mary Ann was on the
way to see a patient, she decided not to wait and walked back to her car.

She looked for something in her car that she could fill with gas and
spotted the bedpan she was taking to the patient. Always resourceful,
Sister Mary Ann carried the bedpan to the station, filled it with
gasoline, and carried the full bedpan back to her car.

As she was pouring the gas into her tank, two Buddhist monks watched from
across the street.

One of them turned to the other and said, "If the car starts, I'm turning
Catholic."
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Sometimes it DOES take a Rocket Scientist! (TRUE STORY)..

Scientists at Canada's National Research Centre in Ottawa built a gun specifically to launch dead chickens at the windshields of airliners and military jets, all travelling at maximum velocity.
The idea is to simulate the frequent incidents of collisions with airborne fowl to test the strength of the windshields.
NASA engineers heard about the gun and were eager to test it on the windshields of their new high speed trains. Arrangements were made, and a gun was sent to the NASA engineers.
When the gun was fired, the engineers stood shocked as the chicken hurled out of the barrel, crashed into the shatterproof shield, smashed it to smithereens, blasted through the control console, snapped the engineer's backrest in two and embedded itself in the back wall of the cabin, like an arrow shot from a bow.
The horrified Americans sent the Canadian Research Facility the disastrous results of the experiment, along with the designs of the windshield and begged the Canadian scientists for suggestions.
The Canadian Research Facility responded with a one-line memo:...
"Defrost the chicken."
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Yes, it's that magical time of year again when the Darwin Awards are bestowed, honouring the least evolved among us.

Here is the glorious winner:

1. When his 38 calibre revolver failed to fire at his intended victim during a hold-up in Long Beach , California would-be robber James Elliot did something that can only inspire wonder. He peered down the barrel and tried the trigger again. This time it worked.

And now, the honourable mentions:

2. The chef at a hotel in Switzerland lost a finger in a meat cutting machine and after a little shopping around, submitted a claim to his insurance company. The company expecting negligence sent out one of its men to have a look for himself. He tried the machine and he also lost a finger. The chef's claim was approved.

3. A man who shovelled snow for an hour to clear a space for his car during a blizzard in Chicago returned with his vehicle to find a woman had taken the space. Understandably, he shot her.

4. After stopping for drinks at an illegal bar, a Zimbabwean bus driver found that the 20 mental patients he was supposed to be transporting from Harare to Bulawayo had escaped. Not wanting to admit his incompetence, the driver went to a nearby bus stop and offered everyone waiting there a free ride. He then delivered the passengers to the mental hospital, telling the staff that the patients were very excitable and prone to bizarre fantasies. The deception wasn't discovered for 3 days.

5. An American teenager was in the hospital recovering from serious head wounds received from an oncoming train. When asked how he received the injuries, the lad told police that he was simply trying to see how close he could get his head to a moving train before he was hit.

6. A man walked into a Louisiana Circle-K, put a $20 bill on the counter, and asked for change. When the clerk opened the cash drawer, the man pulled a gun and asked for all the cash in the register, which the clerk promptly provided. The man took the cash from the clerk and fled, leaving the $20 bill on the counter. The total amount of cash he got from the drawer.... $15. [If someone points a gun at you and gives you money, is a crime committed?]

7. Seems an Arkansas guy wanted some beer pretty badly. He decided that he'd just throw a cinder block through a liquor store window, grab some booze, and run. So he lifted the cinder block and heaved it over his head at the window. The cinder block bounced back and hit the would-be thief on the head, knocking him unconscious. The liquor store window was made of Plexiglas. The whole event was caught on videotape.

8. As a female shopper exited a New York convenience store, a man grabbed her purse and ran. The clerk called 911 immediately, and the woman was able to give them a detailed description of the snatcher. Within minutes, the police apprehended the snatcher. They put him in the car and drove back to the store. The thief was then taken out of the car and told to stand there for a positive ID. To which he replied, "Yes, officer, that's her. That's the lady I stole the purse from."

9. The Ann Arbor News crime column reported that a man walked into a Burger King in Ypsilanti , Michigan at 5 A.M., flashed a gun, and demanded cash. The clerk turned him down because he said he couldn't open the cash register without a food order. When the man ordered onion rings, the clerk said they weren't available for breakfast. The man, frustrated, walked away. [*A 5-STAR STUPIDITY AWARD WINNER]

10. When a man attempted to siphon gasoline from a motor home parked on a Seattle Street , he got much more than he bargained for. Police arrived at the scene to find a very sick man curled up next to a motor home near spilled sewage. A police spokesman said that the man admitted to trying to steal gasoline, but he plugged his siphon hose into the motor home's sewage tank by mistake. The owner of the vehicle declined to press charges saying that it was the best laugh he'd ever had.
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WINTER Poem

It's winter in Canada
And the gentle breezes blow
Seventy miles an hour
At thirty-five below.

Oh, how I love Canada
When the snow's up to your butt
You take a breath of winter
And your nose gets frozen shut.

Yes, the weather here is wonderful
So I guess I'll hang around
I could never leave Canada
Cuz I'm frozen to the ground!


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For your stupid, time wasting game of the week, we have, Endless Migration. Watch out of those planes, it's not pretty when they hit you!

Have a great weekend and send me those videos, and articles!

UPDATE: Your Assignment If You Choose To Accept It!

Sandy over at Just Politics has had a great idea (H/T Catherine), let's get together to do a Truth Video, maybe called "The Prorogation Myths". So I am asking you to send me links to videos and radio broadcasts about proroguing Parliament both in favour or not, send me video links about the Afghanistan detainee affair and anything else you think has skewed the Conservative message on proroguing. Blatant bias by the media is good, newspaper quotes by MP's would be great.

What I ask is that you pre-screen the videos and articles for me. In other words, if it's a 9:00 minute video, tell me what segment to go to (ie watch from 3:00 to 3:20) so that I can cut down on the hours I spend editing these videos to get to the good stuff.

This gives everyone a chance to participate, not just comment on a blog. It's a Friday night, all the reporters have gone home for the weekend, so it's our turn to take over the communications industry. Look for interesting sources, like the House of Commons videos, are there any way back when Chretien was PM and he prorogued? How about the Hansards, anything good in those from way back when? Dig it up people, and send me what you find, what else are you doing tonight? HA! Citizen journalists, have fun!

UPDATE: Some great ideas are being discussed. One of the things I am not good at is photo shopping. So I would like you to put your talents to work and give me some photo shopped pictures of Iggy in France and Layton snorkeling in ?? and any other creative images you can think of, like MP's at the Olympics while the house is prorogued. Leave in comments or if you are shy, leave at my email hunterinalberta@hushmail.com.