Tag Archives: Stephen Harper

Where’s the mayor?

by DJ Kelly May 22, 2009

This afternoon Prime Minister Stephen Harper joined Premier Ed Stelmach, federal Environment Minister Jim Prentice and Mayor Dave… what?… what’s that? Bronconnier wasn’t at the Calgary ring road funding announcement? But it’s the Calgary ring road. All three levels of government are putting up the cash for it. Where the heck is the mayor? Deputy […]

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Okay, everybody look like you’re working for the camera!

by DJ Kelly January 28, 2009

When I saw this image flash across my screen last night while watching CBC’s The National (had to hear what the At Issue panel had to say) I damn near laughed myself off the couch. Forget about the budget for a second, why the need for this lame-o photo op? Did someone in the Conservative […]

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Can a hollow throne support our weight?

by DJ Kelly January 26, 2009

My quick impression of the throne speech (the text of which can be found here): I agree whole heartedly with the words used. I, nay, we want politicians and the community to work together, not just to solve this “struggling economy”, but also in general. We elect a group to represent us and solve these […]

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Obama has nothing better to do than listen intently to my opinions

by DJ Kelly December 15, 2008

First I thought it was odd enough that Lululemon Athletica started following me on Twitter (I don’t follow them). But then this email arrived: Hi, -dj. Barack Obama (BarackObama) is now following your updates on Twitter. Check out Barack Obama’s profile here: http://twitter.com/BarackObama Best,Twitter Uh…. thanks? I guess Obama wants to hear my thoughts about […]

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One Crisis(es) After Another

by DJ Kelly December 9, 2008

I thought this was too good to pass up, so I’ll paraphrase Stephane Dion and Scott Reid from this past week. Maybe you’ll get an ironic giggle out of it like I do. This past week Mr. Harper turned an economic crisis into a political crisis. He then re branded that crisis by turning it […]

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