Where’s the mayor?

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…

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

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…

Can a hollow throne support our weight?

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…

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

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…