Harper Logic: Keep The RCMP Out Of Political Debates By Trying To Control Everything It Does

I can’t figure out the Harper government. While one side of its mouth talks endlessly about the need to make police work easier, the other sounds an awful lot like its trying to interfere with the ability of the RCMP to conduct business independently. Internal emails obtained by CBC News show that RCMP Commissioner Bob […]

CBC KW Hits The Air Friday, And This Time It’s Legal

At last, our long local nightmare is over. After the incredible stupidity of forgetting to make sure it was legal and the completely ridiculous explanation of why it forgot to do that, CBC has the licence it should’ve had when it announced it would be launching in March and will be making its triumphant return […]

CBC Radio Kitchener Explains The Botched Launch…In The Silliest Way Possible

Update: The CRTC is in a good mood today. According to The Record, CBC KW has a licence now. Still no word on when it will return to the air or if there will be any fines handed out over this debacle. The Guelph Tribune has gotten an explanation from the CBC about how the […]

Are We About To See The Return Of Internet Snooping Legislation?

I’m glad I wasn’t the only one who had this thought when I heard Stephen Harper speak about the suicide of Rehtaeh Parsons yesterday. Is Harper exploiting cyberbully panic to reboot the Internet spying bill? Here’s part of what he said. “… one of the difficulties here is that investigative tools for our police officers […]

There’s An App For Too Many Things. Who Wants Some Phone-Powered Underwear?

I’m sure that for some people on some level, these here Fundawear smartphone app controlled vibrating underwear are a good idea. but me, I can’t get past the bad idea alarm that goes off whenever I think about having electronics that close to my crotch. A partner can push buttons on the app to “touch” […]

Finding A Joke Title That Hasn’t Been Used Is Hard, But I Know Something That Isn’t

As I read the story of Catherine Kieu and the penis she severed, my brain is split into two distinct thoughts. The first, as you can surely imagine, is OHFUCKOHFUCKOHFUCKOHFUCKOHFUCKOHFUCKOHFUCK OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!! The second is how in the world did this woman get a grown man to willingly eat tofu, even if it was laced with […]

Well Done, America. Who Needs Sensible Gun Laws Anyway?

Update two: This is even more right than the satirical stuff. A Senate in the Gun Lobby’s Grip By GABRIELLE GIFFORDS Update: This also sounds about right. COURAGEOUS SENATORS STAND UP TO AMERICAN PEOPLE This sounds about right. Next Week’s School Shooting Victims Thank Senate For Failing To Pass Gun Bill I’m not what you’d […]

Yes Telus, Being Robbed Blind Is Awesome

Nearly without fail, anybody who hears about or has any experience with Canada’s Cellular phone industry comes away with the same impression. Good lord is it ever massively overpriced. It’s gotten so bad in comparison to pretty much anyplace else that the CRTC has finally started paying attention, holding hearings on the state of things. […]