Dion’s Out

The inevitable is now official: Stephane Dion will step down as Liberal Party leader as soon as a replacement has been found (probably at the party convention in May). He could hardly do otherwise. While the Tories didn’t get that coveted majority government when all was said and done, the Liberals did as poorly as…

Argument by Misrepresentation

Ward Connerly‘s latest target, I’ve just found out through a friend who lives there, is Nebraska, where he is behind the Nebraska Civil Rights Initiative – officially known as Measure 424 – a voter initiative that would amend the Nebraska state constitution to prohibit racial preferences in government hiring and award of benefits such as…

Wrong Way

Unbelievable. As if we hadn’t already aped Japan’s mistakes enough by allowing a housing asset bubble to form and then pop, people are now honestly suggesting we also adopt their “solution” to it: public works employment schemes. First of all, the authors of the piece seem to be unaware what public works schemes are supposed…