Author Archives: peicurmudgeon

Harper’s Record on Syrian Refugees

The situation in Syria has developed into the worst refugee crisis in recent memory, with approximately ½ of the population displaced from their homes. Out of a total population of 23 million in 2014, there are now over 4,000,000 who have … Continue reading

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Every Canadian’s Favourite Warrior Princess Doesn’t Care for Steve

It’s just amazes me the number of Canadians who accept the racism and misogyny and general nastyness of the CPC’s campaign. Marg Delahunty Warrior Princess certainly has no use for it.  

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Shut the Fuck up Donny

The Big Lebowski is one of the greatest cult movies of all time, with fans worldwide. It even inspired a bar in Prague, Czech Republic, where you pay what you want for your drink. Of course, the most popular is … Continue reading

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Sikh men who saved lives by removing their turbans

I’m very critical of most religious beliefs, especially when those beliefs cause or allow physical or emotional harm to come to others. However, here are two examples of Sikhs who saved lives by focusing on helping others rather than the paraphernalia … Continue reading

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When Exxon supported climate science

I have a fairly simplistic way of looking at some things. I am a biologist and I have a reasonable understanding of how evolution and natural selection work. My expertise is 20 years out of date, but I have some grasp … Continue reading

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Questions to ask your candidate on gender equality

Gender issues affect us all and I think most of us know how the various parties stand on gender issues in the election. If you are looking for more information, here are a few questions you might ask your candidate. … Continue reading

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Who qualifies as an old stock Canadian?

Here’s the clip from the Sept 17th debate where Harper refers to old stock Canadians as supporting his limited health care for refugees: Apparently I don’t qualify as one branch of my family came here in the early 1800s, while … Continue reading

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It’s exorcism time again

This month, you get the chance to attend the “Exorcism and Prayer of Liberation” course held at the Vatican. The annual course, “Exorcism and Prayer of Liberation,” is designed for priests and lay persons interested in learning how to recognize … Continue reading

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The Story Of Bob And Race

By Barry Deutsch, aka Ampersand Racism and privilege

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PEI Politics

PEI politics is a mess. With our small population and relatively large number of politicians almost everyone knows or is related to someone who is currently, was, or wants to be, a Member of the Legislative Assembly. Ridings are small … Continue reading

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