“No one is admitting making a mistake. Rather, they are defending their actions as reasonable, which is why this story cannot be allowed to disappear.”
Archive for February, 2012
“The Svalbard Global Seed Vault — sometimes referred to as a doomsday vault — is designed to withstand global warming, earthquakes and even nuclear strikes… Wild crops — ancient relatives of domesticated crops — are of particular interest because of their resilience to harsh climatic conditions.”
“… an effort to establish a “parallel” legislative body in Switzerland that will be a mouthpiece for Islamic fundamentalists who are seeking to impose Sharia law on the country… an immigrant group based in Bern called for the emblematic white cross to be removed from the Swiss national flag because as a Christian symbol it no longer corresponds to today’s multicultural Switzerland.”
These days, there’s getting to be far more police horror stories than can be posted here with comments added. Sadly, it’s becoming boring and monotonous. But, the more boring and monotonous such events become, the more important it is to record and keep track of them.
“The Russian-grown campion is suspected to be the oldest plant ever grown from ancient tissue… it is not impossible that mammoths could follow in the wake of the campions.”
“The Conservatives promised to review the matter and eventually ordered departments to put merit above all, and stop restricting jobs based on matters such as race.” That was almost two years ago, and nothing has changed.
“And Gurney is even more misleading when he says this Bill drastically extends police powers in exceptional circumstances. This Bill does not change police powers in “exceptional circumstances”. – Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety.
“Israel misuses U.S. weapons, in violation of U.S. laws, to commit grave and systematic human rights abuses against Palestinians in furtherance of its 44-year military occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip and its illegal colonization of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.”
What a bunch of fools the parties must think we are! As Stephen Harper’s government continues its racist hiring practices despite assurances by Jason Kenney in 2010 that they would be discontinued, we can be sure that the Liberals will continue to suck up to the ‘ethnic’ vote regardless, and the NDP has historically discriminated against us anyway as I can attest to from two decades as a union officer.