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February 26, 2009
  State of the union: sickPDF files may take a moment to load

Revoking its official group status, the University of Calgary Students' Union put a final nail in the coffin of Campus Pro Life. In doing so, the SU has proven that not only does U of C administration have little tolerance for free speech, but neither does the SU. This reprehensible action has caused irreparable damage to the SU, placing it on the fast track to irrelevance.


November 27, 2008
  Liberal leadership crisisPDF files may take a moment to load

After experiencing one of the worst defeats in Liberal history, Liberal leader Stephane Dion announced his resignation. Although a new leader may be helpful, the Liberals still find themselves near an abyss of irrelevance.

Dion turned out to be such a weak and ineffective leader, he had no other option than to resign. As a result, the Liberal party faces its third leadership convention in five years.


November 27, 2008
  The coercion factoryPDF files may take a moment to load

May 10, 1933, on the Opernplatz in Berlin, the Nazis burnt some 20,000 books from university libraries. This horrific event occurred because the Nazis did not find the books to be in line with their beliefs. This atrocious incident prompted Albert Einstein to move to the United States and later gave reason for countries-- like Canada-- to enshrine freedom of speech in their constitutions.


November 06, 2008
  Time to clean the cabinetPDF files may take a moment to load

After coming close but not quite reaching majority government status in a hard fought campaign, Stephen Harper has taken the formation of a new Parliament as an occasion to reorganize his cabinet. Although Harper claims he wanted to maintain stability by changing little, aside from a few main portfolios, everything has changed.


October 23, 2008
  Harper's majority-lightPDF files may take a moment to load

Last week Stephane Dion, soon to be former leader of the Liberal party, got his name into the history books. Unfortunately for him, he will be known as the first ever native-Quebec leader of the Liberal Party not to become Prime Minister. Aside from the luck that afforded Dion the top Liberal job, his track record has been a complete disaster.


October 16, 2008
  Playground bully protestersPDF files may take a moment to load

Some think political attack ads are terrible, but try placing a Liberal lawn sign on your front yard and come morning, someone has destroyed your sign and cut the brake line of your Volvo station wagon. This incident, among others, such as telephone and cable lines being cut and political graffiti carved into automobile paint and homes, were just some of the attacks taking place in a middle class neighborhood in Toronto last week.


October 09, 2008
  Of cash and owlsPDF files may take a moment to load

Within one year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has slid from an all-time record high of 14,000 to a horrible 10,000 points. As most Canadians have shifted from the what if, to the how bad will the very probable recession be mindset, all four political parties seem to be stuck in the mud, ignoring the precarious economy.

Although this election has been one of the most boring in recent memory, its outcome may greatly impact the future.


September 25, 2008
  Averting an epidemic: market solutions for Canada's food safetyPDF files may take a moment to load

Towards the end of the summer, 38 people were infected by listeriosis, 18 of whom died.

This horrific epidemic gives rise to the serious question of how this could have happened. Some have been quick to blame free markets, others, the government. Perhaps the real cause of this sad event is simply the existence of the Canada Food Inspection Agency.

Most children are taught to avoid putting all their eggs in one basket because if they accidentally drop the basket, all of their eggs will crack.


September 18, 2008
  A crusty ass carbon taxPDF files may take a moment to load

Stephane Dion's Green Shift proposal may not only cost him his job, but could also be one of the worst ideas ever developed by the Liberal Party of Canada.

Over the last year, the leader of the Liberals Stephane Dion has created a carbon tax plan entitled Green Shift. At the end of the process, they have presented one of the most involved election platforms in recent history. This Green Shift has become so complicated and complex that even Dion himself struggles to explain the plan.


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