Home / Author Archives: Ordinary Joe

Author Archives: Ordinary Joe

No Extra Lumber For Katrina Victims

I was contemplating what the Canadian response should be to what will be a huge surge in the demand for our lumber given the catastrophe in New Orleans and other communities in the US. I found a couple of interesting articles at Accidental Deliberationsand The Progressive Right. The latter one comments on the following ass-wipe statement by Scott Shotwell, a ... Read More »

Cindy Sheehan Goes Off the Deep End–Drowning in Own Rhetoric.

A recent article in World Net Daily includes the following quote by Cindy Sheehan: “How can these moms who still support George Bush and his insane war in Iraq want more innocent blood shed just because their sons or daughters have been killed? I don’t understand it,” Sheehan stated. “I am starting to lose a little compassion for them. I ... Read More »

This is Crap–Liberals Poised to Scrap Satellite Radio.

This is just CRAP. A CTV.ca article reports that the federal government is about to ask the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to revoke it’s earlier decision to approve satellite radio broadcasting in Canada. (And it pisses me off too.) In June, the federal broadcast regulator granted the first satellite radio licences to Sirius — a consortium of Radio-Canada ... Read More »

Canada On The Offensive In Lumber Dispute

An article on CTV.ca is further evidence that Canada is strengthining its stand on the softwood lumber dispute after US Ambassador David Wilkins made a typically arrogant and ignorant remark that suggested Canada should quit whining and get back to the bargaining table. Industry Minister David Emerson, a former forestry executive weighed in on the matter today saying, “I find ... Read More »

US Government Sore Losers in Not So Neighbourly Dispute.

I’m getting a little tired of being lectured by that “pin-headed, pencil-necked” whiner David Wilkins about what Canada should do and not do with respect to the failed softwood lumber talks. Wilkins, the US Ambassador to Canada, said today that Canadian politicians should stop their ”emotional tirades” and order the country’s trade representatives back to the bargaining table to reach ... Read More »

$14.6 Million Lottery Dispute–What would you do?

Last Saturday, a group of A&W employees in Mission, BC won a $14.6 million Lotto 649 jackpot. However, they have yet to receive the cheque. The lucky winners are a group of 9 or 11, depending on who you listen to. After it became known that there were 9 lucky employees involved, two other employees came forward to claim a ... Read More »

What Ordinary People are Saying – Armstrong Doping Allegations

What ordinary people are saying about French accusations that Lance Armstrong cheated in his first Tour de France championship in 1999: Apparently six urine samples taken at the time tested positive for the red blood cell-booster erythropoietin, or EPO. Armstrong responded “Unfortunately, the witch hunt continues and tomorrow’s article is nothing short of tabloid journalism. I will simply restate what ... Read More »

Sheehan leaves Camp– What ordinary people are saying

What ordinary people are saying about Cindy Sheehan leaving Camp Casey. “100 to 1 against coming back. She’s feeling the heat and wants out. The mother story is made up or exaggerated – wait and see. Good riddance. Now the trash cleanup crews can try to restore the countryside to what it was before the filth parked there in the ... Read More »