Thursday, November 28, 2013. 0˚C / 32˚F @1:30 pm.
Once again, if a politician opens his mouth and the word “jobs” comes out, you might as well not listen any further, there will be no truth in what follows (or preceeds) that.
Other words to beware of: “Leadership” “Security” “Law and Order”…
Gasoline went up two cents per liter in price over night. That’s something like 8 cents per gallon, right?
So anyway. Today’s Newspaper Headlines:
“[New Brunswick Premier] Alward drug plan pledge wasn’t a promise – Flemming”
Sub title: “Politics – Premier said at campaign stop plan would be in place within a year.”
Radio News (CBC) announced that US corporate managers have been fired for refusing to open their stores (or o ther places of business?) on Thanksgiving. One guy was interviewed, said he thought it would be making a positive statement for his parent corporation to make a stand in favour of their employees.
During the floods in Calgary last Summer. After demanding that homeowners leave their homes, RCMP officers went from house to house and seized any firearms they found.
((Will somebody cue Spirit singing “1984” as our soundtrack here?))
Gasland II is on HBO Canada today.
What we don’t see is
“How much Natural Gas is being pumped back into the ground in Alaska by oil drillers so as not to drive the price of Natural Gas down?”
“Who stands to profit from poisoning the water of sovereign individuals all over the US and Canada, and anywhere else they can get away with Fracking?”
I heard some ‘conspiracy theorists’ claiming that there is a plot afoot to force people to move into urban centres where they can be totally controlled by evil controlling elitist types. Um, could Fracking be one of their tools? Make sure nobody can live safely anywhere they can Frack?
And are the wild horse roundups out west at least partially due to fracking interests not wanting to deal with wild horses possible interfering with or damaging their property?