August 22nd, 2011
- Impolitical thinks a recent speech by defence minister Julian Fantino may contain a sign that the government is willing to water down a proposed law that would require ISPs to spy on all of their customers’ Internet activity and then turn the data over to police on request, without a warrant.
- If you want further proof that Liberals and Conservatives serve the same masters, look no further than Ontario’s public service reform commission is going to work through the upcoming election to hand a laundry list of drastic social service cuts to the next government, whatever partisan stripes it happens to be wearing.
- And speaking of business friendly government, Yves at Naked Capitalism has the latest coverage of how the Obama administration is pressuring state governments to drop their case against banks which illegally foreclosed on homes by forging documents and bluffing their way through court hearings.
- One of the Republican leadership contenders has called out his opponents as “anti-science” for denying evolution and climate change. Let’s see how long it takes the Fox-Tea Party meat grinder to rend him to pieces.