Saturday, September 1, 2012

Kitchener-Waterloo and Vaughan voters, check this out

There are two important by-elections being held on September 6th in Ontario; one in Kitchener-Waterloo and the other in Vaughan.  Votes in these jurisdictions should think and read everything possible before voting.  Here's some food for thought.

Teachers state that they did not intend to strike in September.  McGuinty and the Ontario Liberals are playing a shell game using teachers as the distraction.

McGuinty and the Ontario Liberals are playing another shell game with doctors, using them as another distraction.

McGuinty and the Ontario Liberals are now threatening to go after police officers and firefighters.

Why the shell games?  Because McGuinty & Co. are trying to change the channel, get voters' minds off the bloody mess the Liberals have made of the province.
This is only a partial list of the messes and scandals created by the waste, neglect and spendthrift ways of the Ontario Liberals:

- Broken promises back from 2007

- Going to court to ensure the Fibs can't be held to election promises (that's a biggie, remember that one when a Fib shows up at your door)

- Lack of openness, transparency, governance

- Not one single long-term care home built in nine years.  Wait for LTC stretches for years.

- No clear safety and security for residents in existing LTC homes

- Health tax imposed after promise of "no new taxes"

- Incredible wait times in emergency rooms

- Caledonia, where property owners were abandoned by the Fibs

- GrantGate, millions of taxpayers' dollars flushed without proper application, approval or documentation

- The hundreds, possibly thousands of missing driver’s license blanks that just aren't mentioned anymore

- Severe OHIP cuts

- ORNGE air ambulance scandal

- McGuinty refusing to testify before ORNGE committee 

- Misinformation about cancelling the slot machine arrangement with Ontario racetracks and refusal to face the repercussions for Ontario horse people (property, jobs)

- eHealth


- $190 million of taxpayers' money to buy threatened Fib seats in the fall election by cancelling construction of gas plants (the cost of the cancellation is estimated to go beyond one billion dollars)

- Bonuses to 98% of senior managers in public service


- The "green energy" debacle

- Eco fees
- Soaring energy costs (driving manufacturing out of the province)

- Cancellation of vital Northern Ontario transport and the jobs that go with it

- Over 600,000 people unemployed and no clear and feasible strategy to create jobs

- Downgrades in the province's credit ratings

- Debt that will not be paid off for generations.

Please think carefully before you vote.  McGuinty and the Liberals have made a formerly prosperous province into the North American equivalent of a third-world country.  You hold in your hands the opportunity to make a difference in this province.  I believe the McGuinty Liberals don't deserve your support. 

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Walks for Lennox and to pass Bill 16 in Ontario

Because mainstream media won't cover this type of activity, it goes against their political masters' will....

There were very welll-attended walks today in Toronto, Vancouver, St. Catherines, Peterborough, Indiana, all supporting the goal of ending "breed" specific legislation.  There have been similar very well-attended walks in the UK, Wales, Northern Ireland.

Unfounded, unjust, vague, shoddy, ineffective and fiscally irresponsible "breed" specific legislation makes law-abiding dog owners into second-class citizens and kills innocent dogs solely because of their shape. 

Lots of pictures and video coming.....

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Facebook strikes again, as do scumbags trying to profit off Lennox's death

Facebook has incomprehensible rules and standards.  Its minions scour pages erratically and shut down legitimate pages concerning animal rescue and welfare, while leaving "hate" pages and pages glorifying violence against animals and people up and running. 

If this idea bothers you as much as it did me, please look at the petition to Facebook and if you agree, sign the petition.
Facebook isn't winning friends and influencing people with its behaviour lately.  If Mark Zuckerberg wants to keep his money flowing, I suggest that he look at how his social media programming is being run.


Next, onto the parasites trying to profit from the death of Lennox, a dog in Belfast, Northern Ireland unjustly killed by Belfast City Council solely because of the way he looks.  There are products floating around bearing Lennox's name and image.  Lennox's owners have been very clear about these products:

"It has come to light that some people are quite arrogantly trying to cash in in our boy. We have NOT permitted anyone to use Lennoxs name, photo, campaign in order to customize or sell items for profit or charity. Please do not buy any Lennox or I am Lennox items from any CAFEPRESS or internet pages as we have NOT permitted it and cannot assure monies will go to any charities these people claim to donate to. Pls share."
The family has publicly stated that only Ruby Tuesday Collars had family permission for the Save Lennox Wrist Bands with proceeds going to DDA Watch, which has continued with family permission to sell those for Lennox's legacy.

"The Lennox Campaign has not asked for any donation & obviously we all involved directly support the people mentioned in a seperate statement you may see but we havent made a statement as such and we have only asked people to beware of cafepress etc. We are giving the family time & then the fight to end BSL goes on."

So, don't get suckered and line someone's pockets when they're trying to profit profiting off someone else's tragedy.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Monday, bloody Monday

Monday, July 9th will be a worldwide day of mourning for hundreds of thousands of people.

July 9th will be the day on which Lennox, a beloved family dog who had done nothing wrong, will be killed by the City of Belfast, Northern Ireland, solely because of the way he looks.

If you’re not familiar with Lennox’s tragic history, you should review the facts on

People around the world – from the UK, the USA, Canada, Brazil, Serbia and Italy, to name just a few - have joined the fight to save Lennox.

We now know that the UK, Northern Ireland and specifically the City of Belfast City Council are bereft of common sense and compassion.  The Belfast City Council's behaviour has been nothing but arrogance, caprice and malice.

      The Belfast City Council is responsible for: 
  •      Incarcerating and killing an innocent dog due to ignorance, prejudice, arrogance and viciousness;
  • -       Failing to swiftly and openly investigate allegations of perjury by a Belfast city employee in the Lennox court case;
  • -       The abuse and neglect of Lennox, as evidenced by photographs;
  • -       Refusing to allow Lennox to be rehomed out of Belfast;
  • -       Refusing to allow Lennox’s owners a last visit before his death; and, most tellingly,
  • -       Refusing to provide Lennox’s body to the owners for burial.

Belief is building internationally that Lennox is already dead, either due to abuse by the City of Belfast or a rush to kill him to hide the City’s abuse. 

Protests are planned for Belfast, New York City and other locales.  An international boycott of Northern Ireland tourism and products has started and is rapidly gaining momentum.

Why Lennox?  Why have people been compelled to try to save him?

Lennox is the only dog I know, out of the thousands and thousands that have died because of “breed” specific legislation, who has a face.  Has a name.  Had a home.  Has a loving family willing to fight for two years for him, and who took the fight public.  

He is the only face and name we have for the thousands of dead dogs killed by ignorance, prejudice and political machinations.

Lennox has become the face of “breed” specific legislation. 

"Breed" specific legislation is beloved only by the slavering, illiterate, incoherent mob bearing torches – and I include politicians and mainstream media in the mob.

Lennox, God will have mercy on your innocent soul.

But those who killed you and those who killed thousands and thousands of dogs because of ignorance and prejudice – I do not think that God will be so forgiving to them. 


Sunday, July 1, 2012

Am I proud to be a Canadian?

Am I proud to be a Canadian?


I live in a province where the government feels free to make law-abiding people into second-class citizens.

I live in a province where the members of said government refuse to inform themselves and vote accordingly, instead goose-stepping to their leader’s commands, refusing to be informed and vote ethically and honourably.

I live in a province where requests to members of said government to inform themselves and then behave honourably are ignored or replied with spin and handoffs to other members of said government.

I live in a province where the shape of a dog causes said government to kill it, solely because of political ambition and media misinformation.

No, I am not proud to be a Canadian.