22 January 2019

Throw Momma from the Train

Let's take that money from Kathleen Wynndfarm's "safe" injection sites and make sure Granny doesn't get strangled in her sleep...insert alt text here

There have been at least 29 homicides in long-term care homes in Ontario in the past six years, a health-care advocacy group said Monday. “The level of homicide in Ontario’s long-term care facilities is higher than virtually anywhere else in our society,” Ontario Health Coalition executive director Natalie Mehra said.

When considering those statistics in the context of Ontario having about 80,000 people living in long-term care homes, that’s a homicide rate four times the city of Toronto.
Take note that they're actually shading these numbers...
"The actual total of long-term care homicides is higher than the 29 found in the coroner’s data, Mehra said, because they don’t include the 8 victims of nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer."


Just throw open the border...

...everything will be... sweet baby jebus...insert alt text here

Murders in Mexico rose by 33 percent in 2018, breaking the record for a second year running, official data showed, underlining the task facing the new president who has pledged to reduce violence in the cartel-ravaged country.
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RELATED: In other "borders are bad" news...insert alt text here
"Migrant youths make up nearly half of the unemployed youth in France, according to statistics gathered by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development."


21 January 2019

Angus McTartan, noted Glaswegian thug...

...arrested by... wait... my mistake...insert alt text here

"A man wanted in a brazen daylight shooting in Toronto’s Beaches area earlier this month has been arrested."
He's in good company...insert alt text here


You worry about carbon dioxide...

...I've got bigger fish to fry...

At least 680 people have been infected with the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It’s the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history, with 414 deaths so far.

But it could get worse: Health officials this week are concerned that Ebola appears to be spreading in the direction of Goma, a major population center in DRC.


I call your Paris Climate Accord...

...and raise you an equally nebulous "war on very bad, climate-y things"......insert alt text here

On the issue of climate change, Singh said that if he were to be elected prime minister he would set much tougher national emissions targets — despite the fact that no developed country, Canada included, is on track to meet the emissions targets set in the 2015 Paris climate accord.
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RELATED: A family of "social justice" warriors...Gurratan Singh
"There was no ambiguity over how Gurratan Singh, the brother of federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh and NDP candidate in Brampton East felt about Toronto Police."
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LAST WORD: Must be running for something...big bangJagmeet says he's "not a fan of terrorism"... finally.


20 January 2019

"Well, Ignacio, we got our free gas..."

"...I guess it's Marlboro Time..."insert alt text here

••• TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — They were warned to stay away from the geyser of gasoline gushing from the illegally tapped pipeline in central Mexico, but Gerardo Perez says he and his son joined others in bypassing the soldiers.

By Saturday evening the death toll from Friday’s blaze had risen to 73, with another 74 people injured and dozens more were missing.

A second pipeline burst into flames Friday in the neighboring state of Queretaro as a result of another illegal tap.

The tragedy came just three weeks after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched an offensive against fuel theft gangs that have drilled dangerous, illegal taps into pipelines an astounding 12,581 times in the first 10 months of 2018.
Call me a pussy, but I hear the words "geyser of gasoline"... I know exactly which way I"m running.

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UPDATE: Death toll rises
Mexican Health Minister Jorge Alcocer said on Sunday the number of dead in the incident had risen to 79 people.


19 January 2019

And Charles Darwin wept

I'm so old, I remember when they were called junkies...

They tried to make me go to rehab
I said, no, no, no
Yes, I been black
But when I come back,
you'll know, know, know
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A labour arbitrator has ordered the Regional Municipality of Waterloo to give DS her job back, and to compensate her financially for her unfair dismissal, including general damages for “injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect.”
Hey... you know what also takes a shark-sized bite outta your precious dignity?

Drowning in a pool of your own vomit.


18 January 2019

Sure, it's all fun and games...

...until somebody loses a leg...insert alt text here

At first, he was afraid of everything. But after a few months, Wally had begun to become domesticated... “He’s just like a dog, he wants to be loved and petted.”


Pelosi's "government shutdown" triumph...

...turning out to be a "Dewey beats Truman" moment...

President Trump has proven that he is a "disruptor" who changes the framework of thinking on major issues by refusing to accept the "givens" – the assumptions of how things always have been done and therefore always must be done.
I'm just trying to imagine the absolute shitstorm when Justice Ginsburg shuffles off this mortal coil.

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RELATED: Trump uses his "bigger" button

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LAST WORD: Why start it up again?
Spain Has No Government For 10 Months - Economy Grows, Unemployment Falls To 18.9%


17 January 2019

You might just wanna scratch...

...Burkina Fasshole off your vacation list...insert alt text here

Government officials in Burkina Faso have confirmed geologist Kirk Woodman from Halifax has been found dead after being kidnapped in the west African country. The news comes soon after Sherbrooke native Edith Blais and her Italian friend Luca Tacchetto were reported missing in the west African nation.

"It's a terrible thing, a terrible thing. We understood since the Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler was kidnapped in Niger that part of the world had changed ... with the introduction of Islamic fundamentalists.
The capricious and unknowable Will of Allah... yet again.

MEANWHILE... BACK AT THE RANCH:
TORONTO -- A Toronto-area woman, Rehab Dughmosh, who admitted to attacking workers at a Canadian Tire store in July 2017 with a golf club and butcher knife in an effort to help ISIL has been found guilty of several terror charges.
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LAST WORD: As Canadian as a Witch Doctor
“NAIROBI, Kenya — A Canadian national and five other people suspected of helping extremist gunmen stage a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital this week appeared in court on Friday as prosecutors investigated them for suspected terror offenses.


16 January 2019

Well, well, well...

...If it isn't the consequences of my own actions...insert alt text here

The former Toronto resident, Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed, 31, armed with a Kalashnikov rifle and a handgun when he was detained on Sunday by the Syrian Democratic Forces allegedly told interrogators he was a Canadian citizen of Ethiopian origin, and a former student at Toronto’s Seneca College.
Don't you worry, though... Prime Minister Dressup has Mohammed's back...insert alt text here
Trudeau has passed legislation that allows convicted terrorists who are dual nationals to keep their Canadian citizenship. He doesn’t even use the term “terrorist” to describe these militants. In a town hall earlier this year, Trudeau used an obscure euphemism to downplay the threat of ISIS fighters. He calls them "foreign travellers."

At least 60 known terrorists are now roaming around Canada. One returned terrorist openly boasted in a New York Times podcast about the atrocities he carried out for ISIS. He’s now back in Toronto, living with his parents and attending a taxpayer-funded university.
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COMPARE AND CONTRAST: Ralphie's "real killers"insert alt text here
REGINA — Canada’s Minister for Public Safety Ralph Goodale says right-wing, white supremacists and neo-Nazi groups are an increasing concern and threat to Canadians.

Goodale says the federal government is working with Internet providers to eliminate the issue.
From the folks who gave Omar Khadr 10.5 million taxpayer dollars.


15 January 2019

CNN... News you can...

...sweet baby jebus...insert alt text here

It was a rough day for author and CNN legal analyst Areva Martin on Tuesday. Martin accused Sirius XM radio and Fox Nation host David Webb of “white privilege” during a segment on a radio program before he broke the news.

“Areva, I hate to break it to you, but you should’ve been better prepped. I’m black,” Webb said.
Oops.


Justin's "post-national" state...

As Canadian as "medicinal bear gall bladders"...insert alt text here

Deputy director of wildlife Cole Winegarden said Li Zhu Liu violated the basic tenets of responsible hunting by shooting game out of season, failing to correctly identify species and abandoning wildlife that were shot.

"Liu has not been deterred by his arrests, seizures, civil forfeiture of personal items or the charges he faces."

The documents detail a litany of hunting offences from 2013 to 2016, including the month-long period in 2014 during which Liu and his companions killed the white-tailed deer and the black bear.
PETA and the RCMP Firearms Czar were apparently unavailable for comment.

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RELATED: In other "irregular firearms enthusiast" news...
"Police say John Okoro, 23, of Toronto, is wanted for numerous charges including attempted murder and unauthorized possession of a firearm."


14 January 2019

Weird flex, lady

Surrounded by the dead and injured... investigators show up and you're on the muscle?insert alt text here

Multiple transit supervisors expressed concerns about Aissatou Diallo’s suitability as an OC Transpo bus driver after two collisions on the road prior to Friday’s fatal crash at Westboro station, this newspaper has learned.

Diallo was allegedly not cooperative with police on scene and did not want to willingly go with police. They felt she needed to be arrested in order to be properly detained and questioned.
I blame the patriarchy.

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UPDATE: Three dead identified

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LAST WORD: I think those words you're saying...

...don't mean what you think they mean...
"If you are involved in an accident, we review that. There is refresher training, you are pulled off the road, you have to go out and be reassessed and make sure there are no issues," the city's general manager of transportation, John Manconi said.

"We have a process that is really rigorous. We review what occurred and we want to make sure it doesn't reoccur."
Your CBC... "You say it, we'll print it."


13 January 2019

It's enough to make you...

...believe in karma...insert alt text here

Lingathasan Suntharamoorthy, 36, was gunned down inside his eighth-floor apartment near Kennedy Rd. and Hwy. 401 becoming the city’s fourth murder of 2019 – the fourth slain in six days.

He made headlines in 2005 when he and three other men were charged after a mentally disabled man was brutally beaten to death at a Scarborough diner.
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RELATED: Scarborough, Scarborough...

...that sounds so familiar...insert alt text here
On Saturday, January 12, 2019, at approximately 12:40 a.m, the Toronto Police Service received a call for a shooting in a parking lot in the Victoria Park Avenue and Sweeney Drive area. It is reported that a man fired multiple shots into a parked vehicle, with four people inside.