Tuesday, June 15, 2010

About Time But Still Not Good Enough

According to Gloria Galloway, MPs will open their books to Auditor-General.
Members of Parliament are ready to let Auditor-General Sheila Fraser conduct a review of Parliamentary spending that would include and examination of how the politicians spend their own allotted sums.
At a press conference, Ms. Fraser said she would be looking at some specific expenses incurred by MPs but would not be reviewing their overall office budgets, nor would she be calling our individual members on their spending practices.
That's not enough, she needs to take a look at  the MP's office budgets and their spending practices.  It's OUR MONEY!  The taxpayer has a right to know what the MPs are spending our money on.
MP's from ALL PARTIES, open your entire books!  Voters WILL remember come election time!

Congratulations to Stephen McIntyre and Ross McKitrick

They both will be receiving an award from Competitive Enterprise Institute for revealing serial climate fraud. h/t newswatchcanada.ca
Thursday night, Steve and Ross will be presented with the Julian Simon Memorial Award at CEI’s annual dinner. The dinner will be held on Thursday, June 17, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

 Two important figures at the heart of the ClimateGate e-mails, Canadians Stephen McIntyre and Ross McKitrick, will provide key information on the remarkable revelations in thousands of e-mails and files that were leaked from the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit in November last year
McIntyre and McKitrick are real  Canadian heroes.   Way to go guys!

Those Who Malign Fox, Probably Don't Watch

All the buzz the last few days has been around a new 24hr. news network that is going to be a Foxnews like broadcaster.  Many against this new venture by Quebecor that hasn't even broadcasted one show yet probably don't watch Foxnews.
At least that's what Peter Worthington is speculating.
It may be too much to hope for a TV channel that has few sacred cows, but using Fox News as a guide, is not a bad start. Those who malign Fox, tend to be people who don’t watch it, but regurgitate what they’ve heard from such as Christopher Dornan and think-alikes.
 I wonder if Don Newman or Craig Oliver ever watch Foxnews, hmmm...... I highly doubt it.  I watch Foxnews alot and do find it fair and balanced and rather entertaining at the same time. 

It's high time we had an alternative in a TV news source to the left wing bias that comes from CTV and CBC mainly. 
It will be nice to have something that's fair and balanced for a change. It will be a breath of fresh air. Can't wait to hear more about it.