The Globe and Mail’s Jeffrey Simpson on the Conservative government’s spin to sell Canadians on the need for $16-billion worth of stealth fighter jets.
It could have been worse. Canadian-Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan has been sentenced to almost 20 years in prison, but his prosecutor was seeking the death penalty.
Had a shitty commute both to and from work today (see this, this, this and this for deets). Stopped for a beer on the way home. Was inspired to tweet this: Turns out a local pastry shop worker by day likes spinning rare disco gold by night. Cool! Among the rarities I’d like to hear again [...]