May 26, 2015

NDP keep spotlight on Duffy, but they owe taxpayers nearly $4M

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The NDP continues to ask about Mike Duffy and his $90,000 in Question Period.

Of course, neither they nor the media have very much to say about the NDP owing taxpayers nearly $4 million...


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commented 2015-06-02 06:32:39 -0400
Adam Christie – How old ARE you? Assuming your ice cream song is THE ice cream song is bigoted. This is the new ice cream song.


“I say again for like the fifth time now per your inability to comprehend …”? What?? How about your inability to write?

Maybe you just don’t understand formal semantics. When you say “Women prefer beards” the form assumes all women, as in “(All) women prefer beards”. Do you not understand that?

Look at your logic. “It’s still about percentages that reflect the general public” – what exactly is “the general public”? And how do percentages, again in general, reflect it? See? Illogical.

Now you are being so dirty as to introduce sodomy? Not enough for you to express your interest in blow jobs? You have to suggest poking me in the butt? You are disgusting. You come anywhere near my butt and you can kiss your face goodbye.

Of course there were people who thought there was feces in beards. That is what made it so funny. Just like there were people like you who believed that is what the article claimed. LOLOL

The story didn’t “have to be debunked”. Good Lord. What don’t you get about frivolous news entertainment.

And again, you show your ignorance. Universities give degrees in psychology, not diplomas. But you never let inaccuracy get in the way of intolerant bigotry, do you?

Of course, is social media – what don’t you get about social + media?? It’s a social medium, you moron! Not a fact database. News entertainment. Everybody here, except you, knows that while there may be something called The Truth, mere mortals cannot know it. Everything else is opinion rational people believe not according to generalizations but according to probability.

I challenge your bigotry. Find anywhere on this site or the previous SNN where I have ever said the stories are anything but news entertainment. You can’t do it because your hatred for me is irrational based on your false assumptions about my beliefs. You can try but you’ll fail.

You are such a supremacist bigot that you think you can cite pop psychology to refute my years of education and experience. Look in the mirror, Adam. You are your problem. Correct yourself.
commented 2015-05-31 19:02:46 -0400
Adam Christie. – you are at it again.

Despite your own taste for sexual dominance, for shoving your penis down the throats of those you force to kneel before you, of course it is bigoted to generalize that taste to all men.

I don’t understand how you can be so thick. Of course stories are sold with hyperbolic headlines. But when you read the story, you get the nuanced details. The reason people made fun of the fecal face, poopy beard story was because of the hyperbole. It was ridiculous. Like your offense is.

Anyone who read the whole story, any version of it, recognized from the very beginning that what was found was enteric bacteria that justified the hyperbolic headlines because it is also found in human stool. I read several versions of the story and every single one pointed out how common it is to find such bacteria just about everwhere. Which is why I told you to think about that next time you brush your teeth because it tends to show up on toothbrushes too.

NO ONE thought there was any actual human feces in beards. But the mere suggestion is what made it funny. But maybe I shouldn’t say no one. Even you are some one.

I don’t know who you hang around with but none of my friends, colleagues or acquaintances ever generalize like you claim, none of them read an article that cites percentage-based trends and says “all men like poop in their puss” or whatever the study has studied. All recognize that 75% is a stronger indication of trending attitude than 65%.

Politicians don’t value polls as much as you claim. That is why you so often hear them say the only poll that counts is the one on election night.

Listen, nothing wrong with Ryerson. I didn’t mock it at all. What I mocked and continue to ridicule is your claim you are more educated, more experienced, and better than everyone who posts at You aren’t. I cited my education to prove you wrong. There are lots of well-educated, highly experienced people who post here and just because they don’t share your political biases is no reason to verbally shit all over us. Your shit stinks. So hold it in.

Listen, you don’t need me to ask questions for you to espouse your views on minorities. Go ahead. Tell us all exactly how you would fix the poor, empower the LGBTQ community, make Jews and Muslims embrace each other, and correct racism. Go ahead. Be my guest.
commented 2015-05-30 22:08:15 -0400
Adam Christie – you said “women prefer …” That is a generalization. A bigoted one.

You are ignorant and of how surveys and polls work. They NEVER conclude “Canadians like beer” or “Men like cars” or “Women like beards”. They ALWAYS conclude “x% of Canadians like beer” or “y% of men like cars” or “z% of women like beards” and they add the qualification that the results are valid within certain percentage points depending on sample size, etc.

Surveys and polls are NOT about determining an overall view of the general public through a percentage. Such studies measure trends not “views of the general public” whatever you meam by “the general public” … is that like the great unwashed, everyone but Adam?

Gallup, according to your own description, has published a trend not a “view of the general public”. Read the fine print and you’ll see they don’t generalize like you do but describe percentages.

Yes, I am a real psychologist. I teach psychology at university. Sorry you are such a bigot about teachers too. What do you do except get so many things wrong?

You can only convince me you are not a bigot by abandoning your bigoted habits and assuming a little humility. You are so full of yourself that you cannot see the huge bias that is your blind spot and your Achilles heel. Stop hating. Listen to the views of others without prejudice.
commented 2015-05-29 22:40:20 -0400
Adam Christie – you are so much fun to wind up!

The original Mr. Fecal Face – that’s you.

Everybody in the whole world – except Mr. Poopy Beard – understands satire when they see it.

Do I understand how studies work? Well, gee, Mr. graduate of Ryerson, I have full statistics qualifications, a graduate degree in Psychology with graduate level research methodology and I was paid to do research projects in both psychology and music. I also have graduate degrees in logic and formal semantics, and I taught math at Sheridan College and online at Brock University. So yeah, I know how research is done. And no valid research every generalizes like you have. Only bigots do that.

As for why the poor vote Conservative, it’s because they hate being condescended to by fucked-up, supremacist rich kids who think the poor need to be managed because they are too stupid to take care of themselves. Conservatives give the poor the dignity of freedom to live their own lives.
commented 2015-05-29 21:54:31 -0400
This whole NDP theft and the focus on Duffy will likely come out in the debates. Grab your beer and popcorn folks! It’s going to be entertaining!
commented 2015-05-29 20:26:59 -0400
A crime was committed with all senators not just with Mike Duffy. People ask why is there so much focus on him? Well Mr. Duffy was just purely blatant about it more so then any other and by the fact that Harper’s chief of staff wrote Duffy a check to get rid of this problem. But over the years I found that most of the Senators that stole funds as I call it, are Liberals! What ever happened to that of e Liberal that misappropriated over $200 thousand in public money? I know he quite, but did he pay the money back? The NDP are hounding on this because they are the ones lyrics ones that don’t have any Senators in the Red Chamber. But as this story unfolds, I’ll bet you a dime to a dollar the NDP are just as self serving and corrupt as every other party, as their own misappropriation of tax dollars has shown and they are going to court over this.
commented 2015-05-29 11:21:00 -0400
Adam Christie – your link confirms my view, that enteric bacteria are present in beards. Enteric bacteria is found in human stool. Did you even bother to read what your source, Nick, wrote??

Like I said, 640radio news reported the data. That is my source.

Adam, that you did not answer my question about your education and experience is telling because clearly you lack basic skills in grammar, logic and linguistics.

When you say “study proves women prefer…” you generalize to all women which, in the case you are trying to make is false, by your own admission.

I’d spell it out for you but I think that might challenge you beyond your skills.

But thatnks for clarifying your disdian for me and my opinions is based on your deep-seated and very visceral bigotry. Not only do you generalize about women, you also generalize about Conservatives and, from that, it is fair to predict you also make similar generalizations about Jews, Muslims, the LGBTQ community, people of colour, the poor, etc.
commented 2015-05-29 11:08:13 -0400
Good one, Deborah!!
commented 2015-05-29 06:44:45 -0400
Marjorie: one is a procedural issue, one is a criminal trial that threatens to implicate the PMO. I think that’s the difference.
commented 2015-05-28 19:31:27 -0400
The topic of the item is the case of Mr. Duffy, now before the courts, and that of the NDP misusing public monies. Has Mr. Duffy incurred greater expenses than other Senators? From figures that I have seen published, I don’t think he has. Some Senators have expense claims as high. I really do not know why Mr. Duffy came under such scrutiny. Surely many people seek Senate appointments in order to be rewarded, at least to some degree, financially. Of course, taxpayers, all of us, do not like such a situation. How did the comments veer into facial hair? On that matter, it is considered impossible to clean hair adequately before surgery, and so the areas on the patient that are in or near the area to be opened during an operation are shaved. Or, they used to be. With widespread use of antibiotics, such measures are not as rigidly applied as they were at one time. With the increase in virulence of some pathogens perhaps it has been premature to abandon the earlier precautions. Surgeons used to be clean-shaven for the same reason. Now, I think this rule no longer applies. I am still wondering how the discussion arrived at feces in beards? Amazing side issue!
commented 2015-05-28 17:45:06 -0400
Joan – the poor know to vote conservative because they don’t own a TV or a radio. So they don’t have to suffer the mass brainwashing attacks by the MSM!
commented 2015-05-28 17:38:02 -0400
Joan – beards are definitely personal preference. I like beards that are trimmed nicely, but I dislike those long scraggly ones that seem to be the rage these days. Like the one that Omar Khader used to sport! We could do a poll and see if men wearing scraggly beards get many dates!
commented 2015-05-28 12:57:23 -0400
Adam Christie – please link to thecdata that support your claim our PM is “evil”. Ta so much.
commented 2015-05-28 12:53:36 -0400
Oops, I guess I read too quickly … Terry Rudden, you are most welcome. Always happy to serve.
commented 2015-05-28 12:52:07 -0400
Adam Christie – What are you thanking me for? I didn’t wield the blade!!
commented 2015-05-28 12:48:47 -0400
Adam Christie, Snopes is no arbiter of validity. Cite some peer-reviewed data. Snopes is just another opinion site like wili, well-known for invalidity and bias.

You seem to lack the ability to properly interpret what you read. The beard data you linked does not show “women these days are more attracted to men that have some sort of facial hair”. Yawn. It supports my opinion, not yours, that some – some, Adam, not “women” – some women like the fecal face fashion.

Fecal hair is a fashion, not something genetic that defines gender. And like all fashion, it will pass. Except maybe among Muslims and those who ingratiate themselves to Islamic culture for profit.

So tell me. What education, experience and “other factors” in your life do you believe make your opinions superior to mine? Come on now. You opened that door.
commented 2015-05-28 12:44:09 -0400
I shaved off my beard this morning. Thanks, Joan.
commented 2015-05-28 12:37:49 -0400
Glenn Reid – if only Mulcair was truly for the “little guy”. God knows, Canada’s growing underclass needs an advocate. But both Trudeau and Mulcair are for the comfortable and entitled but always ambitious, greedy and never satisfied middle class.

During the last federal election, someone surveyed the homeless of downtown Toronto and found most voted Conservative. Yes, the poor vote. They are invisible and ignored but they vote.

Canada’s poor suffer the most from gang harassment. I suspect they favoured the Conservative policies on crime and terrorism, as they are the ones most vulnerable to attack.
commented 2015-05-28 09:12:22 -0400
Again a reminder that our MSM is as corrupted as FIFA, IOC, etc… the elite ruling class is a common thread in all the groups- and yes the NDP are certainly part of that group even though they claim they are for da “little guy”. Thomas Mulcair – still a citizen of France with a villa on the French Rivera- is as elitist as they come along with junior coalition partner Justin. Corruption through and through….
commented 2015-05-27 23:13:25 -0400
Adam Christie – what do you mean, wrong again????

I gave you my opinion,my very tongue-in-cheek opinion that apparently flew miles over your head.

Opinions aren’t wrong, you pompous ass!!

As to your links of overkill trying to prove all women love beards, what about personal taste don’t you understand? Of course, some women like beards. But fuck off that women in general do.

Like I said, lighten up, Mr. Poopy Beard. Of course, no bowel movement was combed out of the beards. Bacteria found in fecal matter was combed out of the beards. That’s the fact.

I’m with Glenn Craig who, even though he seems to have overdosed on whatever it is he uses to give him those hillarious musings, can take a joke. He is right that just about everything in our environment has bacteria found in fecal matter on it. Remember that next time you brush your teeth!
commented 2015-05-27 21:35:49 -0400
Stu – I can’t keep track of all the sleight-of-hand tricks the Liberals have pulled over the years, with our money, and resources. They will say anything to get elected, and then renege on everything they said, or they deny even saying it. They are greedy and power hungry, they spread rumours about anyone they dislike, twist every word of opposing views, and really like the one word attack labels, labels like homophobic. I guess it’s easier to stay on topic if you just use one word attacks on others. They attack like wolves when they are offended, and they get offended about everything. It’s shameful watching how many politicians act like bratty children, when someone disagrees with them on anything. It’s like stirring up a bees nest. They’re so dramatic, it’s hard to watch, and even harder to believe that grown adults act so childishly, and get away with it. Why? Because we no longer have an free, unbiased press, that wants the public to know the truth about their governments actions, or the behaviour of their favourite politicians . They want to control what you know, what you say, and how you vote. The MSM is a full on propaganda machine. Where is Freud when we need him? Dr Robert Hare wrote a book called “Without Conscience” and he said that if he wasn’t studying psychopaths in prison, he would go to the stock market. I think he needs to expand his studies to include politicians and the MSM!
commented 2015-05-27 19:12:56 -0400
i was wondering how long it would take for an insignificant nobody, adam christie, to try and dominate with ignorant post after ignorant post… a few months ..i thought that mindless trash would have tried long before this.. thanks for the amusement..
commented 2015-05-27 18:10:15 -0400
Adam…..please expand on that… you have invoices?
commented 2015-05-27 17:21:12 -0400
Wow, the NDP owes $4M. That still considerably less than the $45M that the Liberals still owe Canadians that they stole during Adscam that they said they would pay back. But we know a Liberal’s word isn’t worth as much as the paper I wiped myself with.
commented 2015-05-27 15:35:53 -0400
“Glenn Craig commented 4 hours ago” Glenn. Hilarious. Thanks for the chuckle….!
commented 2015-05-27 14:28:03 -0400
Tom, we the Canadian tax payers want our money back, and we want interest on it too! Keep deflecting, but this will stick to you until you repay the money your party stole. You are common thief Tom, and a bigot to boot. And Tom, PM Harper has more class in his little finger, than you have in your entire being!
commented 2015-05-27 11:58:20 -0400
I can’t think of ANYTHING in New York that would NOT contain fecal matter. And lots of other locations on the body that hair is just bound to….and as long as I have whiskey I really don’t need facial hair nor the filthy New York environment in order to get shit faced….:-)

One of the best comments I ever read posted by a news reader in response to editorial/pseudoscience campaigns against fashions was about an article that said some ophthalmologist did a study on emo haircuts making people walleyed and cross-eyed …the commenter wrote….

That’s just the opinion of an eye doctor who isn’t really my father…….:-)

That made me envision Luke Skywalker with an emo haircut saying to Darth Vader with a pouty lower lip….“You’re not really my father”…….and then….worse than that…..I envisioned Christ on the cross with an emo haircut and a pouty lower lip saying….“I know why you’ve forsaken me…you’re not really my father”….then worse than that I envision Justin Trudeau with an emo haircut and a pouty lower lip saying……………………nah never mind…..:-)
commented 2015-05-27 10:52:46 -0400
Adam and Glenn, lighten up! The beard works for some but not for others. It works for Steve Crowder but not for Gavin McInnes, for example.

Tom’s beard makes him look predatory. It would be in his best interest to clean it up.

As to the idea “women” like beards and that explans current beard fashion, I think the current fashion is more influenced by our growing Islamic culture than anything women want.

Someone who works for CIDA told me he and his colleagues are encouraged to wear beards so Muslim men will more easily trust and like them.

As to all women (except the man-haters) liking beards, that is like saying all men like a long-haired kitty, not a shaven haven. Do you boys like the fluffy-look/taste?

One’s taste is not determined by gender hatred. Yawn. I personally like lots of body hair but other women like men to shave all over. It’s personal not political.

But speaking of studies, you must have heard of the recent scientific study that concluded beards are dirtier than the dirtiest toilet. Most beards contain fecal matter.