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  • Celine Dion – A Mother’s Prayer

    05/09/2010 6:38:41 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies · 362+ views ^ | May 89 2010 | annem040359
    My Mother’s Day Greeting Not Only To My Mother, But All The Mothers,Grandmothers,Great-Grandmothers,Aunts,Mothers-To-Be,Single Mothers,Fathers Who Are Doing Both The Role Of The Mother/Father, And Those Women Who Cannot, Or Will Never Be Able To Be A Human Mother, Other Then To Adopt A Child Or Children, Or Become An Animal Pet Companion Mother. From Celine Dion, “A Mother’s Prayer”:
  • Report: Detainees Shown CIA Officers' Photos

    08/21/2009 8:40:48 AM PDT · by mockingbyrd · 26 replies · 1,897+ views
    Fox News ^ | August 21, 200*
    WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department is investigating whether Guantanamo Bay detainees charged with roles in the Sept. 11 attacks were improperly given photos of CIA officers or contractors, according to a person familiar with the investigation. The investigation, headed by the Justice Department's counterespionage chief, John Dion, is trying to determine if military lawyers defending the detainees divulged classified information or compromised covert CIA officers, according to the person, who was not authorized to discuss the investigation and spoke only on condition of anonymity. It is a violation of federal law to identify CIA covert personnel, and it is a...
  • The Wanderer Comes Home

    07/12/2009 7:28:48 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 11 replies · 664+ views
    envoy ^ | May/June 1999 | Dion DiMucci
    I was about as cold as I’d ever been. The Midwest was in the midst of a bitter winter in February, 1959. The wind was punishing, trees were freezing up and snapping, and the little yellow school bus I was riding in with Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper had been breaking down. After our "Winter Dance Party Tour" appearance in Duluth, Minnesota, our bus broke down again. Buddy had had enough. He talked the club manager into chartering a plane to fly the headliners to our next show in Fargo, North Dakota, and tried to recruit us...
  • Canada's opposition leader quits after botched power grab

    12/08/2008 3:07:41 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 26 replies · 879+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/8/2008
    Canada's opposition leader Stephane Dion tendered his resignation on Monday, paving the way for new leadership to continue his Liberals' fight with the ruling Conservatives for control of parliament. "I have decided to step aside as leader of the Liberal Party effective as soon as my successor is duly chosen," Mr Dion said in a statement, days after fumbling a power grab from Prime Minister Stephen Harper's minority government. Former Harvard academic Michael Ignatieff is reportedly set to be named interim Liberal leader until a party convention in May, supported by one of two rivals who also sought to succeed...
  • Report: Dion Likely Gone by Christmas

    12/07/2008 6:32:08 AM PST · by mkjessup · 38 replies · 1,322+ views
    The Chronicle Herald (Canada) ^ | 7 December 2008 | Canadian Press
    TORONTO — The Toronto Star is quoting senior Liberal Party sources as saying it is now a forgone conclusion that Stephane Dion will resign as Liberal leader before Christmas. In a report Sunday, the newspaper says it is likely Dion will come under irresistible pressure to step down at the Liberal caucus meeting in Ottawa on Wednesday.
  • Dion fumbles with TV address

    12/04/2008 9:19:04 AM PST · by Squawk 8888 · 13 replies · 743+ views
    Canoe ^ | December 4, 2008 | Alexander Panetta
    OTTAWA - In the battle of the airwaves Wednesday, Liberal Leader Stephane Dion showed up almost an hour late and a few pixels short in his duel with the prime minister he hopes to replace. Dion was supposed to address the Canadian public immediately after Stephen Harper, but thanks to a handful of snafus the television networks were left filling dead air. The Liberals delivered their video almost an hour late, 10 minutes after it was already supposed to air; and when it finally arrived both the English and French versions had been crammed onto the same tape, forcing broadcasters...
  • Our Right to Vote Petition - Please sign

    12/02/2008 2:04:48 PM PST · by Reform Canada · 12 replies · 739+ views Over 20,000 strong already and it grew by 5,000 signatures in the last hour
  • Poll says 75% Prefer Conservatives (Canada) over the left-wing coup

    12/02/2008 1:05:41 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 15 replies · 819+ views
    PTBC J-Log ^ | December 2, 2008 | Joel Johannesen
    The poll today, which isn’t scientific so it doesn’t matter, says 72% prefer the Conservatives to be in power. CTV: Who would you prefer to govern the country? The Conservatives 72%; The NDP-Liberal coalition 28% indicates that 73% think what the Left is doing is either “bad” or “treasonous”, with most saying it’s “treasonous”. What do you think about the opposition’s move to take control of the Canadian Parliament? It’s good 12% It’s bad 30% It’s within the rules 7% It’s treasonous 43% It won’t make any difference 7% The last federal election...
  • Canada's Dion to step down as Liberal leader

    10/23/2008 12:09:54 AM PDT · by ari-freedom · 12 replies · 427+ views
    The Financial Times ^ | October 21 2008 | Bernard Simon
    Stéphane Dion was expected to step down as leader of Canada's opposition Liberal party last night after less than two years at the helm and within a week of a drubbing at the general election. The frontrunner to succeed him is Michael Ignatieff, the former Harvard scholar and author, who is the party's deputy leader. However, Mr Ignatieff is sure to face stiff competition for the job. Mr Dion is only the second Liberal leader in Canada's 141-year history who has not become prime minister. The Liberals were for years viewed as the natural governing party, but have been on...
  • Liberal Canadian PM Candidate in Interview Meltdown! - Video 10/10/08

    10/10/2008 10:03:42 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 4 replies · 449+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | October 10, 2008 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Liberal Canadian candidate for Prime Minister Stephane Dion suffering through a total disaster of an interview in which he was completely unable to understand the question given him. He asked to "start again" with the interview three times! Imagine a melt-down like this with either Obama or McCain! . . . . (Watch Video)
  • A bad day for Dion

    03/19/2008 5:55:00 AM PDT · by Clive · 6 replies · 334+ views
    National Post ^ | 2008-03-19 | (editorial page)
    The usual media suspects greeted us on Tuesday morning with the happiest possible Liberal spin on the federal byelections in Toronto, Vancouver and Saskatchewan. "Liberals win three out of four seats!" No one actually put "Whee!" in the headline, but it would have been consistent with the feigned spirit of jollity at work. The reality for the Liberal party is much darker, however. The expected byelection result for an opposition party running in seats where they had strong pluralities last time out is pretty clear: it's got to be four-for-four. The Liberals went three-for-four, squeaking by with a paltry 151-vote...
  • The Nothing Party

    10/25/2007 9:05:24 PM PDT · by Reform Canada · 6 replies · 82+ views
    Thursday, October 25, 2007 The Nothing Party There’s been a lot of criticism of Stephane Dion’s decision to order his caucus to abstain from voting on the Throne Speech. After thinking about it for awhile, it actually makes sense to me. It’s the perfect symbol of what the Liberal Party has become, from the initial deterioriation of the party’s stature at the end of the Chretien era, to the disastrous tenure of Paul Martin, to the substantively vacant leadership race that led to the election of Stephane Dion as leader. The party, having discussed in great deal what it was...
  • Canada: Tories still shy of majority, poll suggests (actually up - biased headline)

    07/11/2007 6:11:26 PM PDT · by GMMAC · 10 replies · 390+ views
    CanWest via National Post - Canada ^ | Wednesday, July 11, 2007 | Staff
    Tories still shy of majority, poll suggests CanWest News Service, Wednesday, July 11, 2007 MONTREAL -- As Canadians began to head off for summer vacation, they were still in no mood to grant Prime Minister Stephen Harper the kind of support that would translate into a majority government in another election, a new opinion poll suggested. In the Environics Research Group poll, the Conservatives had 37% support; the Liberals 28; NDP 17; Greens 11 and Bloc Quebecois slipping to 7. Party standings remained stagnant, said Derek Leebosh, a senior associate with Environics. He likening the parties' positions to "World...
  • Dion down to 12% in Quebec

    06/04/2007 7:02:30 PM PDT · by Reform Canada · 12 replies · 569+ views Dion Can Use More Support 2007-06-04 06:20:11 Liberal leader Stephane Dion continues to see his popularity plummet in Quebec. A new Leger marketing poll reveals he's the fourth most popular leader in this province. When asked who would make the best prime minister, only 12 per cent of Quebecers said Dion, whereas 16 per cent said NDP leader Jack Layton and Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was way ahead with 36 per cent. Across the country however, Dion's in second place tied with Layton at 13 per cent support. Harper's still well in the lead nationally...
  • The hazards of having much to say (Lib missed 'it's OK to THINK racism, anti-Semitism' memo?)

    04/27/2007 9:03:32 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 9 replies · 594+ views
    National Post - Canada ^ | Friday, April 27, 2007 | Kevin Libin
    The hazards of having much to say Liberal candidate's prolific pen haunts Kevin Libin, National Post Published: Friday, April 27, 2007 CALGARY - Say you want to be a politician. One problem: A few years out of grad school, you have left behind a trail of unsavoury opinions in the form of theses, articles and letters to the editor. You have accused the Israeli government of "murdering children and raping women." You've promoted conspiracy theories about Islamist terrorist attacks, suggesting they were orchestrated by Western governments to discredit Muslims. And more. What do you do? That is the challenge...
  • Canada's Liberals CAUGHT RED-HANDED (Western Standard - Levant / Steel)

    04/24/2007 10:31:28 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 19 replies · 1,563+ views
    Western Standard ^ | Monday, April 23, 2007 | Ezra Levant / Kevin Steel
    Western Standard: sneak preview Monday, April 23, 2007 Here's a sneak preview of our new issue, just off the presses this morning: cover ; column ; story . Normally we hold back on publishing to the Internet so that our home subscribers get the good stuff first. But this is a special case: one of the subjects of our cover story, an MP named Mark Holland, has threatened us with a lawsuit if we keep talking about him and the Liberal theft of Conservative personnel files. That's called libel chill -- an attempt to bully journalists (including bloggers) so...
  • Harper accuses Liberals of making political hay on soldiers' deaths

    04/20/2007 7:24:21 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 13 replies · 332+ views
    Ottawa Citizen - Canada ^ | Friday, April 20, 2007 | Tim Naumetz
    Harper accuses Liberals of making political hay on soldiers' deaths Tim Naumetz, The Ottawa Citizen Published: Friday, April 20, 2007 Prime Minister Stephen Harper suggested yesterday the Liberal party is exploiting the recent combat deaths of eight Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan with a motion demanding the government put a firm, two-year deadline on the mission. Another Conservative MP went further, accusing the Liberals of siding with "terrorists and the Taliban." Bitter feelings spilled out soon after debate began on the motion urging the government to notify NATO that Canada will pull out its soldiers in 2009, despite Liberal attempts...
  • To be brutally honest (dumped Green defends the indefensible, plays 'victim' card)

    04/15/2007 10:54:47 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 8 replies · 423+ views
    Republic of East Vancouver ^ | April 14, 2007 | Kevin Potvin
    Green Party says Potvin will not be its candidate in Vancouver-Kingsway ... as this was obviously coming, here's the vile Potvin's self-pitying barf-a-rama: To be brutally honest Author of "A revolting confession" responds to widespread media criticisms The Republic of East Vancouver "Vancouver's Opinionated Newspaper" Current Issue • April 12 to April 26, 2007 • No 161 By Kevin Potvin John Keats wrote 123 years ago, "Beauty is truth, truth beauty,-that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know." On the confusing afternoon of September 11, that didn’t appear to be quite enough. I went...
  • Quebec results good for Canada

    04/02/2007 10:25:37 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 6 replies · 511+ views
    Edmonton Journal - Canada ^ | Sunday, April 01, 2007 | Lorne Gunter
    Quebec results good for Canada Shift in power may lead to interesting political times across the nation Lorne Gunter, The Edmonton Journal Published: Sunday, April 01, 2007 Friday afternoon, the co-hosts of a weekly political digest show on a Montreal radio station called to ask me what Albertans thought of the results of Monday's Quebec election. I couldn't say what Albertans' reaction was, but this Albertan's thought was: It's too early to tell, but things look interesting and positive. The National Assembly is now split roughly into thirds. The Liberals have 48 seats, a loss of 28 from 2003....