Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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Sidney Australia is the pseudonym of a philosophy professor and former sex worker.

Mother Canada

By Sidney Australia / 2015 July 10
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If we weren’t such devoted and devout followers of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his beloved Conservative government, we might have to admit that not only is he depressingly anti-democratic, and a fetishist or fascist about terror and crime, but a dolt without a drop of cultural taste. His aesthetic appreciation seldom rises above the…

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MacKay, Peter

By Sidney Australia / 2015 May 30
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Ah, Peter MacKay, we hardly knew ye (thank G-d!); after 20 years in federal politics and now you’re retirin’. Here at Dooney’s Dictionary we were truly dreading having to crank up some cynicism and bile as we marked your parliamentary passing. But, mirabile dictu, and hark!, the herald angels sing, along came the conservative (but,…

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Alberta Spring

By Sidney Australia / 2015 May 7
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Vatican Confirms NDP Alberta Election Win a Miracle; Pope Francis to Beatify St. Rachel ASAP Roman Catholic Bishop Fred Henry of Calgary and Edmonton Archbishop Richard Smith have both filed attestation affadavits with the Vatican in Rome declaring that they witnessed a miracle on May 5, 2015 when the New Democratic Party and party leader…

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Duffy, Mike; Trial

By Sidney Australia / 2015 April 11
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We promised ourselves that we would not allow ourselves to be distracted by the trial of Canadian Senator Mike Duffy, charged with one count each of fraud and breach of trust related to his residency expenses; nine counts of fraud and nine counts of breach of trust for expenses unrelated to Senate business; four counts…

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Bob & Doug McKenzie on Niqabs

By Sidney Australia / 2015 March 14
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Today’s topic is, like… eh?

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Harper the Video Game

By Sidney Australia / 2015 February 15
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Code of Terror 6. Is it just us, or has the Stephen Harper government, ruling Canada ever since 2006 (it feels like ever since 1906), really gotten worse (and worse)? Certainly, our Facebook Feed is filled with FB “friends” alerting us to the latest outrages of the long-serving Canadian prime minister, often hysterically screaming warnings…

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McDavid

By Sidney Australia / 2014 September 6
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Expanding his horizons.

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We’re back

By Sidney Australia / 2014 September 2
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We’re back from winter hibernation. Stay tuned.

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Poetic Justice

By Sidney Australia / 2014 July 10
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In early July in Pamplona, Spain, during the 9-day San Fermin Festival, they run the bulls through the streets of the town for a few mornings. A crowd of human daredevils joins the run. Inevitably a few people get gored by the bulls. A half dozen of the bulls get killed later in the afternoon.…

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CBC: The Stursbergians-vs-The Gzowskiteers

By Sidney Australia / 2014 May 19
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A call to arms for the national broadcaster.

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