Archive | February 2013

Send in the Clowns! Berlusconi, Bersani and Beppe

Italy election results a shambles as Berlusconi, Beppe and B

Italian election chaos causes European markets tumble as no clear winner emerges.

Mexico takes Pot Shots at California

Mexican Police confiscate a Cannon that was being used to fire 30-lb packages of marijuana across the border

Mexican Police confiscate a Cannon that was being used to fire 30-lb packages of marijuana across the border

LNG Shot!

BC Liberal Government bases budget on fanciful Liquid Natural Gas [LNG], revenues which may never materialize.

BC Liberal Government bases budget on fanciful projections of LNG, [Liquid Natural Gas] revenues which may never materialize.

Duffy Ducks

Senator Mike Duffy ducks reporters' questions regarding $42,800 he collected in unfounded housing allowance claims

Senator Mike Duffy ducks reporters’ questions regarding the $42,800 housing allowance he collected “by mistake”

“If you knew sushi like we know sushi…”

Sea-horse meat sushi? DNA tests show that up to 74% of the fish in sushi venues is mislabelled.

Sea-horse meat sushi? DNA tests show that up to 74% of the fish in sushi venues is mislabelled.

News Scoop!

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu "freezes" his ice cream budget after a newspaper uncovers that the state was funding $2700 per year to his favourite ice cream parlour

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu “freezes” his ice cream budget after a newspaper uncovers that the state was paying $2700 per year to his favourite ice cream parlour

Damning evidence against BC Hydro

US Judge rules that Hydro's subsidiary Powerex committed 2,708 infractions, a decision that could leave BC taxpayers on the hook for at least $265 million.

US Judge rules that Hydro’s subsidiary Powerex committed 2,708 infractions, a decision that could leave BC taxpayers on the hook for at least $265 million.