Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Daily Digest September 11, 2012


The DAILY DIGEST: INFORMATION and OPINION from ST. JOHN'S to VICTORIA.
ARCHIVED at http://cdndailydigest.blogspot.com/

OPINION AND INFORMATION
_____CANADA

Allan Gregg's assault on federal politics
         Let the provinces register firearms, or not
The time for young political leadership in Canada is now
         Why majority rule on secession is impossible
What Harper and Marois have in common
         The myth of the 'wise Quebec voter'
China deal new hope for equitable trade
         Mr. Harper's new diplomacy
Making citizenship mean something again isn't racist
         Need to live in Canada to become a citizen
What does Canada achieve with its largely symbolic snub of Iran?
         Tory plan puts politics ahead of health in Ontario
NOFX's Fat Mike says Obama re-election a slam dunk
         Partisan book promotes Liberal-NDP-Green merger
Unions scrambling to sink Tory MP's transparency bill
         Ethics watchdog examines apparent conflict by PM's chief of staff
No need for National Energy Strategy, Oliver says
         Harper named 'World Statesman of the Year' by NY foundation
Conservatives, NDP, Liberals distance themselves from House's Federal Court fight with AG
         Ottawa taking auditor to court
New top general, PM had no lengthy F-35 talks
         O'Malley: UPDATED: NDP outs party as source of privilege-challenged ATI request -- and denies asking for F35-related material
O'Malley: Liberals to ask committee to waive privilege on F-35 correspondence
         Lewis MacKenzie: Bring back the Arrow - A Canadian-made interceptor would serve our interests better than the troubled F-35
Ottawa shoots down plan to revive Avro Arrow fighter plane
         Ottawa accused of axing Avro Arrow revival too soon
More problems raised at Pentagon F-35 fighter review
         Monument to mark War of 1812 planned as Afghan war recognition stalls
Rob Anders Newsletter Compares 1812 Conflict To 'Warfare Against Islamic Terror'
         First on House of Commons Agenda? An Overdue Apology
Former golden boy McGuinty looking to move on?
         Teachers unions vow action after Ontario bill passed
Harper's Conservatives are on cruise control
         NDP MP seeks public's help for legal bills in robo-calls case
Lougheed said to be very ill
         Rise of women in Canadian politics is unmistakable and unstoppable
Don't underestimate the PQ; Don't appease the PQ: Dion
         DND to pay $100 million to private firm to replace laid-off workers
Mulcair slams Tories on local record
         Federal natural resources minister accuses NDP leader of dividing country
U.S. boom in oil production spells peril for Canadian crude
         Oliver encouraging eastern pipeline
Ont. should end easy welfare for refugee claimants: Feds
         Separatist ex-premier blasts PQ referendum plan
Language watchdog says feds respond to audits despite tension
         Federal industry minister evasive on PQ government's planned changes to Bill 101
Did intelligence fears prompt Canada to cut Iran ties?
         Members of Iranian regime will be barred residence in Canada
Harper government's terrorism labels for Iran, Syria prompt mixed reaction
         Frigate returns from anti-terror mission
Liberals want a competitive leadership race, 'best thing,' especially if Trudeau enters fray
         B.C. Tory group fights leadership revolt
Cummins awaits his fate
         It's generic drugs or nothing, Canadian insurers say
Prince Edward, Countess of Wessex begin seven-day working visit to Canada
         Climate change conundrum: Will Arctic animals' wardrobes be able to adapt?


_____FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Netanyahu ramps up Iran attack threat

Citizens for Legitimate Government (CLG):
--'You're receiving this message because a friend is concerned about something you posted on Facebook.' By Lori Price, http://www.legitgov.org/ 11 Sep 2012 On Monday, I received a 'substance abuse' warning email from Facebook. The CLG Facebook page has 4,200 'likes' and frequently includes '9/11 inside job' commentary. Update: On September 11, Facebook would *not allow me access* until I checked a box on a pop-up to acknowledge their 'substance abuse warning,' purportedly issued due to the 'nature' of my posts. [See also: Facebook Disables CLG Editor's Account Name, Claiming It Is 'Illegitimate' --'The name you entered was not approved by our system.' 17 Feb 2012.]9-11 explained in 5 minutes --9/11 - A Conspiracy Theory Posted by AG3NTANTHRAX 08 Apr 2012 (Video)
         9/11: Explosive Evidence - Experts Speak Out
New 9/11 truth documentary among 'most watched' on PBS this week
         Guantánamo inmate becomes ninth detainee to die at prison camp
Detainee found dead in his cell at Guantanamo
         Base attack kills 3 Afghans, destroys NATO chopper
British soldier dies in roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan
         U.S. Missile Defense Strategy Is Flawed, Expert Panel Finds
American shot dead in Libyan attack on U.S. Consulate
         Egyptian protesters scale US Embassy wall in Cairo
Radar-blinding Raytheon decoy starts rolling off assembly line
         Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on SEAL book: 'We're not going to accept this kind of behavior'
White House prepares CISPA-like cybersecurity Executive Order
         Twitter ordered to release identity of OWS protester
2 TVA nuclear plants shut down unplanned in August CTU President: As strike approaches 3rd day, 'We are still miles apart' 11 Sep        2012 CTU [Chicago Teachers Union]
Caribbean coral reefs face collapse

Common Dreams:
Tom Engelhardt: Living in "The Greatest Nation on Earth" http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/09/11-3
'Shocking': 9/11 Warnings More Numerous Than Reported http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/09/11
Conservationists Ask: Is Mass Extinction Acceptable? http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/09/11-6
US Just Experienced Warmest Year-to-Date Period Ever http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/09/11-4
Judge Orders Twitter to Produce Protester's Tweets http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/09/11-7
Chicago Strike Reveals Dearth of Education Policy Supported by Both Parties http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/09/11-3
Video...Shedding a Little Light on Dark Money http://www.commondreams.org/video/2012/09/11
Laura Carlsen: Public Security – The Greatest Casualty of the Drug War http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/09/11-2
The Chicago Strike Is Typical of American Politicians' War on Teachers  http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/09/11-11
Johnny Barber: We Are at War http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/09/11
Virtually, Anything Goes with Online Education http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/09/11-9
Another Guantánamo Prisoner Death Highlights Democrats' Hypocrisy http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/09/11-6
The Democrats' Missed Opportunity http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/09/11-1
Environmental Groups: As Climate Warms, Petition Seeks to Stop Methane Leaks at Drilling Operations on America's Public Lands  http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2012/09/11-2
NRDC: Typical Wind Farm Supports Nearly 1,100 Jobs; Adds Millions of Dollars to Local Communities  http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2012/09/11-0


MWC News:
When Democracy Takes a Hit
         Chicago Teachers v. Rahm Emanuel
The Judas Kiss: Politics of Betrayal
         Canada cut links with Iran
NATO Expansion Held Threat to World Peace
         The Terrorist War Against Syria
Canada: Selling Its Soul to America
         Israel Says: Rachel Made Us Do It
Canada cut links with Iran
         Huge 9-11 Deception
Lufthansa ends strike and agrees on mediation
         South Africa miners to continue strike
EU agrees to beef up sanctions on Syria
         Syria battle rages as Russia pushes old plan
Colombia rules out ceasefire with FARC
         Dozens missing in Italy after boat capsizes


Israel Hayom:
Iran's useful idiots in Washington
         Rosh Hashanah is the holy day of kings
Good clean fun
         Wave of madness in Israeli society
Israel tight-lipped over report on strike on Syria reactor
         ' Palestinian leaders seek economic solutions as protests turn violent
'Middle East could turn into one Islamic caliphate,' minister warns
         UK condemns Israeli decision to support upgrade of Ariel college
US looks to prevent Palestinian bid for UN status
         Israel is a solid investment, Steinitz tells NY business conference
11 years on – a politics-free 9/11?
         Conservation project restores splendor of Jerusalem's walls
Israel chides Clinton for 'speeding up Iran's centrifuges'
  Despite Israeli pressure, U.S. not setting deadlines for Iran



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MARDI 11 SEPTEMBRE 2012
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20h36 - Enseignement supérieur · Le Canada est une référence
        Le Canada se classe en tête des pays de l'OCDE pour la proportion d'adultes titulaires d'un diplôme d'études collégiales. Agence
20h25 - Direction du PLQ · Chef intérimaire: le parti veut Jean-Marc Fournier
         L'establishment du Parti libéral du Québec tentera d'imposer mercredi aux députés libéraux la candidature de Jean-Marc  Fournier comme chef intérimaire. Agence QMI
19h50 - Ottawa · Stephen Harper: «Homme d'État de l'année»
        Le premier ministre Stephen Harper a été consacré «Homme d'État de l'année» par la fondation américaine Appeal of Conscience    Foundation. Agence QMI
19h49 - Municipalités · Les infrastructures au pays sont à risque
        Plus de la moitié des routes municipales au pays et le quart des réseaux d'eau usée nécessitent des réparations ou des  améliorations importantes. Agence QMI
17h56 - Québec · Landry prône l'alliance des forces souverainistes
        Bernard Landry considère que le temps est venu organiser une alliance nationale des forces souverainistes.  Agence QMI
17h24 - Saint-François · Un dépouillement judiciaire autorisé
        La candidate libérale défaite dans la circonscription de Saint-François, Nathalie Goguen, a obtenu mardi de la Cour du Québec la        tenue d'un dépouillement judiciaire. Agence QMI
16h10 - Frais de scolarité · Moins cher à Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador qu'au Québec
        Le Québec est en voie de perdre son titre de «province ayant les droits de scolarité les plus bas au Canada» aux mains de Terre-         Neuve-et-Labrador. Agence QMI
14h49 - Nucléaire · Gentilly-2 va fermer ses portes
        La victoire des troupes de Pauline Marois a scellé le sort de la centrale nucléaire Gentilly-2 de Bécancour. Agence QMI
12h08 - Justice · Tony Tomassi renonce à son enquête préliminaire
        L'ancien ministre libéral veut être jugé devant juge et jury.  Agence QMI
11h24 - CRTC · Québecor exige le rejet de l'achat d'Astral par Bell
        Le CRTC tient des audiences pour déterminer si elle donnera ou non son aval au projet de Bell d'acquérir Astral. Agence QMI
02h44 - Patrimoine · Le Horse Palace est sauvé
        Le bruit des sabots des chevaux continuera de résonner dans Griffintown. JDM
02h40 - Classement des universités · Le sous-financement menace les bons résultats
        «C'est un miracle» si McGill s'accroche toujours au top 20 pour la 6e année consécutive, laisse tomber le vice-principal aux    relations externes. JDM
02h25 - Pathologistes · Le privé vient à la rescousse
        Un nombre grandissant de centres hospitaliers fait affaire à grands frais avec un laboratoire ontarien. JDM
02h15 - Élections · Millions pour ex-députés
        Les élus qui cessent de siéger à Québec toucheront des primes allant jusqu'à 175 000 $. JDM
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