Monday, May 26, 2014

Fw: Daily Digest MAY 25, 2014




On Sunday, May 25, 2014 11:31:01 PM, Joe Hueglin <phoenix.rising@bellnet.ca> wrote:



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Ontario Liberal platform fleshes out budget details
         Tory MP praises Ukrainians as brave for turning out in big numbers to vote
Liberals promise $1 billion for Ring of Fire; more hospices, better math scores
         Tory MP praises Ukrainians as brave for turning out in big numbers to vote
Liberals 'fundamentally dishonest:': Hudak
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Jasper glacier melting at 'astonishing' rate
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How Police Record Checks Can Harm the Innocent
         Knowlton Nash, longtime anchor of CBC's The National, dead at 86

Athabasca Glacier could disappear within generation, says manager
         Ontario Votes 2014: Liberal platform officially unveiledvideo
Liberals claim math in Progressive Conservative jobs plan is all wrong

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Turks and Caicos part of Canada? The dream lives on
         OpEd: Canada's world is still too round
Den Tandt: Harper Tories would benefit from a Wynne win
         Federal Court decision orders government to review soldier's housing case
70 years after D-Day, retracing steps of Allied heroes across Normandy - including the jump
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Food Chat replay: First Prize Pies
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'Beerology': Have even more fun with your beer
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When mammograms lie
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Advocates seek improved legal status for animals in Quebec 8 hours ago
         B.C. teachers' strike and lockout: Eight things you need to know 23 hours ago
Alberta PC leadership hopefuls meet to discuss policy 21 hours ago
         Remaining residents evacuate northern Saskatchewan town threatened by fire 2 hours 28 minutes ago
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Congolese tree planter finds 'Canada is a country of law' 22 hours ago
         Dead celebrities have become 'saints' of today's consumer culture, researcher argues 11 hours ago

Counter-top charity boxes are just too tempting for some thieves
         Uncertainty reigns in Ontario election polls
Should raising speed limits be an Ontario election issue?
         N.W.T. Dene woman graduates from UBC law school
Seized canoes take Yellowknife houseboaters by surprise
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Liberals pose as protesting NDPers

         Adams, Soudas speak out: 'We have at every opportunity taken the high road'
Andrea Horwath defends Ontario NDP record: Fiscal prudence is 'in my DNA'

Liberals promise $1 billion for Ring of Fire; more hospices, better math scores
         Liberals 'fundamentally dishonest:': Hudak
Trudeau, abortion and the limits of political leadership
         Saving the Caricom-Canada talks
Trudeau keeps it simple
         Martin should back Hudak
Andrea Horwath and the Unintended Consequences of Strategic Voting
         Ontario Power Generation turns to Texas
Tim Hudak's debate boycott disrespects democracy
         Wynne's world is an expensive one
His name was Christopher Speer

Prentice would outlaw contracts for political insiders
         Ontario Election 2014: Why Hudak May Have Played His Hand Too Early
B.C. Liberals Know How To Party, And Ride Mechanical Bulls
         B.C. Liberals were ready to follow NDP on Kinder Morgan, Clark says
Baird steps in to help campaign for Ontario PCs in Ottawa
         Hudak's 'Million Jobs' plan 95% wrong: Sousa 23
Alberta premier hopeful Jim Prentice made a name in dealing with difficult files
         Pierre Karl Peladeau released from hospital
The secret short list that caused a rift between Chief Justice and PMO
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Presidential Elections in Ukraine To Maintain Oligarchic Rule
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TRNN Replay: Untold History: The Rise and Fall of a Progressive Vice-President of the USA
         United States of Secrets: Featuring Glenn Greenwald & Thomas Drake Prt 1


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Greece struck by strong 6.4 Earthquake Source
         US State of Michigan protests Canadian nuclear waste project Bruce Nuclear Plant on Lake Huron Source
Graffiti hate-texts sprayed on Israeli church in Beersheba Source
         Greek nationalist MEP takes a stand against Monsanto's GMO food Source
The social cost of Genetically Modified Organisms Source
         Millions of people preparing for worldwide anti-GMO protests Source
Chilean activist burns $500 million student debt documents Source
         Only 5% believe that US congressmen deserve re-election Source
An Overview Of The Greek Elections Source
         US secretly selling nukes worldwide Source
British Scientists find way to turn Light into Matter Source

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Final Word on US Law Isn't: Supreme Court Keeps Editing Read the Article at The New York Times
         Elliot Rodger's Fatal Menace: How Toxic Male Entitlement Devalues Women's and Men's Lives Read the Article at Salon
Student Debt for Alleged For-Profit Education Scam Goes Up in Smoke in Chile Read the Article at BuzzFlash
         According to New Research, More Than 60 Percent of US Drone Targets in Pakistan Are Homes Read the Article at RT News
VA Allows More Veterans to Seek Care at Private Hospitals Read the Article at CBS News
         Using Jailed Migrants as a Pool of Cheap Labor Read the Article at The New York Times

How the NRA Enables Massacres Read the Article at The Daily Beast
         Dead Babies and Utah's Carbon Bomb
Making an Impact: Are You an Activist?
         Jury Nullification: Why Every American Needs to Learn This Taboo Verdict

Reproductive Justice: Coming Out of the Abortion Closet
         Let's Stop Searching for a "Messiah" and Build a Movement
Truthout Interviews Dahr Jamail on New Mexico Politics and Climate Change
         IRS Delays New Rules for Dark Money Groups
Who Is Dayani Cristal? A Tale of Death in the Desert
         An American Banking Revolution Awaits

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WPost Seeks US-Patrolled 'Safe Zone' in Syria Read more
         Too Many VA Delays, Too Many Wars  Read more
The State Department's Ukraine Fiasco Read more
         America's Death-Penalty Fellow Travelers Read more
The path to the Great American Middle Class Read more
         Jesus Mandate: Peace and Stewardship Read more
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         Libyan 'Regime Change' Worsened Chaos Read more
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Deux individus se barricadent à quelques heures d'intervallePlus
         Les «Cyclovia» débarqueront à MontréalPlus
Près de 1,3 million $ pour contrer la sclérose en plaquesPlus
         Marcel Côté s'est éteintPlus
Les troupes bloquistes sont gonflées à blocPlus
         Élections européennes: le Front national triomphePlus
Visite surprise de Barack Obama en AfghanistanPlus
         Enfants disparus: marcher pour rendre hommagePlus
Belgique: la traque au tueur du Musée juif s'organisePlus
         Montréal: fuite de gaz dans la Petite-ItaliePlus

Un journaliste italien tué en UkrainePlus
         Crise en Thaïlande: la colère contre la junte grossitPlus
Conflit israëlo-palestinien: appel à la paix du papePlus

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From: Larry Kazdan
To: Letters Editor
Subject: Letter to Editor re:  Hudak's 'Million Jobs' plan 95% wrong: Sousa, Shawn Jeffords, May 24, 2014

Re:  Hudak's 'Million Jobs' plan 95% wrong: Sousa, Shawn Jeffords, May 24, 2014
http://www.torontosun.com/2014/05/25/hudaks-million-jobs-plan-95-wrong-sousa

Beyond troubling math errors, Hudak's "Million Jobs" plan fails to account for private sector employment losses resulting from major public sector spending cuts, nor does it include the 100,000 direct public sector jobs that the PCs pledge to eliminate. Similar austerity budgets in Eurozone countries have led to disaster, resulting in higher debt levels, double-digit unemployment rates, and in some instances riots in the streets. Do Ontario voters really want to follow this anti-government pied piper whose plan will march the economy over a deep fiscal cliff?

Footnotes:

1. Major Numerical Problems in Tim Hudak's Jobs Plan
http://www.progressive-economics.ca/2014/05/24/major-numerical-problems-in-tim-hudaks-jobs-plan/
The million jobs plan, therefore, now has a gaping 200,000 job hole in it, resulting from an obvious arithmetic error that throws into question the very competence of Mr. Hudak's policy team.
2. The Austerity Trap
http://www.progressive-economics.ca/2012/10/25/the-austerity-trap/

The lesson that should be learned from Greece is that its fiscal mess has been made far worse by severe budget cuts.

New data from the European Union, released on Monday and analyzed in The Times by Landon Thomas Jr. and David Jolly, show that countries that have most ruthlessly cut their budgets ­ Greece, especially ­ have seen their overall debt loads increase as a share of the economy.

The data provide objective support for what has been clear to just about everyone except pro-austerity German officials and deficit-crazed Republican politicians. Namely, deep government budget cuts at a time of economic weakness are counterproductive, complicating, if not ruining, the chances for economic growth.
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Modern Monetary Theory in Canada - website

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From: "Stephanie McDowall"

Subject:  "Masters of Manipulation": Psychopaths Rule The World
http://www.4thmedia.org/2014/05/masters-of-manipulation-psychopaths-rule-the-world/
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Subject: Flight MH370: 'Planes don't just disappear'

Something smells very fishy. 

"Airplanes don't just disappear,' he said. 'Certainly not these days with all the powerful communication systems, radio and satellite tracking and filmless cameras which operate almost indefinitely and possess huge storage capacities.'

'The plane is somewhere, maybe without MAS [Malaysia Airlines] markings,' he said, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

'It is a waste of time and money to look for debris or oil slick or to listen for pings from the black box.

"For some reason, the media will not print anything that involves Boeing or the CIA,' he said.

Dr Mahathir, 88, who was Malaysia's prime minister between 1981 and 2003, said the missing flight's communication system 'must have been disabled'."
http://www.4thmedia.org/2014/05/mh370-planes-dont-just-disappear/

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From: Rebecca Gingrich
Subject: Heart disease: treatment using vegetables over drugs   DD

Joe--this is interesting.  We know most meats are high in cholesterol because of the factory farms they are raised on.  Fish are contaminated by garbage, oil spills etc that is in their habitat but vegetables are safe??  What about the GMO veggies??

I find it interesting that our government strongly recommended hand sanitizers and now we find that the Triclosan in them causes liver and thyroid damage.

Triclosan: The Soap Ingredient You Should Never Use -- But 75% of Households Do
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/08/29/triclosan-in-personal-care-products.aspx

  Sadly our planet has been so contaminated that no matter what we do we are poisoning ourselves.

becky
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Subject: Iraq: the Biggest Petroleum Heist in History?...? No accountability for the men who started the war, and no justice for the victims....

Iraq: the Biggest Petroleum Heist in History?

by MIKE WHITNEY
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Iraq was the Cradle of Civilization. Now it's the cradle of shit. The US decimated Iraq; blew it to bits, bombed its industries, its bridges, its schools, its hospitals, leveled its cities, polluted its water, spread diseases everywhere, killed its kids,  pitted brother against brother,   and transformed a vibrant, unique country into a dysfunctional cesspit run by opportunists, gangsters, and fanatics.
And, here's the corker:  No one gives a rip. Face it: No one gives a flying fu** about Iraq. The American people lost interest long ago, the politicians can't be bothered, and the UN is too afraid of the US to lift a finger to help. They'd rather stamp their feet and scold Putin over Crimea than utter a peep about the genocide in Iraq.  That's the state of things today, right?  No accountability for the men who started the war, and no justice for the victims.
Here's a clip from a poem by Iraqi writer who wants readers to take a minute and think about all the suffering the United States has created. The poem is titled "Flying Kites":
"Come and see our overflowing morgues and find our little ones for us…
You may find them in this corner or the other, a little hand poking out, pointing out at you…
Come and search for them in the rubble of your "surgical" air raids, you may find a little leg or a little head…pleading for your attention.
Come and see them amassed in the garbage dumps, scavenging morsels of food…
Come and see  our little ones, under-nourished or dying from disease. Cholera, dysentery, infections…
Come and see, come…."  ("Flying Kites" Layla Anwar)
A million people were killed so a few rich fu**ers could get even richer. That's a hell of a legacy.
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/05/23/iraq-the-biggest-petroleum-heist-in-history/
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Subject: are we surprised???
Winner of Kiev's Staged Election: Jewish Oligarch - Joaquin
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yto49cA8WMQ

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