Four In The Afternoon: Oil, War And Democracy

4 in the Afternoon1 KUWAIT SIGNS A $4 BILLION DEAL TO DO SOME TARSANDS DEVELOPMENT Yeah yeah fossil fuels moneymoneymoney, I know. But people like that stuff AND they’ll be dead in the future when the  environmental consequences of dead-end energy development finally wreck civilization, so let’s all just say WOOO! a lot.

2 NEW REGINA VOTING STUFF Story’s here. I like the drive through voting and mail-in ballots. I don’t like going from 52 voting stations to 30. That sounds like it’ll cream voter turnout–which is already no great shakes in civic elections here.

3 IF YOU WON’T GO TO WAR WE DON’T WANT YOU IN CANADA A U.S. Iraq war veteran who  left the service without permission and fled here as a refugee is ordered deported.

4 THE CHAIR BELONGS TO CLINT Last night America’s favourite cowboy gave a public lecture to an imaginary U.S. president Barack Obama. Okay then. In actually important U.S. election news, the Obama campaign won a fight with Ohio Republicans, who’d passed a law blatantly designed to suppress Democrat voters in the state.

Author: Stephen Whitworth

Prairie Dog editor Stephen Whitworth was carried to Regina in a swarm of bees. He's been with Prairie Dog since May 1999 and will die at his keyboard before admitting his career a terrible, terrible mistake.

2 thoughts on “Four In The Afternoon: Oil, War And Democracy”

  1. 2. After reading the link, I had a really good laugh.
    This won’t cost much to run the election at all. Kudos to Joni & her brainiac crew/consultants.
    ” Elections Regina”, needs more transparency , & should be run by an independent group.

    I agree, there should be more voting stations , not less. drive-thru…lol

  2. Army Soldier is a deserter unlike Vietnam draft dodgers was not drafted made a decision to join the forces. Bad choice, bad consequence

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