6-in-the-morning1 CROP IT UP Saskatchewan’s premier wants our province to grow more to feed a hungry world. Wonder if Brad Wall’s long-term targets factor in inevitably increasing crop loss from global warming? Because that’s going to hurt us in the near future.

2 AMERICAN IDLE The U.S. news outlet Democracy Now has a video report on Canada’s Idle No More movement, which, by the way, held protests at the Cornwall Centre and Midtown Plaza yesterday.

3 THE WAR ON WOMEN IS REAL A woman who was gang-raped on a bus in yet another developing country with a lethally bullshit misogynist culture has had a heart attack and three surgeries, and is in “extremely critical condition”. And how about this quote: “Official figures show that 228,650 of the total 256,329 violent crimes recorded last year were against women, with the number of rapes in the capital rising 17 percent to 661 this year.” Yikes.

4 IRAN HAS ONE FEMALE MINISTER IN GOVERNMENT AND OOPS STRIKE THAT Iran = misogynist country, too. Sorry, no, it is. Deal.

5 BYE-BYE, U.S. ECONOMY Republican party sociopaths are about to demonstrate that they are literally willing to use procedural malarkey nuke the U.S.’ economic recovery rather than allowing tax increases on the wealthy. On the bright side, this will hurt all the jackass American fools and tools who voted GOP in the 2010 midterm election because they’re a bunch of xenophobic racist morons who hate universal health care. On the downside, they’ll just blame Democrats. Republicans suck.

6 THE YEAR IN HARPER The Canadian Press takes a look.

WAS THIS YOUR HORRIBLE, TERRIFYING CHRISTMAS? If so, you do way too many drugs and should cut way down. Also, under no circumstances should anyone watch this video. I warrrrrned you!