Let me preface this by saying that I am not a soccer fan. On TV, the only thing worse than watching soccer is watching reality shows. I also resent that soccer can be found and watched for free, but until TSN just recently inked a deal with Rugby Canada, I was required to pay upwards of $16 per month if I wanted to watch any Rugby on TV. Even now, English Premiere League matches can be easily found, while Top 14, Heineken Cup or Super Rugby matches are conspicuously absent.
I mean… you’re more likely to see Aussie Rules on RDS than you are to see rugby!
That being said, this whole “turban ban” in Quebec has really pissed me off. Not because Continue reading →
Its been no secret that I am opposed to all this “red-rag” nonsense that is going on in Quebec right now. I feel the protesters are behaving like spoiled, petulant children, pitching a fit in the grocery store because their mother just told them they couldn’t have that chocolate bar.
Thanks to an Op-Ed linked on my wall by a red-wearing acquaintance of mine, I have now discovered that protesters are horrible social engineers, on top of being a blight on this fair city.
The student protests have been going on for eleven or twelve weeks now, and I’m long past sick of this crap. Students are behaving like petulant children, refusing to accept any offer of compromise and insisting that the government essentially do whatever they want.
News flash… it doesn’t work that way.
While the students may believe they are the modern embodiment of Rosa Parks, fighting for their rights against an oppressive system, they are in reality much closer to the Tea Party down in the ‘states… the party of “no”, refusing to negotiate, discuss or compromise. Continue reading →