Monday, June 25, 2012

Grease My Hooves: Politics in Canada-Release August 2012

The stories in this book may be for you if, you,
• Were angered by the Sponsorship scandal, but only because you didn’t get a piece of the action.
• Saw the Exxon Valdez oil spill as an excellent employment creation program.
• See gay marriage as the answer to dealing with the controversy around abortion, birth control and an escalating world population.
• Enjoyed being phoned and sent to somewhere you could not vote.
• Are relieved that the middle class is finally being eliminated.
• Have asked, “How can you question my ethics, if I don’t have any?”
• Think Canadian politics have evolved beyond the need for accountability.
• Like to see military spending and building jails finally taking precedence over silly frills like old age pensions, education and health care.
• Are taking Politics 101 but ask, “What the Hell is really going on?”
• Know of someone in public office who makes a turnip look like a Mensa member.
• Miss H1-N1, Swine Flu, Avian Flu and Mad Cow Disease.
• Are 19, right-wing and believe you deserve, at minimum, a 10 year mandatory sentence and no pardon for possession of a joint.
• Believe mandatory sentencing and building jails are the answer to providing public housing for the poor, homeless, minority groups and the disenfranchised.
• Have no use for environmental science that does not fit with your ideology.
• Have offered to be other’s Higher Power.
• Have angry outbursts, panic attacks and paranoid fantasies because Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy have turned out to be frauds.
• Enjoy seeing organized crime supported through refusals to legalize marijuana.
• Want to know how to start a Ponzi scheme.
• Wonder why the fast food joint where you work will not prorogue for the summer.
• Find democracy, freedom and rights annoying.
• Are looking forward to a Canadian police state.
• Feel that you should get a full pension, like an MP after six years, not forty seven.
• Feel you are ready to become the Prime Minister of Canada and get your snout into the public trough!