Category: Commentary

Cop Car Burned! All Criticisms of Global Capitalism Rendered Moot!

Posted by on June 27th, 2010 in Commentary

i don't endorse violence. i don't think it's the ideal way forward to a better society. i think all sane people would agree. heck, i don't even endorse vandalism in the "service" of social change. i'm conservative that way. but the disproportionate reaction (to the disproportionate mainstream media coverage) to ... (more)

Good One Everybody! Haha! You had me there for a second!

Posted by on June 18th, 2010 in Commentary

Perusing the tearful replies to reporters questions regarding the BP spill along the US Gulf-Coast, i am confused as to why so many are apparently moved to tears over the polluting of fragile ecosystems. Is it all an elaborate joke? I mean, if people were really concerned about pollution, they ... (more)

What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander — I Mean Turkey.

Posted by on June 6th, 2010 in Commentary

A simple reminder that displacement and repression are the general rules of all states, no matter how sanctimonious they get over important current events.

Insert Niemoller Quote Here

Posted by on June 4th, 2010 in Commentary

For anyone following the story of Toronto Pride organizers banning an anti-apartheid organization from their parade, you may not be entirely surprised to learn that many gays and lesbians are actually in favor of free political expression. Go figure.

Israel Shoots Self in Foot: Takes 19 Civilians with Them.

Posted by on May 31st, 2010 in Commentary

Dear Israeli-extremist-apologist-weasels in the Canadian media: you might want to hold off a few extra minutes this morning before filing your typical pathetic ass-lickings of Benjamin Netanyahu and the belligerent apartheid state he oozed out of. What's that old saying? "Those who would make peaceful protest impossible will make ... (more)

Mass Murderers “Unprofessional”, says US Army

Posted by on May 29th, 2010 in Commentary

Hey, if i kill 30 civilians, can i get off with a "reprimand" too?

It’s all over.

Posted by on May 28th, 2010 in Activism, Band News, Commentary

Howdy partners. How's it going eh? When Jordy-Boy isn't busy dodging bullets over on Toronto Street, we continue to dig deep down here in the lab, seeking new ways to pound, pummel and otherwise titillate the Propagandhi listening public. In other news, you know that when Gary Coleman going to ... (more)

The Current Threat Level in Israel is Elevated to Orange…

Posted by on May 24th, 2010 in Activism, Commentary

...With a Big Red Nose and a Multicolored Wig: doot-doot-doodle-oodle oot doot do doo! doot-doot-doodle-oodle oot doot do doo! DOOT-doodle-do-doo! DOOT-doodle-do-doo! doodle-doodle-doodle-doodle-do-do-do-doo! Let's hope our pal Chris Pastor (aka Jamaica Plain) has better luck with his Ship to Gaza Project.

Support Kevin Olliff

Posted by on May 21st, 2010 in Activism, Band News, Commentary

Got a letter in the mail today that originated from within the walls of the infamous Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles. It was from this 23-year old kid named Kevin, who has been locked up for over a year without trial, facing 4 years in a penitentiary ... (more)

How Inconvenient!

Posted by on May 16th, 2009 in Commentary, General Blatherings

Will someone in Ottawa please punch that human slug Lowell Green in the nuts for me? If i hear one more Canadian whine about their commute home being delayed by people desperate to draw even a sliver of attention to a humanitarian catastrophe that we would all otherwise totally ignore, ... (more)

The Horn Of Plenty Offers Plenty Of Things Besides Carcass.

Posted by on October 10th, 2008 in Commentary

Please, save a turkey the ultimate insult of having to coarse through your rotten, filthy, substandard bowels and then pour out into the toilet the day after Thanksgiving. Thank you. Have a good day. Say "Hello" to your relatives for me.

You know what i need to see more of on the front page of CNN.com?

Posted by on October 9th, 2008 in Commentary

More pictures of wall street stockbrokers with their heads in their hands. They haven't run enough of those lately. I'm in danger of not feeling bad for them.

Uh-Oh! The Anals of Internal Medicine!

Posted by on October 7th, 2008 in Commentary, Elsewhere Links

The first rule of effective advocacy is to not insult people. So instead of insulting readers with offensive terms like "stupid", "thoughtless", "moronic", "self-absorbed" or "disgusting slob", i will instead smile warmly and encourage people to check out another piece of exciting news! Have a nice day and iF ... (more)

Unlawful Assmbly!

Posted by on October 6th, 2008 in Commentary

Does anybody out there have a video of a Regina thrash/death metal band from the late 80's called Unlawful Assembly? What I'd love to see is the show they played at the CKUR festival that was played on T.V every Wednesday. They were a great band and deserve some glory! ... (more)

Hello My American Friends!

Posted by on September 18th, 2008 in Commentary

Hi there American sisters and brothers! How's it going? I hear you have federal election coming up? Hey, us too! Someday we should have a contest to see whose federal elections are more stilted and vapid. We could get Russia in on it too. It'd be fun! I also hear you crazy ... (more)

Blum Buddies

Posted by on September 5th, 2008 in Band News, Commentary

Ladies and germs, while the song-writing for our upcoming recording continues at an absolutely frenetic pace, stop for a moment if you will, and lend an ear to your pal and mine William Blum, author of Killing Hope, Rogue State and all-around transnational treasure, as he wonders aloud at ... (more)

A Case Study in Canadian Hypocrisy

Posted by on August 31st, 2008 in Commentary

Canada Congo Olympics Aug 31, 2008 By Yves Engler The mainstream media's hypocrisy during the Olympics would have been funny if it weren't so ignorance-producing. So many words written or spoken about human rights violations, lip-synching, suppression of Tibet, taped fireworks, Communist dictatorship, evil Chinese nationalism and yet what about context? Or what ... (more)

An Oblique post.

Posted by on August 26th, 2008 in Commentary

I, Todd Kowalski, on the date of Tuesday August 26th, hereby officially register the age old Kowalski Oblique signal passed on from Kowalski to Kowalski as a family heirloom. An inheritance not to be tampered with mocked or repeated in fun or without proper knowledge of it's importance. If you ... (more)

He Can’t, He Won’t and He Don’t Stop!

Posted by on June 25th, 2008 in Commentary

this just in thanks to our man-on-the-street "brett": Fat Mike (of NOFX) in Calgary, AB May 5th after being hit with a shoe: "i come to your city and you throw your sweatshop shoe at me, i'm telling Chris Hannah he's gonna be very upset about this." hahaha well, back to my mattress!

Utah Phillips 1935 – 2008

Posted by on May 29th, 2008 in Commentary

I've never really been a fan of Americana or labor songs per se, but Utah Phillips certainly lived a life worth noting. RIP brutha.