Rosie LaRose’s Top Six In The A.M.

6 in the Morning1 UNLOCK THE FILES The Sask. Party refused to allow consent for an NDP motion asking the federal government to unlock the RCMP file on Tommy Douglas. ( The RCMP say they can’t do it because of ‘national security’, which probably means they’re pretty embarrased by what’s in there, the same way, when I was a teenager, I used to yell at my mom to ‘respect my privacy’ and not go through my room — especially where I hid those copies of Penthouse

2 DISSENT IS UNPATRIOTIC Since when did the Saskatoon city police become the armed wing of the Conservative Party of Canada? (Saskatoon Star-Phoenix)

3 MORE ENTRANTS IN THE DARWIN AWARDS Instead of applying for student loans or trying to enroll in post-secondary programs, these two gomers decided that the best way to a better job is through the crowbar hotel. (Leader-Post)

4 THE GREAT SELL OFF? They may or may not be core assets, (Leader-Post) but selling off those profitable parts of Sask Tel doesn’t seem to make a lot of sense unless the Sask. Party wants to prove that Crown corporations don’t work — or at least they don’t wok when a government that doesn’t believe in the concept of Crown corporations is responsibility for Crown corporations’ welfare.

5 TAKING OUR LEADS New York’s Village Voice newspaper publishes its annual list of Gotham’s 10 worst landlords. (Village Voice) Wonder if prairie dog could get away with running a similar contest in Regina …

6 MISTER DRESSUP LIVES A Toronto city councillor bills the city $440 for renting three costumes from a theatre supply company so he can impress his friends and kids at a skating party. (Toronto Star)

Author: Stephen LaRose

2006 winner of the Canadian Association of University Teachers's Award of Excellence in Journalism for a bunch of prairie dog stuff. Invited into the best homes in Regina. Once.

1 thought on “Rosie LaRose’s Top Six In The A.M.”

  1. Not to worry. They give the job-loser a nice package, retitle the job, and give it to someone in their favour.

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