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M.Gregus
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posted 15 January 2007 09:05 PM      Profile for M.Gregus     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
This is the title of a blog written by a New Brunsick man, who, you guessed it, is enumerating his list of 101 people screwing up Canada. So far, it includes Sook-Yin Lee, Scott Reid, Buzz Hargrove, and Santa Claus.

101 people who are screwing up Canada


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Cueball
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posted 15 January 2007 09:32 PM      Profile for Cueball   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I can only find 75 to 84, where are the rest, or how does one find them?
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Cueball
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posted 15 January 2007 09:56 PM      Profile for Cueball   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Well for some reason I can't navigate this at all except between 75 and 101, as far as I can tell there is no page with a complete list.

The site seems to be offereing a really good venue for going after lefty feminists in the University system though:

quote:
http://101people.blogspot.com/2007/01/77-katy-mcintyre.html

Spinks asserts that Katy's motions:

quote:
On November 21, 2006, Ms. McIntyre proposed a "Motion to Amend Discrimination on Campus Policy. Sounds pretty warm and fuzzy however here's what the motion would do.

1) CUSA and CUSA Inc. respect and affirm a woman's right to choose. (okay, fair enough)
2) No CUSA resources, space, recognition or funding be allocated for anti-choice purposes. (That essentially means barring any group from forming a club opposed to abortion. That’s right folks, this is groupthink at its best.)


Sayin that this motion "essentially means barring any group from forming a club opposed to abortion," is a pretty far streatch. He continues:

quote:
Ms. McIntyre was specifically targetting one group she didn't like who were pro-life called Carleton Lifeline. The motion however, if agreed to, would have also banned Catholic, Evangelical, Jewish and Muslim clubs too since of course they also oppose abortion.

He fails to note that Lifeline is not primarily a religious organization but a political lobby group with a specific agenda, and that simply saying that the students union not fund anti-choice activties does not mean that actual religious clubs can't operate on campus, but simply that they can not promote anti-choice activities with student funds or resources.

Lifeline is primarily an anti-choice group, not a religious denomination, there is a difference.

[ 15 January 2007: Message edited by: Cueball ]


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Michelle
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posted 15 January 2007 10:14 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Looks like he's posting one per day. So the rest are probably in the archives (they say January 2007, December 2006, etc.)
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Gir Draxon
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posted 15 January 2007 10:25 PM      Profile for Gir Draxon     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
If you look through the archives (starting with December) you can find all of them down to 101. He is counting in descending order, so we are looking at another ~75 posts before yet to be made before the list is done.
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jrose
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posted 16 January 2007 11:15 PM      Profile for jrose     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I'm a fan of Sook-Yin's Definitely Not the Opera, and though I've yet to see Shortbus I can't see a few sex scenes and some on-screen masturbation asa compelling argument that calls her one of Canada's biggest screw ups.

This list makes me unhappy, for many, many reasons!

[ 16 January 2007: Message edited by: jrose ]


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Vansterdam Kid
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posted 17 January 2007 12:57 AM      Profile for Vansterdam Kid   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
It sounds like he's playing off Bernard Goldberg's '100 people who are screwing up America'. I remember the list being heavily biased towards liberal-ish cultural icons and left-leaning politicians. I think Barbra Streisand was high up on the list.
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Cueball
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posted 17 January 2007 01:02 AM      Profile for Cueball   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
People of colour mostly. Black and Arabs.
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Cueball
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posted 17 January 2007 01:08 AM      Profile for Cueball   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"The Most Dangerous Black Professor in America"

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"The 101 Most Dangerous Professors" reads like a "Who's Who" of America's most prominent public intellectuals and university scholars. Columbia University led the nation, with nine "most dangerous" scholars among its faculty, including internationally-known intellectuals like Eric Foner, Victor Navasky, Todd Gitlin, Lisa Anderson and Hamid Dabashi. Other African-American intellectuals stigmatized as "most dangerous" include bell hooks, Michael Eric Dyson, Maulana Karenga, Kathleen Cleaver and legendary legal theorist Derrick Bell. Several of the "dangerous" intellectuals are editorial board members of a journal I edit at Columbia, Souls – Foner, Dyson, Cleaver and Brooklyn College Professor Priya Parmar. Clearly for Horowitz this is additional proof that subversives are building incendiary networks for academic mayhem.

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Doug
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posted 18 January 2007 12:48 PM      Profile for Doug   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Cueball:
Well for some reason I can't navigate this at all except between 75 and 101, as far as I can tell there is no page with a complete list.

That's because he's not done yet - looks like he's writing about one person every few days.


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Scott Piatkowski
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posted 18 January 2007 01:39 PM      Profile for Scott Piatkowski   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Oops. Based on the thread title, I thought I was in the thread on new Liberal Shadow Cabinet (pre-Wajid floor crossing).
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Adam T
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posted 18 January 2007 07:42 PM      Profile for Adam T     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Another crank whining and complaining. Yawn. Big deal.
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