Archive for April, 2011

A Dose of Buckley 47 – Federal Election 2011

Posted in A Dose of Buckley with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 26, 2011 by adoseofbuckley

For the 5th time in 11 years, Canada is going back to the polls for a Federal Election. If this seems a little excessive to you, it’s because it is. This week: A little primer on Canadian Politics, courtesy of your favourite vulgar professor, Buckley.

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A Dose of Buckley 46 – Burqas in France

Posted in A Dose of Buckley with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 18, 2011 by adoseofbuckley

Recently, France outlawed covering your face in public. What makes this a real issue is that Muslim women who wear Burqas are breaking the law simply for practicing their religion and preserving their culture. Is France in the wrong? I don’t believe so… watch and find out why.

A Dose of Buckley 45 – Slutwalk

Posted in A Dose of Buckley with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 4, 2011 by adoseofbuckley

I feel like I haven’t REALLY offended anyone in some time now. Not that it’s necessarily my intention to do so, it’s more a byproduct of the way my mind works. Anyway, if I don’t this week, then it’ll only be because no one’s viewing this.

The Slutwalk took place this weekend in Toronto. What’s the “Slutwalk” you ask? Well, it’s a protest brought on by the whole York University thing, where a cop came in and gave a presentation on preventing sexual assault and said that you could do so by “not dressing like a slut”. Apparently this is the wrong attitude to have, because it blames the victim. I don’t feel it blames the victim any more than telling people to stay out of the African jungles if they want to avoid being eaten by lions. Sure they shouldn’t tell you where you can and can’t go, but it’s advice you can take or leave. Anyway, watch the video for my full rant: