Romi Reads The News [8]

10 Jan

Happy Sunday to you all.

Even though our prime minister doesn’t feel like working today, I’m taking one for the team.

Here’s your news, ladies and gents:

Grown Ups can call time outs too – As we saw this week in the Harper government, when things get too rough, the most logical choice (apparently) is to prorogue parliament, essentially putting any federal government activity on a stand still.

Does this mean that if I have a tight deadline to meet, I can just call my boss and say, “listen, let’s just put everything we’re doing on hold for a week or two, and after some time off, MAYBE we can get back to doing some real work. I’m sure our clients would understand.”

Here’s to you Mrs. Robinson – Northern Ireland’s First Minister’s wife got herself into a little tizzy this week channeling another Mrs. Robinson (think the Graduate). Uber conservative Iris Robinson has been having an affair with a 19 year old man for over a year. Embarrassing but so funny.

New body scanners are coming to Canadian airports. But we’ve already talked about that this week.

Papers for sale – Canwest is selling their papers, apart from National Post, which seems to have had some lucky breaks this year following a close call in October where it almost ceased to exist.

For each Canadian soldier in Afghanistan, it costs tax payers $525,000. And this doesn’t include salaries, benefits, and equipment. I wish the government spent that much on me. Heck, even cut that in half and I’ll take it.

This aint news but Mariah Carey was Sh*tfaced accepting an award this week. It was pretty phenomenal.

That’s all folks!

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