Author Archives: Marnie Tunay

About Marnie Tunay

I'm not here much at the moment. You can visit my web-sites to learn more about me. https://marnietunay2.wordpress.com/

So, where’s the post on Vǫluspá’s Gullveig and Heiðr, eh?

I’m well aware it’s been well over a year since I first promised it was going to be done in “a few weeks.”  But, see, here’s the thing:  I was stupid, stupid, stupid, to make a promise like that, because … Continue reading

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Were the dice loaded in R v Barton, 2017 ABCA 216?

On June 30, 2017, the Alberta Court of Appeal, consisting of Chief Justice Catherine Fraser, Justice Jack Watson and Justice Sheilah Martin, threw out the jury acquittal of Bradley Barton on charges of murdering Cindy Gladue, and ordered a new … Continue reading

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SOURCES CITED For Vǫluspá’s Gullveig, Heiðr and narrator: one, two or three?

It’s commminnng… As I write this, the last source I have in mind to cite for my upcoming blog-post on Gullveig & Co is  SKIÐARIMA, by Theo Homan, a copy of which is crossing the border from Illinois post-haste.  As … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Sears Faces Extinction

UPDATE March 25, 2017:  Well, the Advertising Standards folks were a little bit slow, but eventually they got around to my complaint, and the outcome of their investigation was that last week Sears Canada and I reached a happy settlement … Continue reading

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The current state of affairs in Turkey

June 23, 2017 at 10:50 EDM:   I’ve only just now realized Why Tayyip Erdoğan and MIT head Hakan Fidan are doing this:   https://www.turkishminute.com/2017/06/23/new-mother-detained-over-gulen-links-despite-doctors-objection/  they’re hoping that Fethullah Gülen will crack under the pressure of knowing that all his adherents are … Continue reading

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“Why I’m voting for Trump:” a considered response.

May 12, 2017:  “”If you’ve seen [James Comey] under sworn testimony, he just doesn’t comment on things he’s not supposed to. He knows the ropes.”  http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/trump-fbi-skeptics-james-comey-investigation-1.4111522   Really??  Has the FBI forgotten so soon how James Comey skewed the last U.S. … Continue reading

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‘Sink your bottom down’ Robin Camp: what Does it take to remove a judge in Alberta?

I have on occasion written about Alberta Court of Appeals judgments I consider to have been really bad ones:  https://marnietunay2.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/dalla-lana-v-university-of-alberta-2013-abca-327/  and https://marnietunay2.wordpress.com/alberta-injustice-failures-in-courts-and-government-public-accountability/  and the case of Justice Robin Camp is right up there with the worst of Alberta court judgments. Oh, … Continue reading

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