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/

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

April 26, 2017 at 17:17 EDM update:  Today, Turkish judges Metin Özçelik and Mustafa Başer were sentenced to ten years in prison, for “abusing their judicial power” according to the court:  https://www.turkishminute.com/2017/04/26/judges-who-attempted-to-release-samanyolu-tv-ceo-sentenced-to-10-years-in-jail/ http://stockholmcf.org/judges-ozcelik-and-baser-sentenced-with-10-years-of-prison-over-alleged-gulen-links/ The European Association of Judges had previously released … Continue reading

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

February 23, 2017:  Stop the Presses!  Donald Trump makes a good point:  “China has total control over North Korea… and China should solve that problem.  And if they don’t solve that problem, we should make trade very difficult for China.” … 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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China, where lawyers are martyred…

China, where lawyers are martyred:  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/04/chinese-lawyer-who-exposed-baby-milk-scandal-jailed-for-subversion http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/pu-zhiqiang-human-rights-lawyer-china-1.3365674 http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2016/02/26/ontario-lawyers-urge-ottawa-to-raise-issue-of-jailed-chinese-colleagues-with-beijing/ Turkey, where a failed coup is being used to settle scores and silence dissent once and for all:   https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/03/free-speech-groups-condemn-turkeys-closure-of-29-publishers-after-failed-coup and Russia, where the hand of the government is never quite seen in … Continue reading

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On the death of a (former) gangster: Sukh Deo

March 20, 2017:  I have been derelict in updating this post.  I actually did hear back late last year from both the Federal Minister of Justice and from the Public Safety Minister, with respect to that whole Pindi and Interpol … Continue reading

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