Hey Taylor! totallyswifted (Emma-on right) and me (Courtney-on left) are going to see you TOMORROW NIGHT IN OTTAWA!!!!!!!!!!! We go to your concert every tour and this is our fourth show we are seeing together as best friends. It’s because of you that we connected and now love each other so much that we are basically sisters. We fan girl and scream about you no matter where we are, and everyone knows us as “the Taylor Swift girls”. In the past we have been to your shows in Minneapolis and Omaha. We drove 7 hours to Minneapolis and 14 hours to Omaha! Over the past two days we have traveled a total of 16 hours!! We have been waiting for this day for months now and we are so excited to see you in our home country!!! We also did have lights for our costumes but they got stuck in the mail. Looking forward to a great night!!!!!! Love you Taylor!!!!!!!!!!!! 😘❤️❤️🐏 taylorswift



Fans Attending The 1989 World Tour show in Ottawa, CA on July 6th



















































If you are going tomorrow please message me so I can add you!

Hey taylorswift!!

My name is Brock Poirier. For the past 9 years, I have been PROUD to say I am a fan of Taylor Alison Swift. Every album, from Taylor Swift to Beautiful Eyes to Sounds of the Season to Fearless to Fearless Platinum to Speak Now to Speak Now Tour Live CD/DVD to Red to 1989, has produced countless songs that relate to my life and explain what I am going through, even though I am unable to put it in my own words. I remember one day when I was 7 when my Mother turned on a local country radio station, and I sat on a chair in her room listening. After about 20 minutes or so, a song came on I had never heard before that got me and my mother (Shelley) dancing around the room together, it was such a great bonding moment between her and I. When It was over, I asked her what song it was, as I wanted to call the station to ask them to play it again (which I eventually ended up doing), and she told me it was a song called “Tim McGraw” by a new artist named Taylor. “Taylor who?” I asked, “Swift” she said. Since that day the rest is history, but I still remember it like it was yesterday.

I have had so much fun thanks to Taylor over these past 9 years, as nothing makes me feel more happy than listening to her music, watching the videos, seeing her at award shows, finding the secret messages in the album booklets, reading interviews, watching concert footage online, following her on social media, seeing her break records, but more importantly, feeling like I have a friend I’ve never had before. Taylor gives me this warm feeling in my heart that nobody else gives me, and I am eternally grateful for the love she has given me without her knowing.

I have waited so so so long to see Taylor perform, because (in my opinion) there is no greater entertainer and performer I’ve ever seen. I’ve watched over 300 youtube videos from footage, experiences, and reviews, over the years and have patientally waited for it to be my turn to experience her live. It’s no secret to anybody who knows me or,who I talk to, how much I love Taylor Swift. (I’d totally admit I have 32 posters hung up on my wall!) I was lucky enough to get tickets to Capital Hoedown in 2012 to see Taylor, and I thought the wait had finally ended to see the person I admire most live. Unfortunately, it ended up getting cancelled and the possibility was over. I missed out on the Fearless tour in Ottawa on May 20th, 2010, which was the closest to home Taylor’s ever been. I also was unlucky to miss her in Toronto on: May 21st and 22nd in 2010, July 15th and 16th in 2011, and June 14th and 15th in 2013. Also, I was all set to fly to Vancouver, Canada for the September 10th, 2011 show, until tough times happened, preventing me from being able to afford to go. I knew if I was patient that someday it would happen.

I remember one day in math class this year when I was about to write a test, when a friend of mine tapped my shoulder and asked me if I had checked twitter that morning. I said no, because I didn’t have time, so she showed me her phone, and on the screen showed: “1989 World Tour - Ottawa, Ontario, July 6th”. I literally almost started SOBBING in front of my whole class I was THAT happy. I knew it was my turn to see Taylor and the years and years of sitting on the sidelines seeing her from behind a screen was over.

On July 6th, I am lucky enough to say I saved up enough money to see Taylor Swift in person, from the front pit. I bought VIP package 1, so I am getting to the venue early to wait in line all day to try to get the best spot possible and meet tons of other fans in a safe environment where I can be myself.

I am going to be in the same room as my idol, the woman whom I love unconditionally, and the best friend I’ve ever had. She makes me feel confident and good about myself, and Taylor I know you don’t know me and I’ll likely THANK you. I wouldn’t be here to this day if it wasn’t for you, you get me through all the bullying, torment, and hardships in my life. I am so happy and excited to see you TODAY!!

And who knows, maybe you’ll look down and see my face in the pit? :)
Your friend,
Brock Poirier. ♥♥♥♥♥

P.S. my favourite number also happens to be 13, so we’re pretty much Friends! I am SO excited right now I cannot believe it’s ACTUALLY happening!!!!!

Nothing condemns Stephen Harper so well as his own words

Read ‘em and weep.

I don’t know all the facts on Iraq, but I think we should work closely with the Americans.
Report Newsmagazine, March 25 2002: On the Iraq war.

Same sex marriage is not a human right. … [U]ndermining the traditional definition of marriage is an assault on multiculturalism and the practices in those communities.
Hansard, February 16, 2005.

We support the war effort and believe we should be supporting our troops and our allies and be there with them doing everything necessary to win
Montreal Gazette, April 2, 2003: On the Iraq war.

Canada appears content to become a second-tier socialistic country, boasting ever more loudly about its economy and social services to mask its second-rate status.
National Post, Dec. 8 2000 p. A18.

Mr. Speaker, I am sure the picture of the hon. member of the NDP [Svend Robinson] is posted in much more wonderful places than just police stations.
Hansard, October 23, 2002.

After all, enforced national bilingualism in this country isn’t mere policy. It has attained the status of a religion. It’s a dogma which one is supposed to accept without question.…Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been…As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions.
Calgary Sun, May 6, 2001.

In terms of the unemployed, of which we have over a million-and-a-half, I don’t feel particularly bad for many of these people.
Speaking in Montréal, 1997. Sourced from Rebel Youth magazine, Fall-Winter Edition 2006.

These proposals included cries for billions of new money for social assistance in the name of “child poverty” and for more business subsidies in the name of “cultural identity. In both cases I was sought out as a rare public figure to oppose such projects.”
The Bulldog, National Citizens Coalition, February 1997.

“Human rights commissions, as they are evolving, are an attack o­n our fundamental freedoms and the basic existence of a democratic society…It is in fact totalitarianism. I find this is very scary stuff.”
BC Report Newsmagazine, January 11, 1999.

Speech to the Council for National Policy (1997)[edit]
From a speech to the Council for National Policy, a conservative American lobby group, June 1997, as reported by the CBC

[Y]our country, and particularly your conservative movement, is a light and an inspiration to people in this country and across the world.

[S]ome basic facts about Canada that are relevant to my talk… Canada is a Northern European welfare state in the worst sense of the term, and very proud of it.

In terms of the unemployed… don’t feel particularly bad for many of these people. They don’t feel bad about it themselves, as long as they’re receiving generous social assistance and unemployment insurance.

[T]he NDP is kind of proof that the Devil lives and interferes in the affairs of men.

For historic reasons that I won’t get into, the Liberal party gets the votes of most Catholics in the country, including many practising Catholics.

Last year, when we had the Liberal government putting the protection of sexual orientation in our Human Rights Act, the Reform Party was opposed to that, but made a terrible mess of the debate. In fact, discredited itself on that issue, not just with the conventional liberal media, but even with many social conservatives by the manner in which it mishandled that.

The Reform party is very much a modern manifestation of the Republican movement in Western Canada; the U.S. Republicans started in the western United States.


A Tale of Momentum & Inertia

A really short CG… short from Portland-based animation studio, HouseSpecial.  I’ll just let you see for yourselves. 


taylorswift I’m ready to shake it off with you tomorrow night!❤️ my costume is done my lights are waiting to shine and I’m ready to dance and have the best night of my life! My best friend recreated the cheerleader look I have the ballet look and my other friend has the warm up at the bar look since we are both dancers! Check out my costume 1989costumes

See you in SECTION 114 ROW P Seats 13-16

See you soon Taylor!❤️ I’m so ready and excited 😘