Monthly Archives: March 2004

Bourque says Martin will promise to eliminate the GST

March 31, 2004 3 Comments »

Bourque says Martin will promise to eliminate the GST. No link, just a rumor, but here is what was printed: First, the shocking late-night phone call, then the detailed fact-checking, now a likely change in the outcome of the next ... Read More »

Saskatchewan now has a weiner roasting tax

March 29, 2004 5 Comments »

This is obviously a harbinger of things to come in Wednesday’s budget. We no have to pay $3 to have campfire in a provincial park. And here’s what the environment minister had to say about it: “When you have your ... Read More »

Anti-drug drugs

March 29, 2004 Comments Off on Anti-drug drugs

Wired News has an article about different companies that are developing anti-drug drugs to combat the addictive properties of nicotine, cocaine and methamphetamines.  Good work, but if you take the rush away, how are you going to convince people to take ... Read More »

Kerry and faith

March 28, 2004 2 Comments »

An article on Kerry and his Catholic faith. It doesn’t seem like his faith has much effect on his opinions, which I don’t understand at all Read More »

Martin knew

March 26, 2004 2 Comments »

According to this story in the Globe and Mail, Martin was well aware of the fund that is now in question concerning Adscam. If more proof is offered, he’s finished, and we will be seeing Prime Minsiter Harper before the ... Read More »

EU Orders Microsoft to End Monopoly Abuse

March 24, 2004 1 Comment »

Microsoft fined $611.8 million US and told to strip Media Player from Windows. Here’s a question for everyone: If you were given the choice of two Windows versions, one with Media Player and one without, which would you buy? And ... Read More »

Budget

March 23, 2004 2 Comments »

What happened with the budget today? I haven’t seen anything of consequence, but I haven’t looked closely Read More »

Jimmy Carter goes off the deep end

March 21, 2004 2 Comments »

The last centrury’s worst president continues to push in to new territory. He is on the record as saying: “There was no reason for us to become involved in Iraq recently. That was a war based on lies and misinterpretations ... Read More »

Stephen Harper wins Conservative Leadership

March 20, 2004 3 Comments »

Stephen Harper is the new leader of the Conservative Party, winning easily on the first ballot. This is good news, as the other candidates were weak – Stronach has potential but is much too green, and Clement is just not ... Read More »

NP on CBC

March 18, 2004 2 Comments »

Jer, you’re going to love this: an editorial in the National Post, calling for the PBS-ization of the Read More »

Re-election ads

March 17, 2004 2 Comments »

If any of you are interested in seeing the re-election ads for President Bush that are getting all the media attention, they are avialable here Read More »

Canada bans clones

March 17, 2004 4 Comments »

I missed this, but last week, the Senate voted to ban cloning in any form, including so-called therapeutic cloning. Canadian researchers will still be able to work with stem-cell lines, and will be able to ask couples to donate unused ... Read More »