Monthly Archives: February 2005

I want to stay at this underwater hotel

February 24, 2005 1 Comment »

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Ten by ten

February 24, 2005 1 Comment »

A new way of looking at the news: 10&# Read More »

keaimato

February 23, 2005 2 Comments »

I’ve decided to give blogger a try so I created my own blog at keaimato.blogspot.com. There’s a slurpee for the first person to figure out what the name means. I’ll still post here, but I figured since I’m about the ... Read More »

Disappointing

February 22, 2005 Comments Off on Disappointing

More than three-quarters of Canadians said they didn’t think the United States should try to promote the creation of democratic governments in other countries, according to an Associated Press-Ipsos poll Read More »

Anthropoligist a fraud

February 20, 2005 Comments Off on Anthropoligist a fraud

Normally I don’t follow developments in the anthropology world, but this is too interesting. A well known anthropologist who claimed to have found the link between modern humans and Neanderthals apparently was a bit of a liar. “Anthropology is going ... Read More »

Andrew Coyne: There are no principals

February 18, 2005 1 Comment »

This is an outstanding analysis of what is happening with Federal – Provincial relations under Paul Martin, who the Economist has dubbed Mr. Dithers. The same, er, principle was at work at the subsequent equalization conference, at which it was ... Read More »

Marriage debate in Commons

February 17, 2005 1 Comment »

It has begun in earnest. Martin says it is about human rights. Harper says it isn’t and introduced an amendment. The bloc thinks this issue is akin to women’s sufferage. The NDP want equality for everyone. It should be an ... Read More »

Arnold wants to fix California:

February 15, 2005 Comments Off on Arnold wants to fix California:

automatic spending cuts to be imposed when expenditures exceed revenue. change government employee pensions from defined-benefit plans to 401(k)-type plans. get rid of the 2001 bipartisan gerrymandering of the state’s political districts. link pay for teachers to their performance, while ... Read More »

The UN itself is the problem – David Frum

February 14, 2005 Comments Off on The UN itself is the problem – David Frum

Update: It’s a good basic axiom that if you take a quart of ice-cream and a quart of dog faeces and mix ’em together the result will taste more like the latter than the former. That’s the problem with the ... Read More »

1M and that’s it

February 9, 2005 1 Comment »

We’re stuck here in SK – birth rate is too low, immigrants don’t stay, and young people wnat to leave…Another interesting revelation: The study also found the birth rate among aboriginals is in decline. While aboriginal people are expected to ... Read More »

More mismanagement at the UN – this time it’s the weather office!

February 9, 2005 Comments Off on More mismanagement at the UN – this time it’s the weather office!

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Reason #5013 Goverment run liquor stores are a bad idea

February 9, 2005 Comments Off on Reason #5013 Goverment run liquor stores are a bad idea

Striking Quebec liquor store employees accept offer, ending 12-week strike. “The contract calls for the creation of about 160 additional permanent positions. Some part-time workers will receive guaranteed minimum number of hours. The Societe des alcools in turn received more ... Read More »