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Edwards leaving

January 31, 2008 3 Comments »

So Guiliani and Edwards are both out – Guiliani apparently by the death of a thousand paper cuts (no explanation fits, basically), and Edwards pulled his own trigger.  The question is, why?  The most prevalent theory I’ve heard (which fits ... Read More »

More on parity

October 5, 2007 1 Comment »

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Parity

September 21, 2007 4 Comments »

So why, with the loonie at 100 cents US, are our book & magazine prices still $2-$3 more expensive in CDN than in USD? Also, I want to buy an iPod classic… in the US, it retails for $249 – ... Read More »

You have got to be kidding me…

September 9, 2007 3 Comments »

Took this test, and got these results: 1. Theoretical Ideal Candidate (100%) 2. Al Gore (not announced) (57%) 3. Mike Huckabee (57%) 4. Michael Bloomberg (not announced) (57%) 5. Barack Obama (55%) 6. John McCain (55%) 7. Bill Richardson (53%) ... Read More »

So true

August 13, 2007 1 Comment »

I find it outrageous that there isn’t way more talk about this. C’mon – the western world boycotted the Moscow Olympics for less than what China has done, but there’s no talk about considering it for Read More »

Rethinking abortion

August 8, 2007 4 Comments »

That title may have you thinking that I’m going loopy, but never fear. My position on abortion remains the same, it’s just some of the reasoning behind it which is being revisited. Mandi’s writing a paper on abortion for one ... Read More »

Just a thought

June 11, 2007 Comments Off on Just a thought

With the loonie at $0.94 USD (and rising?), does it make sense to have separate prices on magazines and books Read More »

Good grief

May 31, 2007 Comments Off on Good grief

Manitoba chiefs want cellphone revenue At a recent economic development summit, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs resolved to negotiate revenue sharing with MTS for transmissions signals that cross the land, water and air space of their reserves and traditional territories. ... Read More »

Snap election for Qu?bec?

May 25, 2007 2 Comments »

Could Quebec be headed back to the polls for the second time in just over two months? If the PQ pulls the trigger on the budget, they will… the ADQ has already said they will not support the minority Liberals’ ... Read More »

The reason why Canadian politicians are so evil?

May 7, 2007 Comments Off on The reason why Canadian politicians are so evil?

“We have Pepsi in the fridges[…]&# Read More »

About time

May 7, 2007 Comments Off on About time

The government took steps Friday to align Canada with the rest of the civilized world by raising the age of consent protection from 14yrs to 16yrs, with a “close-in-age” exemption of 5 years. Who could be against this? These guys, ... Read More »

Tough call

May 4, 2007 Comments Off on Tough call

Do you let a 4-yr-old die from cancer, or give her experimental drugs that may or may not work Read More »