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Archive for November, 2015

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Black Friday is bollocks

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

I was out last night with Squidette.  We needed to pick up a new power supply.  Normally this would be a trivial task.  Necessary research was done online and we arrived at the store… to find a long line of shoppers seemingly being allowed entrance in dribs and drabs.  Yes, we had stumbled on some […]

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25000 refugees, 200000 homeless

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

Canada has agreed to take in and settle 25000 Syrian refugees in short order.  This implies that Canada has the resources to accommodate these people, and those resources are available right now to get the job done. This makes me ask the question: if we, as a country, can bring in from abroad, clear and […]

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Put the Christ back in Christmas

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

Thanksgiving and Hallowe’en are past and the poppies are out for Remembrance Day, and of course, stores everywhere are already well-entrenched in the marketing bonanza that is Christmas.  And as an atheist, I will again stand with the Christians to say “Put the Christ back in Christmas!” How is it, you might ask, that a […]

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