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The Decade In Review

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

The Twenty-teens winds down today, and I took a moment to reflect over the past decade. It’s been a mixed bag, for sure. It did not start well. I opened 2010 in a deep depression cycle, and on a grossly restricted diet that persists to this day, although the restrictions reduced in the later part […]

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No Conservatives, you did not win the popular vote

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

Well, another election is behind us, and starting today will come the whining. There will be whining that the Conservative party won the popular vote. There will be whining about the distribution of seats in the House. There will be whining about western alienation. So let’s address the core whining right fresh and early! The […]

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2019 Computer Buying Guide

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Technology

Christmas isn’t that far off, and that idiocy that is the Canadian version of the US idiosyncracy that is “Black Friday” is even closer.  This means that prices are starting to creep up so that sales look better on on the greed fests at the end of November and December. It also means that people […]

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Improve Safety in the Glebe

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

City Councillor Sean Menard is requesting that speed limits in the Glebe be lowered to 30 km/h, despite the provincial standard of 50 km/h for urban roads, and the Glebe’s already reduced limit of 40 km/h. Now, I could go on here about how 30 km/h is absurdly slow; how it’s slower than many cyclists […]

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