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A message for Steven Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada

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

Today I received this in the mail: [edit: Conservative Party of Canada donor solicitation.  I’ve lost the photo as this article is being pulled out of archives in August 2015] It’s nothing really unusual, I get them on a regular basis because I have been a financial supporter of the Conservative Party for many years.  […]

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Dear Advertisers… here’s something to think about.

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Security, Technology

Over at Tech Life Post today, they have a couple of articles regarding Google Ad Sense. If you don’t deliberately block ads, you’ve probably seen it in action and don’t even realize it. Google makes its money, if you didn’t know this, by selling advertising. They use their search engine technology first and foremost to […]

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Teens getting the short end of the stick, old people get away with killing people…

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Travel

This post isn’t very Christmasy because I saw something in the paper this week that is decidedly Grinchy. Back in November, I wrote this article dealing with Ontario’s move to stick it to young drivers. Ontario has slightly backed off from that position, but they’re still going ahead with the bulk of that legislation, and […]

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New driver legislation in Ontario – an unfair shot at teens

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Travel

In response to the new Ontario government initiative regarding new/young drivers, I sent this letter to my Member of Provincial Parliament (who also happens to be Premiere) today: Dear Sir; As a citizen of Ontario and indeed, one of your constituents in Ottawa, I am writing to you to express my feelings regarding the recent […]

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