The ramblings of a giant squid…

Archive for the Politics and Activism category

squid

Jumping on the “Anyone But … ” bandwagon is stupid

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

I’ll get right to the point.  If you find yourself supporting “Anyone But Conservative” or “Anyone But Harper”, or “Anyone But <any target>” then, I must be blunt, you are an asshole.  It is the whole process of “anyone but…” that allows us to elect Harpers, and if you support “Anyone But…” this time all […]

Read more
squid
squid

Refugee or illegal immigrant?

Crime, Current Events, Politics and Activism, Travel

This seems to be in the news a lot lately, and it’s a question I’ve spent considerable time thinking about over the years. On the subject of refugees, I do think that we, as a society, do have a duty to help genuine refugees, particularly if we helped create them.  On the other hand, I […]

Read more
squid

Cyclists vs Motorists… the great debate

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

It’s full into summer and the cyclists are out in force. Cycling is a great form of exercise, but using a bicycle comes with certain responsibilities – responsibilities that far, far too many cyclists ignore.  So I’d like to take this space and deal with a bunch of common arguments for and against cycling. We […]

Read more

Search the Squidzone

The Happy Squid Store

Squid Tweets

Error: Invalid or expired token.