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Should I have had to mortgage the house?

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

Right now, in the USA, there is a big debate going on about whether or not it is time to bring some level of socialized medicine to that country. On one side of the debate are the more liberally inclined folk who believe that people shouldn’t die in the street or lose their life savings […]

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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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Make your air travel better… (part 2)

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Travel

In yesterday’s article I talked about trip preparation making for a happier trip. Today I will cover off two other areas where trips can go awry and over which you have total control… Excessive consumption of alcohol Every alcoholic beverage sold in every airport should come with a label that says “INSTANT ASSHOLE: JUST ADD […]

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Make your air travel better (Part 1)

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Travel

As I sit here in the airport (10 May, 2009, about 19h00), awaiting my flight to Montreal and thence to Charlottetown, I have decided to jot down a few notes about the air travel experience that I think can help novice and perhaps even experienced travellers. I’ve logged hundreds of thousands of frequent flyer miles […]

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