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Archive for the douchebaggery tag

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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 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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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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Dressing like a skank, redux

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

This post is a bit of a follow-on from the earlier post regarding a Macleans article. It was prompted by this comment: I think this article is ridiculous. Girls should love their bodies, and if that means showing some skin(every now and then), they shouldn;t have to wonder what kind of pervert is going to […]

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