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David Suzuki For Prime Minister – No Thanks!

The photo to the left is making its way around Facebook and it’s really starting to piss me off. First off, the plural of “party” isn’t “partys”, it’s “parties”. But more importantly I’m both annoyed and stunned that anybody could … Continue reading

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Copyright Law And The Record Labels

Earlier this year the big record labels in Canada settled a copyright lawsuit by agreeing to pay over $50 million to compensate for hundreds of thousands of infringing uses of sound recordings. Just to be clear, this is the record … Continue reading

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Governmentium and The Skyrocketing Cost Of The Civil Service

Lawrence Livermore Laboratories has discovered the heaviest element yet known to science. The new element, Governmentium (Gv), has one neutron, 25 assistant neutrons, 88 deputy neutrons, and 198 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of 312. These 312 … Continue reading

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“Every Year In This Country 300 Kids Take Their Own Lives”

I think that at one point or another almost all kids, even the popular ones, and even the bullies themselves become a victim of bullying. But there are some kids that spend the bulk of their childhood as the targets … Continue reading

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Ontario Election Results Are Frightening

Three things I find scary about the Ontario provincial elections yesterday: 1) The Liberals won a minority. Under Liberal rule the Ontario government debt has almost doubled, from $148 billion in 2003 to an estimated $283 billion in 2012, this … Continue reading

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A Whole New Meaning For The Term “Public Transport”

Usually when one hears the term “Public Transport” one usually thinks about publicly subsidized transit systems like the TTC or GoTransit. But the McGuinty government has added a new possible meaning to that term by deciding to provide significant public … Continue reading

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Is School Board Playing Politics With Its Libraries?

According to a story in the Toronto Star, “the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board has laid off all but four of its library technicians and is dismantling all its libraries.” Apparently declining enrollment is putting them in a negative budget … Continue reading

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Can Somebody Please Remind Layton He Didn’t Win

I realize that finishing second and becoming the Official Opposition must feel like a huge win for Jack Layton and the NDP. But I think somebody needs to remind Layton that the NDP didn’t actually win the election. According to … Continue reading

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Dear Brad Trost, You’re An Idiot

Rob Ford won the recent Toronto Mayoral election based mostly on his conservative fiscal policy. Many in Canada viewed that as a sign that a lot of voters were sick and tired of “tax-and-spend” politicians. Those voters are the ones … Continue reading

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Bruce Carson: Harper Should Apologize, But I Can’t Blame Him If He Won’t

I believe in giving criminals a second chance once they’ve paid their debt to society. Part of that belief comes from my basic belief that everybody makes mistakes, and everybody deserves a second chance. And part of my belief about … Continue reading

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