I recently learned that in the Congo there are intertribal wars being fueled by the need for labour workers to mine for a rare earth mineral used in the creation of cellphones, and that whether or not a girl is wearing a pair of panties there can determine whether or not she is raped or […]
Let’s start with international things first shall we? First, the Paris climate summit has just ended, with the various media outlets declaring it either a success or a failure. Frankly, I am waiting to see what happens when Mr. Trudeau manages to catch his breath for two seconds before I declare it either; however, here […]
In Irish clans, black watch is the tartan of Irish folk of no particular known clan group, and it is regarded with suspicion. Shall we ban that? There’s a subtle language of scarf arrangement – shall we ban that – which allows for rapid visual communication by those in the know. Like the time Ricky […]
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Well, the election has been hearing up, with tempers flaring left and right, and the only thing all veterans can appear to agree on is the importance of voting, period. Meanwhile I continue to look for work. I’ve recently made several interesting contacts in the private sector via Twitter, and remain hopeful. An earthquake recently […]
I really and honestly believe we as a nation need to have a discussion about dialogue and communications, particularly with the passing of Bill C-51. I have a lot of questions about that bill, particularly since it was written and passed apparently in conflict with the international http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/bill-c-51-not-in-keeping-with-canadas-international-obligations-un/article25642360/ policies regarding privacy and the right to […]