Category Archives: USA

FBI to operate in Canada [article] A redditor’s description of the piece: “Canadian and American police agencies are in private talks that would allow American agents from organizations like the FBI and the US Drug Enforcement Administration to be accredited … Continue reading

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Steve Silva’s Boston Marathon video [warning: graphic]

There are many videos of the event that happened this afternoon, here is one which captures the terror without too much gore. Silva, a reporter for Boston.com, captures the first seconds of the initial blast, and in the background we … Continue reading

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Canada: A People’s History [17-Part video series]

From the youtube link: Episode 1 of the 17 episode CBC documentary “Canada: A People’s History” takes place between 15 000 BC and 1850 AD. This series originally aired in 2000. I’m certain this will be quite interesting and informative. … Continue reading

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Systemic corruption in government (TED talk)

To quote TED’s youtube Published on Apr 3, 2013 There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That’s the argument at the core … Continue reading

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Friday free film AND a lecture by Chris Hedges

Before I get to the Friday Film, here is Chris Hedges talking about injustice and corporate greed in Ameria and how Canada is going down the same path. For the Friday Free Film, here is Battle of Algiers (1966) This … Continue reading

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Follow the rules unless you’re making the rules ( playing Thrasymachus for a moment)

In keeping with my interest in writing something every day, I was going to post some fiction. However, perhaps I should bore you with that another time. I want to share a thought. A thought and a link to something… … Continue reading

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Working together, through time, to achieve lasting and meaningful ends.

With the U.S. Presidential election upon us, I believe this is a good time to shed light upon what needs to happen in any such nation, group, or even individual. First there must exist a will to survive, to succeed, to … Continue reading

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Obama, Romney, and the Costa Concordia [(s)election thoughts]

During the election cycle, we are constantly bombarded with reasons why Americans should either vote Republican or Democrat. And, as fans of Ron Paul or Gary Johnson can attest to, either party will work to push out undesirables, and together … Continue reading

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Stop Online Piracy Act… don’t knock it ’till you try it. (yum)

Although google.ca didn’t appear to support the blackout, much of the internet (which I frequent) did. The apparent lack of content to lull me along my shift at work is likely what made me feel sick this morning. On my … Continue reading

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Iran and the West, a short blurb before War

1. Iran is building a nuclear weapon. 2. Iran is building a nuclear weapon to bomb Israel and America. We hear these two statements a lot these days, but are they true to reality? Iran says they are not building … Continue reading

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