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PM Trudeau’s White Elephant

Post Views: 508 So, Keystone XL will be PM Trudeau’s White Elephant gift from the USA. We literally cannot afford to say no … but we cannot afford to agree to it, either. As a result of a decade of systemic decline in the Canadian economy of almost everything -except- resource extraction, the nation had no “airbag” to soak the impact of a collapsing global oil market. For example, the lower Canadian dollar would have been a boon to our manufacturing sector … save that the manufacturing sector had atrophied in the previous decade.  This, in turn, did remarkable damage to the over all fiscal liquidity of the nation. To fix house that hasn’t had repairs in ten years, you have to go to the bank and get…

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Stumbling Into The Next Genocide

Post Views: 190 gen·o·cide ˈjenəˌsīd noun the deliberate killing of a large group of people Stumbling Into The Next Genocide If someone tells you that climate change isn’t the #1 thing that humanity needs to worry about right now, you might wish to consider it attempted genocide. I know that sounds a bit bombastic, but if you keep the events in a place called Darfur in mind, you’ll see where I’m going. Firstly, lets talk about what we trust and know. According to the National Geographic Society, as of 2007 we know: Is It Happening? Yes. Earth is already showing many signs of worldwide climate change. • Average temperatures have climbed 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit (0.8 degree Celsius) around the world since 1880, much of this in recent decades,…

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Viva La Revolution – No, Really

Post Views: 526 The new normal So “it has begun” as the saying goes. Right now, I am living on the north shore of Prince Edward Island, Canada. There are four of us living in a wonderfully large house, and all of us in one fashion or another want to do something with the next ten years of our lives. I run a reasonably successful telecom business, and I am an internationally published author. I am working as part of an RPG game development effort. I have served with Her Majesty’s Royal Canadian Navy in a theatre of war. I have competed at an international level in sword fighting. I have some awesome friends that I am honored to know. Someone might well argue that I have “done” plenty and do…

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