Ottawa is currently all a buzz with the latest piece of cuteness vs the political system in the form of the time honoured tradition of the child lemonade stand (see CBC article here). While it is very easy to come down on the woman that “tattled” or the NCC Officer that asked the kids to […]

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Oy – talk about being stuck in the dark ages … A few days ago Grant Cardone filmed a bird strike on his iPad that caused his Delta flight to make emergency landing (link). In response the FAA decided to send out a warning letter indicating that a fine could be levied and that Mr. […]

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Three years ago I had said that we were in the opening engagements leading to the next global war. Specifically, I mentioned that It is not going to be fought over territory, or politics, or religion. It will be an economic war, a cultural war, a global war, and one in which the civil populations […]

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Cheap solutions are not necessarily the best solutions especially when the problem trying to be solved is mired in the complexity of the human condition. I refer to all of these shenanigans going on with News Corp. The general population has a right to be angry about what has been going on. However the rash […]

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One of the most back-asswards aspects of democratic systems is the legal system. Especially when dealing with issues related to intellectual property and copyright. Most everyone is familiar with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and how big media (record labels, film, and print) use this device in order to strong arm people who are simply […]

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It is weird that certain events seem to co-inside with each other to prove a point. This morning on Q┬áJian Ghomeshi was talking with Sri Lankan-British-American musician M.I.A. in part about censorship and the commercial viability of alternative artists to get records published in an internet age. As part of the conversation it was mentioned […]

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