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Feb 29th, 2008
Trump announces new “Space Force” military branch
www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-gwVFfTCnM So the POTUS who's so worried about the US' balance of trade deficit has decided to spend like a drunken sailor to grow that deficit even more. Oh no, he's raising tariffs to prevent that. OK, so just growing public...
Water is Life
A federal judge has issued a temporary halt to SOME construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota that Native American tribes have been protesting. Some of those protests turned violent over the weekend. Lawrence reports what he learned at the...
Pilots did everything right
Animation of Hudson River Landing.....I was impressed. Pilots did everything right. YouTube - Hudson River Plane Landing (US Airways 1549) Animation with Audio
I started chatting in the other thread made by karrie and realized it was for behind the scenes... Thus I thought I would start this brag/cry thread. Canada jut had a good skate in the couples but they don't look so happy with their scores....US is...
Jan 10th, 2019 by MHz
Two explosions at Boston Marathon finish line injure dozens: reports
I have a cousin running the Boston Marathon today, and she just posted to facebook that she finished the marathon, despite two explosions that went off near the finish line, injuring runners and spectators. So far the news has no real details about...
Jan 10th, 2019 by petros
Nissan Leaf sales collapse in Ontario after incentive axed
No shit? Since taking power, Ontarios Doug Fordled government has been heavy-handed with cuts across the board. The Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle and Charging Incentive Programs are a few of the rebate programs that got the axe in...
MPs debate Brexit deal
It looks like the UK will be heading towards another referendum. Question: should it be a choice between remain or leave like last time or a choice between two different leave options? ...
'Brexit 50-50' if May's deal rejected, says Liam Fox
If I were the UK Parliament, I'd call a new referendum: 1. Remain in the EU. 2. Unilateral global free trade. If the final Brexit deal is even worse than remaining in the EU, then I imagine even...
Jan 4th, 2019 by MHz
racist year in review
From Roseanne to Pool Patrol Patty 2018 has been a banner year for racists in America. White people mad!
Fox found napping on microwave
A fox was found snoozing on top of a microwave after it sneaked into a south-west London home. The animal came in through the cat flap and smashed...
Dec 27th, 2018 by JLM
Just wondering if today's performance on Wall Street is a harbinger of things to come! How much optimism is there besides Walter's?
Dec 24th, 2018 by MHz
BC NDP/Green Alliance Are Dendrocidal Maniacs
Logging watchdog probes government agency over felled B.C. old-growth trees Environmentalists allege government agency B.C. Timber Sales did not comply with provincial land use plans Chad Pawson - CBC News A provincial...
White Woman Denied Fed Govt Job Because She Is White
Being white should not disqualify a person from any job in Canada. This is an injustice. Time to junk affirmative action and employment equity legislation. The woman who applied for the job is Sara Landriault, an Ottawa-area blogger and mother. In her...
Dec 20th, 2018 by Hoid
Peak Oil Update
The Globe on Mail newspaper in their Report on Business had an article on peak oil. Oh, they are so cool and casual at the GM. Background on the subject ...
Trudeau's neglect of the nation has led us to this place
Dark resentments thought buried in this part of the country have been reawakened. In an astonishing statement to the New York Times in 2015, Justin Trudeau declared, "There is no core identity, no mainstream in Canada,'' and consequently that "makes...
Hillbillies in Love
Former Miss Kentucky charged with sending nude photos to 15-year-old ex-student