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Feb 29th, 2008
1 hour ago by petros
Ontario was right to eliminate electric car subsidies
Many people mistakenly believe that electric vehicles, including Tesla models, run on electricity. That’s partly true — power stored in the batteries makes the wheels go around. But while electricity (in part) powers the cars, government subsidies get...
9 hours ago by MHz
Canada one step closer to marijuana legalization
Canada one step closer to marijuana legalization The federal government has announced the first step toward an eventual legalization of marijuana in Canada, with a law...
1 day ago by Walter
Thuggery of the Left
Unbelievable, except that it happened. Wisconsin's Shame: âI Thought It Was a Home Invasionâ | National Review Online
Israel Is Not A State .... It Is A Crime Scene
When Assad in Syria was shooting unarmed protesters it was called a horrible crime. Israel is doing the same thing and America claims that the unarmed protesters deserve to be shot. And how can the Palestinian's be said to be illegally protesting...
Why are we refining Russian oil instead of using our own?
As August began, three tankers with a combined capacity of almost two million barrels of oil prepared to pass through the Strait of Juan de Fuca to refineries in Washington state. Two of these ships were American, en route from Alaska. The third, the...
2 days ago by petros
Capitalism will save this world
Watch this entrepreneurs capitalize on the shortage of cheap housing and a abundant supply of cheap plastic material. New homes to be built from 18 tonnes of recycled plastic...
UK pub chain ditches EU-made drinks
Pub company JD Wetherspoon is to increase its range of drinks from UK and non-EU producers from later this month, it has announced. The company said the...
Lunacy of the Left
Clift is nuts. MRC DisHonors Awards: Eleanor Clift Wins Quote of the Year for Insisting Amb. Stevens Wasn't Murdered
Around the world in a Silver Spitfire
At the tail end of next summer, two British aviation enthusiasts, Matt Jones and Steve Brooks, intend to take off in a polished silver Spitfire Mark IX from southern England, head north-east, and return to Blighty by Christmas having pushed the...
2 weeks ago by Walter
Nike faces new worker abuse claims
Nike faces new worker abuse claims - CTV News SUKABUMI, Indonesia Workers making Converse sneakers in Indonesia say supervisors throw shoes at them, slap them in the face and call them dogs and pigs. Nike, the brand's owner, acknowledges that such...
Elon Musk acted like a jerk, and Tesla stock paid the price
He didnt take his lithium Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk held a long, odd earnings conference call Wednesday in which he insulted analysts, the media, federal regulators and people who died behind the wheel of his cars, and then told anyone...
NFL suspends anthem rule - again
In yet another change of course the NFL has decided its "players on the field must stand" rule is no longer viable - given the backlash...
-Burt Reynolds dead
Burt Reynolds died of cardiac arrest today one of the greats in the entertainment arena R.I.P.
2 weeks ago by petros
Cheney - 9/11 Mastermind: Motive - Peak Oil
Could Ruppert's book put the nail in the coffin for Cheney et al.? Well, at least wake up the world? Let's hope so. Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil -- August 31st, Mike Ruppert spoke at...
No, You Don't Deserve To Know We Know What's Best For You
'Utterly outrageous': Liberals shoot down opposition bid to force ministers to lay out pipeline plan Liberal MPs have blocked a bid by the opposition parties to call key ministers to committee to lay out the next steps on the Trans Mountain pipeline...
2 weeks ago by MHz
The FRANKLIN SCANDAL
The FRANKLIN SCANDAL Tags: COVER-UP/DECEPTIONS/PROPAGANDA RELIGION/ATHEISM The FRANKLIN SCANDAL is the story of a nationwide pedophile ring that pandered children to a cabal of the rich and powerful. The rings pimps were a pair of...