Once upon a time, I went searching in the past. Falling backwards into time. Looking and sifting through things not built to last. Here I remain. Unsatisfied.
I have not had a lot of time to pay attention to this on-line endeavor ..
which is coming up to an anniversary 7 years since it's inception.
(It's a bit of a small wonder I have not migrated over to Tumblr already and well although fairly nifty, it does not allow for links in the tab.
But inbetween other various s o c i a l s t r a t a , this blog has definitely suffered the brunt of the division of my online time.
And with that pre-able aisde, I have found a couple of new developments worth at least a blurb of sorts.
When people start to begin to talk seriously of Vancouver being a launch pad for rocket shuttles, we certainly will be solidified as a world class city, Expo 86 and Olympics notwithstanding.
Not to belittle the Mayors efforts to form his city into one of the worlds greenest and a paragon for all (it's really working by the way) in making Vancouver even more of a Pacific jewel of the west coast, for now we will simply have to be satisfied with hosting a company that will provide the world's first HD video feed of Earth streamed from space.
Ladies and gents, this blog is pleased to draw the curtains behind to showcase:
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Also making a new addition to the permalinks to the left.
Maybe we can bring them both together. Cheerio and tally ho.
Singer George Michael has the same birthday as George Orwell
But lets see. Former spy contractor Snowden to China to Russia to Ecuador.
And then theres this tiny tid bit of information about how the republic block formerly known as U.S.S.R was sitting on top of a pyramid chain of misaligned information back in the 70's that would succeed in producing a row of terror plots and attacks based on misdirection and disinformation.
For espionage news followers, this is a lighting bolt to the stiff historical Cold War timeline of events.
I am wondering out loud (WOL?) if Snowdens defection it self a counter move as part of a larger than life jigsaw puzzle plot to disinform intel contained in Assanges Wikileaks as well as an actual counterspin move against Chinas thirst for energy and desire to achieve total economic hegenomy but with Russias interest in supplying Eastern outposts in Europe with LNG via pipeline balanced in between.
But what else can I say. I am totally just a lonely isolated blogger with time on my hands in this makeshift hobby.
Excellent piece of writing by noted war commentator and world affairs columnist Gwynne Dwyer.
But what would he call this film? Pro-union propoganda?
Don't forget or neglect: Nelson Mandela was imprisoned as a communist and a terrorist Not because the color of his skin.
So are there not deeper issues at stake that are considered more of a wedge in politics than this mythological social construct called: "race"?
Such as Canadian union support of calling of Israels partition of Palestine as : "apartheid"?
Especially in light of last year’s mining tragedy at Marikana
new turns in development even as we write and speak bring to mind the same comparisons in place since from when blacks first made their first steps in their long march from slavery to freedom in the US.
the road was long and arduous.
But look. Change can happen over night , too.
Are these the far left voices of the nation of Israel added to the din? Or is it a "classic" era-,.. race war?
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Twenty-five years ago, strict laws against relationships between whites and so-called non-whites would have made their love illegal.
Holy Cow! The wife of the former head of Canadas spy agency oversight commitee is in some pretty deep water over her head in something or other.
With the countrys national police forces and commitees investigating Senate expenses,
I dont think she will possess the
requisite alacrity as Pamela Wallin did to claim the paperwork
was too complicated for her to understand
Nor I do not suppose too many folks out there have too much time to think about the "important work" of Mario Dion.
The former head of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal systematically humiliated staff in the "worst case" of workplace harassment the federal whistleblower watchdog says he's ever seen
And now he finds well over half a million dollars wrongly awarded to a company / couple wanting to build a bridge to America
According to Amazon.com Inc. sales data posted earlier Tuesday, one edition of the 64-year-old book jumped more than 7,000% in its overall sale rankings since the beginning of the week. Ranked 13,074 on Monday, the title is now in the top 200.
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Please see: http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100032790/1100100032794 The links to
"Developing Aboriginal Human Capital" (BOLD FONT)
i.e. Human Resources and Skills Development Canada's Aboriginal Labour Market
needs to be changed and updated
The correct URL should actually be located
HTH Max Stelmacker Surrey BC
addendum: Sent June 6th.
You might this this means the gov doesnt care too much about
either the appearance of their website OR Developing Aboriginal Human Capital
My screen capture for the page shows no update at the
time of this posting: June 14th, 2013. Either that they dont know dont care they have
a pretty p*sspoor webmaster.
British television certainly has come quite a way from -,..
The intelligence and forethought put in some of the scripted dialogues I have seen lately makes one want to leap from ones seat and cut a path straight over the Silk Road to Britain itself and settle in with the comforts and stresses of London life.
Below have all been excellent viewing and calling cards for the City of London the exciting life the UK portends to visitors in general.
Judge Deed (complete season 5) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znOIZM9zxWY
MI-5 (complete season 9) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bh5sIbyHtIU
An Education (film based on a book of memoirs) http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/an-education/interview-screenplay-memoir
Desert Flower (true story that put female genital mutilation on the international human rights agenda) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKgaXGMPJDs
Backbeat (story of the Beatles rise to fame) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrLGwxh47pM
'The Special Relationship' (HBO film about Tony Blair and Bill Clinton) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWHjHMrRiE4
and 'The Queen' , (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lF_KpWfFyR8)
Goal! (like a 'thinking mans Rocky')
All of the afore-highlighted links I have enjoyed on DVD with their Special Features and behind the scenes footage in just the past few weeks.
I can now just imagine a talking head aka well informed hugely protective with adequately swelled with pride over British culture fan saying. "Were a lot ,more than just X Factor over here you know" :)
Gotta' love 'em.
I was not even looking for any hype from Robert Young Pelton when I ran across this husk :
I was seeking out more backdrop (remember, we live in an age of information retrieval) on this turd piece by that nin·com·poop Gwynne Dyer.
So fitting that they becaught in such cross-currents, maybe they should get together for tea sometime and trade comments over polite: 'pass the lemon' and 'hand me the honey' requests.
But finally theres this
And finally, if you really want a palate cleanser of some sort after having lilfted some Hors d'œuvre from this rotunda of goodies, I dare you to exit the off ramp with this one
I highly doubt the average person stops to consider (for very long)-,.. the unassailable fact about that which they are reading is something they are
SUPPOSED TO BE READING
-,...so in conveyance of that , must each and every last email ever sent both now and in the future come with a disclaimer containing instructions for what to do if you are not the intended recipient?
So if you do read others letters online, consider that you are reading material not intended for public broadcast and was not written with any type of forethought in consideration of publication.
These are re-transmitted with my personal, private and professionally known name, surname and given.
Not even in a jocular sense would anyone make marked comparison to a scale of Wikileaks on how this corrupts the social order and infringes and impinges upon a persons mental health, general health and pursuance of order to ones personal/private and public life.
And that it is because that is not the point. I own/use a blog. I have a freedom as accorded to any privately owned press or enterprise to proffer opinion and request comments.
One can offer an opinion that I have a so-called inherent "right" to publish letters as I see fit if I have them in my possession ie email in box.
But since my argument has already been made it should be made obvious that I am not about to backtrack from it. I have not done so nor do I intend to. This decision is based on the principle I support and espouse and stand by it.
It is wrong to endanger someones reputation, to thereby cause aggrevious feelings by publishing their mail and name.
OPEN LETTER TO MEDIA (SENT FOLDER)
Dear Editors and Researchers,
Certainly there are many facets to the problems surrounding teen bullying.
The blur and small tidal wave of both recent media coverage and more dated examples hopskotch from cyber-bullying and internet harassment-,.. to criminality and school yard taunts, all the way up to outright murders.
Just like so many raging hormones of the average teen, media is yet adjusting to the digital age, -,..while still chained to its own keyboard in offering a panacea to the problem.Is this much different from the response of so called big government, despite calls the Official Opposition to enact a more nationalized strategy?
In a sea of pink t-shirts worn once a year, casualties line the shore.
Would it be an overly perverse notion to consider for a second that only if your father is a local Ottawa politician that a call to end bullying can enable a call to action beyond words?
Consider that the father of the openly gay Ottawa teen who killed himself in 2011 after constant bullying by classmates echoed the sentiment brought by the NDP that a new national anti-bullying strategy would have "absolutely" helped his son.