Tag Archives: America

Why Donald Trump Must Deport Himself

In the run-up to the American election and in the election itself, Donald Trump positioned himself to be a deporter of more of the people that try to make the United States a home. But I have to call him … Continue reading

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Heat Wave Snobbery

I’ve been shocked to hear The Weather Network in Canada repeating the same dogma over the last few years. That is that a heat wave is defined to be at least 3 days in a row of temperatures above 32 … Continue reading

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Double Dipping?

For Canada Day (July 1) I attended a music festival with a small fireworks show in downtown Kitchener. The show featured Canadian acts, two of which I suspected were not Canadian acts. Those two bands were Treble Charger and Hollerado. … Continue reading

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Naming Dog Breeds After Location and Job

It’s popular amongst the many breeds of dog to name them after their geographic location they were first bred in or the job they were bred for. The German Shepherd is named after both. And throughout this post I intend … Continue reading

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Legalization

The legalization of marijuana seemed to pick up some steam last year as Washington state and Colorado both voted to legalize the substance. But there are federal laws which seem to trump those votes. So now the legalization of marijuana … Continue reading

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H. G. Wells, the Teenage Sidekick of the Father of Science Fiction

I saw Robert J. Sawyer give a lecture on TV Ontario a couple weeks ago. In it, he called Mary Shelley the progenitor of science fiction. No arguments there. He also said the spur of this entire article; he called … Continue reading

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Time for an Old Fashioned Folk Off

I’ve always wanted to write a novelty song. It at least goes back to my early guitar playing days. Back then I remember coming up with a chord progression that sounded like a “real” song (I hadn’t done so previously … Continue reading

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