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Be Careful Little Mars

Fragile is a classic album by the band Yes and illustrated by Roger Dean. The front of this cover has an idyllic looking miniature world with a “wooden” spaceship with jagged edges and curved wings flying above and is pictured … Continue reading

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Arms for the Discerning Dictator

There are still many dictatorships scattered around the world. Each one is controlled by some paranoid (that’s how they maintain power), scared of rivals who might usurp their position or even rival countries that will bomb their country into submission. … Continue reading

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Mega Wall

The United States has built about a thousand kilometres of barriers along its border with Mexico. Mainly this wall is designed to keep out illegal immigrants. Some want it along the whole of the border with Mexico. Perhaps this is … Continue reading

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China is Broke

There is no need to reevaluate world economic might and clout. China still manufactures the lion’s share of the more inexpensive goods. And growth rates are still good for that country. By my title for the article I mean that … Continue reading

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Stephen Harper Gets Cartoond

[Stephen Harper: As a conservative I never believe in nationalizing Canada’s resources. 2nd balloon: But Malaysia and China can nationalize Canada’s resources. Harper’s button: Alberta 4 eva! Great Lakes neva!]

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A West Centred Canada

For many years western Canada has complained about being out of the loop when it comes to national politics. Formerly the best their politicians could do was win an election by banding up with Quebec (see the Mulroney government). But … Continue reading

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Plant a Tree for that SUV

Have you heard about carbon offsets? Companies and countries are playing this new game, trying to lower carbon emissions first, but if they can’t, buying into another company’s or country’s scheme to offset the emissions they can’t cut. Lucky for … Continue reading

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