Potatoe, Po-ta-toe

It isn’t uncommon for us to see old methods re-warmed and repeated throughout history, though it’s less common for us to see the same technique twice within the same administration. Add to the fact that the technique itself has been exposed and condemned openly in the public, and you have to wonder if certain politicians are just not amply prepared to play the game.
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Pssst! It’s a…

Facebook has provided me with a serviceable method for tracking down and stalking people I haven’t seen in years, some in more than a decade, even. In a lot of respects, I truly appreciate this, because I am one of those types of people who will occassionally dredge up thoughts about people I have known in the past and my “I wonder what they are doing now”s will eventually turn into an obsessive Googling and trolling of the net. Luckily, I have a relatively short attention span, and I am easily distracted by other things like a good book, hockey or porn.
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Trial by Fire

I occassionally wonder after the stupidity of people, not out of any genuine surprise but, rather, because it’s hard to believe that anything that has evolved through the millenia to dominate the world could possibly be capable of actions of such utter and complete senselessness. A report on the wildfires in California on CJOH News tonight included mention of the suspicion that some of the billion-dollar conflagrations were set deliberately, immediately bringing to mind the fires this summer in Greece, which were also the products of¬†arson.
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