Overcome Voter Suppression

It’s been very well documented that Republican State Governments, in electoral swing-states, have introduced Voter ID laws in a brazen attempt to steal the 2012 election for Mitt Romney. While the lawmakers and courts go to war over the legality of their legislation, there’s something simple you can do to ensure that your opinion is … Read more

Thurston Howell Romney Video

Note: I ‘borrowed’ the Thurston Howell Romney title from David Brooks’ excellent article in the New York Times. I’m, more than a little, dismayed that so many people were surprised by the following Mitt Romney video: Suggesting that forty-seven percent of the US population are ‘moochers’ is shocking, especially coming from someone who aspires to … Read more

The Harper Conservatives Make Me Shudder

There have been five Conservative, Prime Ministers of Canada, in my lifetime, but only the Harper Conservatives have managed to make me shudder. From my vantage, Canadian politics has gone off the rails and Canada is feeling less and less Canadian every month. My explanation is that the Harper Conservatives aren’t at all like their … Read more

Food Chemicals

What are food chemicals? Food additives, mostly salt, smoke and various flavourings have been used for many hundreds, if not many thousands of years. About a hundred years ago, not much had changed on the additive front, most people purchased their vegetables, fruit, meat (including fish), dairy, grains, fats and oils, locally and only in … Read more

Canada’s Environmental Irresponsibility

I’m embarrassed by Canada’s environmental irresponsibility and specifically by Canada’s current conservative governance. The most recent embarrassment is Canada’s withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol; making Canada the first country in the world to abandon this historic, international, environmental treaty on climate change. Abandoning Kyoto was irresponsible. It’s also humiliating, Canada is better than this. Fact: … Read more

1% vs 99%

1% vs 99%: Capitalism has been hijacked by greed. For the last couple of decades, capitalism has been primarily benefiting just 1% of our population. Q: Are you pissed with politics? I am too, but don’t make the mistake of thinking, "Politician’s just don’t get it." The reality is that conservative politicians are getting exactly … Read more

I Left Network Marketing

Why I Left Network Marketing: A quick explanation… Comment: It’s possible you arrived at this blog post because you were redirected from one of my old network marketing websites. I apologize if the information you might have been searching for is no longer available. I attempted to create wealth for myself, my family and friends … Read more

SONY DHR-1000 Prosumer Video Studio

Shoot and edit your video with or without a computer. Great fun! Give Steven Spielberg a run for his money. SONY Prosumer Video Studio DHR-1000 SONY Digital Video Cassette Recorder (DV/MiniDV editor) GV-D300 SONY Digital Video Cassette Recorder (MiniDV) PVM-14M2U SONY Trinitron Monitor DCR-TRV900 SONY 3CCD miniDV Handycam SPC-DVF2 SONY Handycam sports (submersible case) VCL-ES20x2 … Read more