There’s a lot of copyright changes on the go right now. In Canada, there’s bill C-32 which ended up better than expected in some areas and much, much worse in others. ACTA is also out there being negotiated behind closed doors. An access to information request was put forth on this one [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Rants'
April 7th, 2010 · 13 Comments · Rants
Much like those who roam the streets aimlessly with mental illness, I look at the US and just wish that they could get well.
An american dermatologist has fired an employee over the fact that they voted for Obama and has gone on to brag about it on a forum. This link is to a [...]
March 25th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Rants
I realise that by writing this, I’m being a bit hypocritical, but I’ll abstract this as best I can. Recently a crazy, right-wing American came to Canada to plug their book. In this person’s first speaking engagement, this person made racist remarks. Unfortunately, this was to be expected and is exactly what [...]
March 14th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Rants
Recent events in the US involving some pretty high-profile incidents where individuals have gone on a violent suicidal rampage in protest of oppressive government. One of the incidents involved someone in a shootout at the Pentagon and another famous incident where a person flew their single-engine plane into an IRS building.
Politicians in the US [...]
January 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Rants
I, like many in “the rest of the world” really hoped that the election of Barak Obama could salvage a country in shambles. But here’s the problem. Politicians are politicians.
In last night’s state of the Union Obama said:
Thatís what I came to Washington to do. Thatís why Ė for the first time in [...]
Harper’s Magazine has laid what should be a massive bomb to all who read. Turns out that the US has tortured detainees to death.
This story should be huge news. It should be plastered across every US newspaper and every news channel, but it’s not.
They don’t care.
It’s just that simple. [...]