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Project for the New American Century is dead

In Wall-Street-Bank fashion, The Project for the New American Century (PNAC) is effectively finished (Except it has been extinct for 2 years now). If you’re unaware of what PNAC is, from their website: “The Project for the New American Century is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to a few fundamental propositions: that American leadership is ...

Summer 2008 Video 1

Yesterday I finished creating my Summer 2008 video. Every year for the past 4 years I’ve been creating a video showing the highlights of my summer. I always try to spend as much time as I can outdoors in the summer and after making the video, I quickly realized how much time I’ve spent on ...

Sarah Palin: History 101

Sarah Palin’s interview with CBS’s Katie Couric yesterday clearly demonstrates her lack of understanding of world issues. McCain has been hiding Palin from the media since her acceptance of the GOP VP spot last month. Palin has likely been locked up in a hotel room studying history and current world issues and practising answering media ...

Economic Roulette 1

In this article, the small-government proponent and Libertarian Ron Paul discusses why he thinks the government shouldn’t meddle in the economy when government fiscal policies created an inflated and unsustainable housing market in the first place. Paul thinks the free markets should face reality and let the situation sort itself out, otherwise he thinks the ...

The Real Sarah Palin

I wanted to learn more about what drives Sarah Palin, so what better way to learn about her than to watch a bunch of interviews with her prior to becoming John McCain’s right hand hockey-Mom. I think it’s borderline comical that some Americans really think that the key to energy independence is to “tap” every ...

Flip Flop Harper & Foolish Palin 5

The US Election race is heating up with bad-boy Karl Rove conceding that even John McCain has crossed the line in his Republican ads against Obama. Meanwhile, our Canadian Federal Election is coming up in less than a month (October 14th). In 2006 shortly after Stephen Harper became Prime Minister, he passed a law that ...

Air Conditioner Overuse 2

Have you ever been prompted to put on a sweater or a jacket in the middle of the summer while inside a building? Seems like a downright waste of energy doesn’t it? Well it happens a lot in North America and I find it completely ridiculous. This weekend is my first weekend in what seems ...

Sarah Palin for President? 1

This is my 600th blog! Wow these last 4 years flew by fast! I always try to give Americans the benefit of the doubt, because I’ve met many bright and worldly Americans over the years. But it doesn’t matter where you go; you’re always going to run into people with bizarre views in a country ...

Bottled Water Debate

The bottled water debate has fired up in London Ontario, and there is talk of bottled water at Toronto City Hall as well. London voted to ban the sales of water bottles in all municipal buildings to reduce waste in local landfills and help the environment. I’ve been happily drinking tap water for over 6 ...