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Russian Hostage Fatalities

Hundreds of innocent children have died, and it looks like many more will die. I can’t believe how sloppy this situation was handled. I would have thought that 2 years ago when the terrorists took over the movie theatre, and the Russians deployed poisonous gas inside the building killing over 100 people, they would have ...

CNN: Republican Propaganda 1

Currently on CNN, there is only 1 article in the spotlight. It reads “Guiliani: We need George W. Bush”. Normally CNN has a headline article, along with about 10 articles beside the main article. Once in a while you’ll see only 1 feature article, this is typically saved for events like when the war began, ...

How to effectively make a cyclist soil his shorts

1. Firstly, park your car in the right lane on Queen Street West2. Peer through the driver’s side mirror3. Wait until subject is within 10 meters of the automobile4. Take your left hand and begin pulling the door handle to open your door5. Take your right hand and secure a firm grip on the door6. ...

The Arab influence

Here is an interesting article about what happened to the influence and power that the Arabs had in the world a thousand years ago and an explanation of some of the causes of the decline of Arab world influence. Link

Toronto Hostage Standoff

This morning at 8:10AM, a gunman had shot a woman in the head across the street from my work. He then took a woman hostage and held a sawed off shot gun to her head. A police sniper working for the Emergency Task Force (ETF), which is basically the equivalent to the SWAT team in ...

Ship my Jeep to Holland #2

As it turns out, the day after I replied to the person requesting to have my Jeep shipped to Holland, he disabled his email address, and I never heard back from him again. My theory is that there’s a possibility that he was attempting to do the deal as a way of laundering money. He ...

Dirtbiking to the Maritimes 1

I’ve finally made up my mind. I was looking to take a trip this fall, and I wanted to do something adventurous, but not too expensive. I decided that I’m going to strap on a backpack with a sleeping bag and a tent, and ride my Dual-purpose dirt bike 1600Km’s across Eastern Canada to explore ...

Ship my Jeep to Holland?

I received a strange request yesterday regarding the purchase of my Jeep. The person emailed me and told me that he wants to buy my Jeep. He said he’s on business in Western Africa, but he wants to get it shipped to his base in Holland. He told me his client in the United States ...

1995 Jeep YJ For Sale

I just finished getting the transmission rebuilt in my Jeep, and now it’s time to sell it. If anyone is interested, let me know. jim_schwartz9@yahoo.com Here are the details: 1995 Jeep YJ 4×4, red with grey interior, 156,000 kms, 2 door, standard transmission, 2.5L 4cyl, new exhaust, new radiator, rebuilt transmission, seat covers, 3 inch ...

Roller Blade Madness

I just returned from quite the roller blading experience. I was roller blading through High Park (West Toronto – about 500 meters from my house), and I bladed down a very steep hill in the middle of the park. I’m pretty sure at the peak of my velocity; I was going approximately 30-40KM per hour. ...