Category Archives: politics

Women As Second-Class Citizens

“Photos of White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch have created a buzz on social media.” See Kellyanne Conway couch photo sparks memesWith all the high crimes and misdemeanours being committed by Trumpists in the White House … Continue reading

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Gold’s On A Tear

Since the begining of 2017, gold has risen over 10% in price at the same time as the DJIA has risen five percent. Some people are counting on long term pain in the era of Trump. I expect USD to … Continue reading

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Manitoba And Electric Vehicles

Manitoba would have the least expensive vehicle fuel (electricity) on the continent — estimated at 6¢ to 20¢ per litre, gasoline equivalent Each year, thousands of dollars in savings could go back in the pockets of average Manitoban families. Manitoba’s … Continue reading

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Renewables In Sparsely Populated Regions of Canada

“We’re committed to managing emissions as we rebuild the electricity system to meet the needs of our growing province. We’ve set a target of 50% of generation capacity from renewables by 2030. To achieve this goal, we will double the … Continue reading

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Trump Lie Of The Week

“We’re building the wall,” he said. “In fact it’s going to start very soon. Way ahead of schedule. It’s way, way, way ahead of schedule.” See Trump promises border wall ‘soon, way ahead of schedule’Imagine going to a “conservative” gathering and … Continue reading

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Portrait Of A Trump-Supporter

“The FBI is now investigating possible motives for the crime at Austins Bar and Grill, with race among them. A bystander told the Kansas City Star that just before opening fire the gunman shouted: “Get out of my country.” A barman … Continue reading

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Ventspils Controls Costs With FLOSS

“the city has replaced more and more costly proprietary software solutions by open source alternatives, gaining substantial savings, says Raitis Roze, deputy director at the city’s IT department. “We also implemented open source IT management tools, enabling us to manage … Continue reading

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Munich’s Fake News On GNU/Linux

“”Employees are not satisfied with our IT,” Reiter told a council meeting on Wednesday morning, citing a report he had commissioned from Accenture. “More than half are not happy.” Accenture’s report, which included a survey of Munich council staff, did not … Continue reading

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TDF On Munich

“According to the report, only a minor percentage of users (between 18% and 28%, based on different applications) had severe issues related to software, which could be solved by migrating these users to Windows and MS Office. Incidentally, 15% of users … Continue reading

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Threats Are Easily Made But Hard To Keep

“American farmers sent $2.4 billion of corn to Mexico in 2015, the most recent year of available data. In 1995, the year after NAFTA became law, corn exports to Mexico were a mere $391 million. Experts say such a bill would … Continue reading

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Trump Lies. Never Forget That

“to give credit where it’s due, it looks like the main reason that stocks have taken off again lately is because Trump has promised to unveil a “phenomenal” tax plan soon.” See Trump isn’t killing the bull market. Here’s whyI would … Continue reading

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Aging Gracefully In Canada

“While governments have money to spend on things such as electric car-charging stations and light rail transit, that spending will do little to benefit seniors.” See Time for seniors to stand up to governmentsI stumbled upon an article written a few … Continue reading

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