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What the hell is a ROBO CALL?!
Elections Canada has just traced illegal phone calls made during the 2011 federal election to a company that worked for the Conservative Party across the country. The “robocalls” appeared to be designed to stop non-Conservative voters from casting ballots in key ridings by falsely telling voters that the location of their polling stations had changed, causing them to go to the wrong location on election day. This news casts doubt on the legitimacy of their majority Government. The Conservatives only narrowly won their majority by 6,201 votes in 14 ridings. (UPDATE: Now over 40 ridings!!!!!)
Colours of my World….
Beautiful Ammonite Falls : A great hike only a short drive through Nanaimo. In two hours, you can hike down to the falls and back with hardly breaking a sweat. This day was fogging foggy as fog! Checkit… Continue reading Colours of my World….
Vancouver Island Earthqua-a-a-a-ake!
I didn’t feel a thing in Nanaimo, but I guess it’s notable that only 90 km off the shore of Ukee, and 10km unda dee sea was a 4.9 magnitude attitude earthquake! AY AY AY!!
Here’s some “pics” of the quake: Continue reading Vancouver Island Earthqua-a-a-a-ake!
SSVH: February 15th 2012
The following is a link to his mornings broadcast of the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour- complete with technical difficulties and amateur fading techniques! Hear my learning curve (right click to save)
The first half of the show is the magnificent Daniel Pinchbeck talking about the benefits of utilizing psychedelic substances.
Then we hear from Elizabeth May when I caught up with her at Salt Spring island’s Seedy Saturday! (find the isolated .mp3 of this interview here)
And lastly, we hear an inspirational TEDx talk by an 11 year old. Fascinating stuff.