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Thunder Bay - More Savings To Be Had

Thunder Bay – More Savings To Be Had

A report to council stresses that without the $3.46 million in savings, that figure could have been nearly $8 million. Lets see….$3.46 million plus $4.41 million gives you…ummm…$7.87 million which is…ummmm…YES! Almost $8 million!  I agree…any number added to $3.46 million will give you a number that is larger  than $3.46 million by the  amount […]

The World - Its For Our Own Protection, You Know

The World – Its For Our Own Protection, You Know

Of course all this surveillance by our own governments is for our own protection… The British spy agency GCHQ and the NSA collected millions of webcam images … many of them nude. NSA employees routinely pass around nude photos and videos of everyday normal citizens gathered through mass surveillance.   Yes…there is more…a more sinister […]

Thunder Bay - The Buck Has To Stop Somewhere

Thunder Bay – The Buck Has To Stop Somewhere

Winter has put an end to construction on Arthur Street. Really?  Now?  November 24?  I still do not understand how anyone can do any road work when the temperature drops below freezing on a consistent basis.  I have no idea what construction specs that our Engineering Department uses but water freezes at temperatures below 0 […]

Thunder Bay - Waterfront Ramblings

Thunder Bay – Waterfront Ramblings

The centre of the roundabout is going to be a marsh.  Yup….a wetland. That is my understanding.  Probably an urban runoff collection pond. My guess as they are all the rage right now. In Thunder Bay, we build these ponds at the end of November because that is when all the grading work has been […]

The World - There Needs To Be A Revolution.  This Shit Has To Change

The World – There Needs To Be A Revolution. This Shit Has To Change

Previous HSBC money laundering post here There are people in the US going to jail for simple drug possession.  Canadian Marc Emery served five years  in a jail for selling marijuana seeds. If you are a bank and you are involved with laundering drug money…billions of dollars in drug money… “For the time period of 1 […]

Ebolapalooza - A Bunch Of Guys Promising To Wear Condoms

Ebolapalooza – A Bunch Of Guys Promising To Wear Condoms

Interesting… “Since Ebola can be transmitted through sexual contact,” she said, “male survivors are sent home with condoms and instructed to use them for the next three months if they engage in intercourse.” Good to know.  All that stands between the world and a  global pandemic is a bunch of guys promising to wear condoms […]

Thunder Bay -  With Great Power...

Thunder Bay – With Great Power…

The charge stems from a private Facebook message allegedly sent to a female candidate for a political party, referred to in the OPP notice of hearing as “TJ”. Hmmm…TJ?  I wonder which female candidate in the last provincial election could that be?  Why would  O.P.P. Constable Bannon be sending “TJ” an abusive and insulting Facebook […]

Thunder Bay - Free Market Capitalist System Alive And Well

Thunder Bay – Free Market Capitalist System Alive And Well

Cliffs has also spent about $550-million to buy and develop three chromite deposits in Northern Ontario’s so-called Ring of Fire. That effort has gone nowhere, largely because the government has failed to produce the rail infrastructure required to get the mineral out, Mr. Goncalves charged. ….largely because the government has failed to produce the rail […]

The World - Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick....

The World – Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick….

Russia, Canada and  now Germany….