Climate Change: Myth or Reality?

January 5, 2014
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For a long time, I was a firm believer in man-made climate change. I even wrote a few articles about it, but lately  I an having some serious doubts. The evidence just doesn’t seem to be there to support the theory of man-made global warming due to greenhouse emissions. Average global temperatures have not increased…

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Neighbourhood Watch

December 2, 2013
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We have a neighbour who is somewhat mentally disturbed, armed and possibly dangerous. I am not talking about my next door neighbour, who is pretty good. I am talking about our neighbour south of the border, the United States of America.   Why do I say that? Just look at some of the symptoms of…

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A Day Trip To The US

December 1, 2013
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We reached Ogdensburg, the nearest border crossing from Ottawa, bright and early in the morning. There were no line-ups; in fact there were no other cars at the border crossing. I said to my wife “We seem to be in luck today.” Words spoken too soon. The border guard asked us to pull over. He…

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The Decline and Fall of the Republican Empire

January 13, 2013
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It was a powerful empire while it lasted. Like the Roman Empire, it’s strength depended upon a strong military. During its heydays, the Republican Empire had military bases all over the world; the Republic’s mighty armies fought campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq at great expense and sometimes, with limited success. Like the Roman Empire, the…

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The Ashram Diet

January 1, 2013
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The ashrams of India contain many spiritual treasures. The most precious treasure of all, we believe, is the Ashram diet – the cornerstone of all spiritual practices in the Indian tradition. It is also a great diet for losing weight and gaining perfect health. It works better than any other diet we have seen, because…

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Predicting the US Election 2012

November 5, 2012
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Here is my take on who will win the  US elections, and by how much. It is based on an  analysis of the available information on November 5, 2012, using weighting factors to assess the importance of each bit of information.   Winner: Barack Obama National Vote: 50.4% Electoral College: 293 seats   My prediction…

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