Monthly Archives: November 2005

the effort is doomed

Michael Duff offers an interesting and insightful opinion about the American effort in Iraq. And that’s why I think this effort is doomed. We need to establish a minimum level of security over there, host the best election we can … Continue reading

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How the musicians were failed

I had another look at my comment to E.C on this post and it evolved. Somewhere along the way I think that music industry seriously failed the musicians. To a musician, his music is his art, the thing he does … Continue reading

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What kind of peace do we seek?

John F. Kennedy was the man. I only just remembered the anniversary of his death was last week. Even though he was an American, I think he believed in the utopia of peace, order and good government that Canadians have … Continue reading

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Balzac

It’s a funny thing: I buy coffee from a joint called Balzac’s every day, yet I know nothing about the man it’s named after.

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RIAA: Cracking is OK if Done Right

Here’s a good quote for you from Cary Sherman, the president of the RIAA. It tells you a little bit about what his people think about Sony’s rootkit and of you, their consumer. The problem with the SonyBMG situation is … Continue reading

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Winter is coming

Today is the only part of winter I like. The part when we are introduced to snow again, properly, and not in volume. Small, tiny snow falls from the grey sky. It swirls around like white ribbons in the wind, … Continue reading

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The Worry Over Unilateral Internet Control, Revisited

I started up a comment to another blogger who has been following the ongoing saga of the Internet Summit (and thank you for reading!) It kind of grew into a post reiterating my views on the matter. The international community … Continue reading

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