WSP Bloggersedition

The Inexpensive Computer Comes With Expensive Shipping Option Only

When I read about the $9 computer on Crash Bang Labs’ Facebook page, I was ready to help kick start that CHIP. But I got to the payment screen when the shipping amount came up. How much could it cost... Read More

CVAF Can Visualize Angry Flames

It was the Cathedral Village Arts Festival today, a crowded street fair down 13th Avenue in Regina. It was hot, and it didn’t rain (like it does many years). I saw tons of people I knew, and many stopped by... Read More

It’s out in black and white …. USA created the jihadi army of ISIS to transform parts of Iraq and Syria into Salafi territories in order to dampen Shiite Iran’s growing influence in the area ….

which ultimately boils down to handing over on a golden platter, parts of Iraq and Syria to religious extremists who are a thousand times worse than the Iranian Shiite extremists.  Well done dear USA and allies of USA. Nafeez Ahmed... Read More

Cartoons of our present time …. May 2015

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The sky over Dublin

Photo (and apparently untouched) by @karltims.     ... Read More

The greatest lawyer’s letter ever written

Right here. And it’s real.  What a genius.  ... Read More

When You’ve Lost The Prison Guards…

…or at least their union….well. I don’t know what happens.  But this surely can’t be good news for the Harper gov.:KITCHENER, ON, May 22, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Dozens of correctional officers working in Ontario penitentiaries who are affiliated with... Read More

“It’s real – get over it”

So says ipolitics (pay wall), referring to the NDP surge that was confirmed this week by polls released by EKOS and by other groups. They go on to demonstrate that, while NDP numbers jumped dramatically with the recent Alberta provincial election... Read More

Debate Prepping with Justin

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is not only amazingly cute, he’s also incredibly busy.In addition to his rigorous schedule of posing for charming photo ops, he’s also prepping like crazy for the upcoming federal leadership debates.True, those debates are still about... Read More

Canada Post: for a few bucks, we’ll help promote racism, anti-Semitism and pedophilia

That’s right, pedophilia. In their April issue, Sears and his fellow neo-Nazis published an article that made light of the sexual abuse of children. By any reasonable standard, that’s a crime. Why isn’t Canada Post – or the government that... Read More

You’ve all seen this already, but…wow. Trudeau better make changes, and soon!

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Street Photography: Seven Photos

It’s no secret that I love to pore through the street photography tag in the Reader and share images that catch my attention. Join me on another trip around the world as seen through the eyes (and lenses!) of... Read More

Here and There: May 21, 2015

Not the most exciting week in Canadian politics. You know that as soon as you see how much space was taken up in the news over who would attend what leader’s debate. It was interesting to know that Justin Trudeau... Read More

Experimental science

xkcd: Placebo Blocker: I recall talking to a psychologist once about how people reacted to getting a diagnosis of a life-threatening disease.  So we thought perhaps we could do an experiment where we gave half the group a case of... Read More

Oil buck$

Playing around on the internet at lunch today, I came across a couple of interesting databases that confirm, at least visually, that we are a petro-economy. With data on the daily price of West Texas crude from the Federal Reserve... Read More

This Isn’t Going To Work #skpoli

.@laurengolosky Why isn't the Environment Minister up to speed on #climatechange? It's basic knowledge for Environment portfolio. #skpoli — John Klein (@JohnKleinRegina) May 21, 2015 It’s 2015, and the entire effing cabinet should understand perfectly that climate change is a... Read More

World War 3 … news and updates May 21

Some of the countries in it, either in major or minor roles:USA, UK, Canada,  Australia, New Zealand, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Jordan, UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Syria, Turkey, Kurdistan, Yemen, Nigeria, France with (Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger... Read More

An average day on my Internet

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Anti-Semitic, white supremacist rag facing police probe 

Story here. The cops will do what they do. In the meantime, those of us who live in the community aren’t going to wait.  If you want to help us, email me at  ... Read More

My ride to see Mad Max

…which, by the by, is indeed a subversive, seductive, smart feminist action film. And all the better because of it.  I love this little car. It wouldn’t last long on the journey across the Mad Max wasteland, but it would look... Read More