In the wake of the Kavanaugh circus – er, I mean “nomination process” – south of the border I thought it might be helpful to share a couple of very simple rule for avoiding both becoming a victim of sexual assault and becoming a victim of allegations regarding sexual assault (true or not).
First, a quick thought on Kavanaugh and Ford’s allegations about him.
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I’ve been struck recently by the extent to which Twitter has infiltrated mainstream media. This takes a problem that I previously blogged about and puts a whole new spin on it. This tendency to include tweets in journalistic articles seemingly reached a whole new level with this article that I read recently.
Continue reading “The inglorious rise of Twitternalism”
Two legal decisions were made at two supreme courts in two separate countries in recent weeks that will surely go down in legal history for a number of reasons, not least of which is the stunning parallels and differences between them. Both of the cases involved a dispute between the LGBTQ+ community and a privately owned religious business. Both of the cases resulted in a 7-2 decision.
And yet both of the cases resulted in completely divergent conclusions. In America freedom of conscience prevailed, and in Canada freedom of conscience was sacrificed.
Continue reading “The Supreme Court of Canada strikes (out) again”
For recent subscribers to this blog, it isn’t normally “all Denise, all the time” as it has been lately. I primarily write about other stuff that strikes my fancy. With Denise’s significant improvements of late, the updates should be less frequent, but I’ll continue to cover the highlights.
But for now, here are a few things that seemed interesting to me in the past while (unrelated to Denise)…
Continue reading “Interesting stuff – 2018-06-07”
I read an article recently in the Toronto Star that essentially claimed, “Look, Alberta’s minimum wage hike didn’t hurt them.” This will be brief, but I do have a few observations.
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Some interesting stuff for your reading pleasure…
Continue reading “Interesting stuff – 2017-10-24”
So it’s personal news, but not about Denise. Imagine that! This time it’s about RazerLift. I’ve taken the plunge; I’m working on RazerLift full time now. No more day job.
Is anybody else scared…
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Man alive, am I behind in blogging. With so much going on with Denise (by the way, she was officially discharged yesterday) and with the RazerLift, it has been nearly impossible to find the time. But, here goes with some interesting stuff…
Continue reading “Interesting stuff 2017-10-03”
Suppose I started telling you a story involving Hobbits and wizards, and something about a ring. Immediately you would recognize that I am describing “Middle Earth” as Tolkien called it.
But you would never confuse Middle Earth for our world.
Continue reading “Queers, language and the nature of reality”
Boy, I’ve been tardy lately. Lot’s going on. Hopefully I’ll get back into the swing of things in the coming weeks.
Here’s some interesting stuff for you to consider.
Continue reading “Interesting stuff 2017-06-19”