Category Archives: News

Call For Posts For Which It Is Highly Unliky You Will Ever Get Paid

I started this blog back when I was on the street, in the Mission computer lab.  Well, not actually ON the street, but close enough.  It has always been a solo thing.  An episodic journal of life in the low … Continue reading

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Stun News Is Good News, Sometimes – Homeless Vets Get Help In Pilot Project

It may go against my nature, but I figure it’s time to admit that occasionally there is some good news in this particular wheelhouse.  (Warning, this is The Sun so make no assumptions about accuracy.) Might be a good time … Continue reading

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Homeless Woman Returns $10,000 Lost Purse

CALGARY — It was a case of being in the right place at the right time, but a homeless Calgary woman who found a purse with more than $10,000 refused to pocket the find. The woman, who currently stays at … Continue reading

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Baird Can’t Disguise Canada’s Cons Discomfort With Pussy Riot

“Pussy Riot”. Two words guaranteed to strike fear and loathing into the heart of every full patch Regressive Conservative.  Female sexuality and punk rocking anarchists taunting the privilaged class, heaving metaphorical rocks and bottles at their black-jacketed, kevlar-clad private armies. … Continue reading

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Poetic Justice. Does it come much sweeter than this?

Leader of anti-Semitic party in Hungary discovers he is Jewish Published on Tuesday August 14, 2012 Share on twitter Share on facebook Pablo Gorondi The Associated Press 9 Comments BUDAPEST, HUNGARY—As a rising star in Hungary’s far-right Jobbik Party, Csanad … Continue reading

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3 killed in shootings near Texas A&M University –

And On And On It Goes … (CNN) — A Texas constable and two others were shot dead Monday in about a half an hour of gunfire near Texas A&M University, police said. Scott McCollum, assistant chief with the College … Continue reading

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Better than sleeping under bridges?

The majestic equality of the law forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread. ~ Anatole France That equality, however, doesn’t appear to extend to sentencing. While Conrad Black whiles … Continue reading

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