Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Help Me Wolf Blizter, You’re My Only Hope

MaxPower November 5th, 2008

Better than watching the results of the election, which was a foregone conclusion which even the US pollsters couldn’t screw up, was checking out some of new (?) technology that CNN had going on in their ‘war room’. The highlight of which was when from Chicago, correspondent Jessica Yellin seemed to materialize, in 3-D, in […]

Eight Years is finally over!

David Gluzman November 4th, 2008

Change. Growing up in my twenties I recall vividly when Bush went into power, then again when he was re-elected. What could have been with Gore was never to be. It’s been an rocky ride for the entire world these past years. Watching the campaign over the past months has been painful. I vowed that […]

Is the sky falling? Yes.

David Gluzman October 28th, 2008

A very interesting presentation by Juan Enriquez regarding the current financial crisis hitting the United States and it’s effects on the entire world. Debt crisis expert Juan Enriquez details 10 non-partisan financial commandments for the President elect Juan Enriquez (2008) Pop!Tech Pop!Cast from PopTech on Vimeo.

Calgary Canadidate Debates: Not Important?

Gordon McDowell October 10th, 2008

Candidates for local ridings don’t quite qualify as news… at least in Calgary. Let’s face it, this province will be electing Conservatives until the day a Conservative prime minister is caught on video devowering a baby’s heart. Voting Conservative… it’s what we do. This is probably why I can never find decent coverage when I’m […]

A strange (new?!) country

MaxPower October 16th, 2007

Transnistria. Heard of it? Me either, until today. Apparently a breakaway ex-Soviet republic, it tried to separate from Moldova in 1990. It is also (confusingly) known as Pridnestrovie. A war of independence followed between the mighty Moldovian and Transnistrian armies which ended in a stalemate in 1992. Since then it is kinda-sorta a country, but […]