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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Wall’s Faulty Logic

“Showing leadership matters, signals matter, examples matter, but the numbers are the numbers,” Wall said. Essentially, Wall appears to be suggesting that because no single action by itself will solve the problem, we shouldn’t take that single action. Applying this logic to other situations reveals just how faulty it is. When China surpasses the amount & proportion […] . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Wall’s Faulty Logic

Tattered Sleeve: Stand Down Therrien (apologies to the English Beat)

I said I see no goals I see only losses I see no chance of a play-off tomorrow So stand down eMTy Stand down please Stand down Therrien I say stand down eMTy Stand down please Stand Therrien You tell me how can it work With this “process” of you… . . . → Read More: Tattered Sleeve: Stand Down Therrien (apologies to the English Beat)

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Saskatchewan Mentioned in Latest BadLipReading NFL Video

"We might have to get biscuits in Sask…Sask…Saskatchewan." – @BadLipReading https://t.co/CR3KBRhoFe #NFL#ExploreSK — John Klein (@JohnKleinRegina) February 3, 2016 There are many other great lines in this, including confirmation that Krypton isn’t a planet. . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Saskatchewan Mentioned in Latest BadLipReading NFL Video

Dead Wild Roses: Renting vs. Owning – A Helpful Guide

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Scripturient: The Swimmer

The swimmer stood on the dock, contemplating the lazy current in the river. The warm spring, followed by the sunny days of early summer, had warmed the water enough to make the crossing less a challenge than a few weeks back, when he had first done i… . . . → Read More: Scripturient: The Swimmer

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Mental Note: Design rocket so it doesn’t explode at 90 degree tilt

Rockets that land are a new thing, so it’s probably a minor oversight. No one was hurt in the blast. It’s hard to reuse a rocket that lands, if it then explodes. SpaceX rocket explodes after landing on ocean barge https://t.co/FowcJfrvJ0 pic.twitter.com/FAzyrvf6ns — CP24 (@CP24) January 18, 2016 . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Mental Note: Design rocket so it doesn’t explode at 90 degree tilt

Scripturient: The Tribulations of an Evil Mastermind

Some days it doesn’t pay to be an evil mastermind plotting to destroy the very fabric of our community. Seriously. It’s just too damned hard keeping all the bits and pieces together. Take today, for example. Here I was, out with my co-consp… . . . → Read More: Scripturient: The Tribulations of an Evil Mastermind

Cowichan Conversations: Mog The Christmas Cat

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Blast Furnace Canada Blog: First they want to ban Muslims. Now this …

… an opinion poll shows that 30% of Republicans and 19% of Democrats want to bomb Agrabah, Saudi Arabia. Just one problem – it’s the fictional town in Disney’s Aladdin. This canard was thrown in with such serious questions as if one is evangelical an… . . . → Read More: Blast Furnace Canada Blog: First they want to ban Muslims. Now this …

Scripturient: Is This Your Bar of Soap?

This is side five. Follow in your book and repeat after me as we learn three new words in Turkish: Towel. Bath. Border. So begins Waiting for the Electrician or Someone Like Him, from the first album released by the Firesign Theater, in 1968 (on later … . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Is This Your Bar of Soap?

Cowichan Conversations: Now Son, do you know what you did wrong?

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Scripturient: Grammatical Hell in a Handbasket

The Washington Post has started the apocalypse. Yes, they have. And the whole world is about to go to hell in the proverbial handbasket because of it. The maw of Hell has opened… The Post has decided after decades – centuries? – of e… . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Grammatical Hell in a Handbasket

Dead Wild Roses: Thanks Onion – Socialism vs Capitalism

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Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Former Journo and Former Minister, For Good Reasons

.@KentThornhillMP @PremierBradWall The media isn't quiet on @SaskPowerCCS. @mikemckinnon would you care to fill in the former Minister? — John Klein (@JohnKleinRegina) December 7, 2015 In the @SaskPowerCCS control room. Some stuff happening, presumably. pic.twitter.com/XKNaXbceN3 — Mike McKinnon (@mikemckinnon) December 7, 2015 One of my fondest memories in politics is when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau […] . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Former Journo and Former Minister, For Good Reasons

Cowichan Conversations: Canada’s Babysitting Expenses Revealed!

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Cowichan Conversations: Dear USA, You Appear To be Somewhat Confused.

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Dead Wild Roses: Shudankodo – Synchronized Walking

Admittedly, it looks fantastic, but is this something that is on many people’s bucket lists?   Dad: “Ya know son, before I die, I need to find a herd of people and learn to walk with them in precise motions…” Son: “Why not learn to dance instead?” Dad: “Good point.” Well how here it […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Shudankodo – Synchronized Walking

wmtc: call me lucky: a hilarious, heartbreaking, and inspiring movie

Barry Crimmins might be the most famous person you’ve never heard of.In “Call Me Lucky,” a documentary tribute to Crimmins created by Bobcat Goldthwait, an A-list of comics talk about the influence Crimmins had on them and their community: Patton Oswal… . . . → Read More: wmtc: call me lucky: a hilarious, heartbreaking, and inspiring movie

Cowichan Conversations: Mouseland – with Keifer Sutherland & Tommy Douglas

Dead Wild Roses: How to Beat a Lie Detector?

Other that the fact that lie detectors are not reliable, here’s what to do… *g*

Filed under: Humour Tagged: Humour, Lie Detectors

Cowichan Conversations: Pierre Berton Instructs Us How To Roll A Joint

Now that Justin Trudeau is about to be sworn in as Canada’s new Prime Minister marijuana legalization is just around the corner.

To all those God fearing law abiding Canadians out there who always wanted

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Dead Wild Roses: The Canadian Conservative Interim Leader – The RMR

The Conservatives are without their Uncle Joe now – who is next big Conservative Leader to be? Rick Mercer’s advice, don’t be the first one…

Filed under: Canada, Humour Tagged: Canadian Politics, Conservative Party, Post Harper, RMR

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Watching Him

This is fun. Nice to have a PM with a public sense of humour. “Just watch me,” is a famous PET quote from an interview on the steps of Parliament during the October Crisis.

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Watching Him

This is fun. Nice to have a PM with a public sense of humour. “Just watch me,” is a famous PET quote from an interview on the steps of Parliament during the October Crisis.

Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Flying Beavers and Other Technological Advancements

Air drop beavers to repopulate a species? OK, said the late 1940s.

We’ll need something better than flying beavers to survive climate change, says Bill Gates (who was once a great innovator out to get rich). Now he’s a rich person out to get innovative.

Maybe flying/falling tree planting? After all, it’s what trees do to plant themselves.