350 or bust: Best of 2012

We’ve made it past the Mayan Apocalypse and are poised enter 2013, a brand spankin’ new year. ‘Tis the season for reviewing 2012. Here’s my personal, and entirely random, “best of 2012″ list: Best NonFiction: * Goodness knows we need inspiration and encouragement in these times, and Andrew Harvey gives the reader just that. Thanks ...

U.S. Politics: The political process is run by the rich on both sides of the political spectrum

Here in Canada, there are certain limits on how much an individual donor can give to the political campaign of a candidate. I believe it’s around the vicinity of $1400 CAD. Additionally, private corporate entities are banned from donating under the company name. Although there are many things to complain about in Canadian politics, I’d like to think[continue ...

Winning at all costs, the Mittpocalypse in 2012

Mitt Romney is so flippant nowadays and his campaign jockeys so clueless as to what to tell him to say in public that it’s painstaking to watch the campaign unfold. Every single time this man opens his mouth, he either makes a ridiculous statement, or he backtracks on his statement within the same sentence. The[continue ...