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Athens: Start your own. It'd be at least as based... 11,743 Views / 418 Replies  
Athens: Start your own. It'd be at least as based in reality as any of the monotheistic hocus pokus we've been saddled with.

I recommend keeping the feast of maximum occupancy as a good start...
Posted by DBursey, on Jun 24, 2011 at 05:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Speculation speciously caricatured as hyperbole. 8,353 Views / 395 Replies  
Speculation speciously caricatured as hyperbole.
Posted by DBursey, on Jun 14, 2011 at 01:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You can refer to PP and PK however you like, but... 8,353 Views / 395 Replies  
You can refer to PP and PK however you like, but to hockey folk they're collectively known as 'special teams'.
Posted by DBursey, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:59 PM, in MacNN Lounge
C'mon gents; it's been a GREAT series so far.... 8,353 Views / 395 Replies  
C'mon gents; it's been a GREAT series so far. Both teams have played to the edge of what the refs will permit; sometimes beyond. The worst was probably the Rome hit. Personally I'd like to do away...
Posted by DBursey, on Jun 13, 2011 at 04:29 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As if UBB posting is anything but trivial. ... 2,111 Views / 63 Replies  
As if UBB posting is anything but trivial.

What the fucvk is a Canuckistani? :\
Posted by DBursey, on Jun 2, 2011 at 03:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: Harper has matured and will... 4,489 Views / 151 Replies  
:thumbsup:

Harper has matured and will (continue to) govern from the centre. A lot of things attributed to him are way over the top. Perhaps some undernourished intellects at play :)
Posted by DBursey, on May 13, 2011 at 08:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If anyone (or their God) had had the good sense... 8,689 Views / 316 Replies  
If anyone (or their God) had had the good sense to properly ground the steel support structure electrically during construction this purely existentialist zapping would most likely not have occurred....
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 11, 2010 at 01:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
LOL! I could've been disappointed to see... 1,782 Views / 59 Replies  
LOL!

I could've been disappointed to see Nicleback at the closing (along with the lame Shatner jokes) were I not on such a high from the gold medal game.

I liked Brokaw's piece on Canada's...
Posted by DBursey, on Mar 7, 2010 at 09:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
iChat + iPhone SMS text application 2,790 Views / 11 Replies  
iphone sms text application (http://macmost.com/iphone-sms-text-application.html)



There you are ... iChat. :thumbsup:
Posted by DBursey, on Dec 28, 2009 at 07:56 PM, in Networking
Where does the idea of these 'waiting lists' for... 3,284 Views / 135 Replies  
Where does the idea of these 'waiting lists' for routine visits & consultations come from anyway? If I want to see my doctor under normal (i.e. non-emergency) circumstances, I call and make an...
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 24, 2009 at 08:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
To work the system you'd have to 'work' the... 3,284 Views / 135 Replies  
To work the system you'd have to 'work' the doctor; he or she prescribes meds based on his or her diagnosis of the patient. I don't know of many medical practitioners who would entertain patients'...
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 23, 2009 at 11:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Such a bed of straw. I'm reasonably sure even the... 3,284 Views / 135 Replies  
Such a bed of straw. I'm reasonably sure even the most dim-witted and insular of your countrymen are aware, as are all Canadians, that the (more cost efficient) single payer insurance model is funded...
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: your selections represent a choice of truly... 3,671 Views / 156 Replies  
your selections represent a choice of truly moronic proportions http://www.energytribune.com/live_images/Kim%20Jong%20il%20Cartoon.gif :)
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 4, 2009 at 02:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Christ Greg ... we're freezing our butts off in... 4,379 Views / 189 Replies  
Christ Greg ... we're freezing our butts off in the great state of Upper Canada :mad:
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 4, 2009 at 02:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
for the very few who can afford it? Canada... 11,746 Views / 350 Replies  
for the very few who can afford it?

Canada has provided me and my family with the very best in health care over the years ... no complaints anecdotally. That and the fact that as a Canadian male I...
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 4, 2009 at 02:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
If you'll read the article or any of many... 11,746 Views / 350 Replies  
If you'll read the article or any of many comparative studies you'll note the percentage GDP spent in Canada - as funded via federal taxes - to be significantly less than that of the US. The single...
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 4, 2009 at 02:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
U.S. healthcare lies Part II 11,746 Views / 350 Replies  
U.S. healthcare lies Part II (http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/francis/archive/2009/05/13/u-s-healthcare-lies-part-ii.aspx) - Financial Post May 13, 2009

Universal health care is a...
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 3, 2009 at 01:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Whither American Healthcare ? 11,746 Views / 350 Replies  
The Latest Statistics (http://www.americansportsdata.com/obesitystats.asp) on America’s Obesity Epidemic
The recent IHRSA/ASD Obesity/Weight Control Report publishes “real” research statistics on...
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 3, 2009 at 09:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Alaska's Sarah Palin likes to hunt & shoots... 1,079 Views / 33 Replies  
Alaska's Sarah Palin likes to hunt & shoots wolves from a helicopter.

Our Gov. Gen. Jean personally butchers her seal, tearing a piece of heart from the bloody carcass and consuming it in front...
Posted by DBursey, on May 29, 2009 at 01:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I love the show; one of few I bother with. At the... 2,099 Views / 66 Replies  
I love the show; one of few I bother with. At the end of the suicide episode House finds the one pic of Kutner that betrays the inner termoil; House regards himself in the mirror; stricken. How was...
Posted by DBursey, on Apr 13, 2009 at 11:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I suppose it might be akin to someone from a... 772 Views / 25 Replies  
I suppose it might be akin to someone from a Canadian media outlet mocking Americans who died on 9/11.

We've been leading in Afghanistan's most dangerous province for the past 7 years and the...
Posted by DBursey, on Mar 24, 2009 at 03:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Conservatives will gain a majority if they... 1,532 Views / 66 Replies  
The Conservatives will gain a majority if they can succeed in reuniting that element of the Quebec conservative vote that parked with the Bloc Québécois following implosion of the Progressive...
Posted by DBursey, on Sep 19, 2008 at 02:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Some guy named Lennon tried to imagine thus; then... 4,226 Views / 191 Replies  
Some guy named Lennon tried to imagine thus; then came the shot.

:cry:
Posted by DBursey, on Aug 21, 2008 at 04:39 PM, in Political/War Lounge
After reading this post I have all the more... 4,636 Views / 136 Replies  
After reading this post I have all the more reason to love my birth-mom. She chose adoption in considering my best interests in lieu of her own. I'm so thankful she didn't (and doesn't) share your...
Posted by DBursey, on Aug 18, 2008 at 02:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: I can't speak for Mexico or Central or South... 1,551 Views / 65 Replies  
I can't speak for Mexico or Central or South American countries, but I would suggest that we Canadians pointedly discern ourselves as not being Americans, especially when traveling overseas.
...
Posted by DBursey, on Aug 14, 2008 at 05:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: A semantic throttling of demography! ... 1,551 Views / 65 Replies  
A semantic throttling of demography!

English, Francais and Newfinese ...
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 31, 2008 at 02:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: What is a 'Non-US American' ??:confused: 1,551 Views / 65 Replies  
What is a 'Non-US American' ??:confused:
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 31, 2008 at 12:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
In NL both parties have the option of blocking... 627 Views / 18 Replies  
In NL both parties have the option of blocking access to the adoption records.
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 28, 2008 at 09:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Better for all! 627 Views / 18 Replies  
My birth mother's choice of adoption certainly worked out well for me, as I was granted my life in the process (for which I'm very grateful). It was better for my mother, who got the chance to meet...
Posted by DBursey, on Jul 28, 2008 at 02:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
except that this initiative has been promoted... 894 Views / 28 Replies  
except that this initiative has been promoted from within the black community in Toronto.

The premier of Ontario has spoken out against funding it So I don't belive it is yet a fait accompli.
...
Posted by DBursey, on Feb 4, 2008 at 04:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Security Update disables Airport! 370 Views / 1 Replies  
I downloaded & installed the most recent macOS security update yesterday. Upon restarting, I found that my eMac (running OS 10.3.9) won't connect to my (or any other) airport network.

A spinning...
Posted by DBursey, on Nov 15, 2007 at 01:42 PM, in macOS
There is no US miliary presence in Canada. ... 11,934 Views / 355 Replies  
There is no US miliary presence in Canada.

Canada's Health Care system is not socialized, or gov't run: It is our single payer health insurance system which you might regard as 'socialized'....
Posted by DBursey, on Oct 18, 2007 at 10:57 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The Ontario Liberal Pty is hardly 'left wing' in... 939 Views / 17 Replies  
The Ontario Liberal Pty is hardly 'left wing' in any but the most vigorous stretch of imagination. What's more; the most commonly voiced Toronto complaint RE: previous gov'ts regards the ill-effects...
Posted by DBursey, on Oct 12, 2007 at 11:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My mom gets a delivery of Flowers, being as she... 1,446 Views / 47 Replies  
My mom gets a delivery of Flowers, being as she is 3 time zones away.

I met her for the first time two years ago when I was 40; we've become quite close (in ways other than geographical) since.
Posted by DBursey, on May 11, 2007 at 11:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
More thoughts from an Ex US Army Ranger: ... 887 Views / 22 Replies  
More thoughts from an Ex US Army Ranger:

After Pat's Birthday - by Kevin Tillman (http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/200601019_after_pats_birthday/)
Posted by DBursey, on Apr 26, 2007 at 12:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No Internet Connection with Airport Express 886 Views / 2 Replies  
For months my airport express unit has been working to connect my Linksys wireless router enabled network of two macs to my home stereo, with no issues.

Alas today my linksys gave up the ghost....
Posted by DBursey, on Apr 9, 2007 at 01:45 PM, in Networking
Go Leafs ... gone ... :( 7,341 Views / 106 Replies  
Go Leafs ... gone ... :(
Posted by DBursey, on Apr 8, 2007 at 08:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:) The state has no business in the canoodles of... 785 Views / 27 Replies  
:) The state has no business in the canoodles of the nation.
Posted by DBursey, on Feb 14, 2007 at 02:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You're asking me to substantiate an expression of... 3,150 Views / 141 Replies  
You're asking me to substantiate an expression of opinion? I can begin hotlinking related material if you like.

Edit: Here Goes ... Diplomatic Incompetence

Gingrich blasts 'diplomatic failure'...
Posted by DBursey, on Feb 9, 2007 at 02:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The successful use of a kinetic kill vehicle in... 975 Views / 41 Replies  
The successful use of a kinetic kill vehicle in taking out a satellite IMO represents a serious strategic threat to the United States, given its reliance on satellite-based command, control and...
Posted by DBursey, on Feb 6, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Countries with strong constitutional safeguards... 747 Views / 16 Replies  
Countries with strong constitutional safeguards should have no worries in avoiding moves toward sharia or any such religiously based legal systems. In Ontario, sharia was rejected and other...
Posted by DBursey, on Feb 5, 2007 at 05:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:) I'll accept hyperbole. But where's the... 3,150 Views / 141 Replies  
:) I'll accept hyperbole. But where's the dishonesty?
Posted by DBursey, on Jan 30, 2007 at 10:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The United States is first by far in terms of... 3,150 Views / 141 Replies  
The United States is first by far in terms of diplomatic incompetence, as well as in military buffoonery. It's also winning the race in terms of 'fastest western country to trade human rights for a...
Posted by DBursey, on Jan 29, 2007 at 10:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
While the great satan's boundless buffoonery... 729 Views / 25 Replies  
While the great satan's boundless buffoonery tears at the teat of global security, Canada forgoes your rancid milk in sending her troops to collect Taliban blood. :lol:
Posted by DBursey, on Jan 25, 2007 at 06:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
More watermelon in easter hay please 678 Views / 27 Replies  
More watermelon in easter hay please
Posted by DBursey, on Jan 21, 2007 at 07:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So how's that Police state coming along, Marden?... 2,965 Views / 120 Replies  
So how's that Police state coming along, Marden? Are fear and intimidation the order of the day?



This quote nails your modus operandi to the proverbial 'tee'. Merry Christmas Mr Anecdote! :)
Posted by DBursey, on Dec 19, 2006 at 02:24 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: More to the point: Is there precedent for... 622 Views / 14 Replies  
More to the point: Is there precedent for electing a dead man in America?
Posted by DBursey, on Dec 12, 2006 at 05:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
http://plig.org/things/pictures/tn/tfti.med.jpg ... 601 Views / 11 Replies  
http://plig.org/things/pictures/tn/tfti.med.jpg
Jesus would be pleased with your passive-aggressive stance on things.
Posted by DBursey, on Dec 12, 2006 at 05:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And the Chinese will soon control the market! The... 613 Views / 20 Replies  
And the Chinese will soon control the market! The perfect socialist segue! :)
Posted by DBursey, on Dec 6, 2006 at 07:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: Marden is pure evil, with totally malign intent.... 1,401 Views / 66 Replies  
Marden is pure evil, with totally malign intent. Also, he's under the influence of radical Iranian mullahs.

Mind you, I don't mean that in a bad way. As I recall, he once mentioned a certain...
Posted by DBursey, on Dec 6, 2006 at 06:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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