Steyn: American Banana Republic

American Banana Republic The decay of a free society doesn’t happen overnight, but we’re getting there. By Mark Steyn, September 20, 2013 NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE ‘This is the United States of America,” declared President Obama to the burghers of Liberty, … Continue reading

The 4th Annual Free Thinking Film Festival 2013



Afterburner – The Lynching, by Bill Whittle: The de-sanctifying of Trayvon Martin, and why the President of the United States is a pig.

We’ll leave the final word to David Burge @iowahawk


Ambinder: Solving the mystery of PRISM

Solving the mystery of PRISM by Marc Ambinder, June 7, 2013, TheWeek What exactly is PRISM? How does it work? Who uses it? Let’s assume that the companies whose data is sucked in by a National Security Agency tool called … Continue reading


Fernandez: The Broadband Empire and the Game of Drones

The Broadband Empire and the Game of Drones Richard Fernandez, June 6, 2013, PJMedia. At a recent dinner with friends last month, some of whom were writers, I was asked for a developer’s opinion on the security of various cloud-based … Continue reading


Air PMO – the controversy over Canada’s Loon One paint job…

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Two words: “Google RCAF” Canada’s air force has had a long and distinguished history. Following the Conservative’s homage to Canada’s armed forced by restoring the historic “Royal” to branch designations, the PM’s new plane reflects the traditonal wardrobe of the … Continue reading

Ground Control to Major Tom…er Cmdr Chris…

At the conclusion of his stint as commander of the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield signs off with a slick and fitting send-off prior to taking the somewhat hazardous return trip in the Soyuz capsule. Hadfield made a point in this tour of bringing the ISS mission to folks on the ground through link-ups and sing-a-longs with schools, video and photo presentations, and the general esprit de corps that says science, even space science, doesn’t have be all technical and devoid of humanity. The video is, of course, a slightly updated(!) cover of David Bowie’s well-known Space Oddity.