Category Archives: If You REALLY Care

Father of the Year can’t open bean can, turns out to be a Nazi

Film at 11…or whenever you’re watching this: Happy New Year, by the way. I missed you, too. Now, back to our irregularly scheduled rant: HOW DAMN HARD IS IT (she yelled, sorry) FOR A GROWN-ASS MAN TO JUST OPEN A … Continue reading

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A Christmas message from Germany

From the mouth of German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier, season’s greetings: Be sure to turn on the English subtitles, if they don’t appear on this screen. I’m sure you’ll find it more than timely, given the circumstances.

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COVID-19: Parallels from the past, and hopes for the future

Back in the 1940s and ’50s, a spectre was haunting young people the world over. Its formal name was poliomyelitis, but it was informally known as “infantile paralysis”, because of its propensity to afflict the very young. For many, it … Continue reading

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A doctor explains how George Floyd was killed

Dr. Mike Hansen goes into the anatomy and physiology of asphyxia, and how it applies to the death of George Floyd: So there you have it…that’s how he was able to say “I can’t breathe”, right before he passed out … Continue reading

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Why “All Lives Matter” is racist bullshit

Gasp! How could anyone say such a terrible thing? Because it’s true, duh. I know that, and so, probably, do you, but in case there’s any doubt, just check out this prize specimen right here: “All Lives Matter!” he shouted, … Continue reading

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Photojournalist who lost an eye in the riots speaks out

Linda Tirado, interviewed on CBC, doesn’t mince words about what happened to her. Or what she’s going to do, and keep doing, with two eyes or just one. Namely, holding the system accountable, and telling the truth, whether the powers … Continue reading

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What is Japan doing right about COVID-19?

Japan’s ambassador to Canada has some interesting insights: Surprise! Japan’s secret weapons are science, technology, communitarian solidarity, internal public preparedness, and international co-operation. Something the amnesiacs just to the south of us, in all their not-so-rugged “individualism”, are forgetting even … Continue reading

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Covidiots gather in Toronto parks

How dumb ARE they? And if you think my characterization of them is harsh, stick around for the last minute or two, when an emergency-room doctor chimes in. He’s already working his ass off (as are all his colleagues), and … Continue reading

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Mount St. Helens remembered, 40 years later

Yesterday marks 40 years since that fateful day in 1980. Above is a documentary shot shortly thereafter, showing the volcanic eruption, its devastating aftermath, and some of the things irretrievably lost in it all. Most notably, 80-year old Harry Truman … Continue reading

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Bryan Adams has an un-rocking moment…

…and it’s killed all my nostalgic affection for him and his music, too: Let’s count the facepalms here, shall we: Okay, dude, here’s where you lost me: The moment you started to whine about having to cancel your LUCRATIVE concert … Continue reading

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