Category Archives: If You REALLY Care

Crappy, CRAPPY Canada Day.

Yes, I know. This is a bit belated. But better now than never, eh? So. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t celebrate this year. Partly because of COVID, partly the shitty weather in my neck of the boonies. … Continue reading

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Debunking the antivaccine movement

Harry Brewis, alias Hbomberguy, has the whole story behind this all-too-vast movement, its debunked claims, its bogus doctors, its charlatan promoters, and its very real (and deadly) consequences. Buckle up, you’re in for a mind-blowing blast: It’s an hour and … Continue reading

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A fireman has a few words for the fuel hoarders…

…and they are EXPLOSIVE: BOOM! But seriously, folks: Don’t hoard gasoline. And definitely DON’T buy it by the bagful. You’re not only driving the cost up and creating the very shortage you’re trying to mitigate, you could also be driving … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Say what?

Oh hey! Here’s Falco as a disgruntled newscaster. What’s he “reporting”? Well, here’s my (singable!) translation of the lyrics: On the Run Say what? Whatchoo say? West Berlin, 1967 First impression: paddywagon A roadblock against the madmen Are you cruisin’ … Continue reading

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Guilty! Guilty!! GUILTY!!!

First, the reaction from outside the courthouse, and from the streets of Minneapolis: The first of George Floyd’s four killers has been found guilty on all counts. Here’s some legal analysis on what it means for the justice system, and … Continue reading

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Government of Canada will apologize for racism inflicted on all-black WWI battalion

I never knew about this battalion either, and that’s definitely a product of systemic racism. Even in the next world war, which began twenty years after the first ended, racism still dictated who got the glory and who got the … Continue reading

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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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