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This needs to appear outside my office door, like now
Yet another Presedential Photobomb – How boring was that rally?
Backpacking through South America, smoking hash with locals; reading Sylvia Plath in the park; earnestly worshipping Frida Kahlo in museums; dancing barefoot in the rain everywhere. While many are hippies, they are not all, by any means. They come in all nationalities, all shapes and sizes, from earth mother to ethereal. Some are insipid, others lively, some bisexual and others not, some vegan and some merely vegetarian.
This is what happens when Marsellus Wallace sends his IT man to collect on your ass.
Raise a glass today in honour of the hard-working souls who flip burgers, serve double-doubles and clean hotel rooms. In Ontario, they just got a decent raise: the minimum wage goes up 75 cents, to $10.25 an hour. That makes Ontario’s minimum the highest in Canada – and today marks the first time the bottom rung of our labour market passes that $10 threshold.
Wikileaks posts a classified US military video (17:47) to YouTube. It depicts “the indiscriminate slaying of over a dozen people in the Iraqi suburb of New Baghdad – including two Reuters news staff.” Supporting documents from military whistleblowers appear at the site they set up, Collateral Murder.