February, 2014 Archive

On Canadian Atheist: Stupid questions

The saying goes that “there are no stupid questions”. I beg to disagree. When questions are asked insincerely – without intent to gain new knowledge – then those questions are stupid questions. More details on Canadian Atheist.

The Paul Calandra way of answering questions

Paul Calandra, Conservative MP for Oak Ridges—Markham, has been parliamentary secretary to the PM since just September. In that short time, he made a name for himself as a nasty, dissembling thug who would respond to questions with deflections, attacks, and general non-answers – it got so embarrassing the Conservatives even stopped letting him answer […]

Canadian Atheist is back!

It’s true! Canadian Atheist is back online and already flush with new posts.

What’s the harm with metadata?

Thanks to Edward Snowden, CSEC has been outed as just as underhanded and illegal as the US‘s NSA – spying on innocent Canadians in violation of both reason and their legal mandate. But taking a page from the NSA‘s defence when they were caught red-handed, CSEC claims what they were doing was not really spying, […]