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Allan's Perspective

It’s against the law, bunky!

Posted March 30, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Coming soon to a city near you ………,stupid laws and regulations! Yup, they’re doing it in England and the States, BUT,  we got them all beat!! In England, Councils creating ‘bizarre new criminal offences’       <img alt=”PA Wire” src=”http://news.images.itv.com/image/file/629342/article_update_img.jpg”A campaign group has criticised a new law which allows councils to ban activities such as […]

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U.S. Republicans are a bunch of hypocrites!

Posted March 26, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Remember the big kerfuffle because the Republicans in the States claimed Obama was ineligible to be President because he was born in Nigeria, or Slobvania, or somewhere else ……… anywhere else except the United States? (Wrong, and that asshole Donald Trump is STILL going on about that!) Well kids, apparently what’s good for the goose is […]

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Feminism

Lego Magazine Want To Beautify Your 5-Year-Old

Posted March 17, 2015 by Anonymous

On the heels of the whole “Toy Of The Year” fiasco, we now have this: Lego is handing out beauty tips to girls aged 5-12. Yup. If you remember, back in 2011 Lego introduced their Lego Friends line. Aimed at […]

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Feminism

A Decent Girl

Posted March 6, 2015 by Kath

My fourteen-year-old daughter came home from school one day this week and sighed. “Rough day?”  I asked. “Everyone was making fun of me because I said I was a feminist.” My first emotions were pride and relief. Well, I must’ve […]

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Books

Book Review: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Posted March 3, 2015 by Anonymous

Image via My husband asked me the other day if I had changed the password on his phone. My negative reply caused us to pause for a moment before turning to our daughter. Let’s just say that she needs to […]

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General

Sustainable Lifestyle & Best Designer Consignment Shops

Posted January 15, 2015 by Sonya

When you have time to think and assess life, ever wonder what you can do to make the world a better place? I’m not talking about massive changes—unless you want to, of course. But what manageable steps can we take […]

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Entertainment

Is Kaley Cuoco Not A Feminist, Or Is She A Victim Of Context?

Posted January 2, 2015 by Anonymous

To end 2014 off on a high note, Redbook released some of its cover interview with Big Bang Theory star, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting. Cuoco-Sweeting, 29, had some choice comments about feminism and the internet responded with its usual vitriol. The magazine […]

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Get out of town!

Posted December 2, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Now, over the past few days we have looked at an American Democrat with Republican leanings, and an American Republican who likes the Democrats. How about somebody who doesn’t like either? By Lance Freeman Americans, I have some bad news for you: You have the worst quality of life in the developed world – by […]

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Feminism

Woman Murdered After Defending Teen Girls From Being Harrassed

Posted December 2, 2014 by Anonymous

Thousands of Germans are mourning the death of 23-year-old student Tuğçe Albayrak, who was murdered after confronting a group of men harassing teenage girls in a McDonald’s bathroom. Back on November 15, Albayrak was at a McDonald’s in Offenbach when she […]

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Other than being dyslexic, Rand Paul is perfect!

Posted December 2, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: In keeping with that great Canadian obsession of………….., “American Politics,” we featured a letter yesterday by a Texan who gave us reasons for NOT being a Republican. Today, we have an article from the Huffington Post by a Democrat who is thinking of voting for Republican Rand Paul.   (Will wonders never cease!) After […]

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Family

Why Would A GOP Staffer Shame Obama’s Daughters On Facebook?

Posted December 2, 2014 by Anonymous

Ahhh politics. There’s a reason most people stay away from politics at all costs. But for Sasha and Malia Obama, that’ not really a possibility anymore. So when I read about a GOP staffer shaming the girls on FACEBOOK of […]

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Entertainment

Barbie Is A Computer Engineer. Well, Kind Of…

Posted November 20, 2014 by Anonymous

In her fifty years of existence, Barbie has had over 150 careers. Even with her insane body proportions and unattainable beauty standards, Barbie has always had one thing going for her: she could do anything. In 1973, she was a […]

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What’s up with Obama?

Posted November 13, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

We got a letter from Rick Brunt: Brunt wrote in his letter, titled “You Americans have no idea just how good you have it with Obama,” that his fellow Canadians were confused about the results of the midterm elections. For Brunt, the Republican gains in those elections did not make sense to him when things […]

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Feminism

Walmart Angers Internet With “Fat Girl Costumes”

Posted October 27, 2014 by Anonymous

I have a special place in my heart for Halloween. Personally, I am all about the homemade, DIY costumes; I love seeing what people more creative and crafty than me come up with! There has been a lot drama surrounding […]

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Entertainment

Little Girls Drop F-Bombs For Feminism

Posted October 22, 2014 by Anonymous

Several potty-mouthed little princesses make it clear that gender inequality needs to f*cking end in advocacy T-shirt company FCKH8.com’s shocking viral video. It’s not every day that you hear adorable little girls swearing like truckers, but in FCKH8.com’s new charity […]

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Saturday Morning Computer Confusion!

Posted October 11, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: How does anyone manage to get by in this world if they are NOT computer wizards? I’m in a quandary and conundrum here that I don’t know how to escape from! As you no doubt know, “BlogsCanada.ca,” (Aside from my own posts under the heading “Allan’s Perspective”) is an aggregator of some of […]

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Activism

Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest Person To Receive Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 10, 2014 by Anonymous

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Friday morning. She is the youngest person ever to receive the prestigious award, sharing it with fellow children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi. The two were honoured for their ongoing efforts to make […]

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