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Allan's Perspective

Saturday Morning Confusion #17

Posted July 19, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, a lot of confusion about stuff like climate change, evolution, and a whole bunch of other scientific issues lately! This article discusses how equal time is not really appropriate for a clearly false or uninformed position! The metaphor that a coin has two sides is a powerful one, and the temptation to look at […]

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Shark!

Posted July 17, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

A video of a what appeared to be a bull shark swimming off of Wolfe Island in Lake Ontario has been revealed to be a marketing ploy for Discovery’s Channel’s Shark Week and its sponsor Nissan Rogue. The whole thing sounded a bit “fishy” to begin with folks, since sharks are salt water fish and […]

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Celebrating Five Years of Gender Focus

Posted July 17, 2014 by Anonymous

Today Gender Focus turns five years old and I’m very excited to be celebrating not only that milestone but also our new site design. We now have a cleaner, more visually-engaging design, and it’s finally mobile-optimized, so you can read our latest articles on the go. Thanks to the work of Kasia at CodeWord Media Design and Ashley […]

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Saturday Morning Confusion about what’s real, and what isn’t!

Posted July 12, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, dinosaurs don’t exist anymore. So why did Steven Spielberg kill a triceratops? Facebook fans didn’t realize that Jay Branscomb was joking when he posted a “disgraceful” photo of a “despicable man” (Namely director Steven Spielberg) posing with a poached triceratops. One Facebook commenter who was in the dark about the animal’s extinction wrote: “Disgusting! […]

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Early Theme Adopters: Worldview, Collective, and Alto

Posted July 8, 2014 by michelle w.

In our Early Theme Adopters series, we focus on bloggers creating great sites with recent additions to the Theme Showcase. Today, let’s visit sites using Alto, Collective, and Worldview, three themes launched together a few months ago.

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Ya can’t get there from here!

Posted June 26, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Do you remember that TV commercial where a guy is trying to give directions to someplace or other, and after several attempts he scratches his head and says: “Ya can’t get there from here!” Funny eh? NO! It happened to me in real life today! The main intersection of downtown Byron, (which is a small […]

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Asshole of the Day! #244

Posted June 25, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, ya just can’t have it both ways, or all-ways, or always, or everything all at once! Or, as Stephen Wright says: “Ya can’t have everything ….., where would ya put it?” Which brings me to today’s :”Asshole of the Day!” First let me tell ya that London, Ontario has a high unemployment rate due […]

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Kardashian speak with forked tongue!

Posted June 24, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Your ever humble, and much maligned reporter weeps for society! POLITICAL CORRECTNESS has gripped our land and the nuts are running the show kids! Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian has sparked outrage online after sporting a traditional Native American headdress to her niece’s lavish birthday bash.Listen boys and girls, if some asshole can […]

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Dick Cheney is a real Dick!

Posted June 20, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, I have said many times in the past that Dick Cheney is one person who who actually scares me! I can’t say he is totally evil since I don’t believe in the devil, but there is something fundamentally NASTY about him! And, after the disasters he got the United States into during Bush’s term, […]

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“Assholes of the Day!”

Posted June 18, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Two! Count ‘em, Two for the price of one! The Government announced the approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline yesterday, which means thousands of jobs and billions of dollars pumped into our economy …., and both Tom Mulcair and Justin Trudeau came out against it! For playing politics, and jeopardizing the economic health of Canada, […]

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I’m not at all confused about Saturday morning!

Posted June 14, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Nope, everything is as “right as rain” if you will pardon the expression. Yesterday was the famous “Friday the 13th” motorcycle rally in Port Dover, Ontario, and as usual, tens of thousand of bikers gathered for the event. Even the rain didn’t seem to deter the hard-core bikers, as the streets of Port Dover filled […]

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We got trouble in River City Folks!

Posted June 12, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, this is wrong on so many levels that I hardly know where to begin! Why this wasn’t one of the main election issues is totally beyond me, but then again, people just seem naturally reticent about asking for my opinion about stuff………, and that’s why I started this “Blog!” SO! How do I begin? […]

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Today you voted?

Posted June 10, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Well folks, since the Ontario election is just two days away, I thought it was a good time for this story! While walking down the street one day a Member of Parliament is tragically hit by a truck and dies. His soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the entrance. ‘Welcome […]

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I’m sorry Dave, but I cannot allow you to jepardize the mission!

Posted June 9, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Yesterday, at a University of Reading demonstration in London, a computer convinced human judges that it was actually a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy. By convincing one-third of the judging panel of its humanity, it became the computer ever to pass the famous Turing Test. ` The Turing Test is a controversial test invented by Alan Turing […]

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This is not politically correct!

Posted June 4, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Your long suffering reporter has often said that the entire “politically correct” crowd is nuts, and most of their ideas are insane. That’s right, not weird, or mis-guided, or min-informed, but just plain nuts! Here is why folks! The politically correct folks are going to have their knickers in a knot over this […]

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DUCK!

Posted May 8, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Most of us were blissfully unaware, but a huge asteroid the size of a double-decker bus careered past the Earth over the weekend. The space rock flew within 186,000 miles of the planet after being spotted by astronomers a few days before. While the distance from the planet might seem big, the asteroid in fact […]

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Islam must be stopped!

Posted May 1, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

(Muslim students protesting the use of pork products at “Subway” shops!) Folks, your long suffering reporter tries to live by that old motto: “Live, and let live,” but I gotta tell ya that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to contain my sense of outrage! The Muslims in Great Britain are at it again! (Well O.K. in […]

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A cheesy story, if ever there was one!

Posted April 8, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

STOP THE PRESSES, BACK UP THE TRUCK …..,, GATHER ROUND KIDS! (We got a cheesy story for ya!) Le Baluchon, a cheese from Quebec, has been named “cheese of the year” in the inaugural Canadian Cheese Awards. The cheese, from Fromagerie FX Pichet in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Perade, Que., won in the competition, which featured 76 producers from […]

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The next step in “Political Correctness” is here!

Posted April 6, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Folks, we got trouble in River City! Or at least in the University of River city! For any of you that thought “political correctness” was stupid, GET A LOAD OF THIS! University students have come up with an even more bizarre and asinine concept called “TRIGGER WARNINGS!” (That’s right kids, from now on, anytime a […]

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Puppy Love

Posted April 5, 2014 by Debra

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Nothing of great social or political import just some cute shots of the dog. :)

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6 Best Song Renditions from Disney’s Frozen

Posted March 17, 2014 by Devan McGuinness

I’m sure by now you’ve seen the movie Frozen by Disney, right? If not, I bet you’ve at least heard some of the mega catchy songs from the movie and if not, you may be in the minority. My kids loooooooove the movie and while it’s not a surprise because we’re big fans of pretty much all […]

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Saturday Morning Confusion: Santa or Porn?

Posted February 15, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Well folks, now that Christmas is over, the Perspective Research Department can finally reveal how nefarious forces have conspired to corrupt, defile and undermine our youth. Yes boys and girls, things are not always as they seem. This perfectly innocent looking Santa Claus statue has a diabolically hidden and perverse message underneath its cloak of […]

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What kind of a choice is this for a giraffe?

Posted February 14, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

First Marius, now … Marius? After a young male giraffe was shot, dissected, and fed to animals at the Copenhagen Zoo on Sunday over concerns of inbreeding, a second Danish zoo says its giraffe of the same name may face a similar fate. Jyllands Park has two male giraffes, and it’s just gotten the OK join a […]

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Now Ya See Him, Now Ya Don’t!

Posted February 3, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

See this guy? Not anymore ya don’t! NOPE! He started wondering about some stuff. Then he talked about it! Then he got fired! Pity!

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Snowy Afternoon Walking With My Dog

Posted February 1, 2014 by Debra

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A few pics and short video showing just how hard it was snowing. Looks lovely and for once wasn’t bitterly cold.

April Reign – In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

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But does it grow hair on the palm of your hand when you put it on?

Posted January 30, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Genetic engineering has finally come of age for us kids! The latest thing in gene manipulation is going to make a lot of people multi-millionaires! They are using stem-cells to grow hair!!!!!! ————————————————- THIS JUST IN: The mother of a 19-year-old accused of killing two people and himself at a Maryland mall told […]

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Sex? Ya can’t “take advantage” of a 15 year old kid, folks!

Posted January 24, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

I don’t know what sort of a world these people are living in folks, but ya can’t “take advantage” of a 15 year old boy! SAINT-JEROME, Que. — Former gym teacher Tania Pontbriand was convicted Thursday of sex assault after a 15-year-old student said they had sex more than 200 times. Pontbriand, now 43, is […]

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Leaving the Kardashians behind!

Posted January 20, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: We might be seeing the ‘end of the line’ for the Kardashians! Here is one of the headlines I read this morning. And it ain’t pretty! Personally, I don’t know if this is true or not …………………………, we can only hope! ———————————— Hillary Clinton, in an essay that published this week, cautions that […]

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What Happens When You Just Don’t Clique?

Posted January 18, 2014 by Debra

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The internet has been fantastically effective in allowing people to communicate. While post and phones and radios did allow communication across distances, they were not as easy and accessible as such things as Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Tumblr etc. are. Social networks have brought together political nations, self defined nations such as Leaf Nation and Ford […]

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Facebook and Progressive Values

Posted January 15, 2014 by Debra

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I deleted my Facebook account awhile ago because I could no longer feel right with myself visiting a site which so clearly violates my principles. Complaints about misogynist groups advocating rape and other abuses towards women, groups degrading those with physical or mental handicaps were regularly met with ‘this does not violate Facebook standards’ yet […]

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Saturday Morning Confusion: The CBC and Gays!

Posted January 11, 2014 by Allan W Janssen

Well folks, today’s stuff is mostly about SEX! The Gay lobby is at it again bunky! The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has got a lot more gays than the 2 – 3 % in the general population kids! Matter of fact, it’s probably has ten times that number ………………….., or about 20 -to 30 %! That’s […]

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We’re all bloggers now

Posted December 28, 2013 by Haley-O

When you’re a blogger, you really notice how fast time flies. I used to post here once a day, and then once a week, and then twice a month. But the time between posting kept flying by so fast, so posting once a month felt the same as posting every day. I’d have that initial […]

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We’re all bloggers now

Posted December 28, 2013 by Haley-O

When you’re a blogger, you really notice how fast time flies. I used to post here once a day, and then once a week, and then twice a month. But the time between posting kept flying by so fast, so posting once a month felt the same as posting every day. I’d have that initial […]

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Thankful for… Who has time for a title?

Posted October 13, 2013 by Haley-O

My dad took this photo today, and he’s been telling all his friends I’m putting it on my site — he’s very proud of me, and I’m so thankful for that. I’m also thankful that he shares his cottage with us, not only because it’s a gift to be away from the city and surrounded […]

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Thankful for… Who has time for a title?

Posted October 13, 2013 by Haley-O

My dad took this photo today, and he’s been telling all his friends I’m putting it on my site — he’s very proud of me, and I’m so thankful for that. I’m also thankful that he shares his cottage with us, not only because it’s a gift to be away from the city and surrounded […]

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Weight-loss tips and other published sentences

Posted March 29, 2013 by Haley-O

Forgive me, Readers, for I have sinned. Gosh, it’s been almost four months since I last blogged here. There’s actually an unpublished post I wrote about a month ago sitting in the backend. For some reason, I couldn’t bring myself to publish it. It’s called “I lost 25 pounds” — I never got around to […]

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Weight-loss tips and other published sentences

Posted March 29, 2013 by Haley-O

Forgive me, Readers, for I have sinned. Gosh, it’s been almost four months since I last blogged here. There’s actually an unpublished post I wrote about a month ago sitting in the backend. For some reason, I couldn’t bring myself to publish it. It’s called “I lost 25 pounds” — I never got around to […]

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Checking in on Vine, Google+ and App.net

Posted February 23, 2013 by Darren

Since I started using Instagram, there have been times when I’ve wanted to share a short video instead of an image. Because Instagram is so much…

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My first ten tweets were particularly idiotic

Posted February 14, 2013 by Darren

“But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.” Matthew 12:36 I…

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On Writing (Crap) — Adapted from my session at Blissdom Canada, Oct. 20, 2012

Posted October 24, 2012 by Haley-O

I learned my first major writing lesson when I was in graduate school studying English literature. I was a straight A+ student (nerd!) across the board, and the pressure was mounting with every assignment my professors gave me. One day, it came to a head. I was taking a course called “American Minority Literature,” and […]

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