Billy Bragg. My idol. Gone digital. Back in the 80's and 90's he used to release topical ditties on 45 and on tape, and they would get around, eventually, but more often than not people would hear them as a redux on the latest outrage Margaret Thatcher had visited on people.
Don't get me wrong. I can't stand the idea that the United States may (once again) attack Iraq. And I'm in favour of many sorts of actions to oppose war on Iraq. But e-petitions aren't one of them. And the unicwash petition is a hoax.
I spent the Thanksgiving long weekend on a canoe trip in Killarney Provincial Park, put on by the National Capital Region YMCA Canoe Camping Club. The name is as long as the portages, but they're worth doing. As is my habit I've posted my trip journal with photos to my web site.
Those of us who were pitching web sites to our respective union higher-ups three or four years ago probably stare sleeplessly at the ceiling with alarming regularity, wondering what we’ve gotten ourselves into now that many of us have actually…
No, there is no such thing on the order paper in Canada, the US or even the so-called People's Republic of China. But really, someone needs to instigate some sort of serious disincentive to e-mail. This is a rant about why.