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skeptikool

Citizen based in Delta, BC, Canada, Canada. Joined on Mar 22, 2008

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Extremely varied career after leaving school at 14. Drove electric delivery truck and maintained interest in EVs since. Did compulsory national service in British Army. Crewed on passenger liners out of Southampton and New York. Moved to Canada 1953. Served 10 years in RCAF as airframe technician. Quality control inspector at Chrysler boat plant in Trenton Ont. Opened photo studio. Moved to BC. Did stint at photo journalism with own column, You said it. (Burnaby paper now defunct) Several years on BC Ferries. Took early retirement from construction. Interests included designing and building several sailboats, the largest being a 29 ft. ketch. Have been much involved politically, with particular regard to the peace movement, consumer advocacy, environment, health, media and human rights

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skeptikool said:
... be said to suffer. This is about bigotry. The fact the executive couple lived in a luxury apartment is irrelevant.
In News: Putin’s daughter reportedly flees Netherlands home
skeptikool said:
... They're often designed to manipulate as they demonize. Many hate-filled will can't wait to embrace them, trash or not.
In News: Op-Ed: Islamic State order in Mosul for FGM probably a hoax
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skeptikool said:
... in an interview on CBC radio1, was that Palestine/Hamas was in conflict with US/Israel as one. Can one doubt this?
In News: Israeli strike kills family of 20 moments before Gaza ceasefire
skeptikool said:
... and its arms industry, needs it enemies. To serve its needs, would not be surprized to find it had infiltrated Hamas.
In News: Israeli strike kills family of 20 moments before Gaza ceasefire
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skeptikool said:
... of leaders, no matter a leader's reputation or alleged abuses, act illegally, they should not suffer harassment.
In News: Putin’s daughter reportedly flees Netherlands home
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skeptikool said:
... speak". I fear that this gagging is a precaution against certain Canadian officials appearing the toadies they are.
In News: Omar Khadr is back home in Canada: Update
skeptikool said:
... what possible benefit could destruction of a commercial, passenger aircraft have been to Putin, Ukraine or the rebels?
In News: MH17 shootdown may have been 'mistake': U.S. intel official

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