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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:
... must serve your arms industries so, fact or fiction, you demonize your enemy and proceed with the bombing.
In News: Op-Ed: Red-handed — Why did Obama lie about Foley video authenticity?
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skeptikool said:
... "Porn stars are people, too." In my case, Igor, it would more likely be for clarity. I think there're still two.
In News: Porn Stars to have boobs squeezed for AIDS research
skeptikool said:
... was so fierce that one might believe I had been stomping the flag while sodomizing a non-consenting Santa Clause.
In News: Op-Ed: What the world does not know about Fukushima could kill us
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skeptikool said:
... Every country and person has that right. What a ridiculous question. Why does DJ lend itself to such garbage?
In News: Israeli warplanes hit Gaza City tower blocks
skeptikool said:
... this article and have no desire to. "Ridiculous" is about right - along with tomato fights and hotdog-eating contests.
In News: Op-Ed: Why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is absolutely ridiculous
skeptikool said:
... wasn't supposed to be Killed by bean counters Disdained meaningful comment Yet so much promise
In News: Topfinds: Interview with Edmonton's mayor; man fights crocodile
skeptikool said:
... little doubt that one of the biggest killer diseases Obama has responded to, has been greed of the sickness industry.
In News: Op-Ed: Mark Pryor sets bold Democratic example in embracing Obamacare
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