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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:
... came, watched and recorded. And with their coming a chill descended across the land. Still some spoke out.
In News: Journalists sue police for spying on them as domestic extremists
skeptikool said:
... splendid idea but begs the question, does it replace more water than the sweat it took to produce it?
In News: The Fontus: Miracle device attached to bike makes water from air
skeptikool said:
... appears Canada wants to bomb its way to common ground: cbc.ca my comment:
In News: Biden, Erdogan seek to find common ground on Syria crisis
skeptikool said:
... remarkable second image, it's difficult to not imagine either a network of dried riverbeds - or an eroded road system.
In News: NASA rover to probe Mars' mysterious pink cliffs
skeptikool said:
... by Martians. Similarly, just as such a destructive event for Earthlings, might result from conflict or by accident.
In News: U.S. Physicist: Alien nuclear bomb wiped out Mars civilization
skeptikool said:
... US's obsession with regime change. Let it keep its snotty nose out of other governments and tend its own dysfunctions.
In News: Russia regime change West's real aim in Ukraine row: Lavrov
skeptikool said:
... hospital bill for a 2-month stay of mother and child, in a health care-for-profit system, who would one impeach here?
In News: With two years left, Obama prepares to go it alone
skeptikool said:
... obvious from #6 comment. Suggest better reading before comment. Besides, lucky dog don't need look for no side-dish.
In News: Obama announces executive action on immigration
skeptikool said:
... Have to agree. Picture of the convicted would have been more appropriate - having just eaten, too.
In News: Former Conservative staffer off to jail for robocalls
skeptikool said:
... truth? Sad. Much more difficult to be able to screw that dusky maid while having the other help work 12 hours a day.
In News: Obama announces executive action on immigration

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