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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:
... ten sentences. Perhaps CSIS suggested you'd get a good hearing on DJ? Not to worry. It appeared a "yawn" topic anyhow.
In News: Op-Ed: Harper government to give spy agency more powers
skeptikool said:
... pepper the site with mini-comments. Is this mutual stroking, or designed to increase the illusion of life?
In News: TopFinds: Earth's magnetic field flip; Tower of London sees red
skeptikool said:
... me. Why deprive a BC shipyard of work? Then there would be towing and docking fees. Plus, they were bloody Russians.
In News: Oil laden Russian ship off B.C. coast being towed by Coast Guard
skeptikool said:
... location to keep tabs on that suspected terrorist sympathiser. Anyone sense a drift toward police state happening?
In News: Op-Ed: Harper government to give spy agency more powers
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skeptikool said:
... from similar oil spills. There are complaints of BC being ill-equipped to take such endangered vessels under tow.
In News: Oil laden Russian ship off B.C. coast being towed by Coast Guard
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... say, "Forget the extracts. Just make the kids eat their broccoli and cabbage." It can be easily hidden, if necessary.
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skeptikool said:
... that $5,000 get you a double-A battery or car battery? I'm not rushing to my stock portfolio until I learn much more.
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