AtlanticCanadianScot's Articles
October 9, 2008 by AtlanticCanadianScot
The negative general consensus about the debate is summed up tidily in the Times of London's "Gnawingly dull debate won't halt the Obama Tide":

Senator Obama – you may be shocked to hear - promised tax cuts for working people; universal health care, an end to financial deregulation, the winding down of the war in Iraq, a renewed commitment to the war in Afghanistan and an America that is liked by the world. Senator McCain – in case you hadn’t heard – is a Republica...
October 8, 2008 by AtlanticCanadianScot
Conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks, who has expressed doubts about Sarah Palin's readiness to serve as vice president, said this week the Alaska governor represents a fatal cancer to the Republican Party

From CNN Associate Political Editor Rebecca Sinderbrand

(CNN) – Conservative New York Times columnist David Brooks, who has expressed doubts about Sarah Palin’s readiness to serve as vice president, said this week the Alaska governor “represents a fatal ca...
August 28, 2007 by AtlanticCanadianScot
Magnaville - dubbed Canadaville by residents, was created by Frank Stronach, chairman of auto parts company Magna International. The magnate bought 369 hectares of land, outside Simmesport, a small town in Louisiana, 240 kilometres north of New Orleans in an effort on the part of the magnate to help people displaced by Hurricane Katrina which hit the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005. Dennis Mills, president of the Magnaville project, appeared on Canada AM on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007 to discuss the de...
August 28, 2007 by AtlanticCanadianScot
 WASHINGTON — The end of summer means back to school for millions of college students across North America. But welcome week won't be much fun for at least 500 students at some of the best U.S. schools.

Waiting on campus for these chosen ones are special "prelitigation" settlement offers from the Recording Industry Association of America.

The latest flurry of legal letters is part of a crackdown by the major music labels, targeting heavy downloaders who use powerful university compu...
March 10, 2006 by AtlanticCanadianScot
A new online music service called La la Media Inc. aims to offer full-length CDs for $1 by letting members trade used physical discs, in a new twist on the popular but legally challenged practice of online song swapping

Backed with $9 million in funding by Bain Capital and Ignition Partners, La la works like an online music co-op by enabling members to trade physical CDs they own for physical CDs they want, Bill Nguyen, co-founder of La la, said ahead of the Tuesday announcement.

With 1.8...
January 30, 2006 by AtlanticCanadianScot
Bizarre this am to discover some hacker has taken over the homepage of SkinArtistry - & maliciously so - a facetious hack page comes up at present
June 19, 2005 by AtlanticCanadianScot
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January 28, 2005 by AtlanticCanadianScot
Recently in New York City, a popular hip hop station, Hot 97 & ranked # 2 in ratings for that market, improvised a parody of Quincy Jones’ 1985 single “We Are The World” which was produced at that time to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. The result was an unbelievably reckless racist mocking of said tragedy....below are the web links of an on-going On-Line Petition posted by a member of the Asian Community in New York; Kevin Chung. as well as an article explaining the outrage by...