Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Family, a Century Ago

The gentleman in the uniform on the right is William Gordon Pudney, Chief Petty Officer and engineer on the cruiser, Niobe, one of the earliest ship’s in Canada’s fledgling navy. William (Bill) was born in Canada, in 1893. He is perhaps in his early 20s in this undated photograph, taken a century or more ago, ...

ParliamANT Hill: CanadiAnt shipbuilders fear navy will buy GermAnt vessels

Inspired by Sergeant Schultz from Hogan’s Heroes and this headline: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/08/31/ns-german-navy-contract.html

Canadian Progressive: Your Choice For Canada’s Next Top Soldier Is? (POLL)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is reportedly involved in the selection of Canada’s next top soldier, the Chief of Defence Staff.

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: An explosion of taste

The pastry chef, Seaman First Class Henry Bunders, had been given specific orders: “make a cake that is like a nuclear explosion.” He’d been able to recreate the effect of the mushroom cloud using some stiff cardboard, fondant, and liberal … Continue reading →

DeSmogBlog: House Republicans Attempt To Nix Military’s Clean Energy Initiatives

20090217-army-solar-panel.jpg Republicans on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee have decided that the military’s push for clean, renewable energy has gone far enough, and have proposed for next year’s budget that the Pentagon not spend a dime on renewable energy sources that cost more than traditional dirty energy. This news comes on the heels of ...

Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture: "Specials" and "ALL SCIENTISTS, ALL SCIENTISTS !!!"

About the “Torture Program”, a very interesting post at Invictus Blog – March 22, 2011 “Means and Ends: Newly Published Notes of Bruce Jessen Reveal Real Purpose of Bush’s Torture Program” http://valtinsblog.blogspot.com/2011/03/means-and-ends-newly-published-notes-of.html Extracts: “One of the primary reasons exploitation is used on prisoners is to produce false confessions. Indeed, it was the torture of Ibn ...

Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture: "Specials" and "ALL SCIENTISTS, ALL SCIENTISTS !!!"

About the “Torture Program”, a very interesting post at Invictus Blog – March 22, 2011 “Means and Ends: Newly Published Notes of Bruce Jessen Reveal Real Purpose of Bush’s Torture Program” http://valtinsblog.blogspot.com/2011/03/means-and-ends-newly-published-notes-of.html Extracts: “One of the primary reasons exploitation is used on prisoners is to produce false confessions. Indeed, it was the torture of Ibn ...

Stop Canadian Complicity in Torture: "Specials" and "ALL SCIENTISTS, ALL SCIENTISTS !!!"

About the “Torture Program”, a very interesting post at Invictus Blog – March 22, 2011 “Means and Ends: Newly Published Notes of Bruce Jessen Reveal Real Purpose of Bush’s Torture Program” http://valtinsblog.blogspot.com/2011/03/means-and-ends-newly-published-notes-of.html Extracts: “One of the primary reasons exploitation is used on prisoners is to produce false confessions. Indeed, it was the torture of Ibn ...