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  1. retiredgrunt45

    Merry Christmas, Heres your senate seat.

    When I first heard about this a week back, I thought it might be a bad rumour, but today that rumour sprouted into reality. Well I guess as that time old analogy says "If you can't beat them, you may as well join them". Not surprising this coming from the Mr. Harper, after all this is the same...
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    Former RCMP commissioner says RCMP should stop using tasers.

    Posted with usual disclaimers and caveats. RCMP should end use of Tasers: Zaccardelli. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2008/09/02/zaccardelli-tasers.html I wonder if his position would be different hadn't he been canned.
  3. retiredgrunt45

    This woman deserves a medal!

    This woman deserves a medal! Watch the clip, it's very powerful stuff. http://switch3.castup.net/cunet/gm.asp?ai=214&ar=1050wmv&ak It is extremely surprising that the Arab financed TV station in Dubai would allow this to air. Be sure and watch this, it is so powerful I have no doubt she now...
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    Human exoskeleton helps an Israeli paratrooper walk again

    This is amazing! A 41 year old Israeli paratrooper is able to walk again with the help of this motorized exoskeleton. Amazing! http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSLP27939120080825?rpc=64
  5. retiredgrunt45

    Big, big pay checks for big oil execs

    it will be a day to celebrate when the oil runs out and these clowns become just as poor as the rest of us. This sounds like in the middle ages when the royals and the lords became filthy rich of the back of the pheasants. Got to love capitalism. Anyway heres some of the latest wind fall pay...
  6. retiredgrunt45

    10 Best Apocalyptic Vehicles

    Wired magazine has chosen 10 of the best apocalypsemobiles to have if the world ended tommorow. Some are bizzare, but the other ones are pretty good. http://www.wired.com/cars/coolwheels/multimedia/2008/06/gallery_apocalypsemobile Also taking into consideration Ease of repair Ruggedness...
  7. retiredgrunt45

    US Air Force Launches Plan to Use Coal for Fuel

    Posted with the usual disclaimers. http://news.wired.com/dynamic/stories/M/MILITARY_COAL?SITE=WIRE&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-03-22-05-04-43 Sounds interesting.
  8. retiredgrunt45

    Shock braceletts proposed for air travel

    Posted with the usual disclaimers This certainly would be quite a deterrent for those unruly passengers. Passenger mouths of to you, you ZZZZZZZZZZzap them, heh, heh, heh>:D. I could see this heading in the wrong direction... http://www.boingboing.net/2008/03/20/air-safety-proposal.html Link...
  9. retiredgrunt45

    The CF After Afghanistan - Missions, Roles & Capabilities

    Posted with the usual disclaimers Something we all new would happen, but here it is anyway now that it has passed in the house. http://news.sympatico.msn.ctv.ca/TopStories/ContentPosting.aspx?feedname=CTV-TOPSTORIES_V2&showbyline=True&newsitemid=CTVNews%2f20080313%2fresp_bill_080313
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    Tories have ignored sponsorship report: Gomery

    Posted with the usual disclaimers http://news.sympatico.msn.ctv.ca/TopStories/ContentPosting.aspx?feedname=CTV-TOPSTORIES_V2&showbyline=True&newsitemid=CTVNews%2f20080313%2fgomery_sponsorship_080313 It seems to me that the the democtratic process is working just fine. This minority government...
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    Found this on Utube, pretty scary stuff. Reads like the George Orwell novel "1984" Big brother is watching. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuBo4E77ZXo
  12. retiredgrunt45

    Bush sends congress $3.1 Trillion dollar budget !

    HOLY COW!!, now that is a a lot of cashola, it boggles the mind!. I guess their using "billions" as their new pocket change now. Posted with the usual disclaimers. http://finance.sympatico.msn.ca/investing/news/businessnews/article.aspx?cp-documentid=6160314...
  13. retiredgrunt45

    US Navy test fires new "SCI-FI railgun weapon

    Hello "star Wars" for real. I would hate to be on the recieving end of this thing. Watch the video and have a look at the solid projectile, this thing would go through anything at that velocity, probably making modern tank armour seem like soft butter.  Posted with usual disclaimers...
  14. retiredgrunt45

    "Darkest" material ever, created in US lab

    Posted with the usual disclaimers. 'Darkest ever' material created It would be a near perfect light absorber.. This new "nano" technology discovery is expected to have applications in the fields of electronics and solar energy. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7190107.stm
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    Mysterious $100 ‘supernote’ counterfeit bills appear across world

    Posted with usual disclaimers This one is very interesting. Someone since 1989 has gone to a lot of trouble to counterfiet an almost perfect USD $100.00 supernote. A bit of a read, but interesting. The person still hasn't been caught. http://www.kansascity.com/105/story/441167.html
  16. retiredgrunt45

    Happy New Year to all!!

    I would like to wish Happy New Year to all. A special thank You to Mike Bobbit who keeps this site up and running as well as he does and to the moderators for all their hard work in the past year for keeping us all on the straight and narrow. And a special, thanks to Army Vern for wearing...
  17. retiredgrunt45

    Prisoners more violent than in the past: report

    Our prisons seem to be heading towards a more U.S style prison population. Gangs, Voilent offenders etc.
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    Year 1999 A.D predictions.

    These are pretty accurate predictions, considering they were predicted in 1967 Take a look at the video. http://ultimatenewsflash.blogspot.com/2007/12/year-1999-ad.html
  19. retiredgrunt45

    WOW, I can't even count that high!!

    Posted with the usual disclaimers. http://finance.sympatico.msn.ca/investing/insight/article.aspx?cp-documentid=5750084 U.S. government tricks to hide trillions in debt
  20. retiredgrunt45

    Military readies jets in Labrador over Russian exercises

    Posted with the usual. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2007/10/24/goose-russians.html