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  1. The Bread Guy

    Religious/Extremist Terrorism: Non-Muslim edition

    https://apnews.com/article/ted-kaczynski-unabomber-dies-federal-prison-95fdd4f398fbfe20aaadf5d53a91dc26 https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jun/10/unabomber-ted-kaczynski-81-dies-in-us-prison-cell https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-65867291
  2. The Bread Guy

    Red Teaming the Government of Canada

    As my tagline says -- “The risk of insult is the price of clarity.”
  3. The Bread Guy

    CAF Vet Among Those Charged in Belize Shootings

    More from the Belize gov't ... Archived link here
  4. The Bread Guy

    Inspector General of Australian Defence Forces Report on Afghan War Crimes

    Bumped with a few more follow-up developments ... "Ben Roberts-Smith has failed to prove he was defamed in articles alleging he committed war crimes, with a distinctive tattoo on his ribs central to his case ..." https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-65773942...
  5. The Bread Guy

    CAF Vet Among Those Charged in Belize Shootings

    Bumped with the latest: back in Canada, mulling litigation ... "Canadian Suspect Claims Theft" Archived link to article here in case previous link doesn't work.
  6. The Bread Guy

    Chinese Military,Political and Social Superthread

    Five Eyes breaking up a bit of Chinese IT pokey-pokey .... https://theconversation.com/the-highly-secretive-five-eyes-alliance-has-disrupted-a-china-backed-hacker-group-in-an-unusually-public-manner-206403...
  7. The Bread Guy

    Ukraine - Superthread

    If his name is Yankov, why's his vest say Ivanov? Could have ... borrowed it from a Russian not needing it anymore? ;)
  8. The Bread Guy

    Liberal Minority Government 2021 - ????

    Initial conclusions via the info-machine (also archived here) Johnson's take on why not a public "inquiry" ... More in the full initial report attached.
  9. The Bread Guy

    Ukraine - Superthread

    Russian self-defence militias, no doubt ;) Go Wolverines! Meanwhile, somewhere at UKR HQ ....
  10. The Bread Guy

    Sorry, can't help you here - been out more than 30 years :)

    Sorry, can't help you here - been out more than 30 years :)
  11. The Bread Guy

    CAF Sexual Misconduct PR War- Swerved Into a Mess Discussion

    Yup. And the difference between the military and the other groups is that there are a lot more structured tools & sanctions built in to deal with people not doing what they're told to do. And as others smarter than me have said previously here & elsewhere, if the initial miscreants had been...
  12. The Bread Guy

    Message from the CF Provost Marshal regarding the transfer of jurisdiction for sexual assault and other criminal offences of a sexual ...

    Bumped with an update from the CF's top cop .... Statement also attached in case link doesn't work.
  13. The Bread Guy

    New Crown

    Only veeeeeeeeeery vaguely ....
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    In completely unrelated news .... https://www.cp24.com/news/canada-revenue-agency-union-reach-tentative-deal-ending-strike-of-35-000-workers-1.6383475 Already got my refund deposited, so a lot of essential workers must have been ready to hit the "Send" key.
  15. The Bread Guy

    New Crown

    True dat - even though some folks got heard, the House vote alone shows how divisive it was, for sure.
  16. The Bread Guy

    New Crown

    And it STILL took 6 weeks of debate.
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    Yup, for sure - the ask was for a "… provide specific references to ‘overthrowing the government’ ...", and some would say the document could be seen in that light. YMMV.
  18. The Bread Guy

    New Crown

    Don't forget that when Canada got its Maple Leaf flag in the mid-60's, there was a fair bit of opposition to losing the old flag, too, with six weeks of Commons debate & filibustering leading to a 163 to 78 vote in favour of it. "Why can't things be like in the old days?" isn't a new thing in...