Pope Francis blesses Harley-Davidsons; Vespa owners feel slighted

Pope Francis continues to be his own man. Today he bestowed a Papal blessing on motorcycles and motorcyclists. But not just any motorcycles, these were all Harley-Davidsons. The US bike manufacturer is celebrating its 110th anniversary and thousands of Harley owners from around the world arrived in Rome for a rally. Pope Francis blessed themContinue reading “Pope Francis blesses Harley-Davidsons; Vespa owners feel slighted”

Operation Prism: The state has no place in the chat rooms of the nation

With the recent palaver over Operation Prism in the United States, the leaking of secret information by Edward Snowden and subsequent media frenzy, I couldn’t help but think of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. In 1969 he mentioned that the citizens have a right to privacy and was referring to sexual orientation whenContinue reading “Operation Prism: The state has no place in the chat rooms of the nation”

CNN lets it hit the fan

Shit happens on CNN in prime time. I couldn’t help but notice that CNN has recently gone outside the box, has been living on the edge, has turned the cable news watching world on its ear. How so you may well ask. Simply by allowing people to express themselves on TV as they would normally;Continue reading “CNN lets it hit the fan”